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Olson Joins Worldwide Equipment Sales

Jun 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Pat Winer, president of sales and marketing for Worldwide Equipment Sales, has announced the addition of Randy Olson as Worldwide’s VP of western sales operations. With locations in Illinois, Michigan, Nevada and California, Worldwide is a full-line distributor of Jerr-Dan, Landoll and Zacklift products. Joe […]



Carfentanil Alert

Jun 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Alerts have been issued from the Empire State Towing Association and the New Hampshire Drug Monitoring Initiative regarding the synthetic opioid carfentanil. According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration: “Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid that is 10, website like this 000 times more potent than […]



New Addition to the 2017 Tow Summit

Jun 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

There’s a new addition to the Towing & Recovery Management Summit, price June 28-30, in Nashville, Tenn. Participate in an industry first and learn how your company can “Turn Scrap Into Gold” at a live streamed event on Wednesday, June 28, (5:30 p.m.) at the […]



Backing Up Safely

Jun 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

My husband told me the service writer at a repair shop where he recently dropped off a tractor/trailer combo asked him to back the unit up into a space in the back of their lot. I guess the driver of the tractor was impressed because […]



Cummins Guidanz™ Mobile App

Jun 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

Without having to enter a service bay or wait for a technician to come on site, view Cummins (NYSE: CMI) customers are now able to read prioritized engine fault codes and other key engine information within minutes wherever they are operating with the new Cummins Guidanz […]



AHAA Honors Ford with the 2017 Marketer of the Year Award

Jun 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Editor’s Note: The AHAA is the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies, a trade organization representing the Hispanic marketing, communications and media industry.  AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing has announced that Ford Motor Company is the winner of the 2017 AHAA Marketer of the Year Award. […]



Research Before You Need a Towing Company

Jun 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was on a website for a well-known company that lists and recommends companies that consumers can trust for services from home-improvements to pet care. What I found interesting were the articles on towing. The articles were titled, “tips to avoid tow truck rip-offs in the […]



Nominate a Towing and Recovery Industry Leader

Jun 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Spotlight

Nominations are open for the 2017 Dave Jones Leadership Award, try hosted by Tow Times magazine and the Dave Jones family. The late Dave Jones was instrumental in raising standards and professionalizing the towing and recovery industry through several organizations, approved including as a co-founder of […]



Access Tools Launches the Ultimate Long Reach Tool Kit

May 26th, 2017 | By | Category: New Products

  Access Tools has released the most complete long-reach set the company has ever created — the Ultimate Long Reach Kit. The Ultimate Long Reach Kit includes tools and accessories to open virtually any vehicle on the road today using the long-reach method. The 21-piece […]



Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association Bill Signed into Law

May 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

The Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association (APTRA) announced on May 9 that governor signed a bill the association introduced. An APTRA press release states: “At the beginning of the legislative session, treatment APTRA introduced House Bill 2159 that would clearly define proof of ownership, […]