Arrow Truck Sales Announces New PRIME Program

Kansas City, MO – March 20, 2017 Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. has announced a used truck purchasing program for owner/operators who currently drive for select carriers. As a PRIME member, the buyer qualifies for certain exclusive benefits, including a free 6 month/50,000 mile warranty, special $1,000 allowance and more.

Carriers currently engaged in the PRIME program include Landstar, USA Truck, Allied Van Lines and others. The PRIME program is also offered through select associations, including Women In Trucking, OOIDA, National Minority Trucking Association and more. A complete list of PRIME benefits, carriers and associations can be found on their website.

“We’re happy to be associated with these premier carriers and associations,” stated Jim Taber, Arrow’s National Account Sales Executive. “We believe these strategic partnerships will ultimately benefit drivers wanting to buy a used truck while receiving incentives to help with their purchase.”

About Arrow Truck Sales, Inc.

Founded in 1950, Arrow Truck Sales is North America’s leading source of pre-owned heavy and medium-duty trucks with retail stores located across the U.S. and Canada. Arrow carries a large inventory of trucks and trailers including all makes and models. Arrow provides a one-stop shopping solution for truck buyers, including financing, insurance, extended warranties and other protection plans. For more information, visit

Status Transportation joins Arrow Truck Sales successful Prime Account program.

Status Transportation

Status Transportation is an owner operator trucking company with branches in Florida and Georgia.  We strive to provide owner operators with the best customer service in order to ensure their success as business owners.  As part of our service, we always try to refer owner-operator truck drivers to experienced vendors that meet our same standards. Status Transportation reviews vendors thoroughly and Arrow Truck Sales superior quality customer service and solid reputation have made them our preferred pre-owned truck vendor.

Back in 2016 Status Transportation and Arrow Truck Sales established a business relationship that will benefit Status owner operator truck drivers who are in the market for a pre-owned truck. As a result of this relationship, we became a Prime Account member and now our owner operators can take advantage of this exclusive membership.  This partnership opens the door to great perks and discounts through Arrow Truck Sales when shopping for late-model equipment.

The Prime Account program includes a free 6-month / 50,000-mile warranty and a $1,000 allowance.  The allowance can be applied towards the first payment when financing your truck through Transport funding or you can also take a $1,000 discount off of internet retail truck prices. Another great Prime Account Program option is that owner operator truckers can get the Prime Plus Warranty.  This warranty provides truckers with an additional coverage of 1-year or 120k mile Gold Warranty which is an additional 6 month and 70,000 miles of coverage from conventional warranties.  There is no monetary repair cap and it covers alternators, AC compressors, engine brake, charge air cooler, radiator, starter, fan clutch assembly and water pump.

At Status Transportation we know that a great deal of your success on an owner operator job depends on running consistently and we can provide the best loads to do that.  At the same time, you depend on a quality semi truck that will ensure you can make all your deliveries on time and Arrow Truck Sales is the place where you’ll feel comfortable making your next purchase. To learn more about Status Transportation please visit our website at or call us at (407) 574-7990

Quick Guide To Understanding Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)

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  • NOx and Soot – these have the most impact on our environment
  • NOx ( Nitrogen oxides)are a group of highly reactive gases containing nitrogen and oxygen in varying amounts
  • Nitrogen  dioxide,  along  with  particles  in  the  air,  can  often  be  seen  as  a  reddish-brown  layer  over  many  urban  areas.
  • Particulate matter (Soot) is the visible exhaust from the engine.
  • Soot is made up of unburned fuel, carbon, and other solid materia.
  • Diesel Particulate Filter

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A Deeper Look into Understanding DPF

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The two compounds in diesel exhaust that have the most impact on the environment are NOx and particulate matter, which is more commonly called “Soot”.

NOx, or Nitrogen oxides, is the generic term for a group of highly reactive gases, all of which contain nitrogen and oxygen in varying amounts. Many of the nitrogen oxides are colorless and odorless. However, one common pollutant, nitrogen dioxide along with particles in the air can often be seen as a reddish-brown layer over many urban areas.

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Tampering Not New, But Dirties Exhaust and Can Damage Engines

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How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance Council’s fall meeting in Pittsburgh last week said they had seen some flagrant cases.

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Counterfeit Parts – Save You Cash Today, Cost You Tomorrow?

Economic realities are forcing fleet managers to look at cost-saving alternatives in their operations that a few years ago simply weren’t worth the trouble for many. As profits narrow or disappear and maintenance costs rise due to older equipment, parts undoubtedly receive more attention.

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So You’re Thinking of Becoming an Owner-Operator

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Before you dive into independence as an owner-operator, take time to assess your experience, finances, dedication and skills. Look in the mirror. You’ve been thinking about going into business for yourself as an owner operator, but are you ready? You crave the independence, but do you have what it takes to be successful?

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How to Become an Owner-Operator: A Resource for Getting Started

Knowing the documents you need and when to apply for them will save you time and headaches when you’re ready to obtain your operating authority.

For drivers shifting to become an owner-operator with your own authority, the first dilemma is chicken or egg – do you buy your truck and then get set up as an owner-operator or do you complete the paperwork first before acquiring a rig?

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What you need to know about Leasing vs. Financing

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At some point during a company’s equipment acquisition process, the question always seems to come up: “Should I lease or should I finance?” Of course, paying cash is an option too, but not one that many growing and expanding companies have the luxury of doing, especially in today’s economy, and particularly in the trucking industry.

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Learn Why Buying Used Is A Smart Business Decision!


This calculator was specifically designed for Arrow customers to compare costs and savings.

A question that is often asked is “Why should I buy used?”

Although new trucks generally cost less to operate and maintain, the initial purchase price, F.E.T., and higher insurance costs means higher initial investment and higher CPM (Cost Per Mile).

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