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Reflections on the Aftermarket [Commentary]

Reflections on the Aftermarket [Commentary]

It has been fun and a learning experience for me. It is the best job I have ever had.” That’s what Tim Kraus told me in an interview about his upcoming February 2021 retirement as president and COO of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association.

October 21, 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Aftermarket [Commentary]
Parts & the Pandemic

Parts & the Pandemic

How aftermarket companies have kept fleets on the road through COVID-19 shutdowns, despite having to reconfigure their operations.

July 20, 2020

Data Standards Make It Easier to Find the Right Part
Of Relationships, Communication and Collaboration [Commentary]
Group Hopes to Become Service Network for Fleets [Commentary]

Group Hopes to Become Service Network for Fleets [Commentary]

Approximately two years ago, several owners of independent repair shops — ones not affiliated with a specific manufacturer — felt the need to band together to form a group that would allow them to better promote their business interests while also providing a more consistent service experience for fleets.

April 14, 2020

COVID-19: The Parts and Service Impact

COVID-19: The Parts and Service Impact

The truck parts and service aftermarket weighs in on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses and fleet parts departments.

April 10, 2020

A Faster Way to Find the Part You Need? [Commentary]

A Faster Way to Find the Part You Need? [Commentary]

Having to rely on the dealer or aftermarket parts supplier to tell you exactly what part you need can be a time-consuming and frustrating process. Diesel Laptops is hoping to simplify the process.

March 12, 2020

Accident Detectives Help Solve Safety Mysteries
Filling in the Gaps on Right to Repair Information [Commentary]

Filling in the Gaps on Right to Repair Information [Commentary]

In 2015, the aftermarket repair industry and truck and engine makers reached an agreement on the sharing of heavy-duty vehicle service information. While sometimes called Right to Repair, the issue was really a problem with access to the information needed to make certain repairs.

February 5, 2020

Connection is Key to Truck Service Event Management
ATA Chief Spear Highlights Key Issues Facing Trucking
Electric Trucks, Reman Among Truck Aftermarket Issues to Watch

Electric Trucks, Reman Among Truck Aftermarket Issues to Watch

While there have been many changes in the trucking industry, one thing has not changed, according to Rich Ferguson, managing director, Ferguson Partners LLC. “Trucking customers still strive for efficiency. This has not charged," he said during a presentation at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Dallas, Texas.

February 3, 2020

5 Tips for Trucking from the Shark Tank

5 Tips for Trucking from the Shark Tank

While it may be hard to understand what the trucking industry can learn from someone who built his initial success inside the world of hip hop music, Daymond John, founder and CEO of FUBU and star of Shark Tank, offered some food for thought during his keynote presentation at the recent Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

February 3, 2020

Wabco Expands Product/Service Platform, Announces ADAS Retrofit Kits