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Monroe, LA Update

Due to substantial damage from the April 12th tornado, Bruckner’s of Monroe has moved to a new location.

The address is: 900 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Monroe, LA.

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Updated Parts & Service Hours

Due to COVID-19, please note that many Bruckner’s locations have updated Parts and Service operating hours for the foreseeable future.  Truck Sales hours remain the same.
We will have fewer employees on each shift to follow guidelines on social distancing. We appreciate your patience. Please be assured that we will continue to support you!
This is a temporary change and we look forward to resuming our regular business hours soon!

The following location(s) will be open 7:00am – 7:00pm Monday-Saturday:

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Amarillo, TX
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Dallas, TX Irving Blvd
  • Dallas, TX I20 & Lancaster
  • Denver/Commerce City, CO
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Oklahoma City, OK

The following location(s) will be open 7:30am – 7:30pm Monday – Saturday:

  • Shreveport, LA
  • Lubbock, TX

The following location(s) will be open 6:00am – 6:30pm Monday – Saturday:

  • Wichita Falls, TX

The following location(s) will be open 6:00am – 6:00pm Monday – Saturday:

  • Farmington, NM
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Committed to You

Bruckner’s Update on COVID-19 March 25, 2020

Our management team is communicating daily on decisions that help protect our teams in the environments which we work, while maintaining the essential needs of our customers. We are closely monitoring and following the guidance of the CDC as well as state and local governments. We are working hard to keep our regular operating hours and services. Currently all Bruckner locations remain open with some adjustments in store hours – updated here.
While the situation can change quickly, below are some of the steps we are taking:

  • Increased thorough cleaning of all work areas, counters, drivers lounge and restrooms.
  • Adjusted or moved work space areas to accommodate the recommended Social Distance requirement.
  • Expanded parts delivery area for customers with increased use of drop boxes.
  • ’Will Call’ parts orders via phone or email. Upon your arrival, we will load the parts to your vehicle.
  • Encourage the use of our Parts Quote form to check availability.
  • Encourage the use of our mobile repair service fleet.
  • Limited access in our buildings to customers and critical vendors only.
  • Divided service and parts departments into work groups with separate times, reducing the amount of contact exposure.
  • Additional measures taken to clean and disinfect high touch areas of customers’ trucks both before and after we enter/exit the vehicle.
  • Allowed a large number of employees to work from home

We will keep you updated through our website and social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter). We are grateful for the opportunity to serve our customers and communities. We are thankful for all the hard work our associates perform during these challenging times. And we are committed to delivering the highest level of service while keeping a core value in mind -We Do What it Takes.

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What Bruckner’s is Doing

At Bruckner’s, we are committed to doing our part to keep our employees and customers safe while conducting business with the Bruckner organization.
Here are some immediate action items Bruckner’s has implemented to help safeguard our customers:

  • Hand sanitizer available in all truck sales, parts & service departments and customer lounges.
  • Mandated increased thorough cleanings of customer lounges, parts/service countertops, and restrooms.
  • Expanded parts delivery area for customers and increased utilization of drop boxes to reduce public contact.
  • 10% off of freight costs through the end of March to reduce the need for your employees to travel in public. Possibility of extension as needed
  • ‘Will call’ parts orders via phone or email. Upon your arrival, we will bring the part to you from the warehouse and load it in your vehicles.
  • Expanded mobile fleet service coverage area for customers impacted by employee absences with a 5% labor discount through the end of March and will extend as needed. We would work with you to have the repair located somewhere on your property so we can make the repair and limit person to person exposure.

At Bruckner’s, one of our core values is “We Value Our People and Communities.” We realize this is a difficult time and recognize that many of our customers carry an extra burden of delivering needed products. As always Bruckner’s is committed to your safety and uptime to keep you on your delivery timelines.
Thank you for all you do to assist our country every day, but especially in its time of need!

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Volvo VHD Dump Truck

Volvo Trucks introduces new VHD

For vocational drivers, hard work is more than just an expectation – it’s a constant challenge. And for the toughest jobs, only the toughest trucks will do. But what if a truck is not only tougher than the rest, but also smarter? Volvo Trucks is proud to introduce the new Volvo VHD, engineered with the right balance of reliable strength, rugged looks and innovative technology to make this truck the new leader in vocational productivity.

The new Volvo VHD Vocational Series offers not only a fresh, modern look, but also the latest in safety and uptime solutions for vocational applications, providing a number of notable upgrades, including:
● An updated exterior gives a modern look that reflects the other models in the Volvo Trucks family. The VHD has a new grille design, as well as new LED high/low beam headlights. The fully sealed headlamp component offers a brighter, more focused beam for increased visibility. An available de-icing feature burns through ice and snow that accumulates on headlamps in colder weather.
● Groundbreaking safety and productivity features for the vocational industry include Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS) and the next generation of Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA). The VDS system delivers a safer, more comfortable driver experience by adding torque to reduce steering strain at low speeds and remove vibrations caused by rough terrain. Also, now available in the VHD, the next-generation VADA provides integrated radar/camera capabilities, automatic emergency braking, highway departure warnings, adaptive cruise control and more.
● A new, robust VHD bumper features a heavy-duty 45 mm tow pin rated for a full 80,000 pounds. Responding to customer requests, the rugged tow pin allows for a quick pull out of sticky situations thereby increasing uptime and drivers’ peace of mind.
● A state-of-the-art interior offers improved driver comfort and productivity. For example, the steering wheel buttons are more touch-friendly and clustered intuitively to help drivers feel more confident as they drive.

● Volvo I-Shift transmission with crawler gears adds one or two gears to the 12-speed Volvo I-Shift transmission, enabling the VHD to start on steep grades, provide low-speed control, and reach maximum highway speeds with faster rear axle ratios.
● Volvo T-Ride suspension delivers the best ride under the most demanding conditions by applying constant pressure on the wheels to create sure-footed traction. The Volvo T-ride suspension also offers a new ride stiffness option for mixers and trucks with wing plows.
● The latest in connectivity solutions such as Remote Programming and Remote Diagnostics allow customers to use real data insights to make the right decisions for increased safety and truck productivity.

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Landscape

POSTPONED – Ben Bruckner Jr. Charity Golf Classic – May 4, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, and in line with CDC and BTS recommendations, the decision has been made to postpone this year’s golf tournament.

The tournament committee will explore alternative dates for the event, and more details will be released as they are finalized in the weeks ahead.

Ridgelea Country Club – Fort Worth, Texas

Schedule:
Tournament will be played as a four-man scramble with a shotgun start.
9:00AM Putting Contest
Cadillac Raffle Open
Open Driving Range
Brunch

11:00AM Shotgun Start

4:30PM Dinner
Raffle Drawing
Cadillac Drawing
Door Prizes
Awards Ceremony
Open to the first 144 paid entries. Sponsorships are available.  Download 2020 Sponsorship Form

Bruckner Truck Sales is proud to host the 31st annual Ben Bruckner Jr. Charity Golf Classic! Since its inception, we have raised over $1,200,000 for the ACH Child & Family Services of Fort Worth and A Place for Grace in Weatherford.

For more information, Contact 
Lee Ann Williams
Office Manager
Fort Worth, Texas 76161
(817) 626-2823 or lwilliams@brucknertruck.com
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Mack Medium Duty Truck

Mack Trucks enters Medium Duty Market

Mack has entered the medium-duty market with the all-new MD Series—three trucks that take care of the details so you can focus on growing your business.

To handle different applications, the MD Series is available in three models—the MD6, MD6 Low Profile, and MD7. The trucks have innovative features that come standard, and they vary in wheelbase size and dimensions, with transmission options for heavier-duty applications and rougher terrains.

Every detail of the Mack MD interior was designed for one purpose: keep drivers comfortable. There’s power steering, tilt telescopic steering column, air suspension driver’s sear and controls within easy reach. If it all feels designed by drivers for drivers, that’s because it was.

From purchase to maintenance, your local Mack dealer will treat you like family—with personalized attention and the support you need. And our Geotab® system will provide the intelligence and data to help you operate with enhanced safety, cost-efficiency and productivity.

For more information, visit Mack Trucks

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Mack McNeilus Mixer

CIM Announces Donation By Mack Trucks and McNeilus for 2020 Annual Auction at World of Concrete

CIM is pleased to announce that the signature item for our annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack® Granite® Boost-A-Load mixer donated by Mack Trucks, Inc. and equipped with a McNeilus® FLEX Controls™ Bridgemaster® Mixer. 

 

“Mack Trucks and McNeilus have stepped up by making a significant donation to support the CIM Auction,” said Ben Robuck, CIM Auction Committee Chairman. “This mixer truck will help ensure a successful CIM Auction at the 2020 World of Concrete. We are very appreciative of the support from Mack Trucks and McNeilus. It speaks volumes to their commitment to the concrete industry and the importance these leading companies place on the CIM program.”

The annual auction will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5 in the North Hall Room N262 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and the live auction begins at 1 p.m. Once again this year, Internet bidding will be available on the Ritchie Bros. website. To participate in electronic auction bidding, bidders must register a week in advance. Those participating in the auction at World of Concrete can register on-site.

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Touch a Truck DFW

2019 Touch-A-Truck DFW

On October 6, Bruckner’s dealerships in Dallas & Fort Worth were proud to serve as a sponsor for the 5th annual Touch-A-Truck DFW event benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Touch-A-Truck DFW is an exciting and family friendly event where children and adults have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with community vehicles, trucks, machinery, and meet the men and women who protect, serve, and build the Dallas/Fort Worth community. Over 3,000 people explored the Mack and Volvo Trucks on hand.
Special thanks to Tom Tenseth and our DFW teams for leading our efforts and acting on the core value, “We value our people and our communities.”

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New Shreveport Location

New Location Opens in Shreveport

On July 15, 2019, Bruckner’s of Shreveport moved into new facilities located at 7600 Greenwood Road. The new building is 41,000 square feet and has 21 service bays. It sits on 10 acres with great visibility and easy access for I-20 traffic.  The facility will allow for greater efficiency for our parts and service team and increased warehouse space.

New Business hours:

Parts & Service: M – F 7:30am -10pm Saturday 8am-4pm

Truck/Trailer Sales: M – F 8:00am – 5:00pm

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#RiseForTheAnthem Wins Mack Masters

Congratulations to team #RiseForTheAnthem from Bruckner’s Bossier City for winning the title of 2019 Mack Masters Champion! Aaron Toomer, Joey Wardrip, Justin Malone and Ted Pfister joined forces to bring home the title.

Mack Trucks Academy hosted the Mack Masters 2019 finalists. In the largest field ever of approximately 2,000 individuals across more than 500 teams, ten teams rose to the top of their regions. They distinguished themselves through their teamwork, skill, and accomplishment in the brutal online theoretical rounds of competition. Mack Masters is more than just a competition; it is a training event designed to drive efficiency in the workshop, team work across job roles, and Uptime for customers.

Mack Masters competition
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Results of 30th Annual Ben Bruckner Jr Charity Classic

In May, Bruckner’s presented checks totaling $230,000 to ACH Child & Family Services and A Place For Grace.  Thank you to all the sponsors, participants and volunteers for supporting these 2 worthy organizations.  You can view all tournament sponsors and winners by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you next year – May 4, 2020!

Platinum Sponsors
Arvin Meritor
Bendix
Donaldson
Dragon Products
Fontaine Heavy Haul
Fruitland Manufacturing
JOST
Prestone
SAF Holland
Mack & Volvo Parts Division

Corporate Sponsors
Mack Trucks SW Region
Volvo Financial Services
Volvo Truck SW Region

Meal Sponsors
Blackburn Transportation Group
CDK
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Dana Corp
Eaton Roadranger
East Penn
Hitachi Capital America Corp
Road Choice
Summit Financial Group
Texas Towing
Troxell Trailer

Door Prize Sponsor
Southern Tire Mart

Driving Range Sponsor
LuberFiner

Golf Cart Sponsor
JPMorgan Chase

Player Gift Bag Sponsor
Stemco

Putting Green Sponsor
BMO

Raffle Sponsor
National Vacuum Equipment

Refreshment Sponsor
Corporate Billing

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Bruckner’s at Waste Expo

Bruckner Truck Sales and BTE Body Sales Professionals will be on hand at the Waste Expo in Las Vegas, NV.  Stop by booth 217 during the show May 7-9, 2019.  We’ll have a 2020 Mack Granite mounted with a new G&H by ROUSA 60,000# Roll Off Hoist, Pioneer Tarp System with Hydraulic Gantry.

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Customer Appreciation Day – Dec. 24, 2018

On Monday, Dec. 24th, we wanted to thank all of our customers for their hard work and dedication during this holiday season. Trucking provides the greater majority of shipping services and movement of goods in the United States. More than 80 percent of U.S. communities rely solely on trucking for delivery of goods, which means that many drivers aren’t able to spend the holidays with their loved ones.

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Bruckner’s acquires Advanced Onsite Service, LLC

Bruckner Truck Sales, based in Amarillo, Texas, has acquired Advanced Onsite Service, LLC that includes a truck repair shop, a trailer repair shop, and mobile service trucks out of Pineville, Louisiana.

“With this acquisition, we look forward to serving more customers in Louisiana. The fact that we are able to expand our own network of service centers and acquire a truck repair mobile service in the process, is a plus,” says Brian Bruckner, President, Bruckner Truck Sales, Inc.
Chris Bruckner, Executive Vice President stated, “We are excited to expand our service presence into the Alexandria / Pineville and central Louisiana market. Advanced Companies has a rich history of providing great customer service. They have a good understanding of their customers’ needs along with a ‘do what it takes’ attitude. We will continue to provide that same level of service with the existing team at the same convenient locations. With Pineville now in our network of locations, we will be able to offer customers a much expanded area of service support.”

Bruckner’s hours of operation: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Mon – Fri. A 24-hour call-out service is available. Locations will remain the same.
Truck Repair Shop: 4170 Pardue Rd, Pineville; 318-640-2098
Trailer Repair Shop: 4303 Pardue Rd, Ball; 318-641-0290

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Men in Front of Bruckner's

Happy 70th Anniversary, Mack Trucks!

B.M. “Bennie” Bruckner, Sr. started his company, Bruckner’s Garage, in 1932 during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. He might have waited for better times to start the business but Bennie had lost his job and had a family to feed. He was very determined to succeed.

In 1948, Bennie contacted Mack Trucks and was awarded a Mack Trucks franchise.  At that time, he was one of the first Mack dealers west of the Mississippi River.  Bennie always saw the value of his team and worked to build them up.  He knew that hiring good people would lead to great customer service.

Despite only having a 4th grade formal education, Bennie had grit and determination. He passed these traits on to his son, Ben Bruckner, Jr, and his legacy continues with the 3rd generation, Brian and Chris Bruckner.

 

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Mack Anthem

Mack Anthem Road Show Coming in June!

The Mack Anthem Live Roadshow is coming to Bruckner’s Denver on June 8, 2018!  Three Anthem models will be available for test drives and the Mack Anthem Exhibit Trailer will also be onsite.  Plan to join us for test drives, lunch and a drawing for a LEGO Technic Mack Anthem.

 

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Volvo Tour Stops at Bruckner Locations

Join Bruckner Truck Sales for Volvo’s Shape of Trucks to Come Tour. The tour features a 2018 Model Year Volvo VNL 760 tractor and Volvo’s 53-foot customer experience trailer; this will serve as a mobile experience and educational facility where you can learn more about Bruckner’s and how Volvo Trucks can help your business.

DFW Area
Fort Worth Location
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
10 am – 3 pm
Lunch from 11 am-1 pm (please RSVP for lunch)
DFW Volvo Registration

OKC Tour Stop
Friday, Feb. 16, 2018
10 am – 3 pm
Lunch from 11 am – 1 pm (please RSVP for lunch)
OKC Tour Registration

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United Way

Bruckner’s Truck Sales of Tye, TX

February 14, 2017 – Bruckner’s Truck Sales of Tye, TX was honored with the United Way of Abilene’s Employee Giving Award. This award is given to a company that achieves an outstanding increase in employee giving. Bruckner’s Tye employees donated over $3000 this year which amounts to a 107% increase over last year.

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Bruckner’s of Oklahoma City Moving to New Facility

Long time Oklahoma City Mack and Volvo commercial truck dealer, Bruckner Truck Sales, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of their newly completed dealership facility situated on 15 acres at 10120 West Reno Avenue. The facility faces south on I-40 with site access from Reno Ave., west of the I-40 and Morgan Road interchange (exit 140) allowing for easier truck traffic access. The 58,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art dealership offers greater service bay and parts warehouse capacity. In this one location, Bruckner’s will continue to offer new and used, truck and trailer sales along with truck rental and leasing. This new facility replaces Bruckner’s old location at 3824 West Reno Avenue. Stores hours and phone numbers remain the same.

“We are excited for our customers and employees,” says Bob Acker, General Manager for Bruckner Truck Sales in Oklahoma City. “A larger state-of-the-art facility combined with a convenient location and easy access will make things better for us and our customers!”

Chris Bruckner, Executive Vice President stated, “We were fortunate to find a good location to build on I-40. Expanding our network of stores, building newer facilities; and investing in the most up-to-date technology continues to allow Bruckner’s to provide best-in-class customer service.”

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Bruckner's Donation

Bruckner’s Donates to Local Diesel Program

November 9, 2016 – Bruckner’s Truck Sales has donated a new 2016 diesel engine to the Amarillo College Kritser Diesel Program. The donated engine features the latest in diesel technology and is the same model used in current production.

“We are proud to support the local program with this donation,” said Brian Bruckner, President of Bruckner Truck Sales. “Many times, these training programs have older model year technology, but it is so important for them to have the newer engines, especially as the engines become more computerized and new regulations are implemented.”

Several Bruckner staff members were on hand of the presentation: Brian Bruckner President; Chris Bruckner Executive Vice President, Keith Martin Vice President of Parts & Service, Johnny Puckett Amarillo General Manager, Jay Craighead Amarillo Service Manager.