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
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, 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’ 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
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.
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.
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
Fastport has announced its Top 12 finalists for its “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence,” a program dedicated to finding America’s top rookie military veteran driver. The program recognizes professional drivers who have made the successful transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet. Kenworth has teamed with Fastport, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and
FleetPride, a distributor of truck and trailer parts and service in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket, announced recently that it has acquired the assets of L&L Distributors, owned by Raymond Marchesiello. Founded in 1985, L&L Distributors has provided specialized parts in Pompano Beach, Riviera Beach, and Fort Pierce, Florida for over 37 years. The 48 employees of
Cargo control solutions manufacturer Kinedyne LLC introduces Kinedyne Defend, a new brand for the National Stock Number (NSN), National Aerospace Standards (NAS) and Military Specifications (MIL-SPEC) products within its military, government and specialty solutions division. Kinedyne Defend includes nearly 350 active NSN products including cargo nets, general strap assemblies and specialized cargo securement straps for aviation, aerospace, maritime,
Keller Trucking, a carrier and 3PL provider, recently announced the deployment of an Orange EV pure electric yard truck to a food manufacturing operation in Northwest Ohio. With this and planned future deployments, Keller Trucking is advancing its customer-commitment to provide responsive, resourceful, and reliable solutions that increase sustainability, safety, and efficiency. Keller Trucking will