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CVSN announces private strategic planning participants for Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has announced the nine supplier companies who will host Private Strategic Planning Sessions at ...

Friday at the Great American Trucking Show

Friday was another busy day at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Exhibitors streamed into the Dallas Convention Center early to enjoy the day. Below are some photos of the day. For picture's from the opening day at GATS, please CLICK HERE.

GATS kicks off in Dallas

The Great American Trucking Show opened at noon Thursday at the Dallas Convention Center. With more than 500,000 sq. ft. of exhibits, the Overdrive "Pride & Polish" truck beauty show and various educational sessions, the day was filled with activities. Below are photos from the event.

MAHLE Service Solutions expands Western, Canadian distribution

MAHLE Aftermarket, Service Solutions, formerly MAHLE RTI, has opened a new satellite warehouse in the Los Angeles area to support customers on the West Coast. In addition, the company is now stocking inventory at the MAHLE Aftermarket Canada distribution center in Burlington, Ontario to expand service to Canadian ...

United Auto Supply joins forces with APH

Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a family-owned auto parts distributor and store group, and La Crosse, Wis.-based United Auto Supply Inc., a leading privately held distributor and store group, have announced plans to join forces. United’s 13 locations will join APH’s family of corporate stores and fly the Auto ...

Bendix Spicer celebrates birthday

Ten years ago, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products, LLC – companies with almost 200 combined years in the commercial vehicle industry – created Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB). Their joint venture celebrates its first decade this week as a single, complete source for ...

A look at our top distributor nominees

Truck Parts & Service's thirteenth annual Distributor of the Year will be crowned at the 2015 installment of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas in January. The award program highlights the best of the best in the heavy-duty independent aftermarket, and is presented to a distributor who exemplifies excellent customer ...

GALLERY: Cummins holds birthday bash for Jamestown plant

People aren’t the only ones who can put down roots. Cummins first came to Western New York four decades ago. The Indiana-based engine manufacturer was in need of a facility to manufacture engine components. It found what it was looking for in an available 1,000,000 sq. ft. facility in ...

DOTY finalist: Wheelco

Last week Truck Parts & Service announced its finalists for the 2014 Distributor of the Year award. We are now taking a brief look at each nominated business. For information on Wheelco, we turn to owner Steve Stich. When was your business founded? 1961 How many locations do you have? Six: Two facilities ...

Service profitability white paper available from Karmak

Karmak has released the newest post in its new Thought Leadership series, “Using Data to Increase Service Profit.” Available HERE, the paper was written by Karmak’s team of Adam Madsen, manager of product management, and Jason Goby, product owner. In it, the duo breaks down five specific types of data ...