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Louisville Switching Blog

A Farewell to Mike Twitty- Happy Retirement from Louisville Switching!

Posted by Donald Robinson

Feb 15, 2019 4:40:34 PM

It is with much gratitude and celebration that we want to wish our longtime partner in business, Mike Twitty, congrats on his retirement! Mike has served as the Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Kalmar Ottawa for 25 years. Mike has been a tremendous partner, mentor, and friend to us and we wanted to take a minute to congratulate him on his retirement. Since the start of Louisville Switching's partnership with Kalmar Ottawa, Mike has been our go-to for everything from sales, training, technical advice and more. We had an opportunity to talk with Mike and hear a little bit about what has influenced him in business over the years and what he is looking forward to in his retirement.  

Chris Cassady is Being Promoted to Inventory Controller

Posted by Donald Robinson

Feb 13, 2019 11:40:33 AM

If you have read our most recent blog, then you know that our former Inventory Controller, Barbara Brian has retired from her role at Louisville Switching. Luckily, we have many talented, qualified members of our team that are eager to step into new positions within our company. That is the case with Chris Cassady- our former Parts Coordinator. Read more to find out about his history at Louisville Switching, some personal information about Chris, and his big promotion!

Best Wishes and Congrats on Retirement to Barbara Brian!

Posted by Donald Robinson

Feb 12, 2019 9:58:35 AM

Our team at Louisville Switching would like to take the time to extend our well wishes and congratulations to Barbara Brian. Barbara has been with the company for 4 years this spring as an Inventory Controller.  Her 21 years of industry experience has added a tremendous amount of value to our company since her start with us. We are so grateful for the opportunity to have had her as a part of the Louisville Switching team and want to congratulate her on retirement! Before we see her off, we want to share some information about her position and success with us over the years.

The New Albanian Brewery Experience

Posted by Donald Robinson

Jan 25, 2019 3:14:27 PM

If you are a follower of our blog and social media, then you know we love to take an occasional break from talking about everything Ottawa, and talk about something else we love- great food and dining! For our Louisville area readers, we hope we can share with you some special places we recommend, and for our readers out of town, we hope you will try some of our suggestions when you visit Louisville. Up on the blog this week is a new favorite of ours- The New Albanian Brewery! Located just over the bridge from Louisville in the city of New Albany, The New Albanian has 2 locations with fresh, locally brewed beer and two totally different food menus! We recently made a special visit to one of their locations, The New Albanian Brewing Company Pizzeria & Public Houseand we wanted to share about the experience we had as well as some of the history we learned while we were there. 

All the Part Brands We Offer at Louisville Switching

Posted by Donald Robinson

Jan 11, 2019 10:44:15 AM

Our parts department carries a wide and vast variety of specialized parts to meet the specific needs of your Ottawa Trucks. At Louisville Switching, we have an online search feature so you can browse all the current parts in our warehouse. We want you, our customers, to know all the parts brands we carry and explore all the available options to find what fits your unique requirements. 

Our Daily Maintenance Checklist Will Keep your Ottawa Running for Years to Come

Posted by Donald Robinson

Dec 19, 2018 11:34:52 AM

Daily maintenance of your Ottawa yard truck is crucial to prolong the lifespan of your truck and protect the drivers. At Louisville Switching, we are offering a free, downloadable Daily Maintenance Checklist that you can follow for proper daily care of your Ottawa yard truck. Inspecting your truck daily helps to avoid preventable accidents, damages, part replacements that can cost valuable time and money to repair. 

The Brasserie Provence Experience- Southern French Cuisine to Delight & Inspire

Posted by Donald Robinson

Dec 17, 2018 11:47:49 AM

If you follow our blog and social media, you know we love to take an occasional break from talking about trucks to share our favorite dining spots around the Louisville area. Hands down, one of our favorites is Brasserie Provence. We recently had the opportunity to visit for lunch and sit down with the owner, Guy Renoud. Guy is from the city of Cannes along the French Riviera, and came to the states 12 years ago after meeting his wife, Stacy Duncan, in Washington D.C. while visiting a friend in Virginia. Stacy is a professional photographer, and you can see much of her beautiful work featured on Brasserie Provence's website. 

Safety Tips for Operating your Ottawa

Posted by Donald Robinson

Dec 12, 2018 12:59:36 PM

When operating highly-mechanical vehicles like your Ottawa Yard Truck, there are important safety tips to follow to keep yourself, others, and your truck protected. Our Ottawa Maintenance Manual provides all the inside knowledge of how to maintain the best condition of your Kalmar Terminal Tractor, safety tips, and procedural instructions specific to Ottawas. To ensure you are practicing good safety tips before, during, and after operating your Ottawa truck, we have created a list of Do's and Don'ts to follow.