Truck drivers headed along Highway 401 or the Trans-Canada Highway need reliable, expert options for heavy truck repairs. Accidents happen, so a quick Google of “semi-truck repair near me” should show a plethora of options. And although this is the case, how would a trucker stuck in Timmins, Hearst, Val d’Or, Sault Saint Marie, or any other remote town, know which heavy truck body shop is the best?
These days, dealership networks are being formed to ease this task on truckers. With the formation of dealership networks, a truck driver could be familiar with a specific repair shop in Ottawa let’s say, and be stuck in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia — yet a quick search on a dealership network website would give them a list of other dealerships affiliated with the one they are already familiar with. This builds a sense of trust and community. Heavy truck collision repair shops are a plenty, yet quick, trustworthy, [...]
The heavy truck part market in Canada is quite diverse. Whether you’re looking for Alliance truck parts, Cummins diesel engines, Allison transmissions, Meritor parts, Delco Remy parts, Detroit diesel engines, Fuller transmission parts, there are always many dealerships to choose from.
The major truck repair centres are located along Highway 401 or along the Trans-Canada Highway. This is where body shops, repair centres, and parts centres for heavy trucks are mostly located, due to the proximity to truck drivers in need of repairs. Vocational truck drivers driving Freightliner or Western Star trucks can rest easy, knowing there is no shortage of mechanics, towing services, parts technicians and truck rest stops along these road-ways.
Logging and mining trucks may encounter a bit more difficulty in finding a truck repair shop or truck parts centre nearby that offers OEM parts, due to their oftentimes remote locations. Regions such as Timmins, Hearst, Val d’Or, Rouyn-Noranda, Sault Sainte Marie [...]