TROY, Mich. (April 20, 2017) – Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that Myers Diesel Repair of Bakersfield, California is an approved service partner for the Meritor Service Point program. Myers joins Meritor’s growing list of approved service points and is the second partner added to the program in the last 60 days.
“Myers Diesel Repair is known for its wide array of parts and service offerings in central California, and we’re pleased to bring those capabilities to the Meritor Service Point program,” said Terry Livingston, senior director, Strategic Sales, Aftermarket for Meritor. “We’re looking forward to this partnership as a valuable alliance for our mutual customers.”
The Meritor Service Point program provides fleets and owner-operators with a network of Meritor-approved service partners. Each of these repair facilities carries quality Meritor parts installed by technicians trained with Meritor’s extensive technical expertise. Meritor is offering the program to top-performing repair facilities like Myers that want to deliver the highest level of service to customers.
“Meritor Service Point is a great opportunity for Myers as it will help reinforce our commitment to delivering the highly personalized service we’re known for in the Bakersfield area,” said Ken Myers, owner of Myers Diesel Repair. “Having access to proven Meritor products and training allows us to further strengthen our core offering to our customers.”
As an approved service partner, Myers will have access through its approved distribution partners to all of Meritor’s brands, including the Meritor AllFit and Green series as well as Euclid and Meritor WABCO products. Myers will also benefit from Meritor’s comprehensive training programs, extensive support platforms and marketing and promotional programs.
Myers and all Meritor Service Point members will also be promoted through Meritor’s partnership with TruckDown® Info International Inc. TruckDown is an efficient online system (TruckDown.com) fleets can use to locate qualified service centers in the United States and Canada. Fleets can also manage their service center contacts and rate vehicle repair services with TruckDown.com. Meritor Service Point partners will have a distinct icon for easy identification by fleets and owner-operators on the TruckDown.com website. Customers can find a Meritor Service Point partner in their area by visiting truckdown.com.
Meritor continues discussions with potential Meritor Service Point candidates and will focus on the addition of more new partners in the spring of 2017. “We’re committed to growing the program and helping more repair facilities reinforce their dedication to quality with fleet customers,” Livingston said.
About Myers Diesel Repair
Headquartered in Bakersfield, California, Myers Diesel Repair has been in operation since 2001 and serves truck operators from its 16-bay/16,000-square-foot shop and 12,000-square-foot parts warehouse and showroom in the Central Valley region of California. With a 5-acre yard that boasts plenty of room for trucks and trailers, state-of-the art diagnostic and repair equipment and highly skilled employees, Myers prides itself on being a single-source provider of parts and service for any truck or trailer requirement. Dedicated to personalized customer attention, Myers also provides on-site maintenance and road service. For important information, visit the company's website at www.myersdiesel.com.
About TruckDown Info International Inc.
Founded in 1997, TruckDown Info International, Inc., provides affordable and results-based services that connect fleets with high-quality service providers anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. Using the latest technology paired with best-in-class customer service, TruckDown enables fleets to reduce their maintenance and downtime costs while helping repair and service suppliers to grow their businesses. TruckDown services are available online, on mobile applications or on a range of truck-specific GPS devices. For more information, visit the company’s website at truckdown.com.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 8,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 18 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR.