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Cummins names engine boss company president, COO

Rich Freeland, Cummins' Engine Business President since 2010, has been named company president and Chief Operating Officer, the company announced. As Cummins' engine boss, Freeland oversaw development, manufacturing, marketing and sales for the ...

Stoops Freightliner performs well at tech championships

Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer Service Technicians led the way at this year’s 74th annual Indiana Motor Truck Association Truck Driving and Technician Championships. Seventy four technicians competed in this year’s event in which Jason Monjon, of ...

Custom paint proves effective tool to move used trucks

In the State of Alabama, football is a pretty big deal. And in some cases, it’s pretty big business. The state’s two flagship institutions – Auburn University and the University of Alabama – ...

Stoops Freightliner nomination form

Environmental initiatives: • We have replaced approximately seventy five percent of all facility lighting to be more energy efficient and environmentally friendly . • Converted 4 bays to CNG/LNG • Paper/cardboard recycling program in all ...

Successful Dealer Award finalist: The Pete Store

Each of the five finalists for our Second Annual Successful Dealer Award will be profiled in the coming weeks. The finalists are CIT Group, Inc.; Truck Centers, Inc.; Freightliner of St. Cloud; The Pete Store ...

Peterbilt of Ontario sold to Cervus Equipment

Cervus Equipment Corp. has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Peterbilt of Ontario Inc. for approximately $25.5 million. "This acquisition extends our relationship with Peterbilt and expands our transportation business into the largest freight market in Canada," says Graham Drake, President and CEO of Cervus. The transaction is expected to close on or about July 21 and is subject to regulatory and third part approvals. Peterbilt of Ontario Inc. was established ...

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Freightliner of St. Cloud nomination form

Environmental initiatives:  • We’ve equipped all of the parts team’s trucks with GPS tracking to help us better manage routes for efficiency and lower fuel use. As a result, we’ve cut 64 miles ...

May trailer orders up more than 50 percent

May net trailer orders rose 52 percent year-over-year, according to ACT Research, with backlog, build, inventory and shipments less than 1 percent off from April. “This stability provides a solid foundation for the ...

Is Paccar the ultimate fahrvergnügen?

Volkswagen Group refuted Thursday reports that it was interested in bidding for U.S. truck-maker Paccar in 2015. But that hasn't stopped me from sitting here all day and wondering what a Volkswagen/Paccar ...

June truck orders jump 41 percent

North American Class 8 truck net orders jumped a whopping 41 percent year-over-year in June according to FTR. The 26,255 units ordered last month represented the best June numbers since 2005.  Class 8 ...

Volkswagen denies interest in Paccar takeover

Volkswagen Group refuted Thursday reports that it was interested in bidding for U.S. truck-maker Paccar. According to Reuters, Daimler's commercial vehicle boss Wolfgang Bernhard earlier Thursday cited "sources" saying Volkswagen intended to bid ...

CIT Group, Inc. nomination form

Environmental initiatives:  Environmental Initiatives for new locations and remodeled locations include: Energy Efficiency Evaluation, resulting in upgrades of lighting fixtures, upgrade energy efficient bulbs, Occupancy Motion Detectors, radiant heating, increased green space - ...

2014 rewind: Top SD stories from 2014

The new year isn't so new anymore, with six full months under our belts. Here's a look back at 14 of the "biggest" stories from Successful Dealer so far in 2014. Top stories were ...
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