CIT Trucks Helps Truck Operators Maximize

CIT Trucks is among those Kenworth dealers that have made investments in facilities and services to enhance customer support to a high level. Based in Normal, Illinois, CIT Trucks has attained the prestigious Kenworth PremierCare® Gold Certified status at nine dealerships (Champaign, Joliet, Mokena, Morton, Normal, Rockford, Springfield and Troy, Illinois, and Fenton, Missouri). “We […]

Nearly a Century of Quality and Innovation

In August, I was honored to become general manager of Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR vice president. I’ve been with PACCAR for 25 years, and most recently served as Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing and, before that, as Kenworth chief engineer. I look forward to building on Kenworth’s core values of quality, […]

T680s preferred for reliability, low cost of ownership

For Transport Nalaco’s Jonathan Aubut, knowing your costs means knowing your business. “We track everything from labor, to maintenance, to fuel, to routes and detention time,” says the corporate development manager for the Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec-based bulk hauling company.  “That data enables us to set a competitive rate per metric ton of material that we haul, […]

TransAm Trucking is Second to None

TransAm Trucking was founded in 1987 with 70 tractors, 100 trailers and a dedication to providing superior service to customers. Today, the company’s commitment to on-time service has helped grow its fleet to 1,240 Kenworth trucks and 1,900 trailers. Headquartered in Olathe, Kansas, TransAm maintains additional facilities in Rockwall, Texas and Tampa, Florida to better […]

Road Warrior Selects W990

When the Kenworth W990 was unveiled in Las Vegas last fall, it didn’t take long for Larry Martin to jump at the chance of owning Kenworth’s new long hood with its traditional design. His reasoning behind purchasing a W990 went far beyond the appearance of the truck. As an owner-operator, Martin says he needed a […]

City Relies on T880 Vacuum Trucks

The metropolitan Seattle area has a reputation for its rainfall, drizzle and often overcast skies. During autumn, as the leaves begin to drop, the increase in precipitation washes those leaves into storm drains. To keep storm drains clear of debris, the City of Kirkland utilizes Kenworth T880s, equipped with Vactor vacuum tanks, to unclog the […]

W990 Takes the Spotlight at Goodson’s All-Terrain Logging

Based in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Goodson’s All-Terrain Logging goes where most other logging crews don’t dare go — into the Tar Heel State’s coastal swamps in search of valuable hardwood. Bobby Goodson and his crew were the stars of the Discovery Channel’s hit reality show, Swamp Loggers. The show, which ran for four seasons, chronicled […]

Beverage Hauler Prefers T370s

Bigfoot Beverages takes its name from the legend of Bigfoot rumored to live in the forests of Oregon and Washington. The name also signifies a big “footprint,” which the long-time Oregon Pepsi distributor has built after diversifying into carrying more brands and changing its name to Bigfoot Beverages in 2012. The company’s footprint includes central […]

Bennett Hauling Depends on T880 Dumps

Jeff Bennett, owner of Bennett Hauling, manages an all-Kenworth fleet of 12 dumps that haul aggregate and soil to grading contractors within a 75-mile radius of the company’s headquarters in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina.