Mike Rowe and Bruce Drake

 

In 2022, Drake-Scruggs proudly celebrated its 50th year as a member of NTEA.

And we took the chance to celebrate this honor when we attended the 2022 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis in March. As a special highlight, our president Bruce Drake was given the chance to meet Mike Rowe from Dirty Jobs. Known as the “dirtiest man on TV,” Rowe was a keynote speaker at the NTEA Annual Meeting.

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Semi Trucks Parked

 

Between the high demand for raw materials, worker shortages and inflation, the truck equipment industry is struggling to run on time.

In fact, these factors are driving up our manufacturers’ lead times considerably. And worse, many anticipate these issues will continue into 2023.

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weatherguard toolbox

 

To get the job done, a service truck needs a wide range of replacement parts and tools on-hand. If you don’t start with a storage plan, your truck will become disorganized really fast.

There’s definitely a right way to organize your tools for each access. If you’re looking to maximize the storage configuration of your vehicle, read on to learn 5 tips from our experts.

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truck with snowplow

 

When nature unleashes snow and ice, few commercial trucking fleets are spared! If you drive anywhere across the Midwest, you are sure to deal with the effects of unpredictable winter weather.

Winterizing your fleet can save money and time by preventing emergency situations. Read on to discover five key steps to winterizing your trucking equipment before the next “wintery mix” strikes!

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