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Davenport and Willingham named Truck Service Expert of the Year

Davenport and Willingham has been named the HDA Truck Pride 2014 Truck Service Expert of the Year. Alan Davenport and Bobby ...

Whining isn’t a strategy

Running a business today is incredibly difficult. Competition is intense. Customers are tough to please. The economy is volatile. Though as true as those statements may ...

Speaker lineup confirmed for Aftermarket Distribution Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has confirmed its speaker lineup for its 10th annual Aftermarket Distribution Summit. This year’s anniversary ...

Keynote speaker named for MERA Conference

Jack Stack, founder, president, and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s remanufacturing and sustainability conference co-hosted by the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) and the Golisano Institute for Sustainability on Sept. 30, 2015, in Troy, Mich. “We are honored to have ...

Sohm named to Truck Buddy’s board

Trucker Buddy International’s Board of Directors has unanimously elected Krista Sohm, vice president, marketing and communications for Meritor, Inc., as its newest board member. “We are very excited to have Krista join the board,” says Randy Schwartzenburg, executive director of Trucker Buddy International (TBI). “Krista is recognized for her ...

Merchandising your facility

In parts sales it’s easy to focus on what’s behind the counter. But spend too much time thinking about what’s behind the curtain and you can forget what’s right in front of you, says Butch Hill, president at HD Group. During a brief presentation Friday at the HDA Truck Pride ...

GALLERY – Friday at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting

Friday proved to be another busy day at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Beginning with educational sessions in the morning for vendors and distributors, the day was filled with excellent discussion to help strengthen HDA Truck Pride members' businesses and grow in the aftermarket. Friday also ...

Distribution: An industry at a crossroads?

Bob Greenwood is adamant. Heavy-duty aftermarket distribution is at a crossroads. The president and CEO at Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre says the aftermarket is on the cusp of a major change, one that will impact every business within the industry whether they like it or not. And perhaps more ...

GenNext holds reception at HDA Truck Pride meeting

GenNext HD held a reception for current members and interested parties last Wednesday before opening of the 2015 HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. GenNext President Steve Hansen kicked off the event by describing the non-profit organization's successful 2014, and the group's vision for the coming year. ...

Creating distinction in your operation

If you were a customer, would you do business with your company? That’s an interesting question to ponder, but unfortunately one not enough business owners are willing to ask themselves, says Scott McKain. Speaking at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting Thursday in San Antonio, McKain says self-evaluation is one ...