Trailers

1  -  20  of  533

February 21, 2017

January Trailer Orders Indicate Rise in Fleet Confidence

Trailer orders in January increased 92% compared to the same month of 2016 but were down slightly from December's orders, according to ACT Research.

February 16, 2017

Mud Flap Retention System Can be Installed by Hand

BettsHD has introduced the Trailer Mud Flap Retention System designed for the retrofit or repair of trailer mud flap mounting on a variety of frames.

February 14, 2017

Retract-A-Roll Pneumatic Roller Track System Improves Cargo Handling

The Retract-A-Roll 3 from Ancra International is a pneumatic roller track system designed for faster loading and unloading to reduce handling time for employees.

February 8, 2017

The Twin 33s Idea Returns. Will It Fly This Time?

A pair of longer pups would haul more than two 28-footers, so LTL carriers and shippers are in favor. But truckload carriers still want no part of them.

February 1, 2017

Ridewell Approves Bendix Trailer Air Disc Brake For its Axles

Ridewell Suspensions has approved the Bendix ADB22X-LT air disc brake for use with its 5-inch and 5.75-inch trailer axles.

January 31, 2017

Webb’s New Brake Drum Addresses Trailer Airflow Issues

Webb Wheel Products has introduced a new brake drum to its wheel end portfolio of products, optimized for use in trailer applications.

January 26, 2017

Utility Trailers Reviews 2016, Looks Ahead to 2017 and New Regs

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. is “fairly optimistic about 2017,” according to Craig Bennett, senior vice president of sales and marketing. Bennett and his team are moving into 2017 with some new products and an eye on incoming federal regulations.

January 23, 2017

Trailers are Smarter Than Ever

Reefer temperature sensing, remote tracking, and tire pressure management are now in use. Coming soon: monitoring more mechanical conditions.

January 20, 2017

Trailer Orders Finish Strong in December

The trailer industry closed 2016 on a high note, with increases in dry van and reefer orders yet was down compared to November, according to ACT Research.

January 10, 2017

Why Are So Many Trailers Just Sitting There?

Managers strive for “productivity” and “equipment utilization,” but how many trailers are moving freight even half the time in their lives? Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog muses on the number of trailers just sitting around.

January 9, 2017

J&J Truck Bodies and Trailers Adds to Dealer Network

J&J Truck Bodies and Trailers, a manufacturer of trailers and truck bodies, has appointed Kahn Truck Equipment and Stainless & Repair to its dealer network.

January 6, 2017

Fleet Celebrates Veterans With Custom Trailer Mural

Green Bay, Wis.-based trucking company Contract Transport Services has decorated a full box trailer with a military recognition mural to honor the company’s veteran employees and all veterans in the area.

January 5, 2017

Great Western Leasing and Sales Acquires Albuquerque Dealer

Great Western Leasing and Sales is buying Quality Trailer sales, a full-service trailer dealership based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

December 22, 2016

Trailers the European Way

European designs are often more elegant (or complex, depending on how you look at it), but these features add functionality to products.

December 19, 2016

Fruehauf’s 'Engineering' Story Told in New Book

Vintage ads help Ruth Ann Fruehauf, granddaughter of the founder of Fruehauf Trailer Corp., tell how the company designed and built trailers for many uses.

December 19, 2016

Cooper Aims Roadmaster RM272 at Drop Deck Trailers

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has added two new sizes to its Roadmaster RM272 commercial tire line, designed to withstand the demands of drop-deck trailers.

December 19, 2016

East Offers Hendrickson Trailer Air Disc Brake Option

East Manufacturing will offer the Hendrickson Maxx22T Trailer Air Disc Brake with Dura-Light Hub as the preferred air disc brake package option for all its trailers.

December 16, 2016

Dry Van Surge Powers Trailer Orders Past Expectations

Trailer orders in November beat expectations by a wide margin due in part to large orders placed by large fleets, according to the latest trailer numbers from analysts at FTR and ACT Research.

December 9, 2016

East Manufacturing Names Dump Trailer Product Manager

East Manufacturing appointed Chris Cooler as its product manager for dump trailers in addition to his role as Mid-South regional manager.

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.

Previous||12345678910...2627||

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics Experts

The expert, Scott Sutarik from Geotab, will answer your questions

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power Experts

The expert, Steve Carlson from Xantrex, will answer your questions

View All