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October 31, 2017

HDA Truck Pride’s Tina Alread Honored by Northwood University

Tina Alread, vice president of marketing and communications for HDA Truck Pride, has been recognized by Northwood University, in partnership with the Auto Care Association, AWDA, and MEMA for her dedication to aftermarket education.

October 25, 2017

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week January Dates Announced

The 13th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week will be held Jan. 22-25 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The event is a four-day conference for the North American independent heavy-duty aftermarket industry.

October 18, 2017

Commentary: The Remanufacturing World's Problem With Cores

The biggest pain point for everyone involved in remanufacturing is cores. Things such as core management traceability, identifying cores, accounting for cores, space to store cores, and even the transportation of cores all add complexity to remanufacturing. Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini talks cores in her latest column.

September 26, 2017

Meritor Launches Mach Aftermarket Line

Meritor has introduced a value-priced product line for the aftermarket that will be branded as Mach.

September 18, 2017

Meritor Selling Stake in Joint Venture to Wabco

Wabco Holdings Inc. is expanding its operations in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor Wabco joint venture.

August 31, 2017

FleetPride Acquires Colorado-based Trucking Supplier

The Colton Truck Supply acquisition builds upon FleetPride's nationwide network, with sales surpassing $1 billion in 2016.

August 25, 2017

Product Standards for Heavy-Duty Aftermarket in Development

This project was initiated to help independent HD distributors and their supplier community to communicate product and system attributes more effectively to provide a faster, more accurate experience for the end customer. Preliminary development is underway.

July 20, 2017

Childersburg Truck Service Joins Power Heavy Duty

Heavy-duty distributor Childersburg Truck Service has joined the Power Heavy Duty buying group.

July 19, 2017

Commentary: Finding a Good Fit When Selecting a Service Provider

For outsourcing to be successful the fleet has to find a provider that is a good fit for its operation. While there is no quick formula you can use to find the perfect company, there are some actions you can take that will get you close to finding the service provider that will mesh best with your operation, writes Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini,

July 17, 2017

Evaluating Options for Outside Service

Turnaround time, competency of technicians, and cost are just a few of the factors that go into a fleet’s decision to outsource maintenance and repair.

June 30, 2017

SAF Holland Refocuses on Aftermarket Parts

SAF Holland is committed to building a world class aftermarket parts fulfillment program, with new initiatives aimed at easy use, and fast turn-around times.

May 15, 2017

Vipar’s New Chief Chris Baer Talks Growth

We spoke with Vipar Heavy Duty's Chris Baer, who recently took over as head of the truck-parts marketing group, about the restructured organization and how it is now well-positioned for the future.

January 31, 2017

Weighing the Value of Private-Label Aftermarket Parts

The further we get from the engine, the greater the likelihood that fleets will use private label parts, contended Stu MacKay, president of market-research firm MacKay & Co., during a talk at the recent Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue event in Las Vegas.

January 30, 2017

Dayton Parts Adds U-Bolt Bend Product for Leaf Suspension Repairs

Dayton Parts has announced the Threaded Rod Midline System, which is designed to ensure the midpoint of a threaded rod to create a consistent U-bolt formation for replacement.

January 30, 2017

Fleets Discuss Parts and Service Needs

Fleet executives representing five vocations, 63,000 power units and 130,000 trailers shared their thoughts on what they need from heavy-duty aftermarket parts and service providers at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas.

January 29, 2017

MacKay: Emissions-Related Is Fastest-Growing Aftermarket Segment

This probably will not come as a big surprise to most fleets, but emissions-related components are the fastest growing sector of the heavy-duty aftermarket, according to MacKay's John Blodgett

January 26, 2017

Supplier Outlook Calls for Continued Market Softness

The on-highway OE outlook calls for continued softness as the market is still feeling the hangover effect from the boom in 2015.

January 25, 2017

Vipar Poised for Aftermarket Growth

Chris Baer, president of Vipar Heavy Duty, described the parts-buying group as entering its “third generation of growth” at a press conference during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Baer said Vipar now has 820 points of sale in the U.S. Canada and Mexico.

December 22, 2016

The Aftermarket in 2016: A Review

The truck parts and service aftermarket has grown to $107 billion. In 2016 there seemed to be a big focus on parts, alliances, and training with other issues like DPFs, remanufacturing and some innovative ways to deal with the technician shortage also getting some play.

October 10, 2016

Navistar and Meritor to Co-Brand Fleetrite Brake Shoe Line

Navistar has agreed with Meritor to co-brand brake shoe kits offered through the Fleetrite heavy duty parts brand.

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