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Join the World’s Largest Tow Truck Parade…

Oct 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

…and give back to the community, showcase your company and the industry by participating in Tow Trucks for Tots, the annual event by Worldwide Equipment Sales of Rockdale, Ill. Date: Nov 8, 2015 Time: 5:00 a.m. Location: Hollywood Casino,
777 Hollywood Blvd., 
Joliet, IL 60436 The […]

Nepotism versus Key Employees

Oct 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

In a father-son business like ours, it’s easy to give the son all the breaks while overlooking some outstanding employees. One problem with nepotism is that it combines business with family to the point that they become one in the same. And when that happens, […]

What Does It Take?

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I never dreamed that one day I would be running a towing business. When I graduated from high school all I wanted to do was move out of the house (I have seven siblings) and then some day I would get married and start a family. […]

Take the Tow Times 2015 Fleet Survey

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

You can do your part to help track towing equipment purchasing trends and provide valuable data on towing company call breakdowns and more by participating in the Tow Times 2015 Fleet Survey. It’s easy — just click the “Take the Tow Times 2015 Fleet Survey” […]

Nation Safe Drivers Motor Club Launches with Beacon Software

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

Nation Safe Drivers (NSD) is now offering digital dispatching through Beacon Software. NSD contractors using Beacon Software can receive dispatches electronically and avoid missed calls due to busy signals, no reception and voicemails. Calls can be dispatched directly to drivers’ cell phones, saving time on […]

NRC Industries Begins Major Expansion of Main Facilities

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

On October 13, NRC Industries began the start of a major expansion of its main facility in St-Paul-d’Abbotsford, Québec. Coinciding with the company’s 40th anniversary, the project will add 53,000 square feet to the current 96,000 square-foot infrastructure. The renovation and expansion work will be […]


Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Success in any human endeavor largely depends on our ability to seek out and correctly analyze the facts and then take appropriate action. In T & R towers routinely respond to the needs of their respective markets by offering the appropriate services in a timely […]

First Annual APTRA Move Over Awareness Day Tow Truck Parade

Oct 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association (APTRA) is having its first annual Move Over Awareness Day on Saturday, October 17 — an all-day event for the whole family. Vendors will be onsite doing product demonstrations and free giveaways. Media coverage will be at the […]

Advantage Funding Launches New Multi-Featured Website

Oct 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Industry News

Advantage Funding has launched an interactive new website. Equipped with payment calculators, an online application and automated customer account functionalities, the site provides an enhanced experience for customers, prospects and anyone seeking information about financing commercial and vocational vehicles and equipment. “Advantage Funding is pleased […]

Kenworth T880 with Flat-Top Sleeper

Oct 16th, 2015 | By | Category: New Products

Kenworth debuted a new T880 with a 40 inch flat-top sleeper equipped with a Century 7035 at their recent dealer show. A Miller Industries press release states: “Since its introduction, the T880 has been an extremely popular choice in the towing and recovery market but […]