GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “The North American Commercial Truck Aftermarket – 2023” features John Blodgett. Mr. Blodgett is Vice President, Sales and Marketing with MacKay & Co. Prior to MacKay, John 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 AASA (Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association) Technology Conference, HDAD (Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue), HDAW (Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week), among a number of other industry events.
Audio Interview Guest
Mr. John Blodgett, VP of Sales & Marketing
MacKay & Company
In the 16-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Blodgett discusses these questions:
• We are 1/3 through 2023 – what is size and outlook of parts aftermarket commercial vehicles in North America in 2023?
• How does that market break down by who does the service work and where are parts sold?
• What concerns are there in 2023 for the aftermarket?
• What is the outlook for the aftermarket as it relates to new technology such as electric vehicles?
About John Blodgett:
Vice President, Sales & Marketing with MacKay & Company
John Blodgett began working for MacKay & Company 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 & Company, John worked for John Fluke Manufacturing, Gould Electronics and Syracuse Supply Company (Caterpillar Dealer) in a variety of sales positions.
John 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.
John has been a guest on Autoline TV show, Transport Topics Radio (Sirius) show and is a regular contributor to industry publications.
John 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).