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 1128 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

ACT EXPO rewind

Miss anything from this year's Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, Calif.? Here's a brief look at what you missed.

Stertil-Koni breaks sales record

Stertil-Koni says the company has achieved record results in heavy-duty vehicle lifts sales for the full year 2013. The company’s president, Dr. Jean DellAmore, further noted that ...

‘Braking Bad’ will present on vehicle safety inspections at GAAS

“Braking Bad,” the best team project from the University of the Aftermarket Leadership 2.0 professional development program, will present on ...

Phillips Industries adds 2 North American Territory Sales Managers

Phillips Industries has added two North American Territory Sales Managers. “Our customers in the U.S. and Canada will be supported by highly qualified people representing Phillips products.  Both Andy and Brent understand the business they are in and the challenges the industry experiences from time to time," Randy Walker, ...

FinditParts debuts new, revamped website

FinditParts unveiled a new website design Monday in an effort to "simplify the experience, making it easier to search and find the parts you need," according to company CEO David Seewack. "As a leading online distributor of heavy duty truck, trailer and tractor parts, we focused on improving the portal ...

Parts customers show Internet, digital preferences

Suppliers looking to reach their truck driver customers will find them in increasing numbers on the Internet. According to a recent report published by Truck Parts & Service's sister publication, Overdrive, an overwhelming majority (53 percent) of truck owner-operators surveyed preferred to receive trucking industry information from printed magazines but on digital ...

Meritor Training Truck rolls on

Meritor’s Training Truck has helped train more than 731 truck technicians since the vehicle was unveiled at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in January. In addition, Meritor’s district managers have trained scores of technicians at their local businesses. Meritor’s Aftermarket team, lead by Rick Martin, training manager, have helped 229 technicians ...

Jack Lorimer announces retirement from industry

Jack Lorimer, a long time automotive aftermarket and heavy-duty industry executive, announced his retirement  effective April 1, after 44 years in the industry. Lorimer began his career with Gates Rubber Company in 1970, and served as Zone Sales Manager at Champion Parts Rebuilders; General Manager at Patton Distributors; Vice ...

Bridgestone releases Tire Advisor app

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions (BCS) has introduced a mobile app designed to help tire dealers quickly access and compare information about the Bridgestone family of commercial tire brands. The Tire Advisor app, BCS says, is a one-stop resource connecting users to a comprehensive catalog offering multiple search capabilities with the ability ...

Avoiding a natural (gas) disaster

Natural gas. Think back over the last 12 months. How many articles have you read, or how many discussions have you been involved in, about natural gas? Dozens or more, right? There’s no question that finding a viable alternative fuel is a – if not the – hot button issue in ...