Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue updates presentation schedule

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) ’14 has added new speakers to the schedule for its upcoming event on Jan. 27, 2014 at the Mirage in Las Vegas.

Joel Mann, senior vendor manager for Truck Accessories for Amazon.com and David Seewack, president and CEO of FindItParts.com will present a segment titled “The Rise of the eAftermarket –How eCommerce is Changing the Industry,” with their views of the current state and a forward look at this emerging segment of the HD aftermarket industry.

Another featured program segment, “Branded for Life? Building Loyalty with Branding,” will explore and discuss trends with private labeling, branded product and customer preferences and loyalties. Featured presenters will be Steve Crowley, president and CEO at VIPAR Heavy Duty and Michelle Calbi of Navistar.

HDAD says these expert presentations will serve as a lead-ins to in-depth panel discussions with key fleet executives, Dwayne Haug of Werner Enterprises, Roy Svehla of Republic Industries and Richard Kleintop of Miami-Dade County and a distribution executive panel, with Mike McKay of Kenworth Sales Company, Edward Neeley of Truck Supply Company of SC and Geoff Garafola of Inland Truck Parts.

A full day of high-impact content will be presented by world-class experts and industry leaders, providing attendees with an in-depth look at the present and future market conditions, HDAD says.

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