Jason Cannon

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 1122 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

The white stuff: Turning a white paper into a salesperson

Companies spend truckloads of cash every year on marketing initiatives for which they don’t even know how to calculate their return on investment. Print and digital advertisements and social media campaigns are key components in an effective marketing strategy, but there is much more out there that compliment them. A ...

Betts Company launches new corporate website

Betts Company has rolled out a new corporate website at www.betts1868.com. The website serves as the centerpiece of a new branding ...

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WABCO U graduates 100,000th participant

WABCO Holdings Inc.'s professional training organization, WABCO University, recently graduated its 100,000th participant. A record number of more than 14,000 customers from 51 countries completed training courses at WABCO University in 2013 alone, an increase of four percent compared to the previous year. In total, WABCO University conducted more than 1,200 ...

New lightweight sidewall

Supreme Industries has introduced a new lightweight sidewall, which the company says will allow fleet operators and other delivery truck owners to increase payload capacity, decreasing their overall operating costs per load. FiberPanel HC, the truck body side wall design exclusive to Supreme Industries, is now available on ...

Watson & Chalin introduces expedited shipping

Watson & Chalin introduced Tuesday its X-TRAC expedited shipping program. The program, the company says, allows customers to order up to three selected lift axles and have them shipped from a number of strategic locations throughout North America, with an expected delivery time of 48-72 hours. “In this time sensitive ...

Jacobs retiring from Phillips Industries

John Jacobs, Vice President of Engineering for Phillips Industries, has retired effective today. Over 32 years, Jacobs has created a tremendous legacy not only at Phillips but throughout the heavy duty industry with his innovative ideas and problem solving spirit. Jacobs was instrumental in designing and developing many of the ...

DTNA rolls out new parts ordering platform for fleets

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced Tuesday the launch of a new online parts ordering tool. Pinnacle Truck Parts, an e-commerce platform that facilitates transactions between customers and DTNA’s parts and service network, was created to deliver uptime by simplifying and expediting the parts ordering process. It is the latest addition ...

Registration open for Truck Product Conference

Registration is now open for the Truck Product Conference, your chance to preview next year's vocational truck and product offerings from 11 leading chassis manufacturers. This year's event is scheduled Sept. 16 - Sept. 18, 2014 at the adoba hotel Dearborn/Detroit. The event provides upfitters and companies with an opportunity to ask questions ...

Meritor settles antitrust suit with Eaton for $500M

Eaton will pay half a billion dollars to settle an antitrust lawsuit filed by Meritor, Inc. nearly eight years ago. Meritor Inc. said Monday that ZF Meritor LLC, a joint venture between a Meritor, Inc. subsidiary and ZF Friedrichshafen AG, and Meritor Transmission Corporation, reached a settlement agreement with Eaton Corporation relating to the ...