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At TruckMax, all we do is discount commercial trucks. We are a full service commercial truck dealer offering sales, parts and service


Hino awards Joseph DeMaria of TruckMax as #1 dealer

Joseph DeMaria, former car dealer awarded #1 in sales from Hino trucks
We have been compiling and posting information about the history of TruckMax in Miami over the past 20 years. Owner, Joseph DeMaria, former owner of The Collection, an exotic car dealership started TruckMax in the late 90's and has achieved great success in the industry ever since. We found this press release on the Business Fleet website from 2006. We are still enjoying great success with Hino Trucks and the former car dealer and previous owner of The Collection, Joseph DeMaria is still a leading Hino truck dealer and currently serves on the Hino dealer council. Miami-based TruckMax has been named the number one dealer in the United States by Hino Motors Sales USA, Inc., an affiliate of the Toyota Motor Corporation. TruckMax, a commercial truck dealership led by automotive and trucking industry veteran Joseph De Maria, also led the country in sales and finance, selling a record 150 Hino Trucks and financing $10 million commercial vehicles.

TruckMax dealership in Fort Pierce, Florida

Former exotic car dealer owner of The Collection, Joseph DeMaria expands his commercial truck dealership to Ft. Pierce
In the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, Joseph DeMaria, was the top name in the exotic car world with his tremendously successful dealership, The Collection, but in the late 90’s Joseph decided to start a new type of commercial truck dealership in the South Florida area. After the launch of the TruckMax location in Miami in 1997 and rapid growth and success, Joseph DeMaria decided to try and replicate what he had done with his exotic car dealership, The Collection. Joseph DeMaria At The Collection he had brought together reputable names like Porsche, Ferrari, Jaguar, Volkswagen and Volvo with multiple locations respectively. Years later at TruckMax he had discovered that he could achieve the same goals in his commercial truck dealership, TruckMax. So, in April of 2007 Joseph De Maria created 1850 Realty, LLC in order to purchase the dealership property in Fort Pierce where Charlie’s Mitsubishi was located. This was the only existing dealership location within the City of Fort Pierce city limit [...]
Joseph DeMaria, former owner of The Collection exotic car dealership in Miami, Florida entered in to the commercial truck business in 1996 and in 2004 became the Hino dealership for Miami. joseph-demaria Less than 1 year later in March of 2005 Joseph DeMaria was asked to serve on the Hino dealer council in an advisory capacity to help Hino and other Hino dealerships enjoy the same type of success TruckMax has enjoyed since its inception. Joseph DeMaria was asked to serve a 2-year term and 10 years later still honorably serves on the council today. The dealer council provides valuable insight and dealer input into the Hino product line including identifying new market segments and developing trends. Hino Truck Parts

TruckMax named the South Florida dealer for Hino Trucks by TOYOTA

Former Miami car dealer thrives in the commercial trucking industry
As part of our celebration of our 20 year anniversary, we have been reflecting on some of the TruckMax history and the companies we have enjoyed working with that have helped to bring success to TruckMax and many South Florida business owners. Joseph De Maria, former owner of The Collection formed TruckMax in the late 90’s and not long after decided to add the Hino brand because of their high quality trucks and excellent reputation. Mr. DeMaria enjoyed tremendous success at his exotic car dealership, The Collection for decades and he has replicated the same mold that made The Collection so successful and inserted it in to the commercial truck sales business. In April of 2004 Joseph DeMaria, CEO and Operating Partner of TruckMax was awarded the Hino truck franchise for the greater Miami and Fort Pierce market. Hino Diesel Trucks now builds medium duty conventional trucks in the US and is one of the oldest truck manufacturers in the world with a highly respected reputation for building incredibly reliable, high quality trucks. Hino Commercial tucks are a TOYOTA group company.
Choosing the right truck for your business is an important decision. Here’s some helpful tips on what type of landscape truck is right for your business from a commercial truck expert. As an account executive at TruckMax, Miami’s largest commercial truck dealer, I have been in the commercial truck business for over 15 years in South Florida and seen all types commercial truck applications. If you have been in the landscaping industry in South Florida for any amount of time, by now you know that while we do have an actual landscape season, we are very fortunate in South Florida that ours happen to last for a good part of the year. For those that are new to the business and starting to grow, one of the first and most important decisions to make is what type of landscape truck to invest in for your business. In this post I’ll try to cover some valuable tips on what to look for and I’ll add some example photos as well. When it comes to what questions to ask and what to look for when purchasing a landscape truck, here are a some things to consider. The two most important overall items: 1. The Cab and Chassis (what manufacturer, GVW, what type of fuel consumption, payload capacity, engine, transmission, suspension, [...]
If you are familiar with the towing business or have been in the towing industry for any amount of time, you know Jerr-Dan tow truck bodies. In April of 2013, TruckMax owner Joseph De Maria agreed to become the local Jerr-Dan dealer for South Florida. Jerr-Dan is the premier manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment in America all under their one brand name of Jerr-Dan. They are a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, who is an American industrial company that designs and builds specialty trucks, military vehicles, truck bodies and equipment under various brand names such as JLG. Joseph DeMariajerr-dan After a long history in the exotic car business, Joseph DeMaria decided to move his attention to the commercial truck business and quickly recognized the need for a [...]
Many South Floridians know Joseph DeMaria throughout the Miami area for his longstanding success selling exotic cars through his auto dealership, The Collection back in the 90’s. Joseph DeMaria, sold Porsches, Jaguars and Ferraris as well as Volkswagens and Volvos with tremendous success from the multi-location car dealership. He decided to sell the collection in 1991 and try something new. In May of 1997, after selling The Collection, Mr. DeMaria launched TruckMax, Inc and acquired Losada Truck & Equipment, a long time medium & heavy truck dealership in Miami that sold & serviced Volvo, GMC, Isuzu & Mitsubishi commercial trucks. While GMC no longer manufactures medium duty commercial trucks, TruckMax still sells and services Volvo and Mitsubishi Fuso trucks and has added the Hino Commercial truck line as well as the Jerr-Dan brand for the towing industry. TruckMax has been run at a great level of success and has helped innumerable South Florida businesses purchase the proper type of truck for their business and has offered unprecedented service and support. Joseph DeMaria has transformed the trucking industry to some degree; at least in the South Florida area because of his past experience with exotic cars and [...]
President Joseph DeMaria, previous owner of The Collection exotic car dealership incorporated the TruckMax name in 1996 and he hasn’t looked back since. Joseph DeMaria has been in the automotive industry for over four decades. When Mr. DeMaria was only 20 years old he was general manager and owner of Orange Motors and the Porsche-Audi automotive dealerships in Miami, Florida. He then purchased Viking Volvo and Bayshore Motors and formed H.R. Bentley Co. d/b/a The Collection. The Collection has been the premier exotic car dealership in Miami since it’s inception.joseph-demaria-miamiDSC_0054After years of success in the exotic car business, Joseph DeMaria moved his sites to the commercial trucking industry and started TruckMax. TruckMax now boasts four thriving South [...]
Kalyn Siebert Sliding Axle Trailers At TruckMax we are an authorized distributor for Kalyn Siebert Trailers. The Kalyn Siebert sliding axle, also known as a rolling axle trailer is one of the most popular trailers in the towing industry. Kalyn Siebert Sliding Axle trailers are the right choice for towing low-clearance construction equipment, containers, agricultural equipment, or just about anything you can imagine. A low 7-degree approach angle and a 15K or 20K neck-mounted winch make dragging damaged or disabled equipment onto the deck routine. Options, like dock levelers, 6-function remote controls, 20HP power pack, bulkheads and work lights allow these sliders to be as versatile as you need them to be. Kalyn Siebert Trailers sld-IMG_6446
Informational video about the Mitsubishi Fuso Canter DUONIC Automated Manual Transmission

Great video about Fuso’s Muonic transmission. at TruckMax, we are an authorized Mitsubishi Fuso commercial truck dealership for sales, parts and service. We currently have a wide selection of new and used Fuso trucks for all vocations in stock. If you need a landscape truck, box truck, refrigerated truck, flatbed, utility truck or any other type of medium duty commercial truck, contact us today.

Fuso is also, currently offering some excellent finance options. For more information about Fuso trucks contact Mandy Alvarez – 777-9020

Fuso Trucks

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Helpful Video on Isuzu Commercial Truck emmissions and how to perform a regen on an Isuzu

Isuzu has created two great videos on the Isuzu DEF Diesel Emmission Fluid and DPF Diesel Particulate Filter Systems. If you own an Isuzu NPR, NQR or NRR these are great videos to familiarize yourself wwith your truck. This instructional video will explain some of the features of your Isuzu truck, as well as safety compliance issues. This is a great informational tool for your drivers and will help to keep your truck running at peak performance. Feel free to give us a call if you would need more information on the maintenance and care of your Isuzu.

Isuzu Regen Video – English

Isuzu Regen Video – Español


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TruckMax es el líder del Sur de la Florida en ventas de camiones comerciales. Si necesita un camión nuevo o usado, nosotros contamos con camiones nuevos y usados destinados a cualquier actividad. Nuestro inventario cuenta con camiones de caja, frigoríficos, para jardineria o paisajismo, grúas, camiones de plataforma, de volteo, tractores clase 8, camiones utilitarios, camiones elevadores de cubo y mucho más.

TruckMax es un distribuidor autorizado para camiones Isuzu, Volvo, Mitsubishi Fuso, Hino/Toyota, repuestos Cummins, transmisiones Allison y Cuerpos Babco para camiones. Los Fabricantes de TruckMax ofrecen garantías certificadas para dar a los operadores y propietarios de camiones la tranquilidad, con la confianza de que están en buenas manos. Si esta interesado en mayor informacion referente a nuestro inventario de camiones, puede contactar a Mandy Alvarez a través del e-mail o los teléfonos 305-777-9020 y 1-888-592-2111.

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Truck Max South Florida Locations Truck Max of Miami is located just off the Palmetto Expressway and NW 58 Street, just minutes from the Miami International Airport. We also have convenient locations on US HWY 1 in Ft. Pierce, Florida and in Homestead, Florida offering new and used cab & chassis, heavy duty, landscape dump, reefer, tow trucks and others for sale by Isuzu, Hino, Fuso, Jerr-Dan and Volvo. We export worldwide. TruckMax - Miami, Florida (888) 815-1900 | (305) 777-9000 Fax: 305-592-4754 6000 NW 77 Court Miami, Florida 33166 Map & Directions PARTS & SALES HOURS Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00PM Tuesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM Wednesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM Thursday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM Friday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM Saturday: 8:00AM - 2:00PM Sunday: Closed SERVICE HOURS Monday: 6:30 AM - 6:30PM Tuesday: 6:30 AM - 6:30PM Wednesday: 6:30 AM - 6:30PM Thursday: 6:30 AM - 6:30PM Friday: 6:30 AM - 6:30PM Saturday: 8:00AM - 2:00PM Sunday: Closed TruckMax - Ft. Pierce, Florida (772) 409-1800 Fax: (772) 409-1805 1850 S. US HWY 1 Ft. Pierce, Florida 34950
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