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Change – Positive or Negative?

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’ve heard people say humans are creatures of habit, and I guess that’s why most of us don’t like change. Hey, if it’s worked one way, why change it, right? Change in anything can be positive, but is also can be negative. Years ago I […]



Talbert’s 35-Ton Traveling Axle Trailer Features Corsol® WB

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

Talbert Manufacturing has manufactured its first trailer with Corsol® WB Corrosion Protection, a metal treatment system that protects the steel from corrosive effects of magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, sodium chloride, rock chipping, acid rain and extreme temperatures. Made by corrosion solutions manufacturer PRP Industries, the […]



Rush Truck Centers Expands Capabilities in Abilene

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUSHA & RUSHB), which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, has expanded its Rush Truck Center in Abilene, Texas, to offer enhanced service to customers. In addition to an extensive inventory of new and pre-owned trucks, […]



Old Friends

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

There’s a guy who lives precisely 157 miles from my front door. We went to high school and college together. We built and raced hot rods together in the 50s. He ate dinner at my house often and I did the same at his. We […]



Get Ready for the World’s Largest Tow Truck Parade

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

It’s time to start collecting toys and get ready for this year’s Tow Trucks for Tots parade. Every second Sunday in November, towing companies throughout the Midwest converge to Rockdale, Ill. (Hollywood Casino) and stage their trucks for the world’s largest tow truck parade. This […]



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 […]