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March 6, 2015

Atlas FastGear Are Faster Deploying Trailer Landing Gear

SAF Holland introduced its Holland Atlas FastGear landing gear for trailers. The FastGear features a faster cranking deployment and comes in two models with different load capacities.

March 3, 2015

Edge Fairings Gain SmartWay Elite Status

The Tail resembles the Trailer Tail from ATDynamics, but seems unique in that its panels automatically deploy when the rig reaches about 45 mph, then fold up as it slows down.

February 26, 2015

Trailer Order Backlog Near 20-Year Highs

ACT Research's latest report on trailer order numbers show a strong January, despite a drop from December.

February 25, 2015

Work-Truck Body or Upfitted Cargo Van?

Large Eurovans are taking over some work-truck roles, but there’s still a big place for service bodies.

February 23, 2015

Trailer Orders Normalize in January

Trailer orders for January hit 27,300 units returning to normal order rates after an increased rate in the last three months of 2014, according to report from FTR.

February 19, 2015

Blinding Snow Turns a Trailer into a Tow Truck

A minivan plowed into the rear of a semi on I-75 in northern Michigan, and got dragged along for miles by the rig because its driver was totally unaware that he had something hanging on.

February 19, 2015

Underslung Suspension is Compatible with All Brake Sizes

The Underslung Suspension from Ingersoll Axles is a fully integrated suspension system designed to improve performance in drop decks, low boys, specialty vans and auto haulers.

February 17, 2015

Meritor Wabco Automatic Lift Axle Control Manages Suspension Load

Meritor Wabco’s SmartTrac automatic trailer lift axle control system is designed to monitor suspension load and manage lift axles for trailers.

February 16, 2015

Converter Dolly Automatically Closes Gap

The large gap between combination trailers can now be decreased at highway speeds to reduce aerodynamic drag and save fuel with Silver Eagle Manufacturing’s T-Dolly.

February 11, 2015

Galbreath Expands Lightweight Roll-off Trailer Line

Galbreath launched the M6-250 Series Roll-off Trailer designed to be lightweight and handle heavy loads like scrap and construction materials.

February 5, 2015

SafeSpace Disinfectant Sanitizes and Kills Germs

SafeSpace Company’s Disinfecting and Deodorizing Foggers are EPA approved, hospital-grade, contact disinfectants that can sanitize trailers and kill 99.9% of germs.

February 4, 2015

Wabash National Sees 4th Quarter Net Income Nearly Double

Net income was $19.1 million, or 27 cents per diluted share on net sales of $527 million, a quarterly record for the third consecutive quarter...

January 30, 2015

Metal Coils Snuggle Safely into Cradles on This Specialized Trailer

Most truckers who haul heavy rolls of steel and other metals use flatbeds, but there’s a safer way, in the opinion of those who use Transcraft Coil Haulers. Tom Berg has more in his Trailer Talk blog.

January 26, 2015

9 Tips for Better Trailer Maintenance

Don’t treat your trailers as an afterthought. Give them the attention they deserve by inspecting and maintaining them on a regular basis.

January 22, 2015

December Trailer Orders Near Record Numbers

December trailer orders were second only to October 2014 in volume, and trailer orders for the year hit an all-time high.

January 21, 2015

A Safer Way to Clear Snow and Ice From Van Trailers

Although laws in several states require owners to clean off the roofs before the vehicles head for the road, that’s easier decreed than done, as Tom Berg explores in January's Once Around the Yard.

January 20, 2015

Fontaine Adds Lightweight Mounts to Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel is replacing two of its adjustable plate mount fifth wheel brackets with a single, lightweight model called the PML Adjustable Plate Mount.

January 13, 2015

East Manufacturing Adds New Authorized Dealers

East Manufacturing named Waters Truck & Tractor and Waters International Trucks as authorized East dealers. Waters will offer East’s full line of flatbed, drop deck and dump trailers.

January 12, 2015

Swift Deploys Telematics System on New Dry Van Trailers

Swift Transportation announced that it would partner with Spireon to bring GPS-based trailer tracking and management to dry van trailers added in 2015.

January 9, 2015

Fleet Enterprises to Expand Trailer Maintenance

A Midwest/Northeast mobile maintenance and repair company is turning to independent contractors to help it expand its trailer maintenance offerings.

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