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Acquisition Cost

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

When we think of this subject, the cost of purchasing our last wrecker comes to mind, but this is only part of the story. If you’ve ever watched Shark Tank on TV you’ve heard Mark Cuban ask participants “How much does it cost you to […]



GNO – GWA – 10/4

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Government agencies love to use acronyms — pronounceable words formed from the initial letters of other words. For example: FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Acronyms are not limited to government agencies. Did you know that the acronym FDIC posted at your bank means Federal Deposit […]



Allied Finance Adjusters Partners with Vendor Transparency Solutions

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

Allied Finance Adjusters (AFA) and Vendor Transparency Solutions (VTS) have partnered combining the nation’s oldest and largest national trade association with the independent leader in compliance monitoring. AFA has maintained their compliance module on its website that has assisted their members in sharing their compliance […]



2014 B/A Products Co. Open House

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Mark your calendars — B/A Products Co. will hold its 8th annual Open House on Friday, November 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the AT Exposition in Baltimore. There will be live product demonstrations along with […]



George Stevens 10/22/1938 — 9/21/2014

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

Press Release from the Towing and Recovery Association of America: It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of George Stevens. He will be greatly missed by us all. We will remember him always for his many contributions to TRAA, the […]



Rush Truck Centers Relocates Facility in Orlando

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUSHA & RUSHB), which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, has relocated its Rush Truck Center—Orlando Light- and Medium-Duty to 2350 Diversified Way. In addition to an extensive inventory of Ford trucks, the new facility features […]



towPartners Unveils New Website and Mobile Apps

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

towPartners has introduced the new towPartners Mobile App that provides users with features including the Trip Inspection (which allows the user to report and email daily vehicle inspections), Rate Calculator, National Tow Rate Averages and Important Links and Numbers. Members can log in and view […]



Visibility

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

As a follow up to a blog I recently wrote regarding nighttime visibility, I would like to comment about colors you cannot see at night. I was driving in drizzling rain on a blacktop country road one moonless night. I couldn’t drive very fast without […]



That Means Tow Trucks Too?

Sep 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Our company just participated in a local fire and police safety fair. We had a booth promoting the Wisconsin Move Over or Slow Down Law. I filled give-away bags with informational brochures on 511 – Wisconsin’s Travel Info for cell phone users when on the […]



Nighttime Hazards

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

To get to and from the local airport I often take a country road that is really not a short cut, it’s just quicker because there’s no traffic. Coming home a couple of months ago it was drizzling rain making the blacktop road look even […]