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TowMate Granted Five-year Extension on FMCSA Exemption

Feb 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

TowMate has announced that it has been granted another five-year exemption extension on the Federal Motor Carriage Safety Association’s (FMCSA) regulations on tow lights. “Under the current laws, all lamps must be wired and draw their power from the towing or hauling vehicle,” states a […]



Gene McKinney Joins Fitzgerald Towing & Recovery Equipment

Feb 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Fitzgerald Towing & Recovery Equipment has announced the addition of Gene McKinney to its leadership team as general manager. McKinney joins from Jerr-Dan Corporation, where he was Southeast Regional Manager. “I saw a great opportunity here” McKinney says. “I really appreciate the aggressive growth of […]



 Peterbilt Reaches 1,000,000 Vehicle Milestone 

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On January 10, Peterbilt Motors Company announced the production of the 1,000,000th Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. “The production of one million trucks is a proud moment, and the Model 567 Heritage […]



Isuzu Breaks Sales Records

Jan 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced that it broke two sales records in 2017, making last year its new benchmark for retail sales of Isuzu-brand trucks and Isuzu parts. This marks the third year in a row that Isuzu has established records in these […]



The Will-Burt Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Jan 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

On January 31, 1918, Burton W. Cope signed incorporation documents creating The Will-Burt Company in Orrville, Ohio. The company’s history can be traced back to 1894 when the Cope brothers opened a general repair shop. They took on partner William Tschantz. “Will” Tschantz and “Burt” […]



Beacon Software to Host Live YouTube Dispatch Anywhere Training Tips Seminar  

Jan 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

  Wednesday, January 17th Subject: Creating and Accepting Digital Calls 10:00 am, PST 11:00 am, MST 12:00 pm, CST 1:00 pm, EST   New or existing Dispatch Anywhere customers are invited to join a live online seminar with Matt Tortorici, Beacon Software Training Manager. This dispatch […]



SCCA-Certified Testing for New Isuzu Class 6 truck

Jan 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has announced the results of independent testing of its all-new FTR. The testing pitted the Isuzu against five of its top competitors in five areas important to owners and operators of Class 6 trucks. “When we introduced the FTR […]



Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

Dec 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global […]



Justin Palmer Named President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (FUSO) has promoted Justin Palmer to the position of president and CEO, effective November 30, 2017. He replaces Jecka Glasman, who is leaving FUSO to return to Israel, her home country, for family reasons. Palmer has spent the last […]



Ramsey Industries Receives Equity Investment from Norwest Equity Partners to Drive Next Phase of Growth

Dec 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Industry News

Ramsey Industries (“Ramsey” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of service cranes, industrial and commercial winches, planetary gear, and digger drives, announced that it has received a significant capital investment from Norwest Equity Partners (“NEP”), a leading middle market investment firm founded in 1961. The […]