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AAPEX to Require Vaccine or Negative Covid Test

SEMA Show Organizers Say Safety Regulations Are Still to Come

The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), held in conjunction with the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID PCR test to attend the 2021 event. SEMA officials so far have not announced a vaccine requirement, but say they'll soon issue what safety measures will be required for this year's show.


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When Will the Shipping Crisis End?

Future is Uncertain, Says Expert - But Dealers Still Have Options

From extended delivery delays to sky-high freight rates, the shipping crisis continues to throw a monkey wrench into supply chains — and many tire dealers are shouldering the burden. When will it end? What can dealers do in the meantime? Martin Dixon, head of research products for Drewry a global shipping industry consultancy with offices in the United Kingdom, China, India and Singapore provides answers in this MTD exclusive.


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How Life at the Car Dealership Is Affecting Tire Dealers

As automakers over the past year have been playing whack-a-mole — attacking everything from COVID-19 production shutdowns, part and microchip shortages, and supply chain problems — it means there have been plenty of disruptions at the neighborhood car dealership. And that presents tire dealers with opportunity, but also some fresh challenges.
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