Roll-Off Trucks: The Large-Scale Waste Removal Solution


On average, Americans produce 4.4 lbs of trash every single day (global average: 2.6 lbs). That amounts to more than 700,000 tons of garbage daily!   So where does all this garbage go?   The trucks that come to collect trash in your neighborhood aren’t the ones that transport all that refuse to the landfills. […]

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13 Tips to Keep Your Truck Operational in Winter


Winter weather is hard for any commuter trying to get from Point A to Point B, fighting slow-moving traffic, snow storms, ice and blizzard. But for trucks – and truck drivers – the winter weather-beaten roadways are even more of a challenge because their livelihood depends on it. And timely pick-up and delivery of goods […]

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Custom Truck One Source Accepted into Forbes Communications Council


Kansas City, Missouri, December 17,2018 — Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck), a one-stop shop provider of specialized truck and heavy equipment solutions, headquartered in Kansas City, MO, has been accepted into Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only community for executives in communications, marketing, and public relations.   Custom Truck was vetted and selected by a […]

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Equipment Financing Terms You Should Know If You’re Acquiring A Vocational Truck


Equipment financing can be pretty confusing if you’re doing it for the first time. At Custom Truck One Source, we not only help customers find the right vocational truck equipment, rentals, OEM parts etc, but we also offer a wide range of flexible and easy-to-use leasing and financing solutions as well as part of our […]

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Attention Specialized Truck Buyers: Take Advantage Of Section 179 Tax Deduction While You Still Have Time!


This is the last and final call for specialized trucks buyers to get proactive about Section 179 and scale their operations to the next level.   Time is running out!   The IRS Section 179 deduction is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses just like yours to expand and grow, but nothing’s going to […]

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8 Winter Safety Tips for Service Vehicle Drivers


Winter driving is hard business for service vehicle drivers who have to be on the road even when the weather’s dumping snowstorms, rain, blizzards and other seasonal hazards in their path. Staying safe themselves is the first order of the day, because neither drivers nor their service vehicles, such as boom trucks/cranes, are of any […]

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Use It or Lose It – Buy Equipment With Your Excess Budget Before December 31st. Not Coffee Machines!


As the year rolls to an end, many businesses – and even government organizations — start scrambling to use up their unspent annual budget before December 31st, with a panic mindset known as the “use it or lose it” phenomenon.   Nobody wants excess budget left over on the plate, which shows up a lack […]

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11 Common Questions Small Business-Owners Ask About Section 179 Deductions In 2018


As 2018 draws to a close, specialized truck buyers are rushing to take advantage of the IRS Section 179 deduction. If the acquisition of trucking equipment is important to grow and run your own business, then you should be similarly excited about Section 179 and take action as soon as possible.   The new and […]

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Load King 60-Ton Lowboy Trailer Receives 2018 Construction Equipment Magazine’s Top 100 New Products Award


Kansas City, Missouri, December 3, 2018 – Construction Equipment Magazine (CEM) has named Load King’s 60-Ton Lowboy Trailer as one of the Top 100 New Products of 2018.     Since 1991, CEM’s Top 100 New Products list has been the longest-running, and most respected award program of its industry. Each year, CEM editors evaluate products that […]

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Improved Safety Features: New Growth Area In Vocational Truck Specs


Given that vocational trucks represented less than 6% of new Class 8 vehicle registrations in 2017, the niche nature of the market means innovations are slow to catch on here. But that said, more and more technologies initially developed for on-road fleets are now migrating to vocational trucks.   As an older generation of drivers […]

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