GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest audio interview “The North American Commercial Truck Aftermarket” features John Blodgett, vice president, sales and marketing with MacKay & Co. Prior to MacKay, Blodgett worked for John Fluke Manufacturing, Gould Electronics and Syracuse Supply Company (a Caterpillar Dealer). He is a regular speaker at industry events and has presented at the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association Technology Conference, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue and Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, among a number of other industry events.
In the 17-minute audio interview, Blodgett discusses these questions:
- What is size and outlook of parts aftermarket commercial vehicles in North America in 2022?
- How does that market break down by channel of distribution?
- What changes have you seen in the Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket as it relates to distribution channels?
- What concerns are there in 2022 for the aftermarket?
- What is the outlook for the aftermarket as it relates to new technology such as electric vehicles?
Click here to listen to the audio interview.
About John Blodgett
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
MacKay & Company
John Blodgett began working for MacKay & Co. in 1994 as project manager overseeing single- and multi-client research projects. Today, he is responsible for client contact for single- and multi-client projects as well as directing research activities and consulting projects. Prior to MacKay & Co., Blodgett worked for John Fluke Manufacturing, Gould Electronics and Syracuse Supply Company (Caterpillar Dealer) in a variety of sales positions.
He is a regular speaker at industry events and has presented at AASA(Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association) Technology Conference, HDAD (Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue), HDAW (Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week), TMC (Technology Maintenance Council), AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers), HDBF (Heavy Duty Business Forum), MERA (Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association), Northwood Aftermarket University, ATD ( American Truck Dealers Association), SSA (Service Specialist Association), SOLD (Service Opportunities Learning Days) as well as many corporate events.
Blodgett has been a guest on Autoline TV show, Transport Topics Radio (Sirius) show and is a regular contributor to industry publications.
He received his BS in Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management from Clarkson University and an MBA from Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management. John has served as vice president of the M.P.S.A. (Midwest Parts & Service Association) and is a member of TMC (Technology & Maintenance Council), AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers) and IAC (Intermodal Association of Chicago).
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