Because “standards don’t raise themselves,” NTEA’s Member Verification Program (MVP) acknowledges the companies leading the industry to excellence. Fleet managers, truck dealers and OEMs know truck equipment manufacturers and distributors with MVP status have implemented specific business and quality standards and comply with federal regulations, the work truck association emphasized in announcing its latest roster update.
New MVP members (as of Sept. 30)
- Fenton Mobility Products Inc. (Randolph, New York)
- Fleet Electrical Service Inc. (Worcester, Massachusetts)
- Master’s Specialty Vehicles LLC (Belton, Missouri)
- Taylor Pump & Lift (Concord, North Carolina)
- Badger Truck Equipment (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
- H&H Sales Co. Inc. (Huntertown, Indiana)
- Hercules Manufacturing Co. (Henderson, Kentucky)
- Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. (Garner, Iowa)
- Knapheide Truck Equipment Center (Midland, North Carolina)
- Messer Truck Equipment (Westbrook, Maine)
- Midway Specialty Vehicles/American Cargo (Elkhart, Indiana)
- Northern Truck Equipment Corp. (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
- Northland Equipment Co. Inc. (pictured above; Janesville, Wisconsin)
- Stellar Industries (Garner, Iowa)
- United Truck Body Co. Inc. (Hermantown, Minnesota)
Current NTEA distributor and manufacturer members are encouraged to apply for MVP status at any time. There is no charge—NTEA underwrites the cost of MVP as part of an ongoing effort to enhance the core competencies of its members. Once qualified, companies receive MVP status for a three-year term. To renew, MVP members must again document compliance, ensuring their ongoing commitment to professionalism, industry knowledge and high performance.
Of note, during the coronavirus pandemic NTEA will not cancel any MVP memberships so companies can “focus on what’s important,” the association reports. Program participants will be informed when the process is reinstated, with the 60-day grace period beginning at that point.