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Commentary: Behind the Scenes With a Non-OE Aftermarket Parts Maker
Commentary: Behind the Scenes With a Non-OE Aftermarket Parts Maker

May 22, 2017
There is a debate about the difference between OEM and aftermarket replacement parts, with many people thinking aftermarket parts manufacturers can't...

Vipar’s New Chief Chris Baer Talks Growth
Vipar’s New Chief Chris Baer Talks Growth

May 15, 2017
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...

Commentary: 3 Lessons Learned at TMC
Commentary: 3 Lessons Learned at TMC

April 21, 2017
The spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council usually is a place where ideas flow freely and best practices are shared, and things were no...

Q&A: Denso's Joe Mejaly Talks Heavy-Duty Aftermarket
Q&A: Denso's Joe Mejaly Talks Heavy-Duty Aftermarket

April 19, 2017
Joseph Mejaly, senior vice president operations, sales, strategic planning, and marketing at Denso, defines what the company is and shares his thoughts on...

Commentary: Who's Going to Earn Your Parts and Service Business?
Commentary: Who's Going to Earn Your Parts and Service Business?

March 21, 2017
In a panel at this year's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, suppliers and distributors discussed how service providers who are easy to do business with are the...

Spec'ing for Resale
Spec'ing for Resale

March 20, 2017
The way you spec your vehicles on the front end can have an impact on their value — either positive or negative — at resale time.

It's All About the Customers: Dealer of the Year Nominees Speak Out
It's All About the Customers: Dealer of the Year Nominees Speak Out

February 21, 2017
Economic conditions, used trucks, spec’ing trends and the Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 regulations are shaping business for truck dealers.

Commentary: Parts - At A Vending Machine Near You
Commentary: Parts - At A Vending Machine Near You

February 15, 2017
Typically when we think of vending machines, we think of snack foods or beverages. More recently, however, they are being used in industrial applications.

Weighing the Value of Private-Label Aftermarket Parts
Weighing the Value of Private-Label Aftermarket Parts

January 31, 2017
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...

Fleets Discuss Parts and Service Needs
Fleets Discuss Parts and Service Needs

January 30, 2017
Fleet executives representing five vocations, 63,000 power units and 130,000 trailers shared their thoughts on what they need from heavy-duty aftermarket...