June 13, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has announced that Meister-Shane is now an authorized dealer, carrying the company’s lineup of aluminum and steel trailers.
Tags: Trailers, Dealers, East Manufacturing
June 9, 2016 - Product News
CORRECTED -- SAF-Holland says a new P89 air disc brake for trailers will reduce the price premium compared to drum brakes, and an upgraded P89 Plus will virtually eliminate brake maintenance for seven years.
Tags: Maintenance, Trailers, SAF-Holland, Air Disc Brakes
June 8, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has named Gulf Coast Truck and Equipment Co., as an authorized dealer carrying the full line of East trailers.
Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has announced that it is installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers.
Tags: Security, Trailers, Cargo Theft, Food and Beverage Fleets, Refrigerated Trailers
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
Great Dane has named 32-year industry veteran Brian Sage the company’s executive vice president of manufacturing.
Tags: Leadership, People, Great Dane, Trailers
May 31, 2016 - Product News
Daimler Trucks North America is now offering a SmartValve option on Freightliner trucks that is designed to make drop-and-hook operations faster and safer.
Tags: Freightliner, Trailers, Daimler Trucks North America, Hadley Products, Landing Gear
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer orders increased in the month of April, gaining 15% over the previous month thanks to the dry van and refrigerated trailer markets.
Tags: Trailers, ACT Research, FTR, Trailer Orders
May 12, 2016 - Product News
A machine that works much like a giant inkjet printer can offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional vinyl wraps for vehicles such as cargo vans and trailers, according to the distributor.
Tags: Trailers, Vehicle Graphics
April 27, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Trailers, Earnings, Wabash National
April 25, 2016 - Industry News
Great Dane’s AdvantEdge national aftermarket parts and service program has expanded in Texas with four new service provider locations in the state.
Tags: Trailers, Aftermarket, Great Dane, Repair Shops
April 21, 2016 - Industry News
Wabash National has appointed Dave Hill as the company’s vice president and general manager of Wabash Tank Trailers.
Tags: Leadership, People, Wabash National, Liquid Tank Trailers, Trailers
April 20, 2016 - Industry News
U.S. trailer net order numbers in March missed analyst projections, coming in well below expectations, according to FTR report.
Tags: Trailers, Dry Vans, FTR, Trailer Orders, Dump Trailers
April 18, 2016 - Product News
Trailer leasing company Xtra Lease is offering the 2016 Size & Weight Guide, a reference guide containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations.
Tags: Regulations, Trailers, Xtra Lease, Size and Weight
April 13, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has opened a new, highly automated manufacturing facility at the company’s headquarters in Randolph, Ohio, that will accelerate trailer production.
Tags: Trailers, New Facility, East Manufacturing, Manufacturing
April 1, 2016 - Product News
LOUISVILLE, KY -- Trail King's purchase of Dakota gained a line of grain trailers, while growth in the hauling of turbine blades demands longer equipment.
Tags: Trailers, Dakota, Trail King, Mergers & Acquisitions, Agricultural Fleets
March 30, 2016 - Product News
Hankook’s DH07 drive tire and TH22 low platform trailer tire have been made available to fleets and will be on display at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Trailers, Tires, Drive Tires
March 28, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Trailers, Rear-End Collisions, Underride Guard, Wabash National, J.B. Hunt
March 24, 2016 - Industry News
EPA and NHTSA have again indicated they intend to regulate truck trailers and glider kits under their Phase 2 proposal for limiting the GHG emissions and fuel consumption of on-highway trucks.
Tags: Trailers, EPA, Glider Kits, NHTSA, Phase 2 GHG Proposals
March 22, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer orders in the U.S. during the month of February rose 21% over the previous month, slightly exceeding expectations, says FTR.
Tags: Trailers, Dry Vans, Reefers, FTR, Trailer Orders
March 10, 2016 - Industry News
The system captures energy as a tractor-trailer brakes and runs downhill, and reapplies energy through a drive axle to help the truck launch and run uphill. Operation on the trailer is completely autonomous.
Tags: Trailers, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Hybrid Trucks, Autonomous Drive
New registrations of commercial trailers in the U.S. hit 254,700 units in 2015, representing the third highest volume of new trailer registrations since 2000.
Tags: Trailers, Vehicle Registration, Reefers, IHS Automotive, Dry Van, Dump Bodies
After extensive testing with a grocery fleet in California, a nitrogen trailer cooling system is available that offers an alternative to traditional diesel-powered refrigeration systems.
Tags: Trailers, TMC, Transport Refrigeration
March 1, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Reefers, Wabash National, Composites, Trailers, TMC
February 28, 2016 - Industry News
Trailer aerodynamic devices work, but how well depends on the products and users’ operating conditions, says the latest Confidence Report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.
Tags: Trailers, TMC, Fuel Economy, NACFE, Trailer Aerodynamics
February 19, 2016 - Industry News
Net U.S. trailer orders for January hit 17,900 units, down 30% from the month before and down 37% year-over-year, according to the latest numbers from FTR.
Tags: Trailers, Reefers, FTR, Trailer Orders, Flatbed Trailers, Dry Van
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