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September 29, 2014

Old Dominion Adds 2 New Drayage Facilities

Old Dominion Freight line added drayage facilities in Dallas and Nashville, which it says are strategically positioned near major railheads to accommodate growing demands domestically and globally.

September 25, 2014

Falcon GXT2000 Tracks Assets without Power

The SkyBitz Falcon GXT2000 is a self-powered GPS tracker for locating unpowered assets over a cellular connection.

September 24, 2014

EPA's Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Rules Still Unknown

Proposals for Phase 2 of the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions regulations are approaching a deadline for publication, but neither the Environmental Protection Agency nor the manufacturers affected know much about what will be in them.

September 23, 2014

Commerce Department Rules Chinese Containers Subject to Tariffs

The U.S. Department of Commerce, in a preliminary finding, has determined that the Chinese government is providing unfair and illegal subsidies to producers and exporters of 53-foot dry van containers.

September 19, 2014

Using Archimedes’ Lever Principle to Help Propel a Tractor-Trailer

Archimedes, the scholar and mathematician of antiquity, was quoted as saying, “Give me a place to stand and a large enough lever, and I will move the earth.” That’s debatable, but some pretty big and heavy things can be nudged into motion with a lever – and trailers are among them, says an inventor in Ohio. Tom Berg has the story in his Trailer Talk blog.

September 17, 2014

New Book Details History of Fruehauf Trailers

A new book has been published that details the history of the Fruehauf Trailer Company.

September 16, 2014

Thermo King TracKing Integrated with McLeod's LoadMaster Symphony

Thermo King has integrated its TracKing temperature and asset management solution with McLeod Software’s LoadMaster Symphony product.

September 15, 2014

Vocational Sales Climb as Construction, Energy Grow

Demand for vocational trucks and trailers continues to be pushed by oil and gas producers, road building and municipal business, according to truck manufacturers and researchers. Revivals in housing and commercial construction are also factors as vocational Class 8 retail truck sales are up 9.2% through July compared to last year, and should be up by 16.4% for all of 2014.

September 5, 2014

Ridewell Announces New Lightweight Trailer Suspensions

Ridewell Suspensions is adding a series of 13,200-pound-capacity trailer suspensions to its RSS-233 product line, designed to reduce weight without sacrificing overall durability.

September 5, 2014

75-Ton 9-Axle Lowboy Hauls More, Saves Money for Equipment Dealer

Bill Miller Equipment needed a trailer of higher capacity, with axle configurations and versatility to haul it through numerous states. Talbert built one. Tom Berg has the story in his "Trailer Talk" blog.

August 28, 2014

CARB’s 2007 Reefer Deadline at End of August

The California Air Resources Board has issued a reminder there are just a few days left before the Aug. 31 deadline for ordering new transport refrigeration units, known commonly as reefers, and engines, if you want to qualify for an extension.

August 27, 2014

Trailer Net Orders Post Healthy July

Trailer orders fell month-over-month in July, but were up 37% compared to a year ago, according to fictures from ACT Research.

August 26, 2014

Phillips Introduces Liftgate Sockets With Swivel Technology

Phillips Industries has introduced new single and dual pole liftgate sockets with swivel and automatic disconnect features.

August 22, 2014

SmartTruck TopKit Offers 'Near-invisible" Aero Improvement for Trailers

SmartTruck's new TopKit system aerodynamic device is a "nearly invisible" system for improving fuel efficiency on dry-van and refrigerated trailers.

August 20, 2014

Here’s to Tequila Patron, Which Made This Trailer Possible

“Now why would a trucking company that hauls booze advertise it?” I mumbled. “That’s asking for a hijacking.” Senior Editor Tom Berg investigates in his "Trailer Talk" blog.

August 19, 2014

Phillips Announces Liftgate Dual Pole Kit

Philips Industries is now offering a liftgate dual pole installation and conversion kit to help fleets that are seeing an increasing need to have a ground return system versus a chassis ground system for the supplemental power requirements of liftgates.

August 13, 2014

Remote Panels Enable Easy Access to Reefer Controls

Carrier Transicold now has APX remote panels that can be mounted in easily accessible locations to control transport refrigeration units.

August 11, 2014

Noregon Introduces Trailer Diagnostic Adapter

Noregon Systems has released a new trailer diagnostic adapter for analyzing trailer ABS issues.

August 8, 2014

Liquid Nitrogen – How Cool is That?

Reflect Scientific says a Cryometrix CB-40 transport refrigeration unit made history by delivering its first commercial load of frozen foods using a new pollution-free refrigeration technology.

August 6, 2014

Tarping Systems for Belly Dumps

Pulltarps offers three tarping systems for Belly Dumps, a traditional pulltarp, automatic arms, and a cable system.

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