Trailers

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March 5, 2017

Regulations Will Widen Use of Aero Devices, Wabco Says

Starting Jan. 1 of next year – fewer than nine months from now – all new 53-foot box-type trailers will come with trailer skirts, like ‘em or not. Tom Berg has more in his Trailer Talk blog.

February 28, 2017

Stoughton Offers Sneak Peak of New Refrigerated Van

A new refrigerated trailer from Stoughton will be available to order late in 2017. Production is slated to begin in early 2018.

February 28, 2017

Stoughton Trailers Premieres New Dry Van Design Features

Stoughton's dry van redesign will reduce fleets' maintenance burden and parts inventories by commonizing and standardizing many components so they can be easily interchanged between the Z-Plate and the aluminum Sheet & Post body styles.

February 27, 2017

Great Dane Reveals Smart Trailer Concept at TMC Meeting

Great Dane is presenting three new product features at the TMC Annual Meeting and Technology Exhibition, including a new smart trailer concept, antimicrobial interior reefer liners, and a stronger rear impact guard.

February 27, 2017

FlowBelow Shows Aero Device for Trailer Wheels

Wheel covers and fairings smooth the complex air flow around trailer wheels and suspension. They complement other trailer aerodynamic devices. Tom Berg highlights one of the newest entrants in his Trailer Talk blog.

February 26, 2017

Haldex Adds Smart Trailer Control Module

Haldex's new Intelligent Trailer Control Module (ITCM) expands the capability of trailer ABS systems to include faster communication and increased functionality.

February 26, 2017

Truck-Lite's Road Ready Trailer Telematics

A new trailer-focused telematics system from Truck-Lite is designed to let both drivers and fleets know when a trailer issue arises, from tire pressure to temperature, door openings to trailer arrival -- and, of course, lights out.

February 24, 2017

Steps Provide Safe Trailer Access

Designed for van trailers or straight trucks with a 48-inch deck height, Ancra’s new trailer access steps provide a high-strength and durable solution for easily accessing trailers.

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.

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