McNeilus Announces Partnership with Commercial Truck Equipment to Expand Sales, Parts, and Service Support in Canada

McNeilus will work with Commercial Truck Equipment Co. to bring customers more access to parts, service and refuse collection products.

Dodge Center, MN. (Nov. 2, 2023)–McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, has partnered with Commercial Truck Equipment Co. to grow the McNeilus brand and expand its sales, parts distribution, and service network from British Columbia to Ontario, including all territories.

Commercial Truck Equipment is Canada’s largest supplier of heavy-duty truck equipment and solutions with six truck equipment branches strategically located across Canada. The company has been serving customers for more than 75 years to sell and support top products across most vocational truck applications, including refuse collection, towing and recovery, snow and ice, utility, service vehicles, material transport, emergency services and more.

“As Canada’s largest supplier of vocational trucks and truck equipment, stepping into refuse collection vehicles with McNeilus and Oshkosh Corporation is a perfect fit for us,”said Morgan MacKay, general manager for Commercial Truck Equipment Co.“Our branch and parts warehousing network across Canada will ensure an extremely high level of service and support for new and existing customers alike, and with so much experience in adjacent industries, we’ll be able to hit the ground running. We’re extremely grateful to McNeilus for trusting us with the responsibility that comes with a new dealership and can’t wait to get started.”

With this dealer relationship, McNeilus aims to enhance its industry leading support using dedicated, local sales and service teams to bring more access to products, parts and service technicians close to home. As part of its continuous improvement mission, McNeilus continually looks at ways to enhance the customer experience. Expanding its sales and support network through experienced equipment dealers in Canada will allow the company to tap into markets and develop relationships with customers that have been more difficult to reach.

“Partnering with Commercial best positions McNeilus to enhance our customer support, provide high vehicle uptime, and deliver a superior experience,”said Lee Dreas, vice president and general manager for McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing.“They have a great reputation across Canada for offering top products and customer service, and we’re looking forward to working with their team to bring our premium brand and refuse collection solutions to more customers.”

Commercial Truck Equipment is the exclusive Canadian dealer for McNeilus refuse products from British Columbia to Ontario, including all territories. Dealer-level support is now available from Commercial, and existing customers are being onboarded into Commercial’s parts and service support network.

About Commercial Truck Equipment Co.

Commercial Truck Equipment, a part of the Commercial Group of Companies, is Canada’s largest supplier of truck equipment solutions with 350+ employees across Canada in six main branches, and 250,000+ sq. ft. of combined production and service space across 11 total locations. Serving customers for over 75 years, they sell and support the industry’s top products. Commercial is the leading Canadian supplier for refuse collection vehicles, crane trucks, towing and recovery vehicles, dump and gravel trucks, snow and ice trucks, landscape bodies, trailers, as well as truck hydraulic systems, truck parts and service. Commercial Truck Equipment: Providing expert truck equipment solutions across Canada.

About McNeilus

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing is an industry leader in refuse truck bodies, OEM parts and customer support and service. Our lineup of front loaders, rear loaders and automated side loaders help you handle routes efficiently. We offer a nationwide network of service and support, including mobile service techs across the country, same-day parts availability, and a variety of alternative fuel systems and services for any refuse vehicle. Whatever your challenge, we’ve been down that route before. Visit:

About Oshkosh Corporation

At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, JBT® AeroTech and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit

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