McNeilus and Agility Fuel Solutions Continue to Build Industry-Leading CNG Partnership
Industry leaders announce plans to expand service unmatched in the industry
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (May 9, 2017) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announces the evolution of its strategic alliance with natural gas industry leader Agility Fuel Solutions at WasteExpo 2017, May 8-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
“By enhancing our relationship with Agility, we can provide added value for our customers,” said Brad Nelson, president, McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., and Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment. “Linking Agility’s design and manufacturing expertise with our extensive installation, parts distribution and service capabilities creates a product and support system for natural gas fleets that is unmatched in the industry.”
The alliance is designed to offer fleets a broad and differentiated offering of designs and capacities to meet the needs of any customer. For instance, McNeilus will now be authorized providers of repairs and warranty, provide parts and service for Agility’s CNG systems and conduct Agility CNG installations throughout its branch network.
Agility’s strategic partnership with Cummins, the leading provider of engines to the trucking industry, has produced Blue iQ™, an integrated engine and fuel system with performance enhancements, diagnostics improvements and telematics services. Ultimately, customers will receive a world class customer experience and benefit from the products and services of all three proven market leaders.
McNeilus Highlights Customer-Driven Innovation with Enhanced Refuse Vehicles
Meridian Front Loader and Zero Radius Side Loader show off the best in boosted performance, durability and serviceability at Waste Expo 2017.
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (May 9, 2017) – Continuous improvement and customer-driven innovation are two of the top priorities at McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, and two of the major themes for the company at Waste Expo 2017, May 9-11 in New Orleans. McNeilus has been busy pushing the performance of the Meridian™ Front Loader and its Zero Radius™ Side Loader even further. Both of these vehicles will show off the best in body enhancements and capability upgrades in Booth #2235 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Since its launch, the Meridian has offered a lighter weight front loader with the ability to carry a higher payload and the industry’s best serviceability. Now the Meridian is even better, with enhancements that take an already market-leading product to a new level. McNeilus has boosted the Meridian’s durability and performance, as well as serviceability and liquid containment capability. Enhancements include:
- Updated canopy and more robust windguard design
- Additional top door shielding (CNG trucks)
- Redesigned tailgate mechanical props
- Relocated tailgate proximity switch
- Reconfigured ejector hose routing
- Headframe and paper screen seal
McNeilus to Discuss Fleet Management Technologies at Waste Expo 2017
Joint presentation offers a glimpse into the industry’s future
McNeilus’ Street Smart Vision SSV10 is the first system in the industry to combine all the capabilities companies need to leap into the future: driver safety, route management and maintenance.
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (May 5, 2017) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, will offer a presentation on fleet management technologies during WasteExpo 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Bryan Dodds, director of aftermarket product development at McNeilus, will co-present with Don Diego Padilla, vice-president of FleetMind, McNeilus’ development partner in the creation of its Street Smart Vision™ solution for refuse vehicles. The deep-dive discussion will offer insight into managing a fleet in the most productive and efficient way possible.
In addition, Dodds and Padilla will discuss how new technologies, including connected Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, will benefit the industry. That vision includes advanced communications that enable fleet owners and managers to better supervise their drivers, protect their company from liability and enable optimal performance from drivers.
“Our SSV10 is the first system in the industry to combine the capabilities companies need to leap into the future,” Dodds said. “In addition to combining fleet safety, route management and maintenance, it also provides customers with a single-point of support contact for the software, hardware and truck.”
“Best of all, it’s virtually free, in that early adopters are finding that their costs for the new technology are usually offset by a reduction in insurance premiums,” added Dodds. “Some owners are utilizing the system as a competitive advantage, to make their fleets more efficient and reduce their costs. That’s winning them more contracts.”
McNeilus Shows Commitment to Industry, Showcases Performance Upgrades at Waste Expo 2017
Charity auction items, new refuse vehicle enhancements and technology , and new Street Smart Vision and service options take center stage.
McNeilus is bringing its best in refuse vehicle innovations, along with expanded aftermarket options and technology, to WasteExpo 2017. The company is also highlighting its longtime support of valuable industry organizations, donating an Atlantic Series Front Loader® to the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) charity auction, taking place at the convention.
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (May 4, 2017) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is bringing its best in refuse vehicle innovations, along with expanded aftermarket options and technology, to WasteExpo 2017, May 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. The company is also highlighting its longtime support of valuable industry organizations with donations to the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) charity auction, taking place throughout the convention.
The McNeilus Atlantic Series Front Loader®, featuring a 40-cubic-yard capacity, 10,000-pound-rated arms, Excalibre™ packing cylinders, service lift and camera system, will be part of a live auction at the EREF booth on Wednesday, May 10. The auction generates funds to assist the EREF’s scientific research and educational initiatives for sustainable waste management practices.
McNeilus is also donating to the EREF’s silent auction with a pair of tickets to NASCAR’s NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. These tickets also come with exclusive pit passes for two, donated courtesy of Go Fas Racing car #32 team owner Archie St. Hillarie and McNeilus. Bids for the silent auction can be placed by texting “EREF17” to phone number 24700, or in-person throughout the show.
In McNeilus booth #2235, the company is showcasing two vehicles – a Meridian™ Front Loader and Zero Radius™ Side Loader, both with new body enhancements – as well as interactive displays on the McNeilus CODE™ controls system and Street Smart Vision 10 fleet management system. Eight additional McNeilus vehicles will be featured in partner booths throughout the tradeshow.