October 17, 2016 - Industry News
ACT Research released its preliminary U.S. net trailer orders for September 2016, showing a decline from the previous month and weaker than anticipated order pace.
Tags: Trailers, ACT Research, Trailer Orders
October 11, 2016 - Industry News
The Heico Companies has acquired Dutch firm Ancra Systems B.V. with plans to bring the company’s automatic truck loading/unloading system to North American markets.
Tags: Cargo Management, Trailers
October 10, 2016 - Industry News
Stoughton Parts Sales, a division of Stoughton Trailers, broke ground on a new 15,000 square-foot warehouse expansion of its facility in Stoughton, Wis.
Tags: Trailers, Distributors, Stoughton Trailers, Facility Renovations
September 30, 2016 - Product News
The Jost Group introduced a new fifth wheel coupling and trailer steering system at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
Tags: Trailers, IAA, JOST
September 23, 2016 - Product News
Hankook has expanded its e-cube Blue trailer tire line with special steering and drive-axle threads designed for efficiency and fuel savings, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.
Tags: Trailers, IAA, Tires, Hankook Tire
September 20, 2016 - Industry News
The final numbers on August net trailer orders show a significant increase over the previous month that still fell slightly below expectations.
Tags: Trailers, ACT Research, FTR, Trailer Orders
September 2, 2016 - Product News
Heil Trailer International has expanded its line of stainless steel products for the 2017 model year in a variety of styles, sizes and applications.
Tags: Trailers, Liquid Tank Trailers, Heil Trailer
August 15, 2016 - Industry News
Preliminary trailer order numbers for the month of July, show a significant drop from the previous month, according to analysis from ACT Research.
Bendix has released a repair solution for the voluntary recall of about 200,000 of its SR-5 trailer spring brake valves.
Tags: Trailers, Recalls, Bendix, Brakes
July 20, 2016 - Industry News
A high number of dry van trailer order cancellations caused the trailer market to perform below expectations in June, as U.S. net trailer orders fell 10% from the month before and 56% compared to June 2015.
Tags: Trailers, Dry Vans, FTR, Trailer Orders
July 19, 2016 - Industry News
Great Western Leasing and Sales has acquired the Oregon-based new and used trailer dealership Pacific Truck & Trailer.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, Flatbed Trailers, Repair Shops
July 18, 2016 - Product News
The truckload carrier U.S. Xpress is equipping 1,800 of its new Wabash National and Hyundai Translead trailers with SAF ULX40 Slider Suspension Axle Systems, complete with P89 air disc brakes.
Tags: Trailers, U.S. Xpress, Landing Gear, SAF Holland, Air Disc Brakes
June 28, 2016 - Industry News
Stoughton Trailers announced that affiliate company Stoughton Lease will sell new Stoughton Trailers through its branch locations in Purcell, Okla., and White Pine, Tenn.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, Stoughton Trailers
June 24, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer orders fell nearly 14% month over month in May, coming close to earlier projections for a seasonal slowdown.
Tags: Economy, Trailers, ACT Research, Freight, Trailer Orders
June 22, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer dealer Nationwide Haul has been named an authorized dealer of East Manufacturing trailers and will offer new models as well as tractor-trailer parts and service.
Tags: Trailers, Dealership, East Manufacturing
June 14, 2016 - Industry News
The patent-pending guard underwent extensive testing internally and through multiple independent testing agencies, including crash testing performed at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s facility in Virginia.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Trailers, Stoughton Trailers, Rear Underride Guards, Rear Impact Guards
June 13, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has announced that Meister-Shane is now an authorized dealer, carrying the company’s lineup of aluminum and steel trailers.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, East Manufacturing
June 9, 2016 - Product News
CORRECTED -- SAF-Holland says a new P89 air disc brake for trailers will reduce the price premium compared to drum brakes, and an upgraded P89 Plus will virtually eliminate brake maintenance for seven years.
Tags: Maintenance, Trailers, SAF-Holland, Air Disc Brakes
June 8, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has named Gulf Coast Truck and Equipment Co., as an authorized dealer carrying the full line of East trailers.
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
Great Dane has named 32-year industry veteran Brian Sage the company’s executive vice president of manufacturing.
Tags: Leadership, People, Great Dane, Trailers
May 31, 2016 - Product News
Daimler Trucks North America is now offering a SmartValve option on Freightliner trucks that is designed to make drop-and-hook operations faster and safer.
Tags: Freightliner, Trailers, Daimler Trucks North America, Hadley Products, Landing Gear
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer orders increased in the month of April, gaining 15% over the previous month thanks to the dry van and refrigerated trailer markets.
May 12, 2016 - Product News
A machine that works much like a giant inkjet printer can offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional vinyl wraps for vehicles such as cargo vans and trailers, according to the distributor.
Tags: Trailers, Vehicle Graphics
April 27, 2016 - Industry News
Setting new records in a variety of different categories allowed trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. to report more than doubled first quarter profit over a year ago.
Tags: Economy, Trailers, Earnings, Wabash National
April 21, 2016 - Industry News
Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.
Tags: Leadership, People, Wabash National, Liquid Tank Trailers, Trailers
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