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 1225 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

East Manufacturing adds two sales agencies

East Manufacturing introduces two new manufacturers’ representative sales agencies that will be responsible for selling East’s heavy-duty trucking accessories (HDTA). The two new rep agencies are J&L Sales & Marketing, Sulligent, Ala., covering Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee, and Transportation Support Services, Inc., Princeton, Ill., covering Illinois, Minnesota, North ...

Dana upgrades app

Dana Holding Corporation says it has upgraded its free Spicer iPhone and iPad applications with nine additional technical calculators to aid aftermarket customers in making ...

CTDI launches Reman 8.0

CTDI, a global leader in electronics remanufacturing and logistics, has launched Reman 8.0 to provide a comprehensive solution for the growing challenges of servicing complex vehicle electronics. Mark Shasteen, CTDI Vice President, Automotive, says Reman 8.0 is a one-stop solution for vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive industry leveraging CTDI’s 38 years of technical ...

Utility company keeps up with PM for large mixed fleet

Tom Browne, Fleet Services Region Manager for Alabama Power Company, currently oversees more than 2,700 trucks and heavy equipment. He and his team are responsible for maintenance on each piece of equipment, which is in-service and scattered cross 52,423 square miles and all of Alabama’s 67 counties. “When we put a new truck ...

Truck tech trades tools for hockey mask

If you can’t find Bill Mihay under the hood of a Volvo truck, find the closest roller skating rink. A Volvo technician by trade for nearly eight years, Mihay has spent the last 10 months in the service department at TEC Equipment in Washington. That’s his real job. His real fun ...

Brazilian Ag aftermarket subject of new study

Researching the size and scope of the agriculture equipment aftermarket in Brazil is the goal of a new study being conducted by MacKay & Company. Citing the fact that more than 400,000 tractors and 47,000 combines were sold in Brazil since 2000, MacKay & Company has launched a study, ...

New app from Goodyear Engineered Products

Goodyear Engineered Products has released its new PartFinder mobile app. The company says its app allows users to easily find the right parts, including belts, hoses, tensioners, hydraulics and air springs. By scanning or entering your VIN, the app provides instant access to a complete list of parts compatible with ...

Paccar parts, aftermarket sales set record

David Danforth, PACCAR Parts general manager, said Tuesday the company's aftermarket parts segment turned in a record for quarterly sales helped by "improving truck utilization and the age of the North American industry truck fleet." Paccar's parts segment revenue hit $715.3 million in the third quarter, the company says. Mark Pigott, Paccar chairman ...

MAHLE names GM for tool and equipment segment

MAHLE Clevite Inc. has announced the appointment of Max Dull as general manager for its new division specializing in the tool and equipment segment. RELATED: MAHLE touts original turbocharger line With more than 30 years of industry experience, Dull will be responsible for RTI, a company MAHLE acquired on Jan. ...

Timken inventory management system awarded

The Timken Company announced Monday it has received the top award for category management from Pronto, one of the largest U.S. automotive buying groups. Timken supplies Pronto with a full line aftermarket products, including Timken hub unit bearings, tapered roller bearings, grease and seals. RELATED: Timken to split steel, bearing and ...

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