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Truck-Lite Integrates SKF Wheel-End Monitoring Sensor into Road Ready System

October 30, 2019 @ 4:16 AM Press Release

“Truck-Lite’s partnership with SKF allows Road Ready users to receive alerts on a single user interface and take the appropriate steps to avoid unscheduled downtime due to wheel bearing failure,” said Rob Richard, general manager of Truck-Lite’s Road Ready business division. “By partnering with companies like SKF, Truck-Lite continues to lead the industry in offering a smart trailer solution to fleets.” 

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Truck-Lite Adds Volumetric Cargo System to Road Ready Product Line

October 29, 2019 @ 4:12 AM Press Release

“Road Ready’s new volumetric cargo system gives fleets complete transparency into their trailers and helps them get the most out of their available space,” said Rob Richard, general manager of Truck-Lite’s Road Ready business division. “Knowing whether a trailer’s capacity is fully utilized allows for better decision making and improved overall efficiency, and Road Ready is the first system that has been able to answer the transportation industry’s growing demand for this technology.”

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Road Ready System Now an Option on All East Trailer Products

October 28, 2019 @ 3:58 AM Press Release

“Truck-Lite is pleased to continue its long-term partnership with East, first through harness and lighting systems and now through trailer telematics technology,” said Jon Stineman, vice president of OEM sales for Truck-Lite. “Truck-Lite provides the most dependable electrical products to the heavy-duty market and we’re proud to deliver this premium technology to East customers.”

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Truck-Lite Adds Language Translation to Truck-Lite.com

October 03, 2019 @ 3:41 AM Press Release

“After customer feedback and months of development, Truck-Lite is pleased to announce that its website is now multi-lingual,” said Beth English, vice president of marketing for Truck-Lite. “This is the latest development that helps us to best serve all of our North American customers.”

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Road Ready System to be Offered on New Stoughton Trailer Builds

September 16, 2019 @ 3:09 AM Press Release

“Truck-Lite is very excited that the Road Ready system will be part of Stoughton’s 2020 model offering. Our long-term partnership supplying lights and harnesses helped pave the way to providing our smart-trailer technology on Stoughton’s new trailer builds,” said Jon Stineman, vice president of OEM sales for Truck-Lite. “Our Road Ready sales and customer success teams will be readily available throughout the process to ensure the best in customer satisfaction and utilization of the Road Ready network.”

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Truck-Lite Integrates PSI Tire Management Solutions into Road Ready System

September 13, 2019 @ 2:57 AM Press Release

“Working with PSI to develop this technology brings us a step closer to a smart-trailer reality,” said Rob Richard, general manager of Truck-Lite’s Road Ready division. “We look forward to continued collaboration with PSI to deliver even more enhanced data to fleets.”

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Truck-Lite Announces Appointment of David McKean to Road Ready Division

July 11, 2019 @ 2:52 AM

“Dave brings more than 35 years of expertise in the transportation industry to Truck-Lite, where he will lead the expansion efforts of our Road Ready communications network,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “His extensive history in global procurement and supply chain management and network of heavy-duty supplier contacts will benefit Truck-Lite significantly as we focus our efforts to broaden our Road Ready partner base.”

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Truck-Lite Integrates STEMCO Wireless Products into Road Ready System

June 12, 2019 @ 2:49 AM Press Release

“Tying STEMCO into the Road Ready system is the latest major development in creating a complete telematics network,” said Rob Richard, general manager of Truck-Lite’s Road Ready division. “Any fleet currently utilizing wireless STEMCO systems can immediately incorporate and benefit from Road Ready.”

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Truck-Lite Finalizes Acquisition of TrackPoint Systems, LLC

June 07, 2019 @ 7:03 AM Press Release Tech Article TL In The News

Truck-Lite entered a joint development project with TrackPoint in January 2017 with the goal of communicating information from Truck-Lite’s industry-first Light-Out Detection System to a fleet’s back office. Since then, Road Ready by Truck-Lite has developed into an independent business unit and provides the industry’s first true smart trailer network tied to telematics.

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Truck-Lite Acquires Lumitec, LLC

April 12, 2019 @ 6:32 AM Press Release TL In The News

“Lumitec’s reputation speaks for itself as one of the most trusted lighting suppliers among both boat OEMs and end users,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “Combining Lumitec and Truck-Lite allows us to take advantage of each other’s distribution networks and share technology, helping Truck-Lite to expand into different markets while staying true to our core business.”

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Truck-Lite Launches Second-Generation Road Ready™ System at TMC Annual Meeting

March 27, 2019 @ 5:58 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

“These advancements were made in order to cater to diversified fleets that utilize multiple trailer types in addition to dry vans, such as tankers, flatbeds, chassis and containers,” said Rob Richard, general manager of Truck-Lite’s Road Ready business division. “The modular design of today’s MCU allows it to adapt to a variety of applications based on a customer’s needs.”

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Road Ready Alerts Fleet of Tire Failure in Real Time

August 06, 2018 @ 6:31 AM Press Release Tech Article TL In The News

“What’s different about Road Ready is that we can tie different components on the trailer into the SBI,” said John Morrow, owner of Pleasant Trucking in Connellsville, PA. “It’s more than just location. I can monitor tire pressure, what tires are taking air and how many miles I’m putting on the trailer.”

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Truck-Lite Announces Executive Appointments

July 31, 2018 @ 7:07 AM Press Release TL In The News

“These additions to our executive staff come at an exciting time for Truck-Lite,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “Mark, Laurie, Paul and Doug have decades’ worth of experience between this organization and the industry at large and will greatly facilitate Truck-Lite’s strategic trajectory for continued growth in 2018 and beyond.”

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Truck-Lite Releases 2018 Full-Line Catalog

July 31, 2018 @ 6:58 AM New Products Press Release TL In The News

“Our revamped catalog is an extension of our website overhaul project from 2016,” said Beth W. English, vice president of marketing for Truck-Lite. “It mimics our website in terms of navigability and allows customers to quickly reference any of our 3,000+ aftermarket products and any associated kit or accessory items.”

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Truck-Lite celebrates the life and career of chief technology officer, Bradley Van Riper

May 09, 2018 @ 6:00 AM Press Release

“Brad has been an integral part of the Truck-Lite organization for 40 years,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “His contributions extend beyond the success of this company to the entire transportation safety industry. He will be missed by all who knew him.”

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