New Criteria for NTEA’s MVP Program

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) announced new criteria for its Member Verification Program (MVP) beginning July 1.

To qualify, NTEA distributor and manufacturer members that upfit must meet the following outlined criteria and submit documentation verifying they meet this criteria. The new requirements are that they must qualify in five of six of the following criteria:

1. Manufacture registration (required criteria)
2. Vehicle certification (required criteria)
3. Product liability insurance (required criteria)
4. Certified employees (new required criteria)
And one of the two optional criteria:
5. Quality assurance program
6. Safety Program (new criteria)

Manufacturers (those who manufacture a product but do not install bodies or equipment requiring an Intermediate, Final or Altered State Certification Label) must qualify in five of six of the following criteria:

1. Product liability insurance
2. Certified employees (new required criteria)
3. Installation and operating instructions (new required criteria)
4. Warranty program (new required criteria)
And one of the two optional criteria:
5. Quality assurance program
6. Safety program (new criteria)

Applications are accepted throughout the year and those qualifying for designation are announced on a quarterly basis. Once designated, companies are recognized through various NTEA publications, media and are promoted to both dealers and fleets as organizations who
have attained MVP status.

For more information about the program and the new eligibility criteria, visit the NTEA web site, or call 1-800-441-NTEA (6832).

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