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Louisville Switching Blog

Louisville Switching Is An Essential Business

Posted by Louisville Switching

Mar 27, 2020 1:29:16 PM

To Our Valued Customers and Community:

Louisville Switching continues to monitor the changing landscape as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the United States.
We understand there are concerns regarding keeping businesses running effectively and efficiently during this time - especially when several industries around our communities are being forced to close temporarily.

We want to take this time to clarify that Louisville Switching is classified as an Essential Business, as defined by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), an agency in the Department of Homeland Security, and further state all of our facilities are open and ready to support our customers in the critical supply chain network.

While it is important to assist our customers with their material handling needs, we understand we must do so as safely as possible. Therefore, we are following all governmental and CDC recommendations, including but not limited to:

What is a Preventative Maintenance (PM) Service Kit?

Posted by Louisville Switching

Mar 26, 2020 2:50:13 PM

As you know, maintenance is a critical component of your operations -- you also know needing it can be expensive, time-consuming, and interruptive. 

The Importance of Safety Training In The Yard

Posted by Louisville Switching

Mar 9, 2020 2:10:16 PM

At Louisville Switching, we understand the importance of keeping your workers, drivers, equipment, and yard safe. Ensuring proper safety measures are implemented and followed by all is a top priority, which ultimately falls back on having everyone who operates or works in the yard having adequate safety training. Keep reading to learn how prioritizing safety procedures and training can help ensure safer drivers, as well as a safer yard operation. 

The Newest Yard Trucks For Sale at Louisville Switching

Posted by Louisville Switching

Feb 18, 2020 10:34:57 AM

A new year means new trucks. Kalmar Ottawa released its 2020 yard truck models with all the features you know and love, plus some new ones, too! We probably don't need to tell you why the Ottawa T2 is the best yard truck out there (but just in case we do, you can see for yourself here). If you're raring to go and eager to get your hands on a 2020 Ottawa T2, head on over to our Sales page. But if you still need some convincing that it's time to add a new yard truck to your fleet, read on to explore the 2020 Kalmar Ottawa T2 yard truck and all it has to offer.

Safe Driving Practices During Winter Weather

Posted by Louisville Switching

Feb 12, 2020 1:51:31 PM

Winter is here, which means it is time to brush up on safe driving practices. Traveling and operating during winter weather can be the most dangerous time of the year for drivers. We know safety is your top concern when it comes to your drivers. Here are our top five safe winter driving practices to help prepare your drivers for whatever the winter weather has in store. 

3 Precautions To Take When You're On The Road This Winter

Posted by Louisville Switching

Jan 29, 2020 10:30:45 AM

At Louisville Switching, we understand the importance of keeping drivers safe. Our truck parts and services are designed with you in mind, and we want to make the process of implementing safety procedures and features as simple as possible. We are well into the winter season, and harsh weather is more than likely still ahead. 

Why Louisville Switching is Your Trusted OEM Dealer

Posted by Louisville Switching

Dec 5, 2019 4:34:49 PM

Louisville Switching has been in the logistics industry – renting, leasing, selling, and servicing yard trucks, as well as providing exceptional service to our clients – for decades. We are a premium OEM dealer, specialized in Kalmar Ottawa Yard Trucks, that serves Louisville, KY and the surrounding area. 

Louisville Switching is Your Premier Ottawa Dealer

Posted by Louisville Switching

Nov 26, 2019 2:01:46 PM

Since our start in 1973, Louisville Switching has serviced the Louisville area as a Kalmar Ottawa dealer. Whether you are leasing, renting, or buying an Ottawa truck, our team can assist you in finding the right truck to fit your business' needs