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Undervalued Qualities

Jun 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

When looking for, and interviewing, job candidates, what “undervalued qualities” do you look for? Here are a few answers from management personnel from Wisconsin companies that were interviewed for Milwaukee BIZTIMES magazine. Resilience. One company president said that no matter what job you apply for, […]



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 […]



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 […]



Not Much Has Changed

May 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

The Wisconsin Towing Association is celebrating 50 years this year. On June 7, recipe 1967, story ten towers from across the state gathered at an informational meeting to form a temporary board of directors. They called the new association the Wisconsin Towing Service Operators Association. They […]



Giving Back — One Bracelet at a Time

May 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Miller Industries Towing Equipment, Inc. has launched the WE TOW initiative “to raise awareness of the towing community’s support for many national charities as well as the good deeds towers provide within the communities they serve.” Miller Industries is selling, through participating Miller Industries’ distributors, […]



A Hole in Your Heart

May 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I was reading an article titled “Bobby’s Law” and with Mother’s Day coming up, more about it really hit me hard. It told the tragic story of Robert “Bobby” Lee Unruh, medications Jr. from All-Rite Towing in Tucumcari, abortion N.M., who was killed while working […]



A Touch of Class

May 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

On the bug shield of one of the first tow trucks we had — a black F350, Holmes Pro Tech equipped with one of the first wheel-lifts — we painted the words A Touch of Class. Black was not the best color choice as we found out […]



Behind in Everything

May 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I asked if I could take a week off from writing my blog because I would be attending the Florida Tow Show. I planned to catch up with the blog the week after, but when I returned home I came down with some sort of flu […]



Take a Look

Apr 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

A friend of mine is a nurse and is constantly washing her hands. She told me about a hand lotion  she swears by as it helps to heal her skin and make it smooth. She gave me a sample to try, and as I was […]



Are You Ready?

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Are you ready to prove to the motoring public that professional tow operators are not the sloppy, slow-witted, stereotyped characters portrayed for so many years? Are you ready to prove that you are a member of the first-responder team — concerned about public safety and clearing the roadways in a […]