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Archive for October, 2015

Is the Trucking Industry right for me?

Friday, October 23rd, 2015
Trucking Industry and Truck Drivers

Are you ready for the trucking lifestyle?

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the trucking industry? How do you know if it’s the right career choice for you? It is not an industry where you can just try it out and take a chance. You need to go to truck driving school and you need to get familiar with the workings of the trucking industry. One of the best ways to learn about trucking is to ask truck drivers about their experiences in the trucking industry. Some truck rivers love the experience of traveling across the country, but others like to stay local. To make it in the trucking industry you need the right personality and lifestyle of truckers. (more…)

Should I Buy a New or Used Freightliner Truck?

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Now is a better time than ever to purchase a Freightliner truck. Many businesses are finally beginning to climb out of the recession and increase their sales. With increased sales and more productivity comes a need to update or add on to your business’s fleet of trucks. However, depending on your budget and your business, you have a few ways in particular you can go about it. Some people prefer to save money and go with a used truck, others want to opt for a brand new truck. Which of these options will work best for your business’s own unique needs? Let’s take a look!

New or Used Truck

Some people prefer to save money and go with a used truck, others want to opt for a brand new truck. Which of these options will work best for your business’s own unique needs?

Why Would I Want to Buy a Used Truck?

If you’re the owner of a fleet who is planning to expand slowly and steadily rather than right away, or if you’re on a tight budget, buying used might be the right choice for you. Used doesn’t have to mean outdated or unreliable, and many used trucks do offer most of the same features as the latest models. The biggest benefit of buying used? Obviously, the price. If you’re not ready or willing to jump into buying something fresh off the lot, go with a used truck. (more…)

Finding a “Happy” Medium-Duty Truck for Your Fleet!

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

If your business deals with shipping and transporting goods, you know just how important it is to have a reliable and suitable fleet of trucks ready to handle any shipment that may be necessary. So what happens if you can’t fit a shipment into one sprinter van, but a massive tractor-trailer is just a little bit bigger than necessary? If this situation pops up frequently, you might want to consider finding the happy medium with a medium-duty truck! If you’re looking to find out more about the many uses of medium-duty trucks and how one can fit into your business, you’re in the right place!

Medium-Duty Truck

So what happens if you can’t fit a shipment into one sprinter van, but a massive tractor-trailer is just a little bit bigger than necessary? If this situation pops up frequently, you might want to consider finding the happy medium with a medium-duty truck!

What Can I Do with a Medium-Duty Truck?

You can do lots of things with a medium-duty truck, depending on what your company needs. Many landscaping companies, delivery companies, and small-scale moving companies require medium-duty trucks on a daily basis. These trucks, which usually fall under classes 4, 5, and 6, have the strength to carry heavy loads and hold up to more wear-and-tear. They’re more affordable and an easier size to manage and store than heavy-duty trucks and full-size tractor trailers. (more…)

Is Your Truck in Need of Repair? Call Us!

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

In the trucking industry, your fleet of trucks is absolutely essential to keeping your business up and running. If one of your trucks is in need of repair and can’t be driven, that’s money lost for the day. Daily wear and tear is bound to take its toll on your truck after months or years of use – but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll need to replace it! Instead, look for a solution that will fix your truck back up to as good as new! How do you do that? Take your truck to our body shop for repair!

truck-repair-services

Take your truck to our body shop for repair!

Restore Your Truck and Repair Damages at our Body Shop

Need to get your truck back out on the road in like-new condition? Take it to the Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star Body Shop (a.k.a. Harbor Body Shop)! We have an expert team of expert craftsmen who have years of experience dealing in body damage and truck restoration and repair. We can fix structural damage caused by accidents as well as cosmetic damages. (more…)

Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star is an award-winning, authorized dealer for new and used medium-duty and heavy-duty Freightliner and Western Star trucks and Sprinter Vans. We also provide expert service repair for Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Caterpillar, and Mercedes-Benz engines.
2723 Annapolis Rd
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