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 1161 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Daimler, Navistar honor top techs

Adarryl Matthews, express assessment coordinator at Peach State Freightliner in Forest Park, Ga., has won a Snap-on toolbox in a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) ...

Top 10 of 2013: FleetPride nabs exec from Office Depot

The No. 7 story from Truck Parts & Service came from January when FleetPride, Inc. announced that Kevin A. Peters had been appointed the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Peters joined FleetPride after five years at Office Depot, where he most recently served as President, North America. RELATED: No. 8 of Top 10 of 2013: Navistar ...

How will your business close the books on 2013?

Top 10 of 2013: Navistar nabs Kozek from Pete

The eighth most-read article from Truck Parts & Service came from May when Navistar announced it had appointed former Peterbilt General Manager Bill Kozek, its president of its North American truck and parts business. After a 26-year career with Paccar, Kozek succeeded Jack Allen, who was promoted to chief operating ...

eCommerce, aftermarket, branding experts to present at HDAW

Joel Mann, Senior Vendor Manager for Truck Accessories for Amazon.com and David Seewack, President and CEO of Finditparts.com will present a segment titled “The Rise of the eAftermarket –How eCommerce is Changing the Industry”, at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week next month in Las Vegas. The duo will present their ...

Top 10 of 2013: NatGas conversion kits

The No. 9 most-read article from Truck Parts & Service looked at natural gas conversion kits. While it’s true that natural gas engines can greatly lower a fleet’s fuel costs, those cost benefits don’t come without upfront expenses. RELATED: No. 10 of Top 10 of 2013: Service opportunities expected to grow  New natural ...

Jason Swann wins Rush Tech Rodeo

Rush Truck Center – Dallas technician Jason Swann took home $15,500 in cash and prizes Tuesday night along with bragging rights for the next 12 months – not to mention a dollar an hour pay raise. Swann was named Overall Grand Champion at the 2013 Rush Tech Rodeo Tuesday night, also ...

Top 10 of 2013: Service opportunities expected to grow

The No. 10 story from Truck Parts & Service looked closely at dealers and independent service providers trying to sell their services to fleet owners. RELATED: No. 9 of Top 10 of 2013: NatGas conversion kits  John Blodgett, of MacKay & Company, says a recent company survey showed 75 percent of all fleet ...

Hendrickson releases universal tilt mount bumper for ProStar

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim announced Monday the release of its All Makes AERO CLAD bumper for ProStar with universal tilt mount that retrofits all model year trucks. Hendrickson says the uniquely engineered design will convert any fixed mount bumper into a tilt mount configuration and is fully compatible regardless ...

How fast can you change disc brakes?

As part of the 2013 Rush Truck Center Tech Rodeo in San Antonio this week, Bendix sponsored a Professional Brake Replacer Competition. Dustin Stephens, a technician from Rush's recent acquisition in St. Louis, was one of several technicians on-hand who competed for a $350 prize and title of Top Professional ...