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Jun 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Seems to me that far too many towers choose to “specialize” in non-consent work probably because they know little, if anything, about marketing and sales. As a result, they rarely meet the same customer twice. Putting it another way, without loyal and repeat customers they […]

They Need Us

Jun 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

If you don’t think towers have an impact on the economy, think again. I just picked up a copy of a 2014 directory of suppliers to the towing industry. Here are some of the categories listed: advertising/marketing, all types of equipment — from chains and […]

The Proof is In the Pudding

Jun 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Tow Times magazine did a snapshot of the towing industry by conducting a survey of their readers focusing on the general look of companies and their owners. I found some statistics very interesting. I do realize that, like any survey, there is a margin for […]

Survivor Fund Receives $10,000 Donation from IAA

Jun 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM) has announced that Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, donated $10,000 to the museum’s Survivor Fund. The […]

Illinois Tollway to Release Applications for Recovery Service Program

Jun 4th, 2014 | By | Category: National News

The Illinois Tollway will be releasing applications for a new Recovery Service Program starting June 10, 2014. Details and applications can be found on the Illinois Tollway website at The new program requires both existing and interested recovery service providers to apply for recovery […]

Second Annual Move Over Law Golf Tournament

May 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Second Annual Move Over Law Golf Tournament, held on May 10 at the Boca Lago Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., was a huge success. “We had over 90 golfers and almost 125 at the banquet, which included our awards presentations, raffle prize giveaway […]

Beacon Funding Success Spotlight Program

May 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Industry News

As part of Success Spotlight, a new customer appreciation program, Beacon Funding is recognizing Safari Towing & Recovery in McKinney, Texas, for utilizing equipment financing to advance its business growth. Safari Towing & Recovery, a repeat client of Beacon’s equipment financing programs, is the inaugural […]

New Pink Reach-It Tools

May 30th, 2014 | By | Category: New Products

Next Generation Tool Company is proud to announce their plans to support breast cancer research. In honor of two special friends, the company designed their new Pink Reach-It tools. These tools are available in both 58- and 44-inch lengths and feature a super-grip silicone tip. […]

Driving a Delta 88 with a Leaky Roof Teaches Versatility

May 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Nick Kemper's Blog

I’ve driven eight different vehicles in the last three months. This is what happens when you drive a company vehicle, and the company is a towing company. Through the years I’ve been lucky enough to drive approximately 15 different vehicles that were good runners that […]

What If?

May 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

What if? It’s a question with two simple words, but it can be packed with a lot of punch in wonder, excitement and emotion. Can you imagine all of the inventions and discoveries that have been found by someone starting with “what if?” Problems and […]