PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner trucks will now come standard with the lightweight Jost JSK36 fifth wheel, which will also be offered as an option on the Western Star 4700 and 4900.
“Jost International’s fifth wheel solutions are an ideal complement to our products. We depend on our partners to provide value-added solutions that contribute to our customers’ uptime,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “The low lifetime cost of ownership of Jost fifth wheels makes Jost a smart choice for our customer’s applications.”
“This new agreement with DTNA represents a significant advance in our domestic position,” added Rich Carroll, vice-president of sales and marketing with Jost. “Jost is the leading manufacturer of fifth wheels around the globe and this partnership positions us well in our progress towards market share leadership in North America.”
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