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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.

September 19, 2016

Commentary: Technician Training Alliance Aims to Improve Repair Process

A memorandum of understanding required manufacturers to make service info available on model year 2010 trucks and newer but it did not mean that the truck makers had to provide training.

August 23, 2016

Stemco Stengthens Capabilities of Wheel End Division

Aftermarket parts manufacturer Stemco is strengthening the support, engineering and training capabilities of its Wheel End division through the creation of three new area manager positions, the company has announced.

July 28, 2016

It's Not Really About the Name on the Box

Things can get confusing when a truck is down and a part is needed to complete a repair. Which part is right in a given situation can be hard to tell, and often it has nothing to do with whose name is on the box the part comes in..

July 18, 2016

Mahle Offers Replacement Cylinder Head Gasket for Ford PowerStroke

Mahle Aftermarket is offering the Mahle Original cylinder head gasket set for the Ford 6.0L PowerStroke engine, engineered to match the original equipment parts.

July 14, 2016

HDAW 2017 to Focus on Developing Diverse Solutions

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ’17 conference organizers have announced “Developing Diverse Solutions,” as the theme for next year’s annual aftermarket conference.

July 7, 2016

Scholarship Set Up in Memory of Aftermarket Leader

Set up in his honor, the Jim Moss, Aftermarket Legend, Scholarship will be awarded to a college student whose studies focus in the aftermarket or heavy duty industry.

June 29, 2016

HDA Truck Pride Names Chief Commercial Officer

HDA Truck Pride has named Tom Tecklenburg its new chief commercial officer in charge of strategy and growth.

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