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November 1, 2021



The new omnichannel system is designed to enable the local branches and the web platform work together 'seamlessly,' making parts easily accessible when and where the customer needs it.

FleetPride launches ecommerce platform

The independent parts giant has invested in new omnichannel opportunities to build a more resilient supply chain with the customer in mind.


Industry Update

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Customer view: Fleets cannibalize parts to 'stop the bleeding'

Manufacturing, retail, and construction activity are high, creating good business for many carriers. But new-equipment shortages—order delays and even cancelations—aren’t making it easy to conduct business as usual.

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Wabash Msc Panels

Wabash honored for MSC technology

The molded structural composite products offer a 'new approach' to addressing equipment challenges that refrigerated carriers have been facing for years: thermal efficiency, strength, weight and longevity.

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Herding scapegoats

Commentary: The supply-chain blame game hits trailer manufacturers

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Keep on Trucking with In-Stock AR Steel

We have Valast® 450 AR steel in stock, ready to ship or cut to your needs. For tipper and dumper truck bodies, asphalt pavers, concrete mixer or refuse trucks.

Watch our videos to find out more.


Fabtech Kawi Robots

Pandemic, economy drive 67% jump in robot orders: A3

The third-highest quarter on record for robot units sold comes as companies realize that automating—either for the first time or in expanding use—will help businesses be better prepared to handle any upcoming issues, association says.

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Ideal for trailer manufacturers and body builders—the DELFLEET ESSENTIAL® paint system is the highly-productive, easy-to-use solution for creating durable, glossy finishes without breaking the bank.



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Manufacturing robust despite 'unprecedented hurdles': ISM

Challenges haven't deterred the manufacturers' outlook, as survey sentiment remains strongly optimistic with four positive growth comments for every cautious comment, according to the October report.

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SaltDogg® Municipal Spreaders

Many standard configurations available. Durable 304 stainless steel hoppers are equipped with rugged pintle chain feeds and hydraulic or electric drives. Custom options available on request. Call for quote.

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Haulmaax Ex

Hendrickson Haulmaax EX beefs up Autocar chassis

Haulmaax EX works to provide the versatility needed for trucks and tractors that operate both on- and off-highway

Spireon Fl Flex

Spireon highlights trailer tracking suite, cargo sensor

The updated line of Flex devices are faster to install with more power options, are wireless sensor-capable, and have an integrated cargo sensor.


Ata Mack Apu

Mack to offer factory-installed electric APU on Anthem sleepers

The Idle Free Series 5000 eAPU offers customers increased air-cooling capacity, reduced idling and simplified maintenance for improved total cost of ownership.

Ppg Wheel Refurb

PPG introduces CV wheel refurb solution

The PPG Envirocron family of powder coatings includes a new, direct-to-metal formulation that delivers exceptional appearance and corrosion protection with no need to prime.


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