Distributors, Upfitters http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en Shop of the Future http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/shop-future <div class="field-deck"> Truck equipment distributors and industry experts see dramatic changes in technology contributing to improvements in efficiency </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Truck equipment distributors and industry experts weigh in with their concepts of a dramatically different future with massive shop technology</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/shop-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/shop-future#comments Trailer Dealers Distributors, Upfitters Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:07:00 +0000 60741 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com A new generation of distributors http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/new-generation-distributors <div class="field-deck"> March 2017 editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the things we have always appreciated about truck equipment distributors is that many of these companies continue to be family businesses. But you don’t pass down a family business like it’s some sort of heirloom. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/new-generation-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/new-generation-distributors#comments Distributors, Upfitters Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:09:00 +0000 60731 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com How one distributor is combining the best of two generations to perpetuate his business and satisfy his customers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/how-one-distributor-combining-best-two-generations-perpetuate-his-business-an <div class="field-deck"> In face of family emergency, younger generation steps up, keeps Nichols Fleet Equipment thriving </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Read how the younger generation steps up, keeps Nichols Fleet Equipment thriving in face of family emergency</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/how-one-distributor-combining-best-two-generations-perpetuate-his-business-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/how-one-distributor-combining-best-two-generations-perpetuate-his-business-an#comments Distributors, Upfitters Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:38:00 +0000 60761 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Nichols Fleet Equipment in Chattanooga TN is alive and well after Nick, David Sr and David &ldquo;Buzz&rdquo; Nichols Jr came together to work through a family crisis the past few months.</p> Photos: Nichols Fleet Equipment http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/photos-nichols-fleet-equipment <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photos of how the younger generation steps up, keeps Nichols Fleet Equipment thriving in face of family emergency</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/photos-nichols-fleet-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/photos-nichols-fleet-equipment#comments Distributors, Upfitters Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:31:00 +0000 60751 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Reliable Truck & Trailer Names New VP, Moves to New Location in Indianapolis http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/reliable-truck-trailer-names-new-vp-moves-new-location-indianapolis <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Founder Tom Beale has expanded Reliable Truck &amp; Trailer&rsquo;s footprint by moving its Indianapolis operations to 2203 Oliver Street and hiring Vice President/General Manager Jeff Eudy.</p> <p>&ldquo;Jeff&rsquo;s experience in negotiating mutually beneficial partnerships combined with his focus on process improvements fits well with Reliable&rsquo;s long term goals and we are excited that he&rsquo;s agreed to join our team,&rdquo; said owner and President, Tom Beale.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/reliable-truck-trailer-names-new-vp-moves-new-location-indianapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/reliable-truck-trailer-names-new-vp-moves-new-location-indianapolis#comments Distributors, Upfitters News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:54:00 +0000 60651 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Mountain Tarp Opens Installation and Repair Facility in Cincinnati http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/mountain-tarp-opens-installation-and-repair-facility-cincinnati <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.mountaintarp.com_&amp;d=DwMFAg&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=WEa523j9oXFddpoygX1PqNHuYsfOddm1HxUDgbotGLs&amp;m=zxoSRPJXmB43eoUDTIlVt0yHB0pXX2dCUBOjEWUf2PM&amp;s=-QkXubvDMUGHf2-59wFSCeIeZ5-avY7mAJuu3gZ53j8&amp;e=">Mountain Tarp</a>, a <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.wastequip.com_&amp;d=DwMFAg&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=WEa523j9oXFddpoygX1PqNHuYsfOddm1HxUDgbotGLs&amp;m=zxoSRPJXmB43eoUDTIlVt0yHB0pXX2dCUBOjEWUf2PM&amp;s=fzaGLGHsPfhROSIkysawFK_i6xfwZocmlnIn_j0fys8&amp;e=">Wastequip</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/mountain-tarp-opens-installation-and-repair-facility-cincinnati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/mountain-tarp-opens-installation-and-repair-facility-cincinnati#comments Distributors, Upfitters News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:37:00 +0000 60511 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com The tangled web of cyber-crime http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/tangled-web-cyber-crime <div class="field-deck"> Computer experts dive into the dangers that can befall businesses that are not being proactive about protection </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brian Hill and Mark Lanterman of Computer Forensic Services (CFS) provided realistic advice for cyber protection as they discussed recent high-profile cyber-crime events</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/tangled-web-cyber-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-dealers/tangled-web-cyber-crime#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Trailer Dealers Distributors, Upfitters Mon, 06 Mar 2017 21:07:00 +0000 60101 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Spartan Opens New Cargo Van and Fleet Upfit Facility in Kansas City http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/spartan-opens-new-cargo-van-and-fleet-upfit-facility-kansas-city <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Spartan&nbsp;Fleet Vehicles and Services, a business unit of <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__globalmessaging2.prnewswire.com_clickthrough_servlet_clickthrough-3Fmsg-5Fid-3D8417546-26adr-5Forder-3D144-26url-3DaHR0cDovL3d3dy5zcGFydGFubW90b3JzLmNvbS8-252FdXRtX3NvdXJjZT1QcmVzc1JlbGVhc2UmdXRt-250AX21lZGl1bT1WZWxvY2l0eVBSJnV0bV9jYW1wYWlnbj1QUg-253D-253D&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=WEa523j9oXFddpoygX1PqNHuYsfOddm1HxUDgbotGLs&amp;m=TRIf0eJDtlo7d1jsZb1YNukihX4606Hlr8-bQmSJ5vE&amp;s=3PCaqCkPx4z_6IrrSX78qc1pl6ZtSEoSjJt8Aw9AqEw&amp;e=" target="_blank">Sp</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/spartan-opens-new-cargo-van-and-fleet-upfit-facility-kansas-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/spartan-opens-new-cargo-van-and-fleet-upfit-facility-kansas-city#comments Distributors, Upfitters News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:09:00 +0000 59631 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Badger Truck Equipment Named Wisconsin Dealer for Schmidt Snow and Ice Equipment http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/badger-truck-equipment-named-wisconsin-dealer-schmidt-snow-and-ice-equipment <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Badger Truck Equipment (BTE) has been named the exclusive Wisconsin dealer for Schmidt Snow and Ice Equipment. BTE has installed and deployed two Schmidt Stratos spreader units on vehicles for Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/badger-truck-equipment-named-wisconsin-dealer-schmidt-snow-and-ice-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/badger-truck-equipment-named-wisconsin-dealer-schmidt-snow-and-ice-equipment#comments Distributors, Upfitters News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:20:00 +0000 59611 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Venco Venturo Opens Factory Installation Center http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/venco-venturo-opens-factory-installation-center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Venco Venturo Industries LLC has opened the Venturo Installation Center (VIC) at its manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio.</p> <p>The plant, which manufactures Venturo truck cranes and Venco dump hoists, will include a skilled team of mechanics to immediately start up-fitting all of the company&rsquo;s products, including Venturo crane and service body packages, Ferrari articulating cranes, Boss air compressors and Venco dump hoists.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/venco-venturo-opens-factory-installation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/venco-venturo-opens-factory-installation-center#comments Distributors, Upfitters News Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:18:00 +0000 59321 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com