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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

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

Yard Spotters Work HARD

Many terminal tractors work round-the-clock with no vacation, in all weather conditions, with no down-time. They are driven short distances towing heavy loads and are stopped and started repeatedly. Many businesses who own terminal tractors are using them to facilitate other parts of their business and many do not own fleets, so truck maintenance is [...]

March 15th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

HinoCare, Preventative Service From JX Truck Center Delivers Value in Peace of Mind

At JX Truck Center - Bolingbrook our sales team is prepared to help you find the perfect truck. Hino is one of the truck brands that our Bolingbrook team specializes in. While Hino Trucks offer many benefits we want to discuss Hino’s truck preventative maintenance program, HinoCare. HinoCare helps fleet managers and business owners control [...]

March 8th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Choosing the Right Truck for Your Teams

More and more long distance haulers are putting driver teams on the road today. Cross country routes, and driving hour limitations have necessitated teams to keep these trucks rolling as much as possible. Team drivers present a unique set of requirements for driver comfort and efficiency. Features that may make these trucks a better fit [...]

February 22nd, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

Peterbilt Red Oval Certified Trucks: Q&A with our Corporate Used Truck Manager

If you are wondering what Peterbilt Red Oval Certified trucks are and what it means for a truck to have that certification, take a look at the Q&A with our JX Corporate Used Truck Manager, Bryan Holly. Bryan has been with JX for 7 years and has 10 years of experience in the transportation industry. [...]

December 19th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Hino On The Move

Hino Trucks is a Partner brand that we carry at our JX Truck Center - Bolingbrook. Hino Trucks offer many advantages of industry leading standard features including durability, reliability, and ownership experience. This year, Hino Trucks unveiled its new Hino XL Series lineup at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN. The new line [...]

November 16th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Positioned for Growth: JX and Kalmar Ottawa

JX has proudly represented the Ottawa Terminal Tractor product for over 30 years - these products fulfill an important and complementary niche in many of our customer’s operations when it comes to shuffling trailers around a distribution facility. Terminal Tractors are vehicles purposely designed to efficiently and quickly switch trailers around in a distribution yard [...]

November 9th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Custom Options to Consider When Searching for the Perfect Truck

So you're looking to buy a truck and you're scanning the internet. There are tens of thousands of new and used trucks for sale right at your fingertips. You may be looking for a sleeper truck so you've started to narrow the search. And you know how big of a sleeper you would like to [...]

October 26th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Proposed Changes for Hours of Service Regulations

The Electronic Log Device (ELD) helps enforce the Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. One current HOS regulation is that a driver must take a 10 hour break after being on duty for 14 hours. Another mandatory regulation is that a driver must take a 30 minute break after 8 hours of driving. Are these regulations [...]

September 7th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments