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Aftermarket Outlook: Near-Term Spotty; Consolidation, Reman Among Long-Term Trends
Patent Case Before Supreme Court Could Have 'Chilling' Effect on Reman

Patent Case Before Supreme Court Could Have 'Chilling' Effect on Reman

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association has joined two other trade associations in filing a friend of the court brief in the United States Supreme Court opposing the right of a patent holder to impose post-sale restrictions on the use of its patented products.

January 14, 2013

4 Ways to Avoid Selling Counterfeit or Substandard Parts

4 Ways to Avoid Selling Counterfeit or Substandard Parts

One of your customers gets sued when his truck is involved in a fatal crash. Faulty brake parts are blamed. Before you know it, you get dragged into court because you sold it to him. You may say, "I didn't make it! I didn't know it wasn't safe!" The answer from the courts may well be, "You should have.

December 11, 2012

Massachusetts Votes in Right to Repair; Truck, Engine Makers Say it's a Bad Fit
Investcorp Sells Fleetpride

Investcorp Sells Fleetpride

Investcorp is selling heavy-duty truck and trailer parts retailer FleetPride Inc. to global investment firm TPG. FleetPride, based in The Woodlands, Texas, was established in 1999 as a result of the merger of Quality Distribution Service Partners and HDA Parts System Inc. It was bought by Bahrain-based Investcorp in 2006.

October 24, 2012

Owner-Operators: 
Today's New Breed

Owner-Operators: 
Today's New Breed

There are three kinds of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened. The recent recession culled many owner-operators from the latter category

June 1, 2012

Dealer Perspective

Dealer Perspective

Each year, I spend some time chatting with some of the nation's top truck dealers, those nominated for the Truck Dealer of the Year award from American Truck Dealers association and sister publication Heavy Duty Trucking

January 17, 2012

The Great Secret

The Great Secret

Everyone is always looking for a competitive advantage, one that will take them over the top. Well, your search can stop, at least for today. Spend your time looking into the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations

January 17, 2012

Extended Trade Cycles: Examining the Value of a Savvy Parts and Service Provider
New CSA Federal Safety Program a Game-Changer for Aftermarket Service Shops
Nine Ways to Help Customers Beat the Fuel Bill
Parts & Service in the New Safety Environment
Reman Today: Remanufacturing Faces New Pressures in a Changing World

Rude Awakening

A lot of your customers are going to find the new CSA 2010 enforcement regime painful. Helping them avoid that pain is good business

November 17, 2010