Articles by Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon serves as the Online Managing Editor for Truck Parts and Service and its sister site, Successful Dealer. Reach him at jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.

Jason Cannon has posted 1183 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

HDAW closes with traditional Pinewood Derby

The annual Pinewood Derby, sponsored by Minimizer, has become of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week's most anticipated events. This year, 23 companies entered the event.

Truck-Lite phasing in new packaging

Truck-Lite Co. LLC is in the process of unveiling new packaging designs on all polybags, retail boxes, and clamshell packaging. The initiative began rolling out shortly ...

Meritor growing wheel-end line

Meritor Inc. announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) Tuesday in Las Vegas that it is creating a one-stop resource for wheel-end solutions by ...

Knowing your customer’s personality type and adapting your pitch

The Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," is a solid adage. But it's not applicable in every situation, mostly because not everyone wants to be treated the same. "The Golden rule can backfire in interpersonal communications, because that person may not want to ...

Tim Bauer named director of reman for Meritor

Tim Bauer has been named director, Remanufacturing, North America for Meritor Inc. Bauer is responsible for overall leadership, growth and profitability of the company’s remanufacturing activities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. "Tim’s deep understanding of Meritor’s customers, competitors and the value of extending the life of a part ...

Fleet Engineers partnering with Freightliner Team Run Smart driver Henry Albert

Fleet Engineers, Inc. announced Wednesday at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas that it has formally partnered with Freightliner Team Run Smart driver and trucking fuel efficiency champion Henry Albert. Albert, owner of Statesville, N.C.-based Albert Transportation, Inc., has been a trucker since 1983 and currently operates a Freightliner ...

Meritor commits portion of proceeds of reman sales to aid wounded vets

Meritor, Inc. says it is launching “Shoes for Soldiers” to help severely wounded, injured or ill veterans become leaders in business, government and their communities by contributing a percentage of its remanufactured brake shoe sales to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation. The foundation’s 60-month program includes educational and financial support, monthly ...

Meritor seeking independent garages for ‘service point’ partnership

Meritor Inc. is looking for partners in independent service repair shops around the country. The company announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) Tuesday that it will launch a network of Meritor-approved repair shops with independent service garages (ISGs) across the U.S. and Canada. "This is a way for us ...

Aftermarket status check: Good and getting better

The tidal wave of truck sales from 2006 and 2007 have spent the last year crashing into the aftermarket, and the good new is those currents will sweep forward until at least 2019. From the two years leading through 2007, Class 8 truck sales reached records heights, combining for ...

Pete Joy elected to HD Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame

Pete Joy, vice president of sales & marketing for Phillips Industries, was elected to the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Industry Hall of Fame at HDAW Tuesday morning.