Wabash National

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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.

July 11, 2017

Old Dominion's Baseball Trailer Promotes Series Sweepstakes

A special Duraplate van has heavy plexiglass panels to reveal its sporty load. Guess the number of baseballs and win World Series tickets. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

May 18, 2017

Railcar Wins Swedish Steel Prize, But Wabash’s Entry Still Admirable

The Helix Dumper is a major advance and worthy of a prize. But I'd have voted for Wabash National's RIG-16 rear impact guard.

April 12, 2017

Rear Impact Guard Puts Wabash Up for Swedish Steel Prize

HDT's Tom Berg says his friend Mike, who died in a rear underride crash more than 44 years ago, would be happy about recent safety advancements. Read more in the Trailer Talk blog.

March 7, 2017

Wabash Names Final Mile and Distributed Services Exec

Wabash National has named Kevin Page as its vice president and general manager of final mile and distributed services.

December 9, 2016

Is There a 'Great Future' in Plastic Trailers?

Plastics -- specifically, molded structural composites -- might constitute the future of trailers. Some are used in Europe, and Wabash National is ready to build them here. Werner Enterprises, K&B Transportation, Combined Transport, and Leonard’s Express will acquire some MSC trailers for testing, and three dealers will help bring the trailers to market.

November 21, 2016

The Future of Refrigerated Trailers

What will the refrigerated trailer of the future be made of? Strong, lightweight and corrosion-proof composites? Very possibly. Economical, efficient aluminum sheet-and-post design, like now? Yes, for a number of years yet.

November 3, 2016

Wabash Adds Maudlin International to its Dealer Network

Trailer manufacturer Wabash National has added Florida-based Maudlin International to its dealer network.

August 29, 2016

Great Western Adds Transcraft, Benson at Houston Dealership

Great Western Leasing and Sales announced the addition of Transcraft and Benson platform trailers at its dealership in Houston, Texas.

July 26, 2016

Earnings Watch: Hub, C.H. Robinson, Wabash National, Rush Enterprises

The second quarter earnings season continued on Tuesday with companies ranging from a fleet and 3PL to a trailer maker and mega-dealer, with all but one reporting higher earnings than the same time last year.

April 27, 2016

Wabash National Profit Soars Nearly 163% from Year Ago

Setting new records in a variety of different categories allowed trailer manufacturer Wabash National Corp. to report more than doubled first quarter profit over a year ago.

April 21, 2016

Wabash’s New Tank Trailer Exec Tasked With Strategic Growth

Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.

March 28, 2016

J.B. Hunt Orders 4,000 Trailers with Safer Rear Impact Guard

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has ordered 4,000 Wabash National DuraPlate dry van trailers that use a new rear impact guard designed for better protection against underride in collisions.

March 1, 2016

Wabash Shows Almost All-Composite Prototype Reefer

The trailer uses molded structural composites, or MSCs, developed by Wabash engineers over the last three years. It uses few bolts and no metal crossmembers.

February 16, 2016

Rear Impact Guard Designed to Prevent Underride

Wabash National announced its Rig-16 rear impact guard design option for its 53-foot dry van trailers designed the prevent underride in multiple offset, or overlap, impact scenarios.

February 3, 2016

Earnings Watch: Meritor, Eaton, Wabash National, ArcBest, C.H. Robinson

Earnings season continues this week and with it are the first numbers from major trucking suppliers, such as Meritor, Eaton and Wabash National, in addition to those from trucking operations ArcBest and C.H. Robinson.

December 15, 2015

Wabash AeroFin Tail Device is SmartWay Elite Verified

Wabash National’s AeroFin XL Tail Device is an aerodynamic solution designed to improve trailer aerodynamics and overall fuel economy.

October 30, 2015

Trucking Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Several trucking industry companies showed their support for breast cancer awareness month by sporting bright pink trucks and shirts and making donations to the cause.

October 26, 2015

Wabash Launches Line of Dry and Refrigerated Truck Bodies

Wabash is launching its first line of dry- and refrigerated-truck bodies for Class 6, 7, and 8 chassis, addressing re-urbanization and e-commerce trends.

October 6, 2015

Wabash Recognizes Meritor Wabco With Supplier Award

Wabash National has recognized Meritor Wabco with its 2015 Platinum Supplier Award for excellence in quality and delivery performance.

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