Truck News


  • TruckPro adds Diesel Bros. to its network

    August 8, 2018 2:02PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – TruckPro is expanding again in Ontario, announcing a new member in its network of service and parts shops across the country. Diesel Brothers is bringing its eight service bays and seven mechanics to the TruckPro family. The

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    DTNA dealers targeting 24-hour turnaround times

    July 18, 2018 11:50AM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Stefan Kurschner wants Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) dealerships to be the Starbucks of truck dealers. The senior vice-president, aftermarket for DTNA, wants customers to know they can go to any location in the continent and receive

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    Great Dane taps Decisiv to improve service

    May 3, 2018 1:08PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane has partnered with Decisiv to enhance service and maintenance event management. “Great Dane has chosen Decisiv as a technology partner to enable system connectivity and complete visibility around service events,” said Dave Durand, vice-president of

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    TruckPro adds four locations to network

    October 19, 2017 11:52AM by Truck News

    LONGUEUIL, Que. – TruckPro has announced the expansion of its network to more than 125 service centers. The recent additions include: Diesel Expectations; River Philip, N.S.; Palmer Automotive and Truck Center, Cardigan, P.E.I.; Service de Freins Montreal, Montreal, Que.; and

  • Trailer Wizards buys Al’s Trailer Service

    November 11, 2015 5:29PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Canadian commercial trailer company Trailer Wizards has acquired London, Ont.-based Al’s Trailer Service, which adds to the company’s existing network and will bring support to its nearby London Total Customer Care Centre. “Al’s Trailer Service is a

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    Volvo dealers taking steps to improve uptime

    October 16, 2015 8:50AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks dealers that adopt a standardized process to expedite repairs and provide more transparent information to customers will soon receive a special Certified Uptime Center designation. The program will be rolled out in 2016 as part

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    TruckPro adds two new members

    August 18, 2015 8:39AM by Truck News

    TruckPro has added two new members to its growing network of locations. Schellenberg Heavy Equipment in La Crete, Alta. and Marick Diesel Inc. in Mont-Saint-Hiliare, Que. have joined the network. TruckPro now has more than 100 service centres, making it

  • Dealers, customers benefiting from DTNA’s Elite Support program

    July 28, 2015 7:13PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — It takes more than investments in bricks in mortar to expand the capacity and maximize the efficiency of a dealer network. Investments must also be made into new processes if dealerships are to make the most of

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    April 28, 2015 9:43AM by James Menzies

    Marc Poland, service manager at Sheehan’s Truck Centre, gave a presentation at Performance Innovation Transport’s (PIT) annual conference a couple months back and provided what I felt were some useful tips on how to expedite the service of your vehicle.

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    Service and its importance to the aftermarket

    January 30, 2015 8:58AM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – It wasn’t all parts and products talk at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) earlier this week. Lots of focus was actually placed on the role service plays in the industry. “The replacement parts business is

  • APTA honours members

    December 15, 2014 9:30AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — Five individuals were singled out by the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) for their contributions. This year the association’s annual banquet was held in Moncton, where the award winners were fêted. “We are pleased to pay tribute

  • Keller Equipment Supply to distribute EnviroLube

    November 17, 2014 8:44AM by Truck News

    Integrated Lube Services announced it has reached a deal with Keller Equipment Supply to distribute its EnviroLube vehicle service trench system to the Western Canada market. The EnviroLube is built of fiberglass and steel and has several advantages over traditional vehicle

  • Navigating the leasing landscape

    June 9, 2014 2:20PM by Carolyn Gruske

    Two trucking companies speak about their approaches to leasing , while those in the business give advice about how to pick the best leasing partner.