The sensor unit is installed on the wheels of heavy-duty or coach vehicles to intelligently monitor wheel-end vibration and temperature.
“The growing parts portfolio, increasing retail footprint and ability to deliver parts in 24 hours or less will benefit customer uptime,” Daimler Trucks North America said.
Founded by Michael “Goose” Bucey in 1992, the company recently relocated to a larger facility and offers fleet maintenance, repair and parts for all makes and models of heavy-duty trucks and trailers.
The group, composed of senior executives from VIPAR Heavy Duty supplier partners and designed as a collaborative forum, met to discuss key topics such as technology related to parts distribution and supporting national fleet accounts and end-users.
The company currently has more than 850 employees in 39 locations spanning the Great Plains, including its two Oklahoma City stores.
Originally founded in 1944 in Minneapolis as Industrial & Truck Parts in 1944, the employee-owned company has expanded its footprint throughout the Midwest and Great Plains.
Columbus-based Principal Truck Supply, one of the largest independent distributors of heavy-duty truck parts in Central Ohio, has been servicing the region since 1991.