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December 5, 2016

Great Dane Adds 2 Options to Freedom XP Trailer

Great Dane has added the Jost AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a sliding suspension option to its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.

December 1, 2016

Trailer Slick Plate Requires No Grease

Minimizer has launched the Trailer Slick Plate, a self-lubricating polymer plate that attaches to a trailer’s upper coupler.

November 28, 2016

Stoughton Trailers Adds Ervin to Dealer Network

Toledo, Ill.-based transportation equipment dealer Ervin has been added to Stoughton Trailers’ network of North American dealers, the company announced.

November 24, 2016

East Manufacturing Names Platform Product Manager

East Manufacturing has named Bill Wallace as platform product manager, adding the duties to his current position as Northeast regional sales manager, the company announced.

November 23, 2016

Oak Harbor Maximizes Asset Utility With A Decking System

Oak Harbor Freight Lines avoids wasting trailer space and damaging its customer's freight by using Kinedyne's decking system to maximize its asset utility.

November 21, 2016

The Future of Refrigerated Trailers

What will the refrigerated trailer of the future be made of? Strong, lightweight and corrosion-proof composites? Very possibly. Economical, efficient aluminum sheet-and-post design, like now? Yes, for a number of years yet.

November 21, 2016

Time Switch Keeps Interior Cargo Lights Under Control

Peterson Manufacturing has introduced the 5600 Timer Box Switch, a system for controlling interior cargo lights.

November 18, 2016

Great Dane Dealer Opens Full-Service Facility in Fresno

Great Dane full-service dealer Central Valley Trailer Repair has opened a new facility in Fresno, Calif., offering a variety of sales, parts, and service accommodations.

November 17, 2016

Dry Van Orders Hit 10-Month High in October

Net orders for all trailer types were up in October compared to the previous month and essentially met expectations, according to a report from FTR.

November 14, 2016

Lights Help with Hooking Up, But Inspections Still Necessary

There’s dropping trailers, as in hook-and-drop operations, and there’s dropping a trailer, as in whoops! In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg looks at two recent product announcements aimed at addressing the potential of trailers coming loose from fifth wheels.

November 7, 2016

Phillips’ Trailer Dome Lamps are Brighter

Phillips Industries is offering a new brighter LED Dome Lamp for commercial trailers that is available with or without motion sensors.

November 4, 2016

Dorsey Introduces New Aluminum Giant Flatbed Trailer Series

Dorsey Trailer has introduced the Aluminum Giant all-aluminum platform trailer series, designed for weight savings and increased payload capacity.

November 4, 2016

Powered Trailer Axle Provides an Off-Road Boost

“SAF Trak” axle is powered from the tractor’s hydraulic wet kit. On the trailer, two hydraulic motors, one at each axle end, turn the wheels to help get the rig moving in slippery conditions.

November 3, 2016

Wabash Adds Maudlin International to its Dealer Network

Trailer manufacturer Wabash National has added Florida-based Maudlin International to its dealer network.

November 1, 2016

Stoughton Lease Opens Dallas Area Branch

Stoughton Rental and Leasing Company has opened a new location in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas.

October 25, 2016

What Smart Tanker Fleets Are Spec'ing

Owners of tank trailers keep them a long time. All the more reason to make sure when you buy a new one, you’re getting the best possible trailer for your operations for the price.

October 24, 2016

Todco Offers WeatherTite Pro Weather-Resistant Roll-Up Door

Transportation Division of Overhead Door Corp., known as Todco, is offering the WeatherTite Pro, a lightweight weather-resistant roll-up door for trailer and truck body applications.

October 17, 2016

Monthly Trailer Orders Projected at One-Third of Last Year’s Levels

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.

October 14, 2016

For Tankers, 'Vapor Recovery' Works Two Ways

He stood at an open pipe at the tanker and held his hand in front of it, checking air as it flowed inside. During product loading, vapor-laden air is drawn out of the tanker to keep it from bursting.

October 14, 2016

Photos: What Fleets are Spec'ing on Tank Trailers

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.

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