October 25, 2016 5:46 PM ET


Company Overview of Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Company Overview

Daimler Trucks North America LLC designs, manufactures, sells, and services heavy-duty trucks, medium-duty trucks, and specialized commercial vehicles in North America and internationally. Its products include heavy- and medium-duty commercial vehicles for long-haul transport, local and regional distribution, and construction and services; school buses; chassis for delivery vans, recreational vehicles, and shuttle buses; heavy- and medium-duty diesel engines; and mechanical transmissions, and drive and steering axles. The company also provides used trucks through a network of retail locations in the United States and Canada. Daimler Trucks North America LLC has strategic partnerships with Da...

4747 Channel Avenue

Portland, OR 97217

United States

Founded in 1942





Key Executives for Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Diversity Officer and President of Western Star Trucks
Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, Head of Finance & Controlling Business and Product Planning - Daimler Trucks & Buses
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Daimler Trucks North America LLC Key Developments

Northstar Battery Company LLC to Supply Batteries to Daimler Trucks North America LLC Original Equipment Platforms

Daimler Trucks North America has entered into a 7-year agreement with NorthStar Battery Company as the supplier of Ultra High Performance Pure Lead AGM batteries as part of the improvements being made to the next generation Cascadia truck. The agreement with Daimler makes NorthStar batteries a standard on all ParkSmart optioned trucks as well as a standard option on most other Freightliner, Western Star, Freightliner Chassis and Thomas Bus factory orders. NorthStar received worldwide approval to supply batteries to Daimler Original Equipment platforms.

Daimler Trucks North America Plans to Lease Indiana Building

Daimler Trucks North America announced that it is planning to lease All Points at Anson Building 15, a newly constructed 283,500-square-foot-facility in Whitestown, Indiana. The company will use the facility as a parts distribution centre. The company will invest USD 12.35 million to lease and equip the facility, where it will fulfil orders for truck parts. The company expects the new facility to process 7,000 new parts daily that will reach a 350-mile radius from Whitestown.

Daimler Trucks North America to Cut 115 Jobs from its Gastonia Parts and Logistics Plant, Effective Next Week

Daimler Trucks North America is cutting 115 jobs from its Gastonia parts and logistics plant, effective next week. The cuts are the result of a decline in demand for DTNA's mid-sized trucks. The employees who will lose their jobs on August 12 will likely be offered their jobs back when business picks up. With the latest layoffs, more than 3,000 jobs will have been eliminated from the three large Charlotte-area Freightliner plants during the last 10 months.

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