October 14, 2016
In the October installment of our Trailers & Bodies department, we shared some trends on what fleets are spec'ing for productivity, safety and longevity on their bulk and liquid tanker trailers. Check out our photo gallery for more details and examples.
September 2, 2016
Heil Trailer International has expanded its line of stainless steel products for the 2017 model year in a variety of styles, sizes and applications.
June 10, 2016
Jim Fox, a manager at aviation-fuel-hauler Pinnacle Express, is a strong believer in disc brakes. This mechanic and million-mile former driver declares that drum brakes are "obsolete." Read more in Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog.
May 16, 2016
Volvo Trucks has put a new spin on an old powertrain management strategy. By locking out top gear on its I-Shift overdrive transmission, drivers can pull loads efficiently in 11th gear (direct drive) and still get the performance they want.
May 11, 2016
The FMCSA is calling for the repair and inspection of certain cargo tank trailers manufactured by Trailers Y Tanques De Aluminio are not compliant with federal safety standards.
April 21, 2016
Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.
May 22, 2015
Heniff Transportation Systems has acquired Horizon Tank Lines, expanding Heniff’s footprint into the Southeastern U.S.
July 24, 2014
Net orders for trailers are up 45% for the first half of the year, despite June net orders dropping slightly from May, reports ACT Research. June orders of 22,000 were off 1% month over month, but up 42% year over year, led by a surge in liquid and bulk tank trailer orders.
July 2, 2014
Pedigree Technologies, Fargo, N.D., has developed a mobile fluid monitoring system in partnership with Pro-Fab Industries, Arborg, Manitoba, and Titan Logix Corp., Edmonton, Alberta.
June 17, 2014
Tank trailer products will be built in facilities operated by parent Wabash National in Lafayette, Ind., but Brenner's main plant will remain in Fond du Lac, Wis.
January 3, 2014
National Tank Truck Carriers has named eight professional tank truck drivers as finalists in the selection process to become the recipient of the Usher Award recognizing the tank truck industry’s professional driver of the year.
November 26, 2013
From federal regulations to spec’ing a new liquid tank trailer, there are many specific concerns for the liquid bulk tank truck industry.
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