HDRA is a network of independent manufacturers representatives marketing products to the heavy-duty industry (Class 6, 7 and 8 tractors and trailers) both OEM and aftermarket. The association was founded in 1973 to establish a criteria for marketing excelklence in the heavy-duty industry. All members are independent agencies that meet certain high standards and share the HDRA Code of Ethics.
If You're A Manufacturer
Our membership directory makes it possible for manufacturers to contact individual agencies directly. The directory is conveniently organized by geographic regions so you can find a rep firm in the area where you need coverage. If you are looking for representation throughout North America, please send us an email describing the product and person to contact. We'll forward it to our entire membership list.
If you're inexperienced with independent rep firms, give us a call. We can talk you through the process, even give you soe tips on how to structure a contract.
If You're A Rep Firm and Not A Member
What are you waiting for HDRA sponsors a booth at major trucking trade shows where we talk to manufacturers who are looking for representation. We publish a newsletter tht discusses industry trends and tips for improving your business. We monitor legislative trends and keep you up to date on trends that are likely to impact your business.
What's more, by attending our meetings, you'll get a hance to meet with your peers and get the real low-down on what's happening in the industry. Guest speakers will discuss new products and technologies. And manufacturers will drop in to show you their wares.
There are also training sessions, seminars and educational presentations that you won't find anywhwere else.
If you're not a member, contact us today. Or fill out a membership application tgoday. It's just good business.