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Here I Come to Save the Day!

Jul 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

As a kid I use to watch the television cartoon show Mighty Mouse which was about a superhero mouse character who use to say, “Here I come to save the day!” While tow truck operators don’t wear capes, have super powers or fly, in my opinion they’re […]



Jerr-Dan Welcomes Four New Staff Members

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

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK), announced in June that Randal Hartman, Sherard Pooler, Evan Landauer and Richard Guttmann will be joining the organization. The recent launch of the “Tow Support” program has given Jerr-Dan the opportunity to take their customer service division to […]



In The Ditch™ Towing Products is the Exclusive Manufacturer of the SP Series™ SidePuller™

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

In The Ditch™ Towing Products has announced that they have regained full manufacturing rights to the SP Series™ SidePuller™. “After 10 years of being licensed to an outside manufacturer, the SidePuller is finally coming back home,” says In The Ditch President, Chuck Ceccarelli. “This is […]



Tow Shows and Vendors

Jul 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The board of directors of the Wisconsin Towing Association (WTA) realized the importance of all of the vendors who participate in its annual tow show.  The WTA tow show is a small, family affair. I always refer to it as my annual towing family reunion […]



Landoll Corporation Donates Trailer for Museum Fundraiser

Jul 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

Landoll Corporation has made a significant donation to the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM). Don Landoll made the announcement that a 2017 Model 440A-50 hydraulic traveling axle trailer has been donated to the benefit auction that will be held on […]



Jerr-Dan Highlights at the Florida Tow Show

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK), kicked off the 2016 Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida Tow Show with a “moon lit demo” that included a product demonstration of the new 35-Ton JFB Wrecker. The event was hosted by the sales team and the demo […]



Survivor Fund Increases Benefit

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

The Survivor Fund has increased its death benefit to $2,500 per incident (up from $2,000) for non-members and $4,000 (from $2,500) for companies or members in good standing as a result of a recent successful donation pledge drive. “We are proud to see the industry […]



Helios Wireless Tow Light

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

The new 38-inch Helios light from TowMate has a new rechargeable, removable, long-lasting lithium battery system with run times of over 18 hours, battery life expectancy of 10 years (if cared for as recommended) and a convenient 12V vehicle charger. The Helios light featuring attention-grabbing […]



Situational Awareness

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

It’s possible for towers to lose themselves in their present circumstances, which is another way of saying “I can’t see the forest for all the trees” and, this is especially true of those micromanagers out there who must have a say in everything because they […]



You’ve Got 60 Seconds

Jun 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I recently received an invitation to attend a meeting for a local chapter of a business and professional networking organization. I was going to put the letter in the recycle bin but  something in the content caught my eye. The organization was a source for […]