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Eaton Enhances Reman Transmission Warranty To Include Coverage on Aftermarket Clutches

Jan 15th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Power management company Eaton continues to expand the warranty coverage options for the company’s aftermarket transmissions and clutches. Customers purchasing an Eaton factory remanufactured transmission with Roadranger-approved lubricant and an Eaton clutch will now not only receive an extra year of warranty on the transmission, […]



Overworked T & R Equipment

Jan 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Yesterday we had to deal with broken mounting bolts, wire, even truck frames. But that was during the time of powerful mechanical wreckers that didn’t know how to stop, so the wrecker could self-destruct. In the 70s along came the hydraulic wreckers, thanks to Gerry […]



Isuzu Celebrates Record-Breaking 2015

Jan 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced that it shattered two long-standing sales records in 2015 — for the highest parts sales and for sales of Isuzu commercial trucks. Isuzu dealers retailed 20,725 Isuzu trucks to customers in 2015 — a record for Isuzu […]



New 2016 Western Star Dealer Calendar Gets Tough

Jan 8th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

The 2016 Western Star dealer calendar is now available to order. The calendar is based around the new Western Star marketing campaign of “Get Your Tough Back,” which highlights both rugged and premium options available from Western Star trucks. The calendar combines four-color photography from […]



Agero Donates $15,000 to the Survivor Fund

Jan 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Agero, Inc. announced it is donating $15,000 to the International Towing and Recovery Museum Survivor Fund as a result of a successful charity event the company sponsored from December 2-4, 2015. Agero’s Donations4Locations initiative was committed to giving back to the towers who risk their […]



Diversity

Jan 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

There was a large midwestern mail order firm that favored new products. When they found a new gizmo they bought a quantity (at fair market price) to test the market. With good sales they reordered again and again until the supplier had extended himself financially […]



1946 Chevrolet Ramp Truck for Sale by Museum

Jan 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Tow Times has been informed that the International Towing & Recovery Museum has placed a 1946 Chevrolet Ramp Truck for bidding on eBay and proceeds from the sale benefit the museum. Built on a 1986 Chevrolet one-ton Chassis with Hodges Ramp bed, the following text […]



Happy New Year

Dec 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

Have a Safe and Prosperous 2016 — From the Tow Times Staff



Free New Year’s Towing Offer Safe Alternatives to Drinking and Driving

Dec 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Spotlight

New Year’s holiday revelers who have imbibed too much have a safe alternative to drinking and driving thanks to towing companies across the country offering free tows home for motorists and their vehicles. Programs such as AAA’s Tipsy Tow, Tow-for-Life and Tow To Go have […]



People

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

Without a doubt, the most important single thing you can do to grow your business is to hire only “good” people. That means you should avoid cheap help because they are always looking for a better job and/or other ways to earn more money. The […]