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Louisville Switching Blog

We Are All in for Ottawa!

Posted by Donald Robinson

Nov 10, 2015 4:28:11 PM

Louisville Switching is all in—all in for Ottawa! Much of our everyday work is surrounded by Ottawa Yard Trucks: service, sales, parts, refurbishments - the list goes on!

The Ottawa Yard Truck Skycab

Posted by Donald Robinson

Apr 2, 2013 3:10:00 PM

We had a great time at this year's Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Kentucky. We had two Ottawa Yard Trucks on display. One yard truck was a tandem axle with a standard cab, and the other was a single axle with the new Skycab. This was well received for several reasons. When drivers enter and exit the cab they often have to duck in and out, depending on their height. With the new Skycab feature they can stand upright without their head touching the ceiling. This new feature will save the backs of spotters who are making dozens of switches a day. Chris Troutt said, "If you are 6 foot tall you may need to duck a little bit, but it is the perfect height for the average height spotter." The floor to ceiling height is 69 inches so it makes it much more comfortable for the drivers to come in and out of their cabs.

Louisville Switching's Experience at the 2013 Mid America Truck Show

Posted by Donald Robinson

Mar 27, 2013 2:08:00 PM

This year's Mid America Truck Show was a tremendous success. Our brand new and spacious cab was on display. This cab is known as "The Skycab" and once you see it it will become apparent how this name was applied to this design. 

What to Expect from Louisville Switching at the 2013 Mid America Truck Show

Posted by Donald Robinson

Mar 14, 2013 12:56:00 PM

The Mid America Truck Show 2013 is shaping up to be spectacular this year. This is our 13th year in a row participating in the Truck Show! We will be manning the Kalmar/Ottawa booths with another dealer and also some OEM personnel. 

Towing Your Yard Truck Should Be The Last Resort

Posted by Donald Robinson

Jan 16, 2013 3:40:00 PM

Most times, Louisville Switching can repair your yard truck right onsite. Save yourself the down time and the expense of the tow. With our mobile repair vehicles, we have most every tool we need to handle even the toughest jobs. We have cranes, mobile welding equipment, and much more. Our mechanics are Cummins and Ottawa certified. Never take your yard truck to a shop that doesn't specialize in yard trucks. We can't tell you how often those shops call us because they are stuck and Louisville Switching is the expert.

Full Line of Accessories for Your Ottawa Yard Truck

Posted by Donald Robinson

Nov 30, 2012 1:19:00 PM

We don't just carry the standard Cummins engine parts or only Ottawa yard truck parts. We have a full line of accessories and even carry batteries for your yard truck. You do not have to try and match up missing reflectors, dead batteries, or even the headlights. Schedule an appointment with our mobile repair service to change your oil or some other routine maintenance item and we will inspect your yard truck for missing accessories. We can be sure your switcher truck is up to snuff on reflectors and other safety items.