Hinz Trucking

Peterbilt Presents Hinz Trucking with First Model 567 Heritage

March 21, 2017 Katie Koloske 0

Peterbilt Motors Company recently presented the first production Model 567 Heritage – a new version of their iconic Peterbilt model with exclusive interior and exterior styling features – to Hinz Trucking, whose executives drove it off the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility.

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Red Oval Program to Include PacLease Trucks

March 18, 2017 Katie Koloske 0

Peterbilt’s Red Oval certified pre-owned truck program now includes PacLease trucks with the complimentary Red Oval Assurance Warranty that provides engine and aftertreatment coverage for vehicles up to five model years or 550,000 miles, Peterbilt recently announced.

Decker Truck Line Peterbilt Model 579 flatbed

Growing Better

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

One of America’s oldest family-owned trucking companies didn’t get that way by being, well, old. In fact, the Decker Truck Line fleet is turning younger than ever, and it’s a nimble, proactive approach to growth strategy and market conditions that continues to guide the Fort Dodge, Iowa-based firm.

Perebilt General Manager Darrin Siver shown with the PACCAR engine

Earning Loyalty

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

Decker Truck Line in Fort Dodge, Iowa, is marking its 85th year as a family-owned and operated business. Peterbilt manufactured its first truck in 1939 — Decker pulled its first load in 1931.

Peterbilt has finished three plant expansion projects and is nearing completion of a fourth at its Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility

Bigger & Better

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

Peterbilt has finished three plant expansion projects and is nearing completion of a fourth at its Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility.

Brian Beaudrie of Advanced Disposal Systems.

Talking Trash

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

Jacksonville-based Advanced Disposal System is the largest privately held waste company in the country, with a 3,000-truck fleet and a footprint in 20 states. However, CEO Richard Burke prefers to focus on the company culture.

photo of a new Peterbilt Model 320 equipped for handling refuse

A Day’s Work

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

The Peterbilt nameplate on Valley Tank and Container equipment these days is identical to the one that adorned Johnny Verschuur’s classic Model 379 a couple decades ago. But trust that the medium-duty Peterbilts in the fleet are very different.

Peterbilt Model 520 for which the ISL-G Near Zero Engine is available

Near-Zero Emissions Engine Available

January 31, 2017 firstclass 0

The Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero engine, with emissions 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit, will soon be available for Peterbilt Models 567, 520 and 320, Peterbilt has announced.

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