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GALLERY – Hunter Engineering striving for more than just sales

It may sell products, but Hunter Engineering Company says it's more than just an equipment provider. To its customers, Hunter says its goal is to be a partner. During an engaging facility tour on Tuesday at its headquarters in Bridgeton, Mo., Hunter showcased the steps it is taking to not only improve its automotive and ...

Yokohama steps into the big leagues

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is sponsoring two Major League Baseball teams this season: the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels. “The Yankees and Angels have ...

Website debuts to support natural gas fleets with parts search

Parker Hannifin distributor Exotic Automation & Supply has launched an e-commerce site for fleets looking for OEM replacement CNG, LPG & ...

Blast from the past: Integrating online sales into your operation

This article is originally from the October 2014 issue of Truck Parts & Service. United States retail e-commerce totaled $75 billion in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report released in August by the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce. Though e-commerce accounted for only 6.4 percent of ...

Becoming an e-distributor

For those who did not attend, last week’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue addressed a variety of important topics facing the industry. Held preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 in Las Vegas, the event featured five comprehensive educational presentations covering all areas of the aftermarket. One of the most stirring ...

GenNext holding webinar next week

GenNext will hold a one-hour leadership webinar at 11 a.m. EDT next Thursday, May 14. Titled "Getting Results without Authority," the webinar will be led by Dale Carnegie. GenNext says Carnegie is a well-versed leadership speaker. This is the second educational webinar GenNext has held this year. Jim Pancero kicked off ...

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 Willingham were presented the award at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio last month. Alan Davenport and Bobby Willingham met while working as technicians at a ...

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 be, that doesn’t justify them as excuses for struggles you may have in your business, says Stan Slap, CEO at Slap Company. Running a ...

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 event will be held Sept. 12-16, 2015 at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. CVSN says the event will feature a keynote address from former America’s Cup sailor Dennis ...

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 ...