Meritor launches search tool for trailer axle components

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Updated May 6, 2021
The Trailer Axle Components Selector Tool helps users find the correct axle step by step.
The Trailer Axle Components Selector Tool helps users find the correct axle step by step.

Meritor Inc. announced the launch of its new tool on that makes it simple to identify the correct components for trailer axles and wheel ends.

The Trailer Axle Components Selector Tool identifies the correct aftermarket part number in six categories: brake drums, hardware kits, lined shoe kits, wheel seals, wheel bearings and hubs. The selector tool is intended to improve fleet uptime by shortening searches and reducing the number of incorrect or inaccurate orders. It was developed in response to customer requests for a way to better identify aftermarket components, Meritor says.

“Obtaining the right component quickly and easily is key to providing timely maintenance and upkeep,” said Christy Westrich, director of Customer Loyalty for Meritor. “We will continue to invest in developing tools and services that make the job easier for parts personnel.”

The Trailer Axle Components Selector Tool is one of the latest enhancements to, Meritor’s 24-hour, aftermarket e-commerce platform and digital parts resource for warehouse distributors, OEMs, dealers, fleets and independent service garages, the company says.

Other site features include:

  • Xpress Facts landing pages, which offer quick access to product line overviews, announcements and access to literature, training, videos and more
  • Gallery-style viewing that showcases all parts categories within a specific product line for easier navigation
  • Expanded bill of material functionality to help users compare component pricing for assemblies and kits
  • Sign-up options for notification alerts so customers can receive real-time updates on the status of their orders via email and/or text message

“Meritor will continue to enhance the site as part of its M2022 strategic goal to exceed customer expectations,” Westrich says.        

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