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

Kenworth unveils new truck & more from MATS

Kenworth announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. the launch of a customized, limited edition, premium truck – the ICON 900. The ICON 900 is a highly stylized and modernized tribute to the classic W900L, a truck Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing ...

What your business can learn from Columbia House

When I was a kid, I was a member of a Compact Disc club. You know; the ones that sell you 10 CDs for a penny if you sign a contract. Selection was pretty limited but membership was a volume play. I’d get three CDs I really wanted, four ...

Always take notes

One of the main reasons customers offer feedback is because they want to help a business improve. Which is why even though it’s predominantly negative — ...

GALLERY: TRALA Technology Fair kicks off

More than 400 industry professionals are just outside Jacksonville, Fla. this week at the Truck Renting and Leasing Association’s (TRALA) 37th Annual Meeting at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Fla. The Technology Fair opened opened Wednesday morning with booth displays from several industry partners. The NationaLease System, Mack Leasing ...

GALLERY: Work Truck Show concludes

Friday marked the end of this year’s Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. Truck up-fitters, aftermarket suppliers, OEMs and a few dealers have descended on cold and snowy Indianapolis to one of the largest and most attended vocational truck shows in recent memory.

Work Truck Show Day 2

Truck Parts & Service rang in Day 2 at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. Tursday. Truck up-fitters, aftermarket suppliers and OEMs from all around the country have descended on snowy Indianapolis to one of the largest and most attended vocational truck shows in recent memory. Friday is ...

Work Truck Show Day 1

Truck Parts & Service is live at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. all this week. Truck up-fitters, aftermarket suppliers and OEMs from all around the country have descended on snowy Indianapolis to one of the largest and most attended vocational truck shows in recent memory.

Riding high tide in the aftermarket

More than 36 months removed from some of the toughest economic conditions the aftermarket has seen in a generation, trade winds have started to blow in favorable directions. Truck sales from 2006 and 2007 were at record levels and those units are now reaching a historically good timeframe for ...

Surplus-Solutions.com rolling out new mobile-friendly site

Surplus-Solutions.com has launched a mobile-friendly version of its website. "As our traffic has grown by 800 percent, we realized a good deal of our site visitors were using mobile devices and we wanted those users to have a better experience than before,"says Tom Brown, COO of Surplus-Solutions.com. "It is ...

The problem with selling solutions

How’s that old adage go? “People do business with people they like.” Yeah, that’s the one. Plenty of wisdom there, right? Funny thing about old adages; they’re old. Of course people do business with people they like. But they leave the people they like in the wake of doing business with people who bring ...

A you ready for PC-11?

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