Load King Announces New 60-Ton Lowboy Trailer


Kansas City, Missouri, 9/25/2018 – Today, Load King LLC, the iconic manufacturer of trailers and specialized equipment, announced its LK503/605 SS SF 60-Ton Lowboy, the newest addition to the OEM’s trailer and equipment portfolio. The announcement marks the introduction of a new standard in the 60-Ton trailer class, as the LK503/605 SS SF features a 20” […]

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Custom Truck One Source Forms Strategic Partnership with Hi-Vac Corporation


Kansas City, Missouri, 9/18/2018 – Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) has entered into a strategic partnership with Hi-Vac Corporation. This partnership positions Custom Truck as an authorized dealer of Hi-Vac products in the United States.   “We’re excited to add Hi-Vac products to our portfolio.” said Paul Brouwers, Custom Truck’s Hydro-Excavation/Vacuum Product Manager. “The addition […]

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Custom Truck One Source Announces Expansion into California with Acquisition of Great Pacific Equipment


Kansas City, MO and Fontana, CA, September 12, 2018 – Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) today announced the acquisition of Great Pacific Equipment, a distributor of construction and utility equipment serving the southwest region of the US for the last 40 years. With offices in Fontana and Bakersfield, California, Great Pacific’s existing management will […]

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The Sprayer Truck: A Custom-Built Vegetation Control Hi-Rail Vehicle


What comes to mind when I say railroad?   When asked, many might conjure up thoughts of freight trains, steam engines, frustrating waits at crossing gates, or the historic expansion to the old west. However, regarding the many rail professionals, who serve to maintain and construct our railway systems, we’d wager a few other things […]

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CDL vs. Under CDL


Federal law requires drivers to possess a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to drive certain types of commercial vehicles. For licensing drivers, vehicles are classified into two types based on the vehicle’s gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) among other criteria. The two types of driver’s license are a CDL license and an Under-CDL license.   You […]

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Custom Truck One Source, Revitalizing Kansas City’s Industrial Heritage


Nestled at the east edge of Kansas City’s Historic Northeast Neighborhoods is an industrial district once anchored by a very special steel mill known as Armco Steel. The site has history as far back as 1888, when the business was known as the Kansas City Bolt and Nut Company, “the department store of the steel industry”.   […]

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Load King Sedalia Office Featured as Sedalia Showcase


Sedalia, Missouri, August 17, 2018 – Load King’s Sedalia, Missouri location was featured yesterday as this year’s Sedalia Showcase. Load King LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source, opened the new location at 5105 Pelham Drive in May of 2018. The new facility, located in Thomas Meadows Industrial Park, occupies 28,000 square […]

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Custom Truck One Source Forms Strategic Partnership with Cusco


Kansas City, MO August 14, 2018 – Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) has entered into a partnership with Cusco. The partnership positions Custom Truck as the authorized dealer of Cusco products in the United States.   “We’re excited about adding Cusco products to our increasing portfolio of vacuum products. As part of this partnership, […]

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Personnel Carriers: Safely Transporting Employees in the Field


With the ever-growing concern for safety in the workplace, the demand for transporting employees safely in the field is vastly growing in the Oil & Gas and Utility Industry. Custom Truck One Source’s personnel carriers remain committed to efficiency, quality and the safe transport of employees in and out of the job site in any […]

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The Move from 4G to 5G & Why Telecomm Contractors Prefer Our Cable Placers


We started with 2G and now we have 5G, the latest generation of wireless technology. Whether it was 2G, 3G, or 4G, each of the previous generations attempted to improve network performance, both from the perspective of the operator and subscribers.   A major step-up from previous versions, 5G is the fifth generation of mobile […]

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