FARMINGTON HILLS, MI
– The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) recently published its Spring/Summer 2005 Work Truck Industry Resources catalog, which describes and offers an array of products, including: buyer’s guides and directories; news publications; customized databases; technical information and vehicle certification; regulatory and legislative information; quality and shop safety resources; and business management and market data tools. The Catalog
complements the Association’s online “Storefront” that provides publications and materials descriptions, pricing and online ordering capability.The Catalog
features the new 2005 Manufacturer Employee Compensation Survey Report
that provides important benchmarking data to help manufacturers determine the competitiveness of their compensation packages and whether they are reasonable within the constraints of the Internal Revenue Code. Several new editions of existing products are featured as well, such as the NTEA Membership Roster & Product Directory
and the Annual Report 2004 — State of the Association.
Some products under development include the NTEA’s Sales, Productivity, Earnings and Quality
(SPEQ) Plan Manual,
and the 2005 Distributor PROFIT Survey Report,
which will be available by fall of 2005. The NTEA is currently conducting a Manufacturer Financial Performance Survey
that will culminate in a new industry resource this fall as well.The Catalog
outlines services that the NTEA provides its members and the industry at large, including: technical and engineering support; ongoing market data and research initiatives; government relations and advocacy; and advertising opportunities. Also provided in the Catalog
is information about exclusive industry events produced by the NTEA, including its annual Truck Product Conference, Economic Outlook Conference, and The Work Truck Show — the industry’s premier Class 1–8 marketplace.NTEA members receive many of the publications listed in the Catalog
as a benefit of membership or as a heavily discounted rate. Nonmembers may also purchase NTEA publications and materials.To request a copy of the Catalog,
please call (800) 441-NTEA or visit the “NTEA Storefront” under the “Industry Marketplace” section of NTEA.com.