Aftermarket Parts http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7345/more en Longtime Hutchens Salesman Downey Dies http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/longtime-hutchens-salesman-downey-dies <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hutchens Industries Southeast Regional Sales Manager James Arthur Downey passed away on April 16 from pancreatic cancer.</p> <p>Downey, of Chelsea, Alabama, had been with Hutchens Industries for almost 12 years. His dedication and commitment to his customers has been an integral part of Hutchens&rsquo; success and growth.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/longtime-hutchens-salesman-downey-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/longtime-hutchens-salesman-downey-dies#comments Aftermarket Parts News Thu, 04 May 2017 15:54:00 +0000 61651 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Accuride Agrees to Acquire KIC http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-agrees-acquire-kic <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Accuride Corp. said it has reached an agreement to acquire KIC LLC, a supplier of wheel end components based in Vancouver, WA.</p> <p>Accuride, headquartered in Evansville, IN., manufactures wheels and wheel-end components under several brands including Accuride and Gunite.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-agrees-acquire-kic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-agrees-acquire-kic#comments Aftermarket Parts News Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:17:00 +0000 61361 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com PACCAR Parts Names Top Worldwide TRP Parts Store http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/paccar-parts-names-top-worldwide-trp-parts-store <div class="node-body article-body"><p>PACCAR Parts has awarded Parts Center Privolzhe in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, as the 2016 Global TRP Store of the Year. TRP is PACCAR&rsquo;s global brand of aftermarket replacement parts for trucks, trailers and buses. Currently, there are&nbsp;87 TRP Stores open in 27 countries&nbsp;around the world.&nbsp;</p> <p>Parts Center Privolzhe was named 2016 Global TRP Store of the Year as a result of exceptional sales growth and a commitment to exceeding TRP Store excellence standards for customer service.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/paccar-parts-names-top-worldwide-trp-parts-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/paccar-parts-names-top-worldwide-trp-parts-store#comments Aftermarket Parts News Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:03:00 +0000 61351 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Pressure Systems International Acquires TPMS Provider http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/pressure-systems-international-acquires-tpms-provider <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Truck System Technologies (TST), a provider of tire pressure monitoring (TPMS) and mobile asset management systems (MAMS) technology.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The acquisition represents a valuable addition to the P.S.I. portfolio of products which commercial fleet operators can use to manage their tire costs as well as to meet future standards set under the Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 rules for trucks and trailers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/pressure-systems-international-acquires-tpms-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/pressure-systems-international-acquires-tpms-provider#comments Aftermarket Parts News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:02:00 +0000 61081 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com With OE dealer gaining 4% share and independent garage losing 3% share, panel discusses where aftermarket is headed http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/oe-dealer-gaining-4-share-and-independent-garage-losing-3-share-panel-discusses-wh <div class="field-deck"> Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue - Aftermarket trends </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Organizers of HDAD assembled a diverse panel to look at what’s happening with independent distributors losing share, OE dealers gaining share and trends going forward</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/oe-dealer-gaining-4-share-and-independent-garage-losing-3-share-panel-discusses-wh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/oe-dealer-gaining-4-share-and-independent-garage-losing-3-share-panel-discusses-wh#comments Aftermarket Parts Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:44:00 +0000 60861 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com With private brands carving out a meaningful segment of HD aftermarket, panel discusses what it all means http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/private-brands-carving-out-meaningful-segment-hd-aftermarket-panel-discusses-what- <div class="field-deck"> Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue - Current architecture of private label </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Private brands are an essential part of the strategy of parts sellers going forward. Find out what panelist have to say at this year's HDAD</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/private-brands-carving-out-meaningful-segment-hd-aftermarket-panel-discusses-what-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/private-brands-carving-out-meaningful-segment-hd-aftermarket-panel-discusses-what-#comments Aftermarket Parts Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:10:00 +0000 60851 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Today’s fleet: what it needs http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/today-s-fleet-what-it-needs <div class="field-deck"> Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue - Parts and service issues dissected by panel representing $500,000 of parts in aftermarket, $1.5 million in service labor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stu MacKay and an assembled panel discuss the topic "Meeting the Parts and Service Needs of Today's Fleet" at this years HDAD</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/today-s-fleet-what-it-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/today-s-fleet-what-it-needs#comments Aftermarket Parts Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:52:00 +0000 60841 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>How have parts and service needs changed? What do customers look for? This panel provided answers at the recent Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialog: Gloria Pliler, Swift; Dan Samford, Peak Performance Asset Services; Dwayne Haug, Dwayne O. Haug Consulting LLC; Tom Moore, National Private Fleet Council; Roy Svehla, Republic Services; and Lee Long, Southeast Freight Lines. Stu MacKay, right, serves as moderator.</p> Aftermarket demand has risen 254% since 2010, and will remain strong through 2021 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aftermarket-demand-has-risen-254-2010-and-will-remain-strong-through-2021 <div class="field-deck"> Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Emission-related components are the fastest-growing component in the aftermarket, an increase of 254%. Here are some examples of how dramatically the aftermarket landscape is changing</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aftermarket-demand-has-risen-254-2010-and-will-remain-strong-through-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aftermarket-demand-has-risen-254-2010-and-will-remain-strong-through-2021#comments Aftermarket Parts Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:31:00 +0000 60831 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue breaks down trends, outlook for truck and trailer parts business http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/annual-heavy-duty-aftermarket-dialogue-breaks-down-trends-outlook-truck-and-traile <div class="field-deck"> Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AFTERMARKET analysts and business leaders participated in a day of insights into trends and outlooks for the commercial truck and trailer market</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/annual-heavy-duty-aftermarket-dialogue-breaks-down-trends-outlook-truck-and-traile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/annual-heavy-duty-aftermarket-dialogue-breaks-down-trends-outlook-truck-and-traile#comments Aftermarket Parts Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:24:00 +0000 60821 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Thermo King Honors Transport Specialists as 2016 North America Dealer of the Year http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/thermo-king-honors-transport-specialists-2016-north-america-dealer-year <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.thermoking.com_&amp;d=DwMFAg&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=WEa523j9oXFddpoygX1PqNHuYsfOddm1HxUDgbotGLs&amp;m=u60FVKa5er7kokzQZJ9Z30TGMr32qA4rhNdKpUkXtdM&amp;s=9hcFlGUeE8CWqI3q8xj_kVUIB7f5fxjVpwq-2G58RvQ&amp;e=">Thermo King</a> recognized its leading North American dealerships at its annual dealer principal meeting, giving the top award, the 2016 North America Dealer of the Year, to Cincinnati, Ohio-based Transport Specialists, Inc.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/thermo-king-honors-transport-specialists-2016-north-america-dealer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/thermo-king-honors-transport-specialists-2016-north-america-dealer-year#comments Aftermarket Parts News Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:12:00 +0000 60671 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com