Topics Sales & Marketing

CVSN to hold aftermarket training seminar series

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) announces it will host it first Training for Success and Growth seminars in April. The ...

Registration opens for Heavy Duty Distributor Council meeting

Registration has opened for the Heavy Duty Distributor Council’s 30th annual business conference, set for May 31 to June 3, ...

Betts Company launches new website

Betts Company has introduced its new corporate website. The website serves as the centerpiece of a new branding initiative the company embarked upon last year, the ...

New white paper on heavy-duty service opportunities

Wade & Partners has published a white paper highlighting the value of service portions for heavy-duty distributors. According to the white paper, top-quality distributor service is a vital source of revenue, customer satisfaction and competitive differentiation. “Finally heavy-duty truck parts distributors are recognizing the value of becoming service-led organizations, and ...

GenNext to hold reception before HDA Truck Pride annual meeting

GenNext HD, a new mentoring and recruiting program for the heavy-duty aftermarket, will hold its first official in-person reception from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix before the opening reception at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Business Meeting. All HDA ...

Correction

In the Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year special section released at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), Midway Truck Parts was not included in the list of previous winners. Midway Truck Parts shared the 2005 award with Point Spring & Driveshaft. Truck Parts & Service would like ...

MAHLE updates company name

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. announced today that MAHLE Service Solutions is now the official name for the company’s division specializing in the tool and equipment segment. The new division was announced on Nov. 6, 2013 at AAPEX in Las Vegas. MAHLE RTI, formerly RTI Technologies located in York, Pennsylvania, was ...

Fontaine Parts announcing staffing change

Fontaine Parts Connection has named Craig Chicks as sales and marketing manager. Fontaine says Chicks will be responsible for all sales and marketing efforts of the company, as well as Customer Care. Craig Chicks comes to Fontaine Parts Connection from Jost, where he served as regional manager since 2011. He ...

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 ...

New catalog from Fontaine Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has released a new 20-page catalog that covers its full line of fifth wheels. The comprehensive catalog replaces multiple individual product brochures to simplify the fifth wheel ordering process. “In the past, individual product lines had their own literature,” says Todd Kuipers, key account/marketing manager for ...