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Swint Named Head of Travis Body and Trailer

Stuart Swint was named general manager and president of Travis Body and Trailer, whose current head is retiring.

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J.B. Poindexter Acquires Masterack

Masterack LLC, maintains its corporate headquarters in Decatur, Ga., a manufacturing plant in Social Circle, Ga., and five company-owned installation facilities across the United States. It will operate as an independent business unit within JBPCO.

Photo of 2017 Transit Connect courtesy of Ford.

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Auto Truck Group Begins Transit Connect Ship-Thru

The Auto Truck Group will begin using its New Jersey facility to offer ship-through services for the Transit Connect compact van under a new agreement with Ford, the upfitter has announced.

Photo: Wabash National

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Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme

Impact that rising tide of e-commerce shipping is having on the need for more “final mile” deliveries cited as driving factor behind acquisition.

SMUCK

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IMT Names New Sales Team Members

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), a manufacturer of service vehicles, truck-mounted cranes, hydraulic loaders, and air compressors, announced two new hires for its sales team.

The 18,000 square foot facility is designed and equipped to manufacture Future Line’s rapidly expanding line of aluminum truck bodies. (Photo courtesy of Future Line)

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Future Line Opens New Manufacturing Facility

Future Line Manufacturing, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has announced the opening of its latest manufacturing facility.

FAY

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Auto Truck Group Hires Vocational Fleet Sales Manager

Auto Truck Group has hired Moza Fay as a vocational fleet sales manager, the upfitter has announced.

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Work Truck Solutions Acquires $5M in Financing

Work Truck Solutions, a commercial truck inventory solutions provider, has completed a Series B Preferred Stock financing round of $5 million.

Chart courtesy of NTEA and the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Bureau of Labor Statistics Creates Price Indexes

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) created four new producer price indexes (PPIs) for the truck equipment industry — two codes for vans, one for service bodies and one for upfits.

OPPERMAN

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Stellar Names Assistant Product Manager

Adam Oppermann has joined the Stellar team as an assistant product manager where he will be instrumental in helping plan, organize, and control new product development from conceptual stage thru the product lifecycle.

FleetFAQ

Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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