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A Stumbling Poet Repeats Last Year’s Abysmal Failure

A Stumbling Poet Repeats Last Year’s Abysmal Failure

I attempted a rewrite of my last year’s poem in honor of the season, but once again after one stanza I’ve thrown in the towel…to wit:

It’s the Day Before Christmas…
And out in the ‘hoods
No trash trucks are hoisting
All those carts filled with goods

OK, it’s lame, and I’m

SelecTrucks Brings Back Walk-Away Lease Program

SelecTrucks Brings Back Walk-Away Lease Program

PORTLAND, Ore. – Dec. 1, 2016 – SelecTrucks has reintroduced its premier manufacturer-backed fair market value leasing program, SelectLease*.

Participating fleets will benefit from attractive monthly payments, zero to low down payment options, flexible lease terms ranging from 24 to 36 months, reduced ownership risk, and 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance included at

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid frame trucks are designed to haul large, abrasive, rocky materials on well maintained haul roads, says Scott Knoblauch, senior consultant with Caterpillar Inc. “Grades under 15% and long-haul road distances have minimal effect on rigid frame truck performance,” he says. “They also are designed to run well on long

TBEI Welcomes Douglas Street, North Central Territory Manager

TBEI Welcomes Douglas Street, North Central Territory Manager

Lake Crystal, Minn. – Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) is pleased to welcome Douglas Street as the new North Central Territory Manager for the Crysteel®, DuraClass®, and Rugby® brands.

Douglas comes to TBEI with over 24 years of experience within the industry, starting as Commercial Truck Sales Rep for

Daimler Trucks North America Announces Parts Distribution Center

Daimler Trucks North America Announces Parts Distribution Center

PORTLAND, Ore. – Feb. 11, 2016 – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), through its associated brands Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis and Alliance Truck Parts, has announced the opening of a new parts distribution center (PDC) in Dallas, Texas. This new facility is a major

A Live Poet’s Abysmal Failure

A Live Poet’s Abysmal Failure

I started to write a poem in honor of the season, but after one stanza I threw in the towel.

It’s the Day Before Christmas…
And out in the yard
Not a trash truck is hoisted
On its exhaust plume petard.

Petard? It’s the only thing I could come up with to rhyme with “yard”

New NASCAR Hauler Partnerships, Renewals for Freightliner Trucks

New NASCAR Hauler Partnerships, Renewals for Freightliner Trucks

PORTLAND, Ore. – Nov. 5, 2015 – Freightliner Trucks has announced a new five-year contract with defending NASCAR® XFINITY Series champions JR Motorsports and five-year contract extension with 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. Both racing teams now have agreements with Freightliner through the 2020 NASCAR season.

With the

New NASCAR Hauler Partnerships, Renewals for Freightliner Trucks

New NASCAR Hauler Partnerships, Renewals for Freightliner Trucks

PORTLAND, Ore. – Nov. 5, 2015 – Freightliner Trucks has announced a new five-year contract with defending NASCAR® XFINITY Series champions JR Motorsports and five-year contract extension with 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. Both racing teams now have agreements with Freightliner through the 2020 NASCAR season.

With the

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