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One millionth MTIS by PSI system manufactured

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4JHh3lVIUU&feature=youtu.be Meritor and Pressure Systems International (PSI) celebrated a milestone this week when the 1-millionth Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI rolled off the assembly line in San Antonio. As part of the celebration, 31 different trailers from Meritor’s fleet customers will be equipped with a part from the 1-millionth MTIS ...

Datalliance tackles the math of VMI

The unknown variable of inventory replenishment is the topic of a new blog released this week by Datalliance. In Monday's piece "It's Not About the Math," Datalliance's Edward Kuo, director of sales, Motor Vehicle segment, writes VMI thrives in the aftermarket not just because of its complex stocking formulas, but also thanks to the comprehensive data VMI vendors can acquire about each ...

‘Merchandising 2.0’ course scheduled for HDAW

Butch Hill, founder of Hill Diversified Group, LLC, will present “Merchandising 2.0 – The Importance of Merchandising” on Jan. 26, ...

Three weeks remaining to update TPS Buyers’ Guide listings

The 2016 Truck Parts & Service Buyers' Guide will be on your desk in a little more than a month. Updates to last year's print issue are well underway, and we encourage all industry suppliers to check your listings and ensure all of the information we have for your businesses is correct ...

Bendix Spicer earns area business award

Expansion of operations at the Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB) wheel-end production facility in Bowling Green, Ky., have earned the company a 2015 Business Expansion Award from the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. BSFB, a joint venture between Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Dana Commercial Vehicle ...

STEMCO introduces online training program

STEMCO is advancing its commitment to Making The Roadways Safer with the new STEMCO University, an online portal designed to help provide in-depth training for STEMCO products and components. By enrolling in STEMCO U, users can access video courses on topics ranging from product installation to maintenance and efficiency ...

GenNext Q4 webinar set for next week

GenNext will hold its Q4 educational webinar for members at 11 a.m. EST next Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. The webinar has been titled "An Introduction to Project Management," and will be led by Rick Kempski. GenNext says the webinar is aimed at three potential targeted groups within the group's membership: For those who are ...

Tire Leadership 21 class graduates at Northwood

Tire Leadership 21, the tire industry’s premier professional development program operated by Northwood University, recently graduated its second class of students. The 18 graduates left the two-week program with improved business, management and leadership skills — ones they immediately can apply to their businesses. Participants in this year’s class ...

Phillips Industries partners with Wyakin Warriors

Phillips Industries partnered with the Wyakin Warrior Foundation at the 2015 VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference last week in San Antonio. The Wyakin Warrior Foundation is an organization that enables severely wounded, injured, or ill post 9/11 veterans to achieve personal and professional success as business and community leaders. During ...

A sneak peek at the VIPAR Heavy Duty trade show

https://youtu.be/M4VmPoML7dk Tuesday afternoon at the VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference was dominated by an expansive supplier trade show. Above a quick video of the action from the show floor.