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Decision #2

May 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

After we’ve decided to go into T & R the next decision to make is: Do we want to look for customers? Or do we want them to look for us? In other words, do we favor non-consent or customer-based business? A customer base will […]



Memorial Day History

May 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Memorial Day — originally called Decoration Day — is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. At first, the day was reserved to honor those who died while fighting in the Civil War, which took […]



A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

May 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The quote “a picture is worth a thousand words” conveys the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single image. A piture also makes it possible to visually see and absorb a large amount of data quickly. If someone took a […]



24/7

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Doctors and towers have at least two things in common. First, they are often called on to save lives in critical situations and because of that they are also regularly on call 24/7. I’ve had an attempted meal or two with a tower carrying and […]



Every Day Should be Mother’s Day

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Mother’s Day is this weekend, but I think every day should be Mother’s Day. I believe every woman — whether she has children or not — does some sort of “mothering” to others. I know that when I was growing up my Mom was a […]



20,000th Isuzu N-Series Gasoline Truck Rolls Off the Line

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced in April that the 20,000th gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series truck was produced at the Spartan Motors, Inc., facility in Charlotte, Mich. Assembly of Isuzu N-Series gas trucks began at Spartan in April 2011. The Isuzu N-Series gas truck is […]



Towing and Recovery Association of America Election Results

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

On Friday, April 10, 2015, at its annual board meeting in Orlando, Fla., The Towing and Recovery Association of America announced the results of their recent elections. The new board members were sworn in at the time the results were announced. 2015-2017 TRAA Cabinet: President: […]



New Mexico

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

The state is said to be “enchanted” and having worked and traveled throughout I am inclined to agree. The blend of mountains and desert give the traveler a terrific view and the outcroppings seen along a driving trip from the Texas panhandle on highway 60 […]



Assets and Liabilities

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When you look at your balance sheet for your business and see the assets and liabilities listed, do you ever think of your employees rather than the numbers and bottom line? Employees can be a liability, but they are most certainly your greatest assets. Acquiring […]



Greg Smith to leave Talbert Mfg.

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

A recent press release from Talbert Manufacturing announces that effective May 8, 2015, Greg Smith, VP of Sales and Marketing, will be leaving the company. In the release Smith states: “It has been a wonderful 6+ years and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with the Talbert […]