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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 ...

GALLERY – HDA Truck Pride meeting underway

The 2015 HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting is now underway in San Antonio. The event began with a reception Wednesday evening and kicked into high gear on Thursday with its annual stockholders meeting, opening general session featuring a keynote presentation by Scott McKain, the presentation of the 2014 Truck ...

Distributor of the Year nominations rolling in

The 2015 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year nomination period is open, and active. Nominations have been coming in for the last two weeks, and it looks like the competition for the annual award will be stiff once again. The Distributor of the Year nomination process is open to ...

Bendix’s Indiana facility honored for excellence

The Huntington, Indiana, manufacturing campus of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received the 2014 KB-Truck Knorr Excellence Award, given by the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse (KB) Group at its World Meeting in March. Bendix is a member of KB, the leading worldwide supplier of pneumatic braking and related safety systems ...

Minimizer announces contest winners

Chris Coplan and A. Beaumont Transport won Minimizer’s 30th Anniversary Sweepstakes, completing a contest that spanned the second half of 2014. Coplan, a cattle farmer from Henry, S.D., won the $15,000 Owner/Operator prize. A. Beaumont Transport, headquartered in Quebec, Canada, won the $15,000 Fleet prize. “Our customers have been incredibly supportive since ...

Yokohama helps debut new playground

On April 22, kids in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. will get a new, eco-friendly playground, thanks to Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and its cause marketing partner, KaBOOM! YTC and KaBOOM! – a national non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring all children get the balanced and active play they need – ...

MAHLE Aftermarket debuts new filter catalog

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has released a comprehensive filter catalog for vehicle applications in the United States, Mexico and Canada, that includes all the company’s product offerings in one resource. The catalog, which covers more than 90 percent of vehicles in operation in the three countries, features over 1,200 air, ...

Rotary Lift updates product literature

Rotary Lift has updated its two-post and drive-on lift brochures to provide a more comprehensive overview of each product line. The new brochures cover the full range of light-duty and heavy-duty lifts for each configuration, and also include guides to help customers find the right lifts and lifting accessories ...