Parts and Service

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February 15, 2017

Commentary: Parts - At A Vending Machine Near You

Typically when we think of vending machines, we think of snack foods or beverages. More recently, however, they are being used in industrial applications.

February 1, 2017

Ford Relaunches Commercial Vehicle Dealer Program

Ford is launching the Commercial Vehicle Center dealer program that will replace the Business Preferred Network (BPN) and offer improved service, better parts availability and a new loyalty program, Ford announced.

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.

November 22, 2016

Illinois Kenworth Dealer Opens Full-Service Dealership

Kenworth of Effingham has opened a 21,000-square-foot full-service dealership, featuring a 12-bay service shop and a 2,200-square-foot parts department.

November 3, 2016

TA Expands Commercial Tire Operations

TravelCenters of America has expanded its commercial tire business by forming the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network.

October 26, 2016

Reliable Trailer Systems Joins HDA Truck Pride

Indianapolis, Ind.-based Reliable Trailer Systems has joined the HDA Truck Pride network of independent parts and service providers.

October 19, 2016

Commentary: Online Parts Sales Growing

Every industry is transitioning to online sales as the world is becoming more digitized and people are getting more accustomed to online purchases in their personal lives.

October 3, 2016

SmartLinq Updates Include Improvements to Repair Management

Peterbilt introduced new technology improvements to its SmartLinq remote diagnostics platform, adding reasoning engine technology and SmartLinq Service Management.

September 19, 2016

Bringing Maintenance to the Truck

Fleets are always looking for ways to increase roll time of trucks and trailers and cut down on CSA violations. Properly equipped mobile maintenance trucks are one way that fleets are achieving it.

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

Apex Capital Offers Roadside Assistance Program

Apex Capital is now offering access to truck breakdown assistance, road service, towing and accident dispatch services through the company’s 24/7 Roadside Rescue program.

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.

August 22, 2016

Commentary: New Initiatives to Improve Parts and Service Offerings

Parts and service providers are making major investments to better position themselves to be the fleets’ location of choice for maintenance and repair.

August 18, 2016

Great Dane Adds Nevada Service Provider to AdvantEdge Network

Silver State Truck & Trailer of Las Vegas, Nev., has signed on as an authorized service provider for Great Dane’s AdvantEdge National Parts and Service program.

August 16, 2016

HDA Truck Pride Adds RTS Rig Parts and More

The Lubbock, Texas-based RTS Rig Parts and More has joined the HDA Truck Pride network of independent parts and service providers.

August 12, 2016

Road Choice Adds 40 Categories to Product Line

Road Choice Truck Parts, an all-makes private label brand for heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has added 40 parts categories to its overall product portfolio.

August 11, 2016

Mack Refreshes FleetPreferred Parts & Service Platform

Mack Trucks has launched the Mack FleetPreferred parts and service purchasing platform, formerly known as MVPreferred or simply Preferred.

August 11, 2016

Great Dane AdvantEdge Adds San Antonio Service Provider

JTM Truck & Trailer Service of San Antonio, Texas, has signed on as an authorized service provider for Great Dane’s AdvantEdge National Aftermarket Parts & Service program.

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