Heavy Duty Truck Parts - Service and Repair
Convoy, J.B. Hunt, Uber Freight partner on API standards

Convoy, J.B. Hunt Transport and Uber Freight recently announced the formation of the Scheduling Standards Consortium (SSC) which aims to solve transportation scheduling challenges by establishing the freight industry’s first formal set of appointment scheduling application programming interface (API) standards. Complex, pervasive, industry-wide challenges such as this require collaborative, industry-wide solutions; the makeup of the SSC’s founding

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The biggest truck service stories of 2022

Staying on top of truck maintenance intervals, fleets ensure trucks are in optimal working order and stay on the move. Start 2023 off with valuable service-minded knowledge that can help your fleet to set itself up for success. Takes one to know one If you want to train the next generation of leaders for successful

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ECIA GIPC publishes China Tariff avoidance, recovery document

The ECIA’s Global Industry Practices Committee (GIPC) has published a document to update members on best practices as companies in the electronic components industry respond to the shifting political landscape regarding China tariffs. The China Tariff Avoidance and Recovery Process Update document offers an outline of what the GIPC recommends to members about current practices

Three ways small fleets can reduce their costs on the road

Managing a small fleet often means worrying about and managing the safety of several drivers while also managing costs during historic inflation. However, safety shouldn’t take a back seat to costs. According to The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, road-related deaths are on the rise in the U.S. In fact, federal

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HDA Truck Pride member Truck Supply Company of South Carolina expands

HDA Truck Pride member, Truck Supply Company of South Carolina, recently announced their expansion into the St. Louis market with their purchase of fellow HDA Truck Pride member, Tractor Trailer Supply. Effective immediately, the St. Louis location will take on its new name, Truck Supply Company of Missouri. Truck Supply Company of South Carolina has

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Bridgestone Americas names new president of commercial truck group

Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) recently announced Steve Hoeft will assume the role of president of its commercial truck group, effective immediately. The commercial truck group includes the company’struck & bus radial (TBR) business. Hoeft has been with Bridgestone since 2017 and previously served as chief operating officer (COO) for the Commercial Truck Group. In his new

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Mack Trucks, Volvo Trucks North America names new SVP of legal and compliance, general counsel

The Volvo Group recently announced that effective January 1, 2023, Greg Higgins has been named Senior Vice President – Legal & Compliance, General Counsel, and Secretary for Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks.  Higgins joined the company in 2012 and has served since 2015 as senior counsel. Before joining the Volvo Group, Higgins spent

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Phillips Industries OEM division receives Hyundai Translead 2022 Excellence in Quality Award

Phillips Industries OEM division has been recognized by Hyundai Translead with its Excellence in Quality Award for 2022.   Thirteen suppliers were recognized by Hyundai Translead for their commitment and effort in support of Hyundai customers at its annual Supplier Summit on Nov. 3 at The Lodge Torrey Pines in San Diego, CA.     Phillips Industries was one

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Have dealer service writers ‘swollen’ unnecessary service needs?

Recently, a well-season VP of Maintenance took his personal pickup truck to the dealership when for routine service. During the visit, he also asked about a TPMS sensor replacement, but the cost was $300 plus. This VP knew that this was a tad “salty,” which in the northeast means expensive. Yet, it was a respected

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Penske Truck Leasing opens first full-service rental and leasing LEED-certified facility

Penske Truck Leasing has recently opened a new facility in Akron, Ohio. Located at 937 E Waterloo Road this new facility is Penske’s first-ever, full-service rental and leasing facility that is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified, highlighting Penske’s environmentally sustainable building design, construction and operation. At this location, Penske offers consumer and commercial truck rental, full-service truck leasing and contract truck

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CMA adds Kevin McGuinness as regional sales manager

CMA and Double Coin, a tire manufacturer and marketer, recently announced the appointment of South Atlantic Regional Sales Manager, Kevin McGuinness. In this role, McGuinness will have responsibility for sales in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. McGuinness has 10 years’ experience in sales, business development and account management, having worked

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Noregon announces new corporate headquarters and warehouse

Noregon recently announced a new corporate headquarters and warehouse. Noregon is an IoT company known for in-shop and remote diagnostic and repair applications. The new headquarters are located at 7823 National Service Road, off I-40 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The new headquarters – a three-story, 45,600 square-foot facility – brings many of Noregon’s employees together

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