Trucking Industry

Fluid Film is Rust’s Worst Enemy!

Fluid Film Rust Protection comes in many sizes

Protect your snow equipment from rust and keep it working and looking much better over the years with Fluid File rust and corrosion protection. This stuff works! You can buy it in many sizes. Try it and see for yourself! Powerful Corrosion Prevention Fluid Film is a unique lanolin-based brand of corrosion preventive and lubricant made by Eureka. It is insanely popular in the snow and ice management industry and used worldwide. It protects all metals from rust and corrosion …

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Snow Equipment Auction on Oct. 12th in Illinois

Snow Equipment Auction 10/12/19

Looking to buy late model snow removal equipment? Then check this out! Lyon Alex & Son is holding an auction with all kinds of snow fighting equipment including things like late model rubber tired loaders, salt/sander trucks, skid steers, hydraulic excavators, trucks, trailers, support equipment, and more! Call Chad at 262-903-6269 with questions. WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 9:30am WHERE: 16W179 Jeans Road, Lemont (Chicago), IL 60439 (click for map) Snow Equipment Auction Highlights: 18 RUBBER TIRED LOADERS 11 …

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Snow plow thefts already starting – Look for license plate number SNOW9!

Halifax District RCMP are looking for a white 2008 Chevrolet Silverado truck with an attached snow plow that was stolen from a Windsor Junction business Halifax District RCMP are looking for a white 2008 Chevrolet Silverado truck with an attached snow plow that was stolen from a Windsor Junction business. They believe the truck, with a yellow Fisher V-plow, went missing from a parking lot on Greentree Ave. between Sept. 1 and 23. The truck has the Nova Scotia licence plate SNOW9. …

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Chevy Silverado 4500-6500 – Plow Ready Trucks

Chevy Silverado 4500-6500 Plow Ready Trucks The Chevy Silverado 4500 is ready for you to start plowing! This new truck starts at 15,000 lbs. and goes all the way up to 22,900 lbs. The capacity of the Chevy Silverado 4500 speaks for itself. The truck is also available in 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive. This easy to drive truck also features a regular cab or crew cab depending on your fleet needs. Increase your productivity with Chevy’s new plow ready …

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GM 2019 Trucks Expand Plow Prep Package

GM is expanding their line of trucks with the 2019 Silverado. The new line will offer something for everyone and every type of job you need to take on. The new line will offer an expanded snow plow prep package. This additional availability goes from just a regular cab as they are today to include not only double cabs but crew cab models as well. This flexibility and additional feature allows the customers to get exactly what they need. New …

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RAM Truck Dedicated Snowplow Lighting Wiring

It’s important that we not only get the plow we need for the jobs we need to do, but also make sure that our trucks have the right capabilities. RAM Truck has been working on a dedicated lighting wiring for snowplows. Their commercial vehicle team specializes in interfacing with the upfitters that modify vehicles to do what they need to do. The dedicated lighting wiring is an important feature because snowplows essentially try to emulate the truck lights. When you …

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GM Medium Duty Engineered to Upfit

GM has been in the medium duty business in the past. They know that often times, plowing snowing isn’t always a customer’s primary job. They probably are in the landscaping or construction business in the summer months. So during the winter months, they want to put a plow on their truck to move snow or a spreader to throw salt down on the roads.  For any Vocation With that in mind, GM designed their Chevy commercial truck to fit upfit …

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Ford Applications Engineering – Snow & Ice

New Engineering Group at Ford The Snow & Ice Industry is constantly changing and evolving. A main component is obviously your truck. Ford’s Commercial Vehicle Group has created a sub-group called Applications Engineering. This group is dedicated to improving Ford trucks in order to better serve the industry. Liaison for Product Development The Applications Engineering group has been connecting with upfitters to be their liaison with Ford’s product devolvement teams. This communication allows for Ford to hear directly what changes …

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Ford Programmable Upfitter Interface Module ‘Critical’ to Industry

Ford Programmable Upfitter Interface Module

Ford always has been at the forefront of final stage installed equipment, and that is no different for its latest spreader and snow plow assemblies that use a programmable upfitter interface module. The upfitter interface module is a factory-installed option that gives end-users “smart” logic controls that can affect the auger, spreader and the snow plow. Ford has various speeds of spreaders on the market presently, and with the upfitter interface module, the company can tie the speed of the …

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