Aftermarket

Karon and Calbi agreed that a national network is an important dealer advantage -- one distributors need to come together to address.

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Dealer vs. Distributor

In a standing-room only session at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas in January, a panel discussion duked it out between the views of the dealer and the independent aftermarket distributor

(Above) The receiver-dryer's moisture indicator gives a quick visual cue about the refrigerants's condition. (Below) When a compressor overheats, the rubber end-caps can melt right off (right).

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Beyond R-134a: What's Next for Mobile A/C Refrigerants?

In February, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued final approval of HFO-1234yf as a refrigerant for air conditioners in new cars and light trucks

Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief

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Service Sells

I recently needed a new pair of athletic shoes. Not that I'm particularly athletic, but I took a spill last year and my orthopedist said I need to wear good, supportive shoes to avoid continued knee and ankle problems. My 5-year-old New Balances weren't cutting it anymore

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Why Distributors Might Want to Look into an Employee Ownership Plan

Employee stock ownership plans, known as ESOPs, are gaining in popularity. There even was federal legislation introduced earlier this year to expand their use

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Aftermarket Products

Allison TC10 to aim at road tractor market Allison's TC10 transmission combines a torque converter with a sophisticated 10-speed mechanical gearbo

The IRS requires S-Corp owners to be paid

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Incorporation Options: What's the Best Fit for Your Company?

When you started your business, chances are there weren't quite as many options for how to organize it as there are now

The benefits of reducing paper in your operation go way beyond being green.

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Going Paperless

We all have received those emails with the little tagline at the bottom urging us to think about the environment before printing that message

Build customer loyalty by joining them in their quest for better fuel economy.

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Nine Ways to Help Customers Beat the Fuel Bill

Fuel. Diesel or gasoline, it's one of your customers' biggest costs. Worldwide energy consumption will grow by 53% between 2008 and 2035, according to a repor

Corporate culture is the theme for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2012.

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HDAW 2012 Preview: Corporate Culture

What do online shoe sales and heavy-duty parts sales have in common? They both can succeed with the help of the right kind of corporate culture

Corporate culture is often cited as a factor in the success of companies such as Google, Disney and Southwest Airlines.

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Winning Corporate Culture

When Tobin Cassels first told me about his philosophy of "servant leadership" at Southeastern Freight Lines, I must admit I mentally rolled my eyes a bit. I'm sure that, like me, in your personal or professional lif

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