Doing what it takes

March 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2007, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p24
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the operations of STS Truck Equipment and Trailer Sales, a multi-location truck equipment distributor and trailer dealer in New York. Following the acquisition of White Bear Equipment and T-W Truck Equippers, STS has become a major player in the Upstate New York truck equipment business. The company's willingness to expand is evidence that management is not averse to taking risks to serve its customers.


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