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Advantage Funding Expands Sales Operations in New England, Mid-West

Jul 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Advantage Funding, Inc. has announced the addition of two more professionals to its sales team. Along with Dan Morgan, Robert Hartshorn will handle vocational sales in the company’s New England Region. Dino Bordignon will manage vocational sales in the Mid-West Region. Prior to his appointment […]



Eaton Expands Line and Speeds Deliveries for FLEX Reman™ Transmissions

Jul 10th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

Power management company Eaton has enhanced its lineup of FLEX Reman™ transmissions with the recent launch of three new initiatives. The introduction of 12 new part numbers, each with forward shift bar housings that complement the existing standard shift bar housing transmission offerings. The addition […]



T & R in the U.K.

Jul 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

In searching my filing cabinet the other day I came across some notes of a trip I made to England in 1991. My host was John Rogers who arranged meetings as follows: Frank McAlister had just been granted the British BST 5750 (aka ISO […]



Western States Tow Show Seminar Registration

Jul 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Registration for educational seminars at the 2015 Western States Tow Show by the California Tow Truck Association opens July 15. The show location is the Grand Sierra Resort in the heart of the Reno-Tahoe area, Nev. Show dates are October 1-3, 2015. This year’s seminar […]



Tire Pressure Tips

Jul 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was reading an article on tire pressure tips to contribute to the extended life of any tire. It struck me how parallel these tips are to life: Air pressure:  “By running a tire constantly underinflated by 20%, its tread life will be reduced.”   […]



National Association Addresses Predatory Towing Bill

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The source of the following information is a recent press release from the Towing and Recovery Association of America: Is Federal/State Regulation in Your Future? Towing and Recovery Association of America (TRAA) President Jeff Roskopf along with the Legislative Committee chaired by Joanne Blyton are […]



Thanks for Entering the Shine ‘n Star Contest

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Good luck to all who entered the 2015 Shine ‘n Star Contest. Winners will be announced in the Tow Times November issue. The Contest is brought to you by Tow Times and powered by Ford Trucks.



Hitting a Home Run

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Sometimes life throws you curve balls and no matter how many times you swing at them, you seem to strike out. The good thing is you have a team (your employees) to help keep you in the game and if you’re lucky you have a […]



Skills

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Did you go into the towing business to ensure yourself of a job? Or, did you go into the towing business to build a better future for your family? Well, I’ve got good news whichever the case. Going through the certification process is great. Learning […]



Isuzu Delivers 5000,000th Isuzu-built Truck in North America

Jun 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced on May 14 that it has delivered the 500,000 Isuzu-built truck since the Isuzu brand entered the North American market in 1984. The N-Series truck was sold to Farmers Home Furniture in Dublin, Ga. The unit marked the […]