Earning extra service sales

July 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2007, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p58
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Apex Trailer Service's repair shop in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The shop opened in 2006, just off Interstate 65 and on the opposite side of the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky. The company pays its technicians at least the prevailing labor rate. The shop is designed to handle frame repairs with tie-downs built into the floor.


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