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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.
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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.After 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 [...]