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Northwood University preparing for Tire Leadership 21 program

Northwood University announces dates for the next Tire Leadership 21 education program have been announced by the school’s Center for Tire & Service Education (CTSE). The next two-week seminars will be held March 22-27 and Sept 13-18, 2015. Participants must attend both sessions. According to Northwood University, Tire Leadership 21 ...

Photos from VIPAR Heavy Duty’s annual meeting

I just returned to the office after two wonderful days on the beach at VIPAR Heavy Duty's annual meeting in Marco Island, Fla. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, this year's meeting pulled in a record crowd. Filled with educational sessions for stockholders and suppliers, as well as one-on-one meetings, ...

The benefits of big data

Big data could be a big advantage for your business At least that's what Kevin McGirl, co-owner of Sales-i, told attendees during a presentation at the VIPAR Heavy Duty annual meeting Tuesday in Marco Island, Fla. According to McGirl, data collection and analytics is the quickest growing industry in the world today. Most commonly used in retail ...

VIPAR celebrates 25 years of success

The silver anniversary for VIPAR Heavy Duty has been good as gold. Speaking at the opening general session of the group's annual meeting Monday in Marco Island, Fla., VIPAR Heavy Duty President and CEO Steve Crowley says the buying group is on its way to its best year ever. Projections ...

Dorman introduces Tech Tube video program

Have you always wanted to share your service and maintenance installation tips on YouTube? Can professional techs and DIYers benefit from your approach to certain repairs? If so, you are in luck. Dorman Products, Inc. announces the introduction of Tech Tube, its new installation video incentive program. This new program ...

Surplus-Solutions adds new parts to site

Surplus-Solutions.com, an online marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of surplus parts, has added construction parts to its inventory. Amher, an International dealer in Mexico, listed 475 Case parts on the site last week for light duty construction and farm parts for Case skidsteers and tractors. "We are excited to be broadening ...

TP&S seeking updates to yearly Buyers’ Guide

It’s that time of year again. Truck Parts & Service would like to invite all current suppliers with product listings in our virtual Buyers’ Guide, or suppliers interested in joining the Buyers’ Guide, to check our Buyers’ Guide website in the coming days and weeks to update or add ...

GenNext holds successful webinar

GenNext held its second training webinar as part of its Educate, Mentor and Recruit platform last week. The speaker was “The Telephone Doctor” Nancy Friedman. An expert in customer service and public relations, Friedman’s presentation focused on some topics addressed during her speech at CVSN’s Aftermarket Distribution Summit last ...

Multiple receptions scheduled at VIPAR Heavy Duty meeting

When VIPAR Heavy Duty members reach Florida next week for the group’s annual meeting, set for Oct. 19-24 at the Marco Island Marriott in Marco Island, Fla., they will have multiple chances to celebrate. Now in its 25th year, VIPAR Heavy Duty will host an anniversary celebration at 7:30 ...

Time to register for HDAW, related events

It might not seem like it, but the opening general session of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 is only three months away. Now in its 10th year, HDAW 2015 is sure to be an excellent conference for the heavy-duty aftermarket. This year’s event will feature the largest trade show ...