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Sea of Opportunity: Tips for Organizational Networking

Posted 1:53 PM February 15th

Heres a fun fact: bottlenose dolphins and false-killer whales (which happen to look like orcas) are distinct species, but often form interspecies super-pods to coordinate hunting, with dolphins eating first and making way for the false-killers to prey upon smaller mackerel schools that hide among larger fish. In fact, dolphins and false-killers not only hunt together, but socialize, travel, rest, and even babysit in groups, forming …   Read more


New Recommendations for Trucking Safety from the NTSB

Posted 11:01 AM February 14th

Humble truckers may not often mention it, but the work they do can be very dangerous. Its an unfortunate - but well-known - fact that thousands of people die every year in transportation accidents. In trucking, drivers are constantly faced with heavy traffic, distractions, stress, fatigue, and sleeping problems. As we look to solve issues in transportation, a changing world and innovations in technology can introduce …   Read more


10 Tips for Building the Best Commercial Dealership Team

Posted 1:25 PM December 20th

Only a small percentage of new hires make it past the guaranteed draw period, much to the frustration of the commercial sales manager. What sets apart the dealerships that seem to consistently find success when building their team? In my view, the answer lies in developing and implementing quality hiring, training, and management practices. Here are 10 tips (3 tips on hiring, 5 on training, 2 on management) to help build …   Read more


Scrappy Marketing on a Budget: Establish Local Partnerships

Posted 10:54 AM December 11th

Being scrappy with resources doesnt mean a dealerships marketing strategies should suffer. Even on a tight budget, commercial dealers can maximize exposure, cultivate a sterling reputation, develop a leading voice, and become a powerhouse in sales. In Part 4 of our Scrappy Marketing on a Budget series, were discussing how that success can be achieved when dealers Establish Local Partnerships!! …   Read more


Scrappy Marketing on a Budget: Create Referral Programs

Posted 3:02 PM November 27th

Being scrappy with resources doesnt mean a dealerships marketing strategies should suffer. Even on a tight budget, commercial dealers can maximize exposure, cultivate a sterling reputation, develop a leading voice, and become a powerhouse in sales. In Part 3 of our Scrappy Marketing on a Budget series, were discussing how that success can be achieved when dealers Create Referral Programs!! …   Read more


How to Lose Vehicle Sales

Posted 1:56 PM November 2nd

Yes, yes, I know the title sounds negative. Losing sales, after all, is a dealerships worst nightmare. But talking about what NOT to do helps dealers identify mistakes to avoid and highlights the more productive solutions commercial salespeople should pursue. Its an important conversation, because some of those pitfalls are not just small stumbles along the way, but major setbacks that contribute to missed sales opportunities and negative attitudes among sales team members …   Read more


Scrappy Marketing on a Budget: Grow Social Media Influence

Posted 3:11 PM October 26th

Being scrappy with resources doesnt mean a dealerships marketing strategies should suffer. Even on a tight budget, commercial dealers can maximize exposure, cultivate a sterling reputation, develop a leading voice, and become a powerhouse in sales. In Part 2 of our Scrappy Marketing on a Budget series, were discussing how that success can be achieved when dealers Grow Social Media Influence!! …   Read more


Commercial Truck Traders Charles Bowles to Host UTA Webinar

Posted 9:54 AM October 18th

Commercial Truck Trader, the leading online classified marketplace for commercial vehicles, is excited to announce that Charles Bowles, Director of Strategic Initiatives, is partnering with the Used Truck Association to host a webinar titled Digital Sales Best Practices, which will be held on October 25th at 2:00pm EST. …   Read more


Scrappy Marketing on a Budget: Develop Provoking Content

Posted 1:50 PM October 17th

Being scrappy with resources doesnt mean a dealerships marketing strategies should suffer. Even on a tight budget, commercial dealers can maximize exposure, cultivate a sterling reputation, develop a leading voice, and become a powerhouse in sales. In Part 1 of our Scrappy Marketing on a Budget series, were discussing how that success can be achieved when dealersDevelop Provoking Content!! …   Read more


8 Essential Gadgets for Truck Drivers

Posted 1:19 PM October 1st

Life as a truck driver is not easy. Even with a decent remuneration package being offered by companies, theres still an ongoing shortage of drivers. The shortage of drivers is due, in part, to the hardships of life on the road, includingisolation/loneliness and negative health impacts. Fortunately for drivers, there are a lot of gadgets that can help make the trucking life better. Here are some essential gadgets for drivers that make driving easier, safer, and more …   Read more