Removing security locks can be frustrating. For example: Lunch time!
I grab the bread and begin to unwind the bag twist tie only to discover it grows tighter. Maybe the wire in the tie got knotted together? Or maybe someone thought twisting the tie 50 times would be funny. Am I tightening the tie instead of loosening it? Turning the tie counter-clockwise to the left
Wrapmate introduces franchise wraps and graphics program
Wrapmate recently announced that it’s bringing its network of more than 1,400 vehicle graphics professionals to franchisors nationwide in an all-new product offering for franchises to receive vehicle wraps for all their company vehicles across all U.S. markets. Now, franchisors nationwide can wrap anywhere from one to 10,000 vehicles in every major market. The core
Intelligent Imaging Systems rebranded as Drivewyze Infrastructure Services
Intelligent Imaging Systems (IIS), a transportation safety technology integrator for transportation and law enforcement agencies across North America, is now operating under the Drivewyze brand as Drivewyze Infrastructure Services. According to Brian Heath, CEO of Drivewyze, while there is a change in name, there will be no change in the company’s commitment to developing the industry’s most
CarriersEdge course helps prevent injuries while operating a tanker
CarriersEdge has introduced a course to help drivers avoid injuries while performing tasks directly or indirectly related to operating a tanker. The “Tanker Injury Prevention” course focuses on risks associated with getting in and out of the cab, climbing on and off the tanker, securing the cargo, and handling hoses while loading and unloading cargo.
Dynamic introduces 28-piece insulated tool set
The Dynamic tool brand has introduced a 28-piece insulated tool set for commercial and residential electricians, industrial maintenance professionals, mobile/field service technicians and electric vehicle (EV) mechanics. Each tool within the set has been tested to 10,000 AC and is VDE certified to 1,000 VAC in compliance with IEC 60900, the company says. Dynamic’s new
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia and Steelworkers Union agree on new four-year contract at Salem Plant
Continuing its strong relationship with its union partners, Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia announced it has agreed in principle on a new four-year contract with United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1023. Tetsuro “Tex” Murakami, president of Salem, Virginia-based YTMV, made the announcement. Local 1023 represents approximately 500 employees at the Salem plant. The new agreement will replace
FordDirect, Work Truck Solutions partner on commercial dealership offerings
Work Truck Solutions recently announced a strategic partnership with FordDirect to assist Ford and Lincoln dealers. This partnership provides Ford dealers with the choice of two unique Work Truck Solutions offerings created specifically to serve the commercial department needs of a single manufacturer’s entire dealer body. As part of this partnership, FordDirect will connect Ford and Lincoln
HDA Truck Pride member AA Wheel & Truck Supply acquires Casper Brake & Clutch
HDA Truck Pride member, AA Wheel & Truck Supply, a distributor of truck and trailer parts throughout the Midwest, has announced that it has acquired Kansas City-based Casper Brake & Clutch and relocated Casper’s reline shop and team members to its North Kansas City AA Wheel & Truck Supply warehouse and brake shop. Since 1929,
PACCAR Parts opens new parts distribution center￼
PACCAR Parts’ new parts distribution center (PDC) in Louisville, Kentucky, is now fully operational. The 260,000-square-foot facility will offer next-day delivery and has the capacity to store over 80,000 parts. The distribution center is PACCAR Parts’ 18th PDC, increasing global capacity to more than 3.4 million square feet of warehouse space. PACCAR Parts says its
Vander Haag’s announces new Louisville, Kentucky location
HDA Truck Pride member Vander Haag’s recently announced its newest store now open in Louisville, Kentucky, located at 405 Maclean Ave, Suite 5D. Vander Haag’s other locations include Spencer, Des Moines, and Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Kansas City, Missouri, Winamac and Indianapolis, Indiana, and Columbus, Ohio.
A hospitable approach to truck maintenance
As summer draws towards a close, many of us are anticipating those final, enjoyable outside gatherings before the weather changes. Preparing for these events will include a list of those who we hope invite. Getting ignored or left out from a party can leave some a bit miffed, which does not help for lasting relationships.
First Call Truck Parts announces new Thomasville, Georgia location
HDA Truck Pride member First Call Truck Parts, based in Tallahassee, Fla., is opening its newest location in Thomasville, Georgia. The branch will be located at 1113 West Jackson Street. First Call Truck Parts has been servicing the tri-state area in the Southeast for over 20 years. First Call Truck Parts is a partner with