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TAG Truck Center Once Again Earns Spot Among Memphis' Top Workplaces

TAG Truck Center Once Again Earns Spot Among Memphis' Top Workplaces

TAG Truck Center was recently named as one of the Top Workplaces of 2016.  The annual feature compiled by the Commercial Appeal lists businesses in the greater Memphis area that are considered the most desirable places to work.  TAG was also featured on the list in 2014.  Visit the Commercial Appeal for the complete list of 2016 honorees.

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TAG Plans $20M Development at Old Mall of Memphis Site

TAG Plans $20M Development at Old Mall of Memphis Site
(via the Commercial Appeal) A Memphis-based freight truck dealership plans to build a modern, $20 million center on the old Mall of Memphis property it recently purchased for $3.9 million. TAG Truck Center will consolidate its four Memphis-area operations onto 40 acres bounded by American Way an...

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"Log a Load for Kids" to Raffle 2017 Western Star 4700

"Log a Load for Kids" to Raffle 2017 Western Star 4700
Log A Load for Kids is presenting a great opportunity for everyone. With the coordination of Missouri Forest Products Association, we will be raffling off a 2017 Western Star 4700 Tractor. The tractor’s specs: • DD13 470HP 1650 Torque • 18 Speed Trans. • 14,600lb F...

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TAG Truck Center Hosts Community Appreciation Day

TAG Truck Center Hosts Community Appreciation Day
TAG Truck Center, recently hosted Community Appreciation Days at its Sikeston, MO and Calvert City, KY locations.  Each event featured Optimus Prime, the Western Star 5700XE based character from the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction.  Hundreds of customers and Transformer fans stopped by for photo ops with the real Optimus Prime truck featured in the movie.
 
The events included vendor display tables, door prizes, marketing giveaways, and activities

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TAG Service Technician Selected for National Advertising Campaign

TAG Service Technician Selected for National Advertising Campaign
Seth Tynes, of Benton, KY, was recently selected by Freightliner and Western Star trucks as a national spokesperson for its Elite Support program. Seth is the Lead Technician and Continuous Improvement Coordinator at TAG Truck Center in Calvert City. Only five persons were selected out of a pool of over 150 Continuous Improvement Coordinators nationwide. 

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Freightliner Debuts Much-Hyped SuperTruck

(via Truck Parts & Service)

Freightliner unveiled its impressively futuristic SuperTruck prototype vehicle at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week, capping a five-year development process in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy and other leading industry manufacturers and suppliers.

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TAG Truck Center Achieves Elite Support Certification in Calvert City

TAG Truck Center Achieves Elite Support Certification in Calvert City
(via Successful Dealer) Calvert City, Kent.-based TAG Truck Center has achieved certification as an Elite Support dealer for Freightliner and Western Star trucks, the company announced this week. The achievement comes after nearly one year of facility upgrades and process improvements all designed ...

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Introducing the All New Western Star 5700XE

Introducing the All New Western Star 5700XE

(via allnew5700.com)

When we decided to build a new fuel-efficient truck, we didn't let the industry dictate what it should be. We set out to create something different. Something with the tough, traditional look of a classic truck, but built for the modern age. We didn't overlook a single detail along the way, improving efficiency, aerodynamics and profitability so significantly, it will be sending everyone back to the drawing board.

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Daimler Demonstrates its Driverless Big Rig on the Autobahn

Daimler Demonstrates its Driverless Big Rig on the Autobahn

(Via Yahoo!)

In the ‘70s classic movie, “Duel,” a seemingly driverless tanker truck terrorizes an innocent salesperson driving to his next call along a remote stretch of highway. Could a driverless big rig – minus the stalkerish behavior – be part of our future?


Daimler Trucks thinks so. In fact, it’s betting big on it and showed its ante with the introduction of its Future Truck 2025 earlier today in Germany. Using the truckmaker’s Highway Pilot system, the prototype semi-truck is capable of driving itself while hauling a full load at speeds exceeding 50 mph, according to the company.

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Meet NHRA Top Fuel Champ Larry Dixon

Meet NHRA Top Fuel Champ Larry Dixon
Three-time NHRA Top Fuel World Champion Larry Dixon will visit TAG Truck Center at our Farmington, MO open house Saturday, June 7th.  Come join us from 12:00pm to 3:00pm to meet Larry and see our facility.  Refreshments, hamburgers and hot dogs will be available while they last. We look f...

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Daimler Brands Display "Star Power" at MATS

Daimler Brands Display "Star Power" at MATS
(From Overdrive Online) From show-stopping tie-ins to Optimus Prime, NASCAR and tire-smoking tractors, to more mundane matters such as fuel efficiency improvements and automated transmission sales, Daimler Trucks North America used its press preview hour at the Mid-America Trucking Show to highlight a wide range of industry-leading products from the company’s various brands – and to hint at more to come.

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Get Your Truck Bucks Reward Card

Get Your Truck Bucks Reward Card
(From Team Runsmart, Jan 2014) As a way to reward loyal customers, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced Truck Bucks, a new rewards program. Enrolled professional drivers will enjoy discounts and special product incentives with the Truck Bucks rewards card at check-out in Freightli...

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TAG Featured on Missouri Radio

TAG's Robby Phillips was recently a guest of radio personality Bill Anderson, also known as "Cousin Carl" on KWKZ 106.1 in Charleston, MO.  Robby discussed trends in the trucking industry as well as recent news about all 11 TAG locations.  Listen to the entire interview below.




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Save $25 During Alliance Truck Parts "Fan Fridays"

Save $25 During Alliance Truck Parts "Fan Fridays"
The Alliance Truck Parts Racing Team has finished a successful 2013 racing season, and would like to celebrate by offering you a special discount on Alliance "Fan Fridays."  Now through February 21, 2014, you can save $25 when purchasing at least $150 of Alliance Truck Parts-branded parts at TA...

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New Construction in Jackson, TN Nears Completion

New Construction in Jackson, TN Nears Completion
Construction of TAG Truck Center's new 18,000 square foot expansion in Jackson, TN is progressing nicely.  Construction is scheduled for completion in March, and features the following improvements for our valued customers: New 16 bay service department 18,000 square feet New a...

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TAG Launches New Website

After several months of work, TAG Truck Center today has launched an updated version of TAGTruckCenter.com.  Customers have long enjoyed the benefits of ordering parts online, viewing and printing invoices online, and searching a huge truck inventory that is updated in real time.  The new ...

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Protect Your Truck with an Excel Bumper Guard

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TAG Offers KwikParts Online Parts Ordering

TAG Truck Center is excited to announce the availability of KwikParts, an online parts application, for select customers.  KwikParts enables customers to tap into TAG's parts inventory to get real-time availability and pricing.

"KwikParts is moving TAG Truck Center to the next level in customer service.  By using KwikParts, our customers can order their parts in a timely fashion--but on their own time," said Amy Thomas, Corp Parts Manager for TAG.

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Optimus Prime and More Featured at Sikeston, MO Open House

Optimus Prime and More Featured at Sikeston, MO Open House

TAG Truck Center will host an open house Thursday, June 4th in Sikeston, MO from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  The event will feature games & door prizes along with hamburgers and hot dogs.  

Optimus Prime, the Western Star-based character from the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction will be on display and fans are encouraged to stop by for a photo op.

The new 5700XE from Western Star (which goes into production in June) will make its Mid South area debut.  Trucks from Freightliner including fire trucks, dump trucks, bucket trucks, salt spreaders and the Team Run Smart Freightliner Cascadia Evolution will be on display as well.  

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Optimus Prime & More Featured at Calvert City Open House

Optimus Prime & More Featured at Calvert City Open House

TAG Truck Center will host an open house Wednesday, May 27 in Calvert City, KY from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  The event will feature games & door prizes along with hamburgers and hot dogs.  

Optimus Prime, the Western Star-based character from the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction will be on display and fans are encouraged to stop by for a photo op.

The new 5700XE from Western Star (which goes into production in June) will make its Mid South area debut.  Trucks from Freightliner including fire trucks, dump trucks, bucket trucks, salt spreaders and the Team Run Smart Freightliner Cascadia Evolution will be on display as well.  

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Open House Scheduled in New Jackson, MO Facility

Open House Scheduled in New Jackson, MO Facility
TAG Truck Center recently announced the grand opening of our NEW Jackson, MO facility at 18688 State Hwy 177.  To show off the new facility, TAG will be hosting an Open House on Friday, April 12.  Food and fun will begin at 11:00am and the public is invited.

Stop by and see us April 12 or for more information, call 573-204-8077.

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