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Oshkosh Corporation Named To 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company List

Mar 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) has been named to the 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® list by the Ethisphere Institute, which defines and advances the standards of ethical businesses. Oshkosh is one of 131 companies representing 54 industry sectors in 21 countries on five continents named […]



When Backing a Tow Truck with a Vehicle in Tow

Mar 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Tow Tip

Make small corrections while backing. If you begin to drift off course, correct by turning the steering wheel in the direction of the drift. If this doesn’t work, stop, pull forward and get lined up again or you can easily force the vehicle into a […]



Basics

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

Assuming your HD underlift has the power to do so, its lifting power will depend on several factors — the wheelbase of your tow truck, the front axle weight of your tow truck (not the rating but actual empty weight), and the distance the underlift […]



Staying Positive in a Negative World

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Features, Geri Roskopf's Blog

How do you stay positive in a negative world? Unfortunately, due to the nature of towing for law enforcement, we all too often encounter rudeness, impatience, sarcasm, yelling and demanding attitudes. I guess it’s a way to take out whatever frustrations people are dealing with. […]



All-New 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty Chassis Cab

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Ford has introduced the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab. The new F-350, F-450 and F-550 cab lineup features: • Front gross axle weight rating of up to 7,500 lbs. • Best-in-class gross combined weight rating of up to 40,000 lbs. • 330 […]



Zacklift International Launches New Website

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Zacklift International, Inc. has launched an updated, interactive website, www.Zacklift.com, that features scaling calculations and ratings among other functionalities. In addition to the technical highlights, new images demonstrate the use of Zacklift equipment, including the new Patriot R.T.U. (removable towing unit) with a Zacklift 353, […]



Calling All Antique Tow Trucks — Join the Parade

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Spotlight

This year’s Tennessee Tow Show celebration of the industry’s 100th year, in conjunction with the International Towing & Recovery Museum, will feature a 100-tow truck parade through the heart of Chattanooga on Saturday night — and the more antique trucks the better. Have an antique or older-model […]



Buying Equipment

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Jack Schrock's Blog

When purchasing towing equipment, understanding the various elements of the transaction can save you money. From the viewpoint of the T & R equipment dealer, the following are the basic elements of the sale that can affect your final price: 1 – The make, model […]



Isuzu Unveils New Class 6 Medium-duty Truck

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: New Products

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has unveiled an all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment — the 2018 Isuzu FTR. The company made the announcement today at the National Truck Equipment Association’s 2016 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The F-Series truck is […]



Worldwide Equipment Sales Receives Digital Magazine Coverage

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Industry News

Worldwide Equipment Sales recently received press in thedirtonline.com — a digital magazine that, according to their website, “represents both the dirt that can be found covering industry trucks, clothes and hands and the unearthing of interesting news and features … in the world of commercial […]