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Supporting, Not Competing, for the Top

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I like watching the Food Network, especially re-runs of the show Iron Chef. The show features known chefs who are given a basket of different food items — many I have never even heard of — to create an appetizer, entrée and dessert. There are […]



New Features for Ranger SST Towing Software

Apr 20th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

RangerSST, which offers towing management software solutions suited for operations management, has announced new features of its towing software. Send photos of the assigned driver/truck to your customers via text messaging to their mobile phones. Different messages can be sent for enroute (“on the way”), […]



Talbert Manufacturing Celebrates 80 Years

Apr 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Talbert Manufacturing marks its 80th year in business. Austin Talbert started the company in 1938 as a heavy haul, crane rental and construction equipment business in Lyons, Illinois. He quickly became known as a pioneer in heavy-haul trailer safety with his invention of the industry’s […]



Miller Gives Back to The Miracle League of Chattanooga

Apr 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. has donated proceeds totaling over $10,000 to The Miracle League of Chattanooga. The Miracle League of Chattanooga is one of over 300 Miracle League organizations across the country that serves children and adults with unique abilities and helps them engage […]



It Does a Towing Company Good

Apr 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

You may have heard the statement: “Milk, it does a body good.” I was reminded of this after reading the article, “The Benefits of Giving” featured in the latest issue of Tow Times magazine. Giving back and supporting your community and industry charities does a towing company […]



It Takes a Family

Apr 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I recently read a post by a girl who is the daughter from a small, family-owned towing business. She’s now in college, and she reflected on how being involved in a small family business was one of the greatest gifts she’d ever received. As a […]



Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Apr 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Spotlight

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum today announced that it has completed the selection process for induction into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame as the Class of 2018. Michael Aspesi (Southborough, Mass.), Scott Burrows (Pendleton, K.y.), John Coldwell […]



Beacon Software Announces TowStatus Feature

Mar 30th, 2018 | By | Category: New Products

Beacon Software announced a new feature for its Dispatch Anywhere Towing Software that provides a tow customer a live map status, alerting them (via a smartphone) on their tow driver’s route status and arrival time.  The feature, TowStatus™ Real Time Driver Tracking will be available […]



Hino Strengthens U.S. Management Team To Support Growth Plans

Mar 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Hino Trucks has announced several organizational changes as part of its overall growth plans in the U.S.  Earlier this month, Hino Trucks unveiled its first ever class 8 truck for the North American market by launching its Hino XL Series.  In late 2017, Hino announced […]



Only Five?

Mar 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

We have five senses – sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. I think we should add one more important sense to the list – common sense. While the first five senses apply to the organs in our body, common sense is a way of taking […]