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

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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 aftermarket services. From the two years leading ... rolling out new mobile-friendly site has launched a mobile-friendly version of its website. "As our traffic has grown by 800 percent, we realized a good ...

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 ...

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Meritor adding 200 new parts to Euclid-brand

Meritor Inc. announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) in Las Vegas Tuesday it is expanding its Euclid-branded suspension product line by adding 200 new parts to its portfolio of more than 2,000 in-stock parts. “Euclid has been an invaluable part of the heavy-duty aftermarket for 75 years, ...

North End Spring celebrating 70 years

North End Spring will celebrated 70 years of offering truck and trailer springs and suspension hardware to the Manitoba area Feb. 1. Debbie Zajaros, the fourth owner of the business, purchased the company nine years ago from her father, Gordon Shawcross. Since 1945 the company has seen many changes to ...

Meritor expanding air disc brake product line

Meritor Inc. announced at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2015 (HDAW) in Las Vegas Tuesday the expansion of its air disc brake (ADB) product line and introduced updated parts catalogs to support rising market demand. The expansion, Meritor says, includes more than 150 part numbers for genuine Meritor ADB systems, ...

HDAW closes with traditional Pinewood Derby

The annual Pinewood Derby, sponsored by Minimizer, has become of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week's most anticipated events. This year, 23 companies entered the event.

Truck-Lite phasing in new packaging

Truck-Lite Co. LLC is in the process of unveiling new packaging designs on all polybags, retail boxes, and clamshell packaging. The initiative began rolling out shortly after the new year and will be completed by the end of the first quarter 2015, the company says. "Consumer packaging is a hugely influential ...