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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2018 Section 179 At-A-Glance


As we come to the end of 2018, equipment buyers are looking to take advantage of the IRS Section 179 deduction – and with good reason too! Learn more about Section 179 and how you can optimize your fleet while saving your business money:    

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10 Things to Consider When Buying or Renting a Bucket Truck


Bucket trucks are essential equipment these days for a variety of industries. From exterior painting and window washing to construction, electric utility and telecom – the right bucket truck applied to the right kind of job can make all the difference between getting it done and getting it done efficiently, quickly and well within budget. […]

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End Dump vs. Bottom Dump: Which Trailer is Right for You?


For materials-moving operations, you need to consider all your options when choosing dump trailers. What are the choices that you have? There are a few configurations of dump trailers including end dumps, bottom dumps, side dumps, etc. However, people are generally asked to choose between end dumps and bottom dumps.   Determining the right type […]

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Load King Announces New Mechanics Body, Propane Service Body Series


Kansas City, Missouri, October 31, 2018 –Today, Load King LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck), announced the launch of its new Voyager® Series, a vocational collection of high-performance mechanics bodies designed to serve an array of heavy equipment industries. Within the new Voyager® Series, Load King will offer three primary […]

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Custom Truck One Source to Premiere Posi-Plus Cable Placer at Cable-Tec Expo 2018


Atlanta, Georgia, October 15, 2018 – Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) will premiere the newest addition to their telecommunications portfolio, the Posi-Plus Linerunner 700 Cable Placer, at the 2018 Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta, Georgia on Oct. 22 through 25. Custom Truck will display the Linerunner 700 and Linerunner 800 Cable Placer units in booth […]

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Custom Truck One Source to Display Oil and Gas Equipment at Permian Basin Show


Odessa, Texas, 10/8/2018 – Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) will display several pieces of equipment at the Permian Basin International Oil Show in Odessa, Texas, on Oct. 16 through 18, 2018. The equipment displayed in booth OS308 will include cranes, vacuum excavators, and track equipment, and will highlight the wide-variety of equipment Custom Truck […]

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