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March 20, 2013

Gabriel Signs New Master Distributors for Fleetline and GasSLX Products

The Original Gabriel (Ride Control LLC), which makes light vehicle and heavy-duty OE and aftermarket shocks and struts, has signed agreements with four new Master Distributors of its Fleetline and GasSLX products

March 20, 2013

University of the Aftermarket Offers “Aftermarket 101” for New Aftermarket Employees

The University of the Aftermarket will present its “Aftermarket 101” program at Federal-Mogul headquarters in Southfield, Mich., May 29-30.

March 19, 2013

Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs

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.

March 6, 2013

Aftermarket Suppliers Focus on Value Proposition, Reman as Parts, Components Get More Complex

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.

March 4, 2013

Record Supply in Wyoming Signs on with Vipar Heavy Duty

Record Supply Inc. in Gillette, Wyo. is the newest stockholder to join the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors.

February 27, 2013

Are You Pursuing Best Practices, or 'Next Practices'?

A fundamental challenge to our industry is our historical over-reliance on each other for insight. We seem to celebrate regurgitating and repackaging what ‘everyone knows’, rather than challenging ourselves to think different.

February 23, 2013

Inland Truck Parts Expands to Scottsbluff Location

Inland Truck Parts has now moved to a brand new, 37,000-square-foot facility in Scottsbluff, Neb.

February 19, 2013

Slow Economy, Government Regs Will Help Drive Aftermarket Brake Business

The slow economic recovery and the federal government's new Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement program will help drive demand for aftermarket pads and shoes for Class 4-8 trucks, according to a new study by Frost & Sullivan, while increasing demand for disk brakes could prove a challenge to independent service providers.

February 19, 2013

How to Use Outsourcing to Focus on What Makes Your Distributorship Unique

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.

February 13, 2013

A Passion for Electronics Remanufacturing

To understand Electronics Remanufacturing Co. (ERC), you need to first understand President Russ Schinzing and his passion for electronics. That passion helped lead to ERC being honored with Mike Hill Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year Award.

February 12, 2013

Centennial Celebration at Six Robblees

Over the past 100 years, Six Robblees Inc. has grown from a small family business with three employees to a small family business with 165 employees and 18 locations across five states.

February 6, 2013

Fleets Offer Aftermarket Insights During HDAW Dialogue Event

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.

February 6, 2013

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2013

A record breaking number of exhibiting suppliers and independent HD distributors participated in the 8th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW ’13) in Las Vegas Jan. 21-24. 

February 5, 2013

The Value Of Separation for HD Distributors

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.

February 4, 2013

HDA Truck Pride Adds Fleet Friction

HDA Truck Pride is continuing to grow by adding Fleet Friction. Fleet Friction is located in San Diego, Calif. Their management team includes: Owners Mike Buscher and Richard Harrigan and General Manager Craig Dawson.

January 29, 2013

HDRG Summit Sums Up Speakers

The 7th Annual Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group Summit was held on Jan. 21 at the Mirage Hotel prior to Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

January 23, 2013

Aftermarket Outlook: Near-Term Spotty; Consolidation, Reman Among Long-Term Trends

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

January 22, 2013

Meritor's Drivetrain Direct Expedites Parts to Component Rebuilders

LAS VEGAS -- Meritor introduced a comprehensive aftermarket drivetrain program, called Drivetrain Direct, designed to meet the parts needs of component rebuilders across the U.S. and Canada

January 22, 2013

Gabriel Selling Shocks Direct to Aftermarket

LAS VEGAS -- After years of being distributed by Meritor, The Original Gabriel shocks will now be sold direct to aftermarket distributors by Gabriel, otherwise known as Ride Control LLC

January 22, 2013

Betts Combines Spray Suppression, Fender Business into BettsHD

LAS VEGAS -- Betts Company announced BettsHD as the company's new operating division for spray suppression and fender products

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