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Are you ready to get expert advice about heavy-duty truck and trailer parts? If you BUY and SELL, or INSTALL heavy-duty parts, this podcast is for you. Each week Jamie Irvine and his guests provide expert advice about the heavy-duty parts you need to keep commercial trucks and trailers rolling, lower their cost-per-mile, and keep you informed about what's happening in the industry.

Are you ready to get expert advice about heavy-duty truck and trailer parts? If you BUY and SELL, or INSTALL heavy-duty parts, this podcast is for you. Each week Jamie Irvine and his guests provide expert advice about the heavy-duty parts you need to keep commercial trucks and trailers rolling, lower their cost-per-mile, and keep you informed about what's happening in the industry.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Are you ready to get expert advice about heavy-duty truck and trailer parts? If you BUY and SELL, or INSTALL heavy-duty parts, this podcast is for you. Each week Jamie Irvine and his guests provide expert advice about the heavy-duty parts you need to keep commercial trucks and trailers rolling, lower their cost-per-mile, and keep you informed about what's happening in the industry.

Language:

English

Contact:

780-280-0317


Episodes

Lug Nuts and Air Bags Can Cost You More Than You Think

10/19/2020
Episode 69: Jack Phelps is the VP of Product Development and Jim Keegan is the Director of Sales at HQ Truck Parts. In this episode, we discuss what causes a commercial truck or trailer to lose a wheel, and the solution to this problem that they have. We also, dive into some of the other products they offer. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of...

Duration:00:17:55

What is a Tire Mask or Tuff Deck?

10/12/2020
Episode 68: Aaron Dauner is the CEO of Transport Maintenance Products (TMP). In this episode, we discuss the problems in the industry that TMP solves with their Tire Mask, and Tuff deck, as well as the economic advantages to using their products. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check out our latest...

Duration:00:15:51

Diesel Parts - The Only Parts Platform You'll Ever Need

10/5/2020
Episode 67: Tyler Robertson is the CEO of Diesel Laptops. In this episode, we discuss how a diagnostic tool company developed a truly remarkable heavy-duty parts platform, and how this is going to completely change the way we buy parts. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check out our latest giveaway. Show...

Duration:00:24:04

High-Quality Parts from Meritor Means Better Performance for Fleets

9/28/2020
Episode 66: Doug Dole is the General Manager of the Product Strategy division of Meritor. In this episode, we discuss the wide range of price points that Meritor has their parts, for any application you may need them for. We also go into what you get when you buy Meritor genuine parts, that you just don’t get if you go with any other part. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth...

Duration:00:20:36

High-Quality Electrical Components

9/21/2020
Episode 65: Rob Phillips is the CEO of Phillips Industries. In this episode, we discuss how Phillips continues to improve and innovate its products, which in effect saves fleets money, and makes everyone’s lives easier. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check out our latest giveaway. Show Notes Visit...

Duration:00:19:53

Thermal Management - Rugged HVAC Parts for Fleets

9/14/2020
Episode 64: Pat Carroll is the Vice-President of Sales for Red Dot. In this episode, we discuss what you need to know when it comes to heavy-duty heaters, and AC systems, and what makes Red Dot's products so great. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check out our latest giveaway. Show Notes Visit...

Duration:00:14:09

A Wide Range of Parts Designed to Meet Fleets Specifications

9/7/2020
Episode 63: Walter Sherbourne is the Vice President of Marketing and Customer Service at Dayton Parts LLC. In this episode, we discuss how Dayton Parts continues to reinvent themselves, how they have a range of parts for every situation, and how their parts lower cost-per-mile for the fleets that use them. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of...

Duration:00:14:44

More than Just Air Horns and Ride Control Systems

8/31/2020
Episode 62: Brian Kujala is the VP of Sales and Marketing at Hadley. In this episode, we discuss how Hadley is so much more than just their high-quality air horns, and ride control systems. We dive into what their key goal is as a company, and about their revolutionary products. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to...

Duration:00:25:48

E-Commerce and the Heavy-Duty Parts Industry

8/24/2020
Episode 61: Kris Harrington is the President of GenAlpha. In this episode, we discuss the future of the trucking industry, reasons why the trucking industry has been slow in adopting e-commerce, and the role that e-commerce will eventually play. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check out our latest...

Duration:00:26:47

Durable Polyurethane Bushings that Save You Money

8/17/2020
Episode 60: Walter Schnapp, Business Development Manager for Energy Suspension. In this episode, we discuss the advantages of Energy Suspensions polyurethane bushings over rubber and dive into the many different ways they will save you money over time. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check out our latest...

Duration:00:15:18

Aftertreatment Products - Now the Largest Expense Fleets Have

8/10/2020
Episode 59: Scott Boltz is the VP of Commercial Diesel Products at Global Emissions Systems. In this episode, we discuss what you need to know when selling DPF filters, DOC’s, and what you need to know when buying after-treatment parts. To watch our previous discussion go to HDPR Live #14 Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes...

Duration:00:16:50

Key Drivers to Sell More Heavy-Duty Parts

8/3/2020
Episode 58: Daniel Simon and Kevin Smith from Dorman Products. In this episode, we discuss how aftermarket parts have been advancing, and the effect that this is having on the industry for the better, while also talking about what drives the sales of heavy-duty parts. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check...

Duration:00:31:19

The Industry's First Serviceable Spindle

7/27/2020
Episode 57: Todd Carroll is the Founder and President of United Axle. In this episode, we discuss United Axle’s repairable axle spindle, how it saves lots of money on repairs and the story that goes into how they came up with the idea. Subscribe YouTube | Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart Radio Giveaway Contest We regularly have our supplier’s giveaway great products worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It takes 5-seconds to enter. Check out our latest giveaway. Show...

Duration:00:15:53

Reliable Alternators and Starters That You Can Count On

7/20/2020
Episode 56: Have you ever had your vehicle not start or suddenly it dies on the road? It is frustrating for sure, especially if you are on your way to work or an important meeting. Now put yourself in your customer's situation. Their truck will not start or dies on the road and they have a load of medical supplies or food that must be delivered. This unscheduled downtime is not just an inconvenience, it is potentially costing the fleet thousands and is impacting the people who are relying...

Duration:00:19:56

What You Need to Know About Diagnostic Tools

7/13/2020
Episode 55: As an independent repair shop owner, you have a lot on your plate. Running a repair shop is much more complicated than just doing the repairs, and doing the repairs is complicated enough. To make things a little less complicated we are going to provide you with a review of diagnostic tools today and so I am incredibly happy to have Tyler Robertson, CEO of Diesel Laptops return to the show. Tyler was episode 13 if you want to go back and listen to his story and how we started and...

Duration:00:22:53

There is a Better, Safer, Easier Way to Have Technicians do Brake Maintenance

7/6/2020
Episode 54: Working as a repair technician can be a rewarding career but it is also a physically demanding job. Heavy-Duty parts are often both large and heavy. I always am on the lookout for tools that will make repair technicians working life easier. In this episode, we are going to feature a tool that has been designed as an elevated service platform for servicing heavy vehicle disc brake assemblies. To learn more, go to BrakeMate.com. Visit JamieIrvine.ca for complete show notes of...

Duration:00:20:18

A Company Taking the Lead on Mobilizing Commercial Vehicle Intelligence

6/29/2020
Episode 53: It was 1998. I was a kid just out of school and working in a reman shop and my boss asked me to get a WABCO valve. What the heck is a WABCO valve? I thought. Well, 22-years later I know WABCO very well. I’m excited to have two Business Leaders from WABCO here today. Abe Aon is the General Manager and Business Leader for After Sales, Service & Support and Collin Shaw is the North American Marketing & Business Development Leader for WABCO. Abe and Collin, welcome to The...

Duration:00:20:12

A Quick and Easy Tool for Diagnosing Trailers

6/22/2020
Episode 52: Diagnosing air and electrical problems on a trailer can be frustrating. Today we talk about a solution that allows a single technician to perform a full trailer inspection in one trip around the trailer. Robert Zehnder is the Director of Product Sales at Lite-Check and today we are going to talk about diagnosing and repairing air and electrical problems on trailers. Today we only talked about the Inspector 920, but Lite-Check has many more tools. To learn more, go to...

Duration:00:19:20

Celebrating Our 1-Year Anniversary

6/19/2020
Episode 51: On June 1st, 2019, I aired the first three episodes on The Heavy-Duty Parts Report. At that moment in time I had two goals: First, I wanted to serve the heavy-duty parts industry by providing the people who buy and sell parts with access to the manufacturers who supply them with what they need to keep the trucking industry rolling. Second, I wanted to create business opportunities that would allow me to resign my fulltime position as a Sales Account Manager and become an...

Duration:00:11:28

There's More to a Kingpin Than Most People Realize

6/15/2020
Episode 50: Lowering your cost-per-mile starts with buying high-quality parts and ends with using high-quality services and stringent maintenance standards. Be honest, how often do you give any thought to your kingpin? To help us give kingpins the attention they deserve I would like to introduce you to Rich Lefebvre from Kingpin Specialists To learn more go to KingpinSpecialists.com. Next Steps: Visit JamieIrvine.ca for complete show notes of this episode and to subscribe to all the...

Duration:00:18:12