Jason Cannon

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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

Meritor named standard on fleet’s specialty, industrial trucks

Meritor, Inc. has been named standard axle supplier for Capacity Trucks’ specialty and industrial truck fleets, or sister site, Hard Working Trucks, reported Wednesday. "Drivetrain components are crucial to effectively and efficiently moving trailers from point A to point B, and we believe our long-term partnership with Meritor will ...

American Power Group adds Brewster

American Power Group Corporation announced its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc. has appointed Dana Brewster as regional business development manager, reporting to Steve Majkowski, vice president of sales and marketing. In his new role, APG says Brewster will be responsible for the development of APG’s on-highway and off-road vehicular business for the eastern half of ...

Gabriel E-catalog awarded

Gabriel's Web Catalog has been awarded a bronze Presidents Award in the Web Catalog Division at the 2013 National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA). Gabriel received the bronze President’s award for its 2013 Heavy-Duty E-Catalog. There were 25 entries in the Web Catalog division this year. “We appreciate the acknowledgement from NCMA of the quality of the Gabriel ...

Evans tapped to lead Meritor

Ivor J. Evans has been named Meritor chairman of the board, chief executive officer and president, effective immediately, the company said Friday. Evans, a member of the Board of Directors of Meritor since 2005, has been serving as the company’s executive chairman, interim chief executive officer and president since ...

Bendix names Platinum Distributors

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has honored 37 companies that have earned the program’s highest ranking of platinum, representing the top 10 percent of companies in the company's independent aftermarket distributor network. This year’s Bendix platinum distributors are: Acme Truck Brake & Supply Co. – Elk Grove, Ill.; Aetna Truck Parts ...

BBB Industries acquires QBR Brake

BBB Industries has acquired substantially all of the assets of QBR Brake, Inc. QBR is a remanufacturer and supplier of semi-loaded disc brake calipers and accessories to the automotive aftermarket in North America. “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of QBR Brake and are excited about ...

Pluss Corp. announces integration with Hino managed inventory program

Pluss Corporation, a provider of resource management software for truck and heavy-equipment dealers, distributors, fleet owners and repair facilities, says it has completed an integration with Hino Truck's managed inventory (HMI) program. “This integration will ensure that we have the right Hino parts in stock, at the right time to ...

Meritor posts net loss, gains in Aftermarket & Trailer segment

For the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, Meritor reported Wednesday sales of $993 million – an 11 percent decline from the same period last year. The company says the decrease was driven by lower sales in North America, the company’s military business and China. “Our performance this quarter was in line with ...

New app coordinates Dallas trucking events

A new app currently available for download in the Apple Store and via Google play offers a one-stop information shop for several industry events scheduled for Dallas in August. The app includes agendas, floor plans, exhibitors and sponsors, session descriptions and speaker bios for the Great American Trucking Show ...

Stoops Freightliner opens CNG/LNG service center

Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer of Indianapolis has opened its new CNG/LNG service facility. "As a result of Jeff Stoops owning and operating one of the largest refrigerated carriers in the Midwest during the 1980’s, Stoops Freightliner has always considered service support and parts availability of paramount importance," Mike Comer, Heavy Duty Equipment ...