Annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue breaks down trends, outlook for truck and trailer parts business

April 5, 2017
Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue

Aftermarket analysts and business leaders participated in a day of insights into trends and outlooks for the commercial truck and trailer market January 23 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) featured presentations by industry experts and panel discussions from people in the trenches who deal daily with parts business.

The day-long event is an initiative of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) in partnership with MacKay & Company. It was held the day before the opening of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

Topics included economic forecasts for the HD aftermarket, structure and trends of the current HD aftermarket, parts and service needs of today’s fleet, the current architecture of the private label, and the battle of the channel. ♦

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Rick Weber | Associate Editor

Rick Weber has been an associate editor for Trailer/Body Builders since February 2000. A national award-winning sportswriter, he covered the Miami Dolphins for the Fort Myers News-Press following service with publications in California and Australia. He is a graduate of Penn State University.