Trailers

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September 20, 2017

Wheels Bring 'Thrills' to the Delaware County Fair

Youthful riders are unaware that their gut-churning rides are mounted on special trailer chassis. Tom Berg reflects in a visit to the fair in his Trailer Talk blog.

September 19, 2017

Trailer Orders Rebound From July

August order activity was up 9% month-over-month and 4% year-over-year, as FTR projects that 2017 will turn out to be “another solid trailer year."

August 31, 2017

Trail King Names New President

Trail King Industries appointed Joe Kolb as president of the trailer manufacturer, replacing Bruce Yakley, who will transition to the role of chief executive officer.

August 31, 2017

'High-Water Vehicles' Take Many Forms in Harvey Rescue Work

Trucks perform vital work, but explosions at a chemical plant near Houston involved refrigerated trailers that stored temperature-sensitive compounds. Tom Berg also explores some of the various vehicles, including trailers, being used in relief efforts in this Trailer Talk blog.

August 24, 2017

US Liner Designs Lightweight Scuff Liner

US Liner Company has introduced Bad Wolf Scuff, a product line designed in response to customer needs for a better recycled scuff liner material.

August 22, 2017

Why You Should Pay Attention to Trailer Alignment

Proper trailer axle/wheel alignment is critical to maximizing tire life, and it's only become more important with the use of wide-base single tires on trailers for fuel economy and weight savings.

August 21, 2017

Truck-Lite Offers Trailer Telematics Through Road Ready

Truck-Lite has released product for the Road Ready trailer monitoring and communication designed for trailer telematics.

August 18, 2017

GHG Rule Review Pleases Trailer Makers, Concerns Some Stakeholders

The Trump administration’s announcement that it will revisit parts of the Phase 2 greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules were greeted with cautious optimism by the trailer makers who pushed for the review, but with concern by other parties.

August 17, 2017

EPA to Reconsider GHG Standards for Trailers, Glider Kits

Just months before new greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency rules affecting trailers and glider kits are scheduled to start taking effect, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it plans to revisit those rules.

August 17, 2017

Swint Named Head of Travis Body and Trailer

Stuart Swint was named general manager and president of Travis Body and Trailer, whose current head is retiring.

August 16, 2017

Trailer Orders Decline But Meet Expectations

The final trailer order numbers for the month of July have been released by transportation industry analysts FTR and ACT Research, showing a steep decline from the previous month, but an increase overall compared to last year.

August 10, 2017

‘Oh, Shift!’ What Slamming On The Brakes Will Do

What do you do when the load on the trailer shifts, ramming your sleeper just behind you? Thank the Lord that the stack of steel didn’t stab you in the back. Then call for a wrecker. Tom Berg muses on the topic in his latest Trailer Talk blog.

August 10, 2017

Ancra Beam Rack Keeps Cargo Beams Tidy

New Ancra storage system keeps box van cargo beams safely stored until needed. The Beam Rack designed to provide a secure, easy and efficient method of raising beams up and out of the way when not in use.

August 10, 2017

Mickey Unveils 21st Century Trailer

Mickey Truck Bodies, which makes beverage bodies and trailers, has introduced the new 21st Century trailer, designed and built specifically for beverage delivery.

August 9, 2017

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

Transport refrigeration system batteries are increasingly being tapped to power additional electronics such as telematics devices, fuel-level sensors, interior trailer lighting and other accessories. But that means batteries can go dead faster than ever. Solar power to the rescue.

August 9, 2017

Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme

Impact that rising tide of e-commerce shipping is having on the need for more “final mile” deliveries cited as driving factor behind acquisition.

August 8, 2017

Trail King Offers MG-HG Interchangeable Gooseneck Trailer

Trail King announced the introduction of the Commercial MG-HG detachable gooseneck trailer, featuring interchangeable gooseneck styles.

August 4, 2017

Heil Trailer's Radish to Head Sister Operation Kalyn Siebert

Heil Trailer International sister company Kalyn Siebert has appointed Jake Radish as its new president.

August 3, 2017

Quick Feet Help in Parking Trailers with this Machine

V-Move Electrotrekker is a walk-behind (and -ahead) device from Verhagen Leiden, an outfit in Holland. It's electric powered and runs on 36 volts.

August 3, 2017

Craftsmen Utility Trailer Opens Iowa Location

Craftsmen Utility Trailer, a Utility trailer dealership, has completed development its new facility in Davenport, Iowa.

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