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October 16, 2017

VIPAR Establishes Disaster Relief Fund

The VIPAR Heavy Duty family of companies has established a relief fund to help the employees of VIPAR Heavy Duty, Power Heavy Duty and other aftermarket warehouse distributors severely impacted by the recent hurricanes and earthquakes.

September 6, 2017

Florida Braces for Hurricane Irma’s Impact

Hurricane Irma, already one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever develop in the Atlantic, will likely make landfall on the U.S. mainland by the end of the week. In preparation, state and federal agencies are already declaring an emergency on the ground.

September 1, 2017

FMCSA Suspends Rules in 26 States to Help Fuel, Supplies Flow after Harvey

To aid in the effort to bring supplies and fuel to areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the State of Texas have lifted several trucking regulations to cut down on red tape and smooth the flow of goods.

August 29, 2017

UPS, FedEx Pledge $1 Million to Harvey Recovery Effort

UPS and FedEx have both pledged $1 million through charitable foundations in support of recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following the devastation from Hurricane Harvey.

August 27, 2017

Harvey Causing Historic Flooding in South Texas

With the National Weather Service calling Hurricane Harvey "unprecedented" and "beyond anything experienced," hundreds of highways are closed, trucking is already mobilizing relief, and at least one trucker was among the thousands who had to be rescued over the weekend.

April 15, 2016

Salvation Army's Disaster Relief Van

The Salvation Army is using a high-roof Ford Transit 350 van as a disaster relief vehicle in southeast Michigan. Here's a closer look at the mobile kitchen, LED strobe lighting, and other custom features added by upfitter Technosports Creative. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Ford.

April 15, 2016

Ford Donates Custom Transit to Salvation Army

Ford has donated a custom Transit Van to support the Salvation Army's disaster relief efforts in southeast Michigan, Ford has announced.

September 8, 2015

Ram Truck Brand Creates ‘Ram Nation’ Volunteer Corps

Tapping into the natural instinct of truck owners to lend a helping hand to family, friends, and neighbors when a need arises, Ram Truck has launched “Ram Nation” to help its owners and dealers come together for disaster relief and community service initiatives.

June 8, 2015

Utility Provides Mobile Power Support for Texas Flood Relief

The Power2Serve truck is set up to provide power and connectivity for a non-profit disaster relief organization of veterans, first responders and civilians coordinating clean-up, debris removal and volunteer management in Hays and Caldwell counties.

June 3, 2015

Ford Donates Transit Vans to Red Cross Fleet

Ford Motor Company Fund has donated five Ford Transit vans to the American Red Cross to add to the company's fleet of more than 3,000 vans that support disaster relief.

March 30, 2015

Utilities Awarded for Response Times and Safety Efforts

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently recognized 17 utility crews for their safety and response efforts in 2014 and late 2013.

November 21, 2014

Navistar Introduces Vehicle for Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Navistar, Inc. partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International DuraStar Multi-Purpose Vehicle — a truck designed to aid in disaster relief efforts.

October 15, 2014

Two Major Utilities Sign Cross-Continent Mutual Aid Agreement

To better deploy employees and equipment in the face of major storms and natural disasters, two major utilities in California and Florida signed a mutual aid agreement for the first time.

August 26, 2014

Donated Bucket Truck Aids in Guatemala Disaster Recovery

Minnkota Power Cooperative Inc. donated a bucket truck to the San Pedro Sacatepequez, San Marcos in Guatemala to help the municipal utility recover from the recent earthquake.

November 22, 2013

Utility Crews Work Around the Clock During Storm

Utility companies in Illinois and surrounding states had their work cut out for them this past week after the tornadoes that struck Illinois on Nov. 17. Countless hours were spent before, during, and after the storm to ensure customers were being communicated with and had services restored as quickly as possible.

September 30, 2013

Consumers Energy to Roll Out Mobile Storm Units for Faster Service Restoration

Strategically located in Grand Rapids, Jackson, and Cadillac, Mich., the mobile storm units will be deployed to areas where powerful storms are forecast to hit, and will serve as staging areas for crews performing service restoration.

November 13, 2012

DUECO, Inc. Provides Crews and Equipment to Support Hurricane Sandy Clean Up

WAUKESHA, WI – DUECO, Inc. has customers throughout the East Coast and elsewhere in the country working their DUECO built trucks and crews hard to restore power throughout the area.

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