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Advantage Funding Appoints New CEO

Feb 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Advantage Funding, provider of finance to small and medium businesses in the US, has named Lisa Lersner as CEO and President. She brings more than 25 years of financial services experience to the post. Lersner most recently held the role of CFO of CapitalSpring, a […]



Kenworth T680 and T880 Make Bendix ESP System Standard

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Kenworth has announced that the Bendix® ESP® Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors. Bendix ESP full stability meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new electronic stability control (ESC) technology mandate, which goes into effect Aug. 1, 2017, on Class […]



International Towing Museum Hires New Executive Director 

Jan 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (www.towingmuseum.com) has announced that Chattanooga native Dena Franklin has joined the team as Executive Director. Dena’s resume includes over 25 years of operations and businesses development experience. As a long-time small business owner, she possesses […]



Grand Opening of Navistar’s Melrose Park Used Truck Reconditioning Facility

Jan 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Navistar recently held the Grand Opening of its Used Truck Reconditioning Center (Reconditioning Center) in Melrose Park, Ill. With the closure and sale of the Indianapolis Center, Navistar reviewed potential replacement options and decided on co-locating to the Melrose Park prototype and testing facility near Chicago. […]



Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association Hires New Executive Director

Jan 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

The Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association (APTRA) has announced that Angela Roper Barnett has joined the team as executive director. Angela brings 20 years of experience in the towing and recovery industry. She has owned two towing companies in Texas and has been an […]



Nation Safe Drivers Donates $5,000 to the Survivor Fund

Dec 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that Nation Safe Drivers (NSD) presented a donation of $5,000 to the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum’s Survivor Fund to coincide with the Baltimore Tow Show.  The funds will provide […]



Omadi and BESI Join Forces

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Custom mobile technology towing software provider Omadi Inc. has teamed with Birdsong’s Environmental Solutions Incorporated (BESI) which offers environmental solutions education to the towing industry. BESI educates towing companies on how to increase profits while providing a safe and clean environment. This partnership helps towing companies […]



Kenworth T680 Delivers U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

After a 4,000-mile, three-week journey, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree came to life in a special ceremony attended by hundreds of people Tuesday evening (Dec. 6) on the Capitol’s West Lawn. The 80-foot Englemann spruce, adorned with thousands of LED lights and about 4,000 ornaments […]



Advantage Funding Hires Todd Chase

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Advantage Funding, Inc. has announced the addition of Todd Chase to its sales force. Chase will serve as a sales manager of the company’s vocational truck business specializing in tow-truck financing. Prior to his appointment with Advantage Funding, Chase served as Business Development Consultant for […]



Jerr-Dan Introduces “JD Junior” Children’s Character

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) has unveiled its new character “JD Junior” on the Jerr-Dan website. Designed to introduce children to the world of towing by helping them gain an understanding of the towing industry at an early age, JD Junior was created […]