Topics Sales & Marketing

GenNext releases video describing upcoming training expo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjJAxs7fdOU GenNext and CVSN have co-released a video providing a detailed explanation of their upcoming training expo. GenNext and CVSN Board Member Steve Hansen, director of corporate accounts at Minimizer, is narrator of the brief video, which offers guidance for suppliers and distributors interested and in need of more information about the ...

PPG, Bridgestone receive DOE funds to develop fuel-efficient tires

PPG announces the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is providing the company funding to support a $1.25 million collaborative project with Bridgestone Americas, Inc. PPG says the project focuses on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires using PPG’s Agilon performance silica platform. The goal of the project ...

Dana addresses link between tire pressure and TCO in new white paper

Dana has published a new white paper that presents optimized tire pressure as a solution to prevent blowouts and other tire events, improve fuel economy, and reduce operating costs. Authored by Jason Sidders, engineering manager for advanced chassis control systems at Dana, "Optimized Tire-Pressure Management" describes the benefits of an ...

Automann debuts landmark online parts imaging tool

Automann is doing its part to remove excess trips into the warehouse with its new online 360˚ parts visibility tool. On display for its distributors last month at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), Automann says its new 360˚ parts visibility tool allows distributors to virtually view a component as if ...

Supplier openings still available for upcoming GenNext distributor training expo

GenNext announced this week that it still has Silver Level Sponsorship openings available for its inaugural distributor sales training expo, which will be held April 29 to May 1, 2016, in Atlanta. Designed to allow suppliers direct product training with distributor sales and parts professionals, GenNext says Silver Level Sponsorship ($10,000) provides a supplier ...

Industry report: The State of the Independent Aftermarket

The following comes from the January 2016 issue of Truck Parts & Service. To read a digital version of the magazine, please click the image below. While it won’t be remembered as the best ever, 2015 was a solid year for the heavy-duty aftermarket. Buoyed by a still aging vehicle ...

Doleco USA releases 2016 catalog

Doleco USA has released its new 2016 Load Securement and Lifting Products Catalog. Since its initial product catalog was released in 2014, Doleco USA has continued to expand its product line to serve the growing number of customers choosing Doleco as an option to over distributed brands. Among the ...

Automann releases 2016 Air Brake & Wheel Catalog

Automann has presented distributors with its 2016 Air Brake & Wheel Catalog. The comprehensive 1,136 page catalog brings air systems, foundation brake, and wheel end and hardware into one handy reference tool, Automann says, and contains detailed product information on more than 6,500 parts and hardware kits. It also includes more than 3,500 individual ...

MERA amends bylaws to expand membership

The Board of Directors of the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) have approved a significant amendment to its bylaws that welcomes members from all remanufacturing industries. The changes to the MERA bylaws include adding a class of membership for cross-industry remanufacturers. In addition, core or component supplier companies ...

Hogebuilt makes available new catalog

Hogebuilt has released its new product catalog for the year featuring its stainless steel fenders and custom brackets. The products featured are produced with 304 premium mirror finish stainless steel and 430 mid-grade mirror shine stainless steel. The new catalog displays the patent-pending flush mount bracket. Hogebuilt’s catalog is available ...