March 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
What type of engine systems and parts will you be dealing with in the future? From electric-drive turbos to waste heat regeneration, Derek Kaufman, president of C3 Network, examined powertrain trends during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week earlier this year.
Tags: DPF, Aftermarket, HDAW, engines
Increased complexity, more focus on remanufacturing, and the importance of selling the value proposition of premium brands were the themes of a recent panel discussion of aftermarket suppliers.
Tags: Marmon Highway Technologies, HDMA, Meritor, Aftermarket, Remanufacturing, HDAD, HDAW, SKF, Cummins Filtration
February 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Do you think of outsourcing as something to be done because you simply can't get everything done you need to? If so, you may be missing an opportunity to think strategically and use outsourcing to help you focus on the "magic dust" that makes your business unique.
Tags: outsourcing, Aftermarket, HDAW, Distributors
Attendees at the first Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas recently got some anecdotal insights into fleet parts and service buying trends via a panel discussion with three fleet representatives, including thoughts on OE vs. aftermarket parts, training, new vs. reman, and price.
Tags: Republic Services, Aftermarket, Remanufacturing, HDAW, Prime Inc.
By Denise Rondini
The airlines have started charging separately for everything from shipping your luggage to getting a better place in line. Maybe it's time for distributors to look at a similar "unbundling" strategy.
Tags: Aftermarket, Distributors, Pricing, HDAW
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief
LAS VEGAS -- The aftermarket, like the trucking industry at large, has been in a bit of a slump the last six or seven months, and Stu MacKay, president of MacKay & Co., thinks it will continue for at least a little while
Tags: Issues, HDAW, MacKay and Co., Aftermarket, Remanufacturing
LAS VEGAS -- "The biggest problem in business today is execution we talk but we don't do," said Sam Geist, author of "Execute or Be Executed: 18 Ways to Move Strategic Thinking to Strategic Doing," during the keynote speech kicking of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2013
Tags: Business, HDAW, Aftermarket
LAS VEGAS -- Prestone unveiled a new line of heavy-duty antifreeze coolants and diesel exhaust fluid Tuesday during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, branded Prestone Command
Tags: HDAW, Prestone, Coolant, Antifreeze, DEF
As HDT's editors cover Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2013 in Las Vegas this week, watch for a special HDAW issue of the Aftermarket Journal newsletter, as well as coverage on Twitter and Facebook
Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2013, being held this week in Las Vegas, has yielded record-breaking exhibitor and distributor registration numbers, as well as a larger-than-expected group of registrants for the new SOLD! (Service Opportunities and Learning Day) program, marking an overall growth of 10% in the size of the conference over last year
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