Topics Sales & Marketing

Marx to speak at University of the Aftermarket event

Tom Marx, CEO of Marx Group Advisors will share his expertise on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a featured presenter at the upcoming 2014 University of the Aftermarket Heavy Duty Leadership program. Marx will explore the topic “Surviving and Thriving During a Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture or Other Change in Ownership” ...

Data driven: Making sense of customer data in the aftermarket

Today’s world is filled with data. Every result is tracked; every purchase is recorded. The trucking industry is filled with data, too. But with so much information flying around, it can be tough to make sense of it all. So tough that until very recently, the aftermarket avoided most of ...

Road Choice Truck Parts adds to network, product offering

Road Choice Truck Parts, a recently launched private label all-makes parts brand, has added five new product categories and expanded its distribution footprint in North America to more than 100 authorized retail locations. The new products include alternators/starters, brake drums, clutches, windshields and wiper blades. Road Choice already offered ...

FOX anchor Bret Baier among scheduled speakers at CVOC

The agenda is out for the 5th-annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference (CVOC), set for Aug. 20-21, 2014 in Dallas, presented by the Heavy Duty Manufacturer's Association (HDMA) and Randall Reilly. Once again preceding the Great American Trucking Show (GATS), event organizers says this year’s Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference will bring together ...

Palfinger holds distributor training event

Omaha Standard Palfinger (OSP) recently brought 44 attendees from 23 distributors across its North American network to Council Bluffs, Iowa, for its first Sales & Service Manager Training course on PAL Pro Mechanics Trucks and Palfinger Service Cranes (PSC). Throughout the training, Palfinger says attendees met and interacted with company ...

HDAW 2015 to add tool and equipment hall

Organizers of the 10th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week next year’s show will feature a new Tool & Equipment exhibit hall. Bringing together more than 600 distributor executives and managers to meet with their suppliers’ executives, this added exhibit space at during HDAW 2015 — set for Jan. 26-29, ...

STEMCO revamps, relaunches website.

STEMCO has launched a redesigned website. The newly redesigned STEMCO website features increased functionality and interactivity, and consolidates the various STEMCO brands under one site to better promote its message of safety and quality, the company says.  These brands include STEMCO Wheel End Products, STEMCO Suspension Products, STEMCO Brake Products, ...

Tidewater Fleet Supply honors Webb Wheel’s Stepp

Tidewater Fleet Supply hosted its annual customer appreciation dinner cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk with an audience of 240 customers and employees last week. During the evening the company awarded Dan Stepp of Webb Wheel with its 2014 Manufacturer’s Rep of the Year award. Presented annually, Tidewater Fleet Supply ...

Registration open for Truck Product Conference

Registration is now open for the Truck Product Conference, your chance to preview next year's vocational truck and product offerings from 11 leading chassis manufacturers. This year's event is scheduled Sept. 16 - Sept. 18, 2014 at the adoba hotel Dearborn/Detroit. The event provides upfitters and companies with an opportunity to ask questions ...

Distributor of the Year nomination period ends tomorrow!

Today and tomorrow are the final days to nominate your favorite aftermarket business for the 2014 Distributor of the Year award, presented by Truck Parts & Service. If you haven't nominated a business yet, it is incredibly easy. Simply CLICK HERE and list up to three distributors you believe are ...