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Maverick to take delivery on 350 new Freightliner Cascadias


Friday, December 9, 2011
The new equipment will be 2012 and 2013 Freightliner Cascadias equipped with electronic onboard recorders, auxiliary power units and the latest in safety technology. (Courtesy: MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION)
The new equipment will be 2012 and 2013 Freightliner Cascadias equipped with electronic onboard recorders, auxiliary power units and the latest in safety technology. (Courtesy: MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Maverick Transportation will begin taking delivery on 350 new trucks in the first quarter of 2012.

The new equipment will be 2012 and 2013 Freightliner Cascadias equipped with electronic onboard recorders, auxiliary power units and the latest in safety technology, including collision avoidance and roll stability control, according to Vice President of Maintenance Mike Jeffress.

Trucks will also contain the latest Daimler engine technology and Eaton electronic shift transmissions.

Jeffress said 190 units will be replacements as Maverick strives to reduce maintenance costs and lower the average age of the fleet.

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The remaining 160 units will represent growth as the company continues to expand its service offering and provide additional capacity to its customer base. Additionally, Maverick took delivery of 500 new trucks throughout 2011.

“Maverick’s latest truck order means the vast majority of our fleet will be 2010 year models or newer,” Jeffress said. “We want our professional drivers and customers alike to enjoy the best equipment in the transportation industry.”

Based in Little Rock and operating over 1,200 units, Maverick provides OTR and dedicated service to the flatbed, glass, natural gas and temperature controlled transportation markets throughout North America.

For more information visit www.maverickusa.com.

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