Topics Sales & Marketing

Power Heavy Duty holds advisory council meeting

The Power Heavy Duty Advisory Council recently met in Salt Lake City, Utah to further the group’s mission to provide top quality supplier programs and services to its independent distributors and service specialists. The council consists of five Power Heavy Duty members who assemble on a regular basis to ...

TMD honored by Frost & Sullivan

TMD Friction has won the 2015 “European Original Equipment Brake Friction Material - Customer Value Leadership award from Frost & Sullivan. "We feel very honored by this award, and it recognizes our continuous efforts to increase customer value,” says John Hudson, president and CEO of TMD Friction Group. The Frost & Sullivan award is presented to a company that demonstrates excellence in ...

SAF-HOLLAND rolls out new program for distributors

SAF-HOLLAND has launched a new program aimed at helping familiarize distributors with the company's full suite of offerings. "This program will help to educate and equip our distributors in recognizing that SAF-HOLLAND Original Parts goes beyond simply providing HOLLAND fifth wheel components,” says Juan Hernandez, International Marketing and Sourcing ...

ALI introduces new website

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has launched a completely redesigned website. The new site brings together information lift buyers, owners and users need, including: The official directory of every ALI certified car, truck and vehicle lift, including certified accessories. An exclusive directory of ALI Certified Lift Inspectors searchable by ZIP or ...

Horton advises consumers use caution with online retailing

With an increasingly abundant options to purchase non-genuine replacement parts online, Horton, Inc. recommends its customers exercise caution when considering these purchases and choose wisely. “The product descriptions, part numbers and pictures used can be very misleading,” Nels Johnson, Horton’s vice president of business development, says. “There are products ...

Five ways to “win your share” of business

One of the best marketing tools in business today is free and available to anyone. It connects buyers to sellers around the block and across the globe. It's the Internet, and if you aren't making it a priority in your business you are leaving business on the table, says ...

One month left to nominate a Distributor of the Year finalist

The open nomination period for the 14th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award will remain open until Friday, June 26, 2015. All independent distributors are eligible for the award, which honors the aftermarket industry's best. The award is sponsored by Meritor and Minimizer. To nominate a distributor, please click ...

Bendix voices support for Tire Safety Week

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is supporting National Tire Safety Week (May 24-30, 2015) by offering expert insight on the role that proper tire maintenance, regular inspection and correct inflation play in the safe operation of today’s commercial vehicles. Sponsored by the Rubber Manufacturers Association, National Tire Safety Week is part ...

Registration open for MERA’s Technology Forum

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) has opened registration for its second annual Remanufacturing Technology Forum. Scheduled for July 23, 2015, in conjunction with the NACE/CARS Expo in Detroit, MERA says the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about additive manufacturing technologies currently utilized by leading ...

GenNext holds quarterly leadership webinar

GenNext hosted its second webinar of 2015 yesterday with an engaging discussion on leadership from Peter Palmer and John Deane of Dale Carnegie training. The webinar, titled “Getting Results without Authority,” focused on using clear, accountable and positive communication to motivate employees in the workplace. Using the tenets of Dale ...

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Jason Cannon