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Memorial Day Observance

May 21, 2020 -- Sadler Power Train locations will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day,

We will be back to normal business hours on Tuesday, May 26

Team Sadler would like to wish you and your families a safe, healthy and happy holiday weekend!

EXTENDED until May 31 - Save in April on Minimizer fenders, floor mats, tool boxes and more

April 7, 2020 -- Good only on sales invoices dated April 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020 All claims must be submitted no later than May 7th, 2020 Visit minimizer.com/April2020Rebates for details and instructions

Proof of purchase required. Volume quantities are for the full month of April and not per order. Invoices may be combined to reach rebate quantity requirements. Rebates are paid directly from Minimizer to the end user.

Our COVID-19 Plan - Updated 4-6-20

March 18, 2020 -- Valued customers,
We want to update you on the changes we've made in our operations in order to continue to provide parts and service while restrictions are being implemented to limit the spread of the coronavirus. As an essential business, we are open for business as usual. This does not mean we don't have our employees, customers, or vendors best interest at heart; however, we have been and will continue to implement safe procedures to minimize exposure and sanitize all surfaces we are in contact with. Beyond that we are adhering to all policies set forth by state and local government as well as those set forth from customers we deliver to.

All our locations are currently open for full service and are operating on their normal hours of business.

Inventory levels
We are in close contact with our vendor base and currently have ample supply levels. We continue to watch the situation very closely and we will keep you informed of any developments that may affect you.

What we are doing at our locations
- We are sanitizing multiple times a day, using disinfectants on all parts counters, work surfaces, computers, and equipment.
- Hand sanitizer use is encouraged multiple times throughout the day and is available for all to use that come through our doors.
- Freight moved between locations or unloaded from any source is disinfected at the time of unloading.
- Employees with colds, coughs, or fevers of any kind or a known exposure are sent home to monitor depending on the circumstances. Once an employee is sent home, their area is sanitized and anyone else working inside of the 6ft area around them are to self-monitor and report any known symptoms immediately.
- Employees that recently traveled outside the state, have been asked to work from home for 14 days
- Cash procedures are being curtailed. If handling cash, gloves will be worn by our employees
- Credit cards will no longer be touched by our employees, card numbers will be entered manually
- Our outside sales staff has been pulled off their call routes. They are working at the locations and keeping in touch with customers via: phone, email and text
- We will not knowingly enter a site that has had a positive COVID-19 test until we speak with a health official and determine the risk.

What we are doing/asking if we go on a customer's site or facility
- If we are asked to make deliveries, we are asking the facility to practice social distancing.
- Before entering a facility, we are calling the customer and checking what their procedures are and adjusting our actions to follow the safest procedures.
- No phone signature will be required by the customer
- Employees with a cough and or cold like symptoms or a known exposure are not sent on a delivery route.
- All preventative services are scheduled prior to coming out to the jobs.
What we are asking from those who enter our facility
- Making sure the customer is aware of our policy
- Please enter through designated entries as our gear shop/driveline entries are closed. We also have limited access to our customer service areas
- Customers with a cough and or cold like symptoms will be asked about it, so please do not take it personally. We are doing that for safety reasons.
- Practice social distancing. This includes staying outside the stanchioned off areas
- Ask that you let us know if you have special needs or requests with regards to social distancing.
- Checking with customers to determine how they want us to handle their purchase: let them handle it, help them load, or staying clear.
- Outside delivering personnel, we are asking to call the designated phone numbers on the signs in the unloading areas and they will be assisted

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Branch Manager at your nearest location. We will continue to communicate any changes in our operations and do everything possible to help you keep your equipment operating at its best.

Thank you for helping us to minimize the possibility of spreading this virus. We will do whatever we can to help you with your business. Stay safe and productive!

-Sadler Power Train

Win (2) Tickets to the US Cellular 250 - Nascar Race

March 4, 2020 -- Start Your Engines Promotion

The top (4) customers in PAI parts for March and April will win (2) tickets to the US Cellular 250 Nascar Race, August 1 in Newton, IA.

Triangle earns 2019 Power Partner of the Year!

February 10, 2020 -- Sadler Power Train recently named Triangle Suspension its 2019 Power Partner of the Year.

“We’re pleased to honor this year’s award winner, Triangle Suspension. Triangle’s dedication to outstanding customer service and quality products has led to a very important partnership between our two companies,” says John Sadler, owner and president, Sadler Power Train. “We thank all of our supplier partners for their contributions to another successful year as we strive to exceed customer expectations.”

The Power Partner of the Year Award recognizes a Sadler Power Train supplier for excellence in products, performance, customer service and partnership.

This is Triangle’s second time winning the award. It was previously named the company’s Power Partner in 2017. Other 2019 finalists were Truck-Lite and DT Components.

https://www.truckpartsandservice.com/uncategorized/triangle-earns-top-supplier-award-by-midwest-distributor/

Happy retirement to Bob Huber!

January 22, 2020 -- Happy Retirement to Bob Huber!
After 38 years, Bob's last day will be Friday, January 31. We wish Bob a happy, exciting, wonderful retirement.
Thank you Bob for all your hard work and dedication!

We're Hiring! Parts Counter Sales - Cedar Rapids

January 13, 2020 -- Parts Counter Sales

We are looking for the right individual to join our team in our Cedar Rapids facility, helping serve our customers.

Sadler Power Train is looking for individuals who possess:
•The ability to utilize online websites and catalogs to locate parts availability and pricing.
•Solid verbal, written and phone communication skills
•Effective problem-solving skills and ability to multitask effectively
•Previous experience with heavy duty vehicles and equipment is a must
•Hydraulic systems experience preferred

Your Responsibilities:
•Utilize online and catalog resources to secure necessary parts to meet customer needs
•Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
•Answer phones and provide customer service at the counter
•Administrative duties as related to role
•Be physically able to meet the demands of the job with no restrictions
•Cross train on alternate assignments and perform duties in other work areas as needed

Sadler Power Train offers:
•Competitive Hourly wages with commission available
•Medical, Dental, and Prescription Drug plans
•Wellness Program
•401K retirement plan with up to a 5% Company Match
•Cafeteria 125 Flex Spending Plan
•Paid Time Off and Holidays
•Company uniforms and Boot program
•Company paid Basic Life Insurance
•Supplemental Policies available
•Training and continuing education opportunities

Pre-employment physical, job task and drug screen are required.

We're Hiring! Gear Shop Mechanic - Cedar Rapids

January 13, 2020 -- Gear Shop Mechanic

We are seeking an individual for the position of Gear Shop Mechanic doing bench work in a clean and modern environment.

Sadler Power Train is looking for individuals who possess:
•Previous experience rebuilding differentials and transmissions beneficial
•Demonstrate mechanical abilities
•Good verbal and written skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team.
•Ability to remain focused in a fast paced environment
•Knowledgeable of safe work practices

Your Responsibilities:
•Diagnose, troubleshoot, tear down and assemble customer differentials, transmissions, transfer cases and stock units
•Complete appropriate repairs and reassemble according to specifications
•Work Closely with Department Manager to resolve any concerns
•Cross train on alternate assignments and perform duties in other work areas as needed
•Perform routine and assigned housekeeping tasks to ensure a safe work environment
•Maintain positive interaction with service writer, parts department, customers and management
•Be physically able to meet the demands of the job with no restrictions

Sadler Power Train offers:
•Competitive Hourly wages
•Medical, Dental, and Prescription Drug plans
•Wellness Program
•401K retirement plan with up to a 5% Company Match
•Cafeteria 125 Flex Spending Plan
•Paid Time Off and Holidays
•Company uniforms and work shoe program
•Company paid Basic Life Insurance
•Supplemental Policies available
•Training and continuing education opportunities
•All necessary tools are provided

Pre-employment Physical, Job Task and Drug Screen required.

We're Hiring! Driveline Technician - Cedar Rapids

January 13, 2020 -- Driveshaft Technician

We are looking for the right individual to join our team in our Cedar Rapids facility repairing and fabricating Driveshafts.

Sadler Power Train is looking for individuals who possess:
•Good mechanical aptitude and welding experience preferred
•Good verbal and written skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team.
•Ability to remain focused in a fast paced environment
•Knowledgeable of safe work practices
•All necessary tools are provided
Your Responsibilities:
•Complete appropriate repairs and reassemble according to specifications
•Work Closely with Department Manager to resolve any concerns
•Cross train on alternate assignments and perform duties in other work areas as needed
•Perform routine and assigned housekeeping tasks to ensure a safe work environment
•Maintain positive interaction with service writer, parts department, customers and management
•Be physically able to meet the demands of the job with no restrictions

Sadler Power Train offers:
•Competitive Hourly wages
•Medical, Dental, and Prescription Drug plans
•Wellness Program
•401K retirement plan with up to a 5% Company Match
•Cafeteria 125 Flex Spending Plan
•Paid Time Off and Holidays
•Company uniforms and work shoe program
•Company paid Basic Life Insurance
•Supplemental Policies available
•Training and continuing education opportunities

Pre-employment physical, job task and drug screen are required.

FPPF Fuel Additives - Prepping for winter

January 10, 2020 -- Hopefully, you’ve been preparing yourself and your vehicles for the harsh wintry conditions ahead all year. But if you haven’t, FPPF has you covered with a full lineup of winter fuel treatments and fuel additives formulated to keep you up and running during even the coldest of winter months.

Melt Down

Maybe you haven’t been treating your fuel regularly during the summer and fall. That can lead to excess sludge and gel buildups within your tank. Those substances become extra harmful when the temperatures dip below freezing. When gel freezes and locks up your fuel system, you can rely on FPPF Melt Down to get you up and running in minutes. Formulated to treat up to 50 gallons at a time, Melt Down is an emergency roadside treatment that reliquifies gel in just 20 minutes without harming your fuel pump or nozzles.

Polar Power

Stop losing time and money to the cold. Make sure you get every bit of fuel mileage out of your diesel during winter with FPPF Polar Power. Polar Power provides superior winter protection with improved low temperature handling characteristics. Equipped with antigelling, lubricity, water dispersant and the most advanced cold flow improver on the market, you’ll reap the benefits of cold starts and greater combustion when the temperatures plunge.

Fuel Power

Nothing treats diesel fuel all year-round quite like Fuel Power. And it becomes increasingly effective during harsh winters. We formulated Fuel Power with a powerful combination of ingredients to eliminate water from fuel preventing fuel injector damage, fuel pump failure and sludge. It keeps your injectors clean and increases mileage and combustion so you can drive confidently in the cold.

Total Power

The winter flurries bring fuel problems. Get total winter protection from FPPF Total Power. Total Power features our revolutionary anti-gelling agent as well as our most powerfully formulated additives so you get all of the benefits of our 8+ Cetane Improver, Diesel Injector Cleaner and Polar Power in one bottle. It lowers pour points while still meeting L-10, N-14, A.S.T.M. and B.O.C.L.E. standards, preparing your diesel fuel for the cold road ahead.

HOT 4 in 1

Treating your fuel on the road during winter is difficult enough. Making sure your home heating oil is as efficient as it can be during frigid temperatures is equally tough. FPPF makes it easy with HOT 4 in 1. Water will always find its way into the haulers that deliver your home heating oil. Treat it and store it right by dispersing water and breaking up sludge with our specially formulated oil treatment.

With winter right around the corner, it’s time to keep FPPF’s lineup of products—specifically formulated for the cold–on hand. Treat your fuel with the additives designed to keep you running better and longer in the harshest wintry conditions.

We are now a direct Cummins Service Associate Dealer!

January 6, 2020 -- We are proud to announce that we are now direct with Cummins as a Service Associate Dealer.

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