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Why you need a Custom Spec’d Peterbilt Truck Lease

When it comes to leasing equipment, every business requires specs to fit their specific needs. For example, people have different needs when they shop for shoes. We purchase running shoes that are specifically designed and engineered for running. Now, we can choose to run in our dress shoes but it would be less efficient, causing [...]

July 19th, 2019|Lease & Rental|0 Comments

The Business of Culture

 “If you don’t create a culture, a culture will create itself, and it won’t be good. If it hasn’t been nurtured, you can assume it’s the wrong culture.” - Bill Emerson, Vice Chairman, Quicken Loans Whether you manage a small team of individuals, or an entire organization, you own a culture. And the effectiveness [...]

July 16th, 2019|Your Career Starts Here|0 Comments

The Truck That Invented an Industry

Kalmar Ottawa first became a legal entity in 1943 as Ottawa Steel Products, Inc. making attachments for farm equipment in Ottawa, KS. Since these early days of Ottawa Steel Products, the company has gone through many different products and name changes, but is known for its current product, the terminal tractor and the name Ottawa [...]

June 28th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Keep Your Cool This Summer!

Tips on how to keep your truck cool during downtime Keeping you or your driver’s cool in the Summer heat is an absolute necessity. Well rested, alert drivers are more productive and safer on the road. While on the road, the truck A/C is keeping the cab cool. What about cooling the cab and sleeper [...]

June 14th, 2019|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

A/C Compressors Cool You Down Before the Summer Heats Up

The A/C compressor in your truck is a key component in allowing you to stay cool and comfortable throughout the summer season. An A/C compressor’s job is to compress freon from low pressure to high pressure, pushing it toward the condenser as it continues to flow through your A/C system. A/C compressors are belt driven, [...]

May 31st, 2019|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Stop the Excuses & Start Living a Healthier Life!

We all have them.....the excuses of I'm too busy, I'm tired, I don't feel like it, it costs too much money; the list goes on and can be contagious. We are at odds over our time and our health. We must bridge the gap and there are plenty of things you can do to start [...]

May 17th, 2019|Life on the Road|0 Comments

In House Truck Financing with JX Financial

JX is known to be a one stop shopping experience for anyone with transportation needs. And when it comes to truck financing, we’ve got you covered. Our JX Financial team takes the time to understand your needs and goals in order to offer the best financing solution. It is our goal to provide the financial [...]

May 10th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

JX Recognized at the 2019 Kalmar Ottawa Dealer Meeting

Kalmar Ottawa hosted a Dealer Meeting last month in San Diego, CA where JX Enterprises was recognized for growth in 2018. JX was the award recipient for the most truck sales growth year over year of any dealer in their network. Darren Simon, Vocational Sales Manager, accepted the award on behalf of JX. "At JX, [...]

May 3rd, 2019|JX Shining Stars|0 Comments

Safety First: Inclement Weather

Staying Safe at a JX Truck Center Location During a Storm Every year across the Midwest we see weather that can affect people at all of our locations. From snowy winters to the warmer seasons that bring thunderstorms or tornadoes. It is important that all of our JX Truck Center locations have a plan [...]

April 26th, 2019|Your Career Starts Here|0 Comments

How to Rent Equipment with JX

Need a rental? JX is here to help! Did you know that JX offers a variety of truck rentals and terminal tractors that include: Peterbilt & Volvo Day Cab Trucks Sleeper Trucks Peterbilt & Hino Non CDL Straight Trucks Peterbilt & Hino CDL Straight Trucks Reefer Trucks Kalmar Ottawa Terminal Tractors Volvo Quad Axle Dump [...]

April 26th, 2019|Lease & Rental|0 Comments