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    Quebec, NB land new Alliance Parts locations

    November 7, 2019 12:18PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler’s Alliance Parts has announced its expansion to 15 new locations, including three in Eastern Canada. Two of the three standalone stores are Carrefour du Camion in St. Quentin, N.B., and Centre du Camion in Mont-Laurier, Que.

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    Daimler’s aftermarket initiatives resulting in faster repair times

    August 21, 2019 2:11PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – A renewed focus on aftermarket support is reaping rewards for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) as it continues to pursue its goals of completing all truck repairs within 24 hours. Stefan Kurschner, senior vice-president of aftermarket with

  • Capital Gear adds new rep

    July 23, 2019 7:38AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Capital Gear has hired Darcy Arbuthnot to fill a newly created position as account manager, Prairies and Northern Ontario. Arbuthnot has more than 23 years of aftermarket experience, the company says. His experience ranges from being a

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    Alliance Truck Parts growing network

    July 22, 2019 9:22AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Alliance Truck Parts is expanding its network and product portfolio. The company has added more than 11 new value product lines to its portfolio. They include items ranging from diesel exhaust fluid filters to air brake compressors

  • Fort Garry moves into new, larger facility in Saskatoon

    May 14, 2019 2:47PM by Truck News-West

    SASKATOON, Sask. – Fort Garry Industries has a new home in Saskatoon, Sask., celebrating with a grand opening May 9. A provider of aftermarket parts, as well as truck and trailer equipment and repair services, Fort Garry’s new building has

  • Aftermarket parts sales growth slowing

    March 27, 2019 8:08AM by Truck News

    MANHASSET, N.Y. – Aftermarket parts sales are expected to slow in the coming months, according to the latest reading from CMVC’s Parts Aftermarket Leading Retail Sales Indicator (PLI). The PLI decreased 0.2% in January from December, marking the third consecutive

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    Volvo Group opens new Canadian PDC in Milton

    March 26, 2019 2:42PM by James Menzies

    MILTON, Ont. – Volvo Group has opened a massive new parts distribution center (PDC) in Milton, Ont., triple the size of its former Mississauga location, about 20 kms away. More favorable real estate pricing, less traffic congestion, airport access, and

  • Canada’s heavy-duty aftermarket reached $4 billion in 2018

    January 29, 2019 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The aftermarket serving Canada’s Class 6-8 trucks and trailers reached $4 billion in 2018, and the growth even took the analysts at MacKay and Co. by surprise. The market swelled 7.2% year over year when compared

  • Eaton named Bezares master distributor

    January 28, 2019 9:15AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton will become a North American master distributor for Bezares SA’s mobile power hydraulic portfolio, and will also provide post-sale service and support throught he Roadranger field team. Bezares SA produces Power Takeoffs (PTOs), hydraulic pumps, fittings,

  • Meritor to provide year-long aftermarket training

    December 12, 2018 12:33PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor has announced the launch of a year-long aftermarket training series. It will include nationwide events, interactive distance training sessions, and online, computer-based courses. The training is aimed at heavy-duty truck technicians, parts consultants and management professionals.

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    Aftermarket parts sales expected to grow

    October 1, 2018 11:46AM by Truck News

    MANHASSET, N.Y. – Aftermarket parts sales are expected to gain momentum in the coming months, according to the CMVC Parts Aftermarket Leading Retail Sales Indicator (PLI). It increased 0.6% in August from July, and was 7.3% higher year-over-year, according to

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    Demand increasing for aftermarket parts

    June 13, 2018 10:06AM by Truck News

    MANHASSET, N.Y. – An upward trend in commercial vehicle aftermarket parts sales is in place, according to the latest Parts Aftermarket Leading Retail Sales Indicator (PLI) from Commercial Motor Vehicle Consulting (CMVC). The index ticked up 0.6% in April from

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    Great Dane hosts aftermarket conference

    May 17, 2018 6:51AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Great Dane says it attracted a record crowd to its seventh Aftermarket Parts and Service Conference May 2-5. It’s a biennial event that brings together aftermarket management and sales teams and vendors to discuss safety, technology and

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    Denso continues push into heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:35PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Denso is continuing is push into the heavy-duty aftermarket, with the expansion of its diesel particulate filter (DPF) line and the opening of a new warehouse to handle heavy-duty parts. The company made the announcements during

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    HDDA: Heavy Duty outlines strategic plan for heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:16PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – HDDA: Heavy Duty – a community of the Auto Care Association – has developed a four-pronged strategic plan it says will benefit heavy-duty supplier and distributors. Hill Hanvey, president of the Auto Care Association, outlined the