Stoops Specialty Trucks to Display new Climate Control Expediter Truck at Mid America Trucking Show

To all my current and soon to be SST customers, thank you for your overwhelming support of our new Cascadia Program. The success that we are enjoying today is a tribute to over twenty years of working together as a team to build the best spec’d and best built expediter truck on the road today. Our vendor team is gearing up for an even bigger year in 2013. The new technology that we are using will certainly help you to become more profitable for years to come. Many of you have also recently discovered the value of the SST units when they shocked the market with their exceptionally high resale values. When you couple this with the fuel savings and low maintenance costs we have proven to the industry that our trucks are the most cost effective trucks on the road today. Read more

Stoops Specialty Trucks Unveils New Climate Control Straight Truck for Expedited Freight Business

Stoops Specialty Trucks (SST) in Fort Wayne Indiana recently unveiled its new climate control straight truck for the expedited freight industry. Based on its successful line of SST Conversions on the Freightliner Columbia, the new SST100IS1RN is designed specifically for temperature validated reefer applications on the new Freightliner Cascadia CA113. The custom integrated sleeper roof is notched to accommodate both Carrier and Thermo King refrigeration units to be installed above the sleeper for highly specialized climate control applications. This type of overhead mounted reefer unit avoids maintenance problems and excessive repair costs that are associated with the under mount reefer units that are common in this type of truck. Read more

Stoops Specialty Trucks is awarded “Smart Way” certification status by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Daimler Trucks of North America.

logo-certified-smartway-200Fort Wayne, Indiana – May 18, 2009 – Stoops Specialty Trucks (SST) from Stoops Freightliner, Sterling, and Western Star announced today that it has been awarded “Smart Way” certification status on its new Freightliner Cascadia Custom Sleeper Tractors that debuted at the Mid America Trucking Show in March of 2009. These are the only custom sleeper conversion units to achieve this honor. “We started with a state-of-the-art aerodynamic day cab tractor and then installed our custom fully integrated sleeper conversion,” said Jeff Jones, SST Sales Manager. Read more

Stoops Open House A Big Success

Stoops Building

Thank you to all of our customers, vendors and freinds for helping to make our Open House a big success. We are looking forward to a great year at our new location. If you missed the “Open House” please feel free to stop in anytime and we will be happy to give you a tour and tell you more about our new services that we offer.

Jeff Jones Receives Honor From Customer

crystal-imageDear Jeff,

We are writing this letter and presenting this gift to you for all of the work you did in putting together our current truck. We have either owned or driven three of your trucks. This current truck is outstanding.

We found you seven years ago at the beginning of our career at the recommendation from some of the veterans in our business. During a test drive of one of your trucks it was found to be far superior to the two trucks we had already test driven.  Read more

Stoops Specialty Trucks to Unveil Two New Models of Its Successful Line of Custom Integrated Sleepers at MATS

Building on its successful line of integrated custom sleeper cab conversions, Stoops Specialty Trucks (SST) in Fort Wayne Indiana, will unveil two new models at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month in Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to a production model of their current SST100IS1XT, they will display prototypes of the SST100IS2RR and the SST130IS1RR. These new models will feature a molded shower and toilet in both the 100-inch and the 130-inch versions of a raised roof, fully integrated sleeper cab. These new Raised Roof models are designed to improve aerodynamics for tractor-trailer applications as well as straight truck applications. The improved aerodynamics will lower the drag coefficient for improved fuel economy. The taller roof also adds to the interior height to give the driver additional comfort and storage space. Read more

Stoops Specialty Trucks to Unveil Integrated 100” Sleeper

Stoops Freightliner of Indianapolis, Indiana has announced the addition of a new sales group within its successful family of dealerships. Stoops Specialty Trucks (SST) specializes in custom-built trucks for owner operators. Gary Horton, General Manager of Stoops Freightliner, has named Jeff Jones as Sales Manager for SST, which will be based at Stoops’ Fort Wayne location. Read more