Topics Sales & Marketing

OnSpot updates distributor list

Onspot of North America and VBG Group of Sweden announces the new GLOBAL list of Onspot distributors, which now include 31 distributors in 26 countries. Since it’s origination in 1977, the Onspot automatic tire chain system has received worldwide acceptance for its benefits in providing drivers with increased safety and productivity in snow and ice, ...

Michelin updates dealer app

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has upgraded its dealer locator app. The new app offers drag and drop capability, type ahead functionality, more search options and one-click-access ...

East Manufacturing enhances aftermarket parts center

East Manufacturing has redesigned its parts center into a state-of-the-art facility at its headquarters in Randolph, Ohio. The Parts Center provides ...

Rush Enterprises opens 11th parts call center

Rush Enterprises, Inc. has opened its 11th RushCare Rapid Parts Call Center. Each call center provides support to regional customers who call to request parts quickly, over the phone, without extended hold time.  These call centers offer customers access to regional and even national inventory, in real-time. Currently, the RushCare Rapid ...

Phoenix USA releases new catalog

Phoenix USA, Inc. has released its 2015 product catalog. Phoenix USA says its new 2015 product catalog features decorative wheel products, storage solutions and lighting accessories for the towing, utility, trailer, service truck and other vehicle markets. New products being introduced in the catalog include 16-gauge galvanized steel service body ...

Prestone Command publishes cold weather white paper

Prestone Command has produced a white paper for the upcoming winter season. "Inspection Essentials for Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Maintenance in Heavy-Duty Vehicles" was written by  Colin Dilley, Ph. D., and vice president of technology at Prestone. In the paper, Dilley highlights how poor summer maintenance practices can come back to ...

GenNext webinar keys in on ‘four choices of leadership’

The average employee makes dozens of choices every day that impact the performance of his business. Typically large choices are strategized and agonized over while other smaller decisions are made instinctively. But just because an employee doesn’t give a decision much thought doesn’t mean it doesn’t matter. An employee that ...

SuperSprings International moves into larger facility

The growth of SuperSprings International’s “fit-it-and-forget-it” suspension enhancement products has led the company to move to a larger facility in order to continue to meet its customer commitments. The new headquarters is located at 505 Maple Ave. in Carpinteria, Calif. The new facility is within the same block as ...

Selling your shop’s analysis services

The two highest variable costs in commercial trucking are fuel and maintenance. While the former grabs its fair share of headlines, maintenance isn’t something fleets take lightly. A strong maintenance program greatly reduces a fleet’s overall expenses. This is an area where your service department can be invaluable. According to a ...

Profiling our Distributor of the Year finalists

It’s been another great year for the Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year program. After receiving votes for more than 30 aftermarket businesses during our open nomination process in the spring, we selected four great distributors as finalists for the 2014 award. Blaine Brothers, Sadler Power Train, ...