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Canada update

Monday, June 1st, 2015 Leave a comment

Good morning Mercertown! Here’s a quick update below from our International Department. Thanks and have a great day!

ACI E-manifests, used when transporting goods into Canada, will be mandatory starting on July 10 2015. If you need information on how to do the ACI e-manifest, or need the form, please contact the International Freight Department. The phone number is 800-643-1248 or email rlinhorst@mercer-trans.com

Express Truck Tax

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

MERCER is proud to continue its partnership with ExpressTruckTax for the 2015-16 tax season.

HVUT is required for all owner-operators and leased operators with vehicles that have a gross weight over 55,000 pounds. It must be filed every year during the tax period beginning on July 1st. To simplify this process, ExpressTruckTax has created an exclusive portal for us at www.mercer2290.com through which you can securely e-file your HVUT Form 2290 at a discounted rate of just $8.91 for a single truck.

Not only is this the best value in the industry, but ExpressTruckTax has completely streamlined the process, making HVUT filings faster and simpler than ever before.
E-filing through the portal:

• Is 100% safe and secure
• Is an IRS-authorized e-filing service
• Allows you to receive your stamped Schedule 1 within minutes
• Gives you until the end of the tax period, August 31, 2015, to make your tax payment if you opt to pay by check or money order

Be sure to create your account today and prepare for renewal season by entering your vehicle details. Preparing now ensures a smooth E-filing process later and limits the possibility of mistakes or rejected returns.

If you don’t have access to the internet or you’re running short on time, ask to be transferred to their full service department, Truck Services of North America, and they will be happy to file for you over the phone.

MERCER’s success continues to rest solely on its drivers, and that’s why we are thrilled to continue offering you the opportunity to simplify the tax-filing process. The ExpressTruckTax program contains support text to help guide users through the process step by step, and they also offer unparalleled customer support that is US-based and available 24/7 in both English and Spanish. For assistance setting up your account, call them now at 704.234.6005, or email them at support@expresstrucktax.com.

2014 Volvo for sale

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

2014 Volvo sleeper 2014 Volvo truck

2014 volvo with 144 in.bunk.120k miles.I shift trans.Also 2008 transcraft 48ft trailer. 8×40 wood deck . container locks. New tires on trailer. Straight rails. $180, 000.00 for tractor. $22, 500.00 FOR trailer. Trailer comes with all gear.Chains tarps.straps .call Russ Brown. 405-816-8043.

For Sale: nursery tarp

Friday, May 8th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

For Sale: nursery tarp, used 5 or 6 times, has one small rip in it, 52ft long, covers the whole load, asking $250 OBO, call Ralph 315-542-7153

Contractor Web scheduled maintenance

Friday, May 8th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

Due to server maintenance there will be periods throughout the day tomorrow (Saturday, May 9th) where the Contractor Web will not be available.  Thank you

Lumper fees

Friday, May 8th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

Hi Mercertown! Lumper fees: please call Tim Pike or Cynthia Mohler for lumper advances, not the freight broker. Thanks!

2005 KW900 120 for Sale

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

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FOR SALE
TRUCK
2005 KW900 120 CTI Sleeper
4 Months on Platinum Rebuild
475 Catepillar, Auto Shift Transmission – NEW!!-
EVERYTHING in Tractor GOES – Radio, XSM, GPS, Generator
1,053,000 mile —- Only 53,000 miles on COMPLETE ENGINE REBUILD (Nov 2014)

TRAILER
2005 Transcraft Combo – Stepdeck – 51 ft.
10 Boxes, all aluminum wheels, Bulkhead, Deck Leveler, Chains & Binders, Straps and Tarps

$90,000.00

Call Jerry Carter – 770-823-9567

2004 Volvo 780 for sale

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Comments are off for this post

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2004 Volvo 780, 525 hp ISX Cummins,12 spd auto,3.58 rears,frig micro,sat dome,under bunk frigette a/c,espar arctic heater,tv,headache rack with chains,binders,oversize flags and signs.Truck has 24.5 tires,drives about 65 to 75 %,steers are new(about 300 miles on them)clutch has been replaced,cam & rockers replaced,king pins and air dryer replaced. Trailer is 51.5 ft,sliding rear axle with dump valve,tires are about 90% or better,3 storage boxes filled with 4in straps,3in and 2in ratchet straps,spool of rubber rope corner protecters,pocket winches.Strobe lites mounted on back of trailer,2 factory alum load risers,spare tire for trailer on alum wheel. Probably forgot things but that gives you an idea,everything goes. I’m asking $50,000 OBO may consider splitting up. call Bruce 845-594-4054

EFS Check Change

Monday, April 13th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

Please see message below from EFS:

Dear Valued Customer,
Effective May 15th, 2015, Electronic Funds Source LLC (“EFS”) will be converting all accounts to the NEW EFS CHECKS (gray/red colored check image shown on the next page).
EFS TransChecks, the tan colored check image shown directly below (left), and TCH Checks, the blue colored check image shown directly below (right), will no longer be authorized or accepted as EFS forms of payment on and after May 15th, 2015.

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In order to prevent disruption in service, please contact EFS Customer Service to have your new EFS Checks delivered to your location at no cost to you:
 (866) 841-9315 or (888) 824-7378 and follow prompts
 Check orders will be delivered within 7 to 10 business days
How to Use your New EFS Checks (image shown below):
 Fill out the Date, Payee, and amount
 Write the entire 10- to 23-digit EFS MoneyCode® in the MoneyCode space marked
 Recipient: Complete the Driver’s License information and authorize the check via any of the following methods:
– Your point-of-sale terminal, online at www.efsllc.com, or by calling the automated phone system listed on the check
EFS TransChecks
TCH Checks

Payee
MoneyCode
Date
Amount

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Should you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact EFS Customer Service at (866) 841-9315 or (888) 824-7378. Thank you for your loyal business.
Your EFS Account Team

1104 Country Hills Drive, Suite 700 ● Ogden, UT 84403 ● 888.824.7378 ● efsllc.com

For Sale: 2001 Freightliner Classic XL and 2001 Fontaine Step-Deck Trailer

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 Comments are off for this post

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$50,000 OBO
Truck Information:
2001 Freightliner Classic XL; New In-frame rebuild (4 year transferable warranty from CAT dealership)in-frame was done on March 13, 2015; 90 % Rubber84 inch bunk; 270 wheel base; C-15 CAT; 18 speed transmission; Headache Rack is attached to frame; Rig Master APU; Donville Steering

Stabilizers;
Trailer Information:
2001 Fontaine Step-Deck Trailer 48 ft., 102 inch wide; top deck 10 ft., bottom deck 38ft; aluminum deck with wood nailing strips; New # 5 Axel;

New # 4 drivers side spindle; 2 New air tanks; New Drums and Brakes; New Shocks, Air Bags and Landing Gear and ABS. (New being within last 3

years) 90% Rubber
Equipment Included:
Two 4 ft. Drops; Twelve 5/16th X 20 ft. Chains; Twelve Snap Binders; Eight Ratchet Binders; Twenty 4 inch flat hook straps; Six bolt on Winches;

Two 4 inch hand ratchets; Three 3 inch hand ratchets; One 3 inch Belly Strap; Over-Dimensional Equipment including: lights, banners, flags
For More Information Contact David (254) 290-8043