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Field Productivity Five forecasts to help towers shape future strategies
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Introducing a new five-part column by Ranger SST’s Jim Shellhaas about the many advantages to tow company owners of adopting and merging mobile technology for better efficiency and cost and equipment control.

Most towers know you can deduct certain expenses for attending shows, but you’ve got to get it just right to do that. So if you want to save by getting the tax breaks you are entitled to, check out the details in this article.

A Bridge Too Far

Published: 10/01/2011 by FRANÇOIS CHARRON in Business

A Bridge Too Far
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Eight tractor-trailers were blown over by high winds

Can Towing Companies Perform Asset Recovery Work?

Published: 06/01/2011 by Jeffrey Godwin in Business

Can Towing Companies Perform Asset Recovery Work?
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The towPartners Advisor appears monthly in Footnotes. Advisor features advice in all areas of towing, from technical details to business operations. towPartners also offers towers the opportunity for great discounts from many equipment and service vendors.

Buying New Or Used? Current thinking on an age-old industry question

Published: 03/01/2012 by Thomas G. Dolan in Business

Buying New Or Used? Current thinking on an age-old industry question
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The recession has forced many towers to buy less-expensive used vehicles or to extend the lives of their existing fleets rather than buy new trucks and equipment. There are signs of economic recovery, however, and this bodes well for equipment manufacturers who build and sell new tow trucks and equipment. Stay tuned as Footnotes, towing’s favorite business journal, keeps its eye on our changing economy for you.

When Trucks Fly!

Published: 07/15/2012 by Thomas G. Dolan in Business

When Trucks Fly!
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See Trucks Fly! See dramatic photos of the recent storm that devastated everything it hit in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, including sending semi trailers flying through the air like Matchbox toys!

The Towing Economy is 10-8 For Growth

Published: 02/01/2011 by Jeffrey Godwin in towPartners advisor

The Towing Economy is 10-8 For Growth
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Exciting News!!!! In this issue, Footnotes proudly presents the first of what will be a regular monthly four-page feature. towPartners has joined with Footnotes to begin publishing in each issue the now-monthly towPartners ADVISOR! The Advisor will feature advice in all areas of towing, from technical details to business operations, while offering towers everywhere the opportunity for great discounts from the many vendors who have teamed with towPartners to provide these savings to the industry.

Retired Virginia State Trooper Cpt. Tom Martin, a frequent and popular speaker at TRAA legislative gatherings, this year threw down a challenge for towers everywhere in his speech in March. Cpt. Martin was optimistic about towers gaining more and more respect as first responders, but cautioned towers to “lead, follow, or get out of the way” if they wanted that to continue!

Part 2: Redefining Operations - Five forecasts to help towers shape future strategies
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Redefining Your Operations. The second in a five-part series about the many advantages to tow company owners of adopting and integrating advanced mobile technology for better efficiency and cost and equipment control.

Staying Alive & Intact:Ideas & products to help protect you & your customers
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Spotlight: Staying Alive & Intact. We shine our monthly Spotlight feature on tips and products designed to keep you and your customers safe in the shop and on the scene. Maintenance, training, signage, signals, and lighting are some of the topics covered. Plus several towers give you insights into their own safety procedures.