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Registration Opens for the Second Annual HD Repair Forum

Posted By: Jennie Lenk.

Registration for the 2019 HD Repair Forum is set to open Monday, December 10th, 2018. Last year’s premier event proved a milestone for the heavy-duty collision repair industry. Co-founder and …
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Women in Trucking – Another Opportunity for Women to Impact an Industry

The advancement of women in the workplace is an ongoing theme in the trades world. Organizations like Women’s Industry Network, TED Women, Women Auto Know, and others have come into existence in …
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Road to Green: Professionalism – Defining the Real Meaning for Your HD Business

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

The term has been talked about within the Aftermarket Industry for decades…….. “Professionalism” and “being a Professional”, who is professional and who is not? The question is confusing today. Professionalism …
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The HD Repair Forum Announces Advisory Board for 2018-2019

Posted By: Jennie Lenk.

  Following meetings with heavy-duty industry executives, educators, and consultants, the HD Repair Forum announces its 2018-2019 Advisory Board. This year’s Advisory Board members include: Ray Chatfield, Truck Collision Services, …
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The Demystification of M&A – Part 3 TAKES TWO TO TANGO

Posted By: John Walcher, Veritas Advisors.

Our last article focused on the numerous motivations from a buyer’s perspective; we learned that sellers are wise to discern each potential buyer’s motivation as they enter into negotiations and …
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Road to Green: The Generation in Our Industry Who Are Frustrated – Why?

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

Many younger HD shop “owners”, managers, coupled with many HD parts distributors, WD, and Manufacturer corporate/division managers/staff within our industry, want to change their business processes. They have taken the …
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The HD Repair Forum Secures Date and Location for 2nd Annual Heavy-Duty Collision Repair Conference

Posted By: Jennie Lenk, HD Repair Forum.

The HD Repair Forum announces it will host its second annual conference for the heavy-duty collision repair industry on April 2-3, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas at the historic Hilton …
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PPG Releases Commercial Training Schedule For Fall 2018

Posted By: PPG.

PPG has announced its Commercial Coatings training schedule for the fourth quarter of 2018. Classes cover a wide variety of subjects and are designed to ensure that paint technicians stay …
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Road to Green: Is Your Heavy Duty Shop Addressing the Reality That is Now Here?

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

There is no doubt about it that changing times are here. That is an obvious statement yet I see many HD shops carrying on their business “as usual” thinking as …
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The Demystification of M&A – Part 2 – The Urge to Merge

Posted By: John Walcher, Veritas Advisors, Inc..

Part 2 The Urge To Merge There are myriad reasons why companies acquire other companies. After over 20 years of doing M&A deals, I think I’ve heard them all. Despite …
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