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England's Double-Stack Operation Saves Fuel, Cuts Emissions, Wins Energy Award from TK
England's Double-Stack Operation Saves Fuel, Cuts Emissions, Wins Energy Award from TK

December 7, 2010
Long-hauling of perishable commodities by rail using advanced temperature-controlled 53-foot containers last year saved C.R. England more than 3.5 million...

Tracking Trailer Trends
Tracking Trailer Trends

November 30, 2010
New commercial trailer registrations for the first nine months of the year were up 42 percent compared to the same period last year, according to Polk's...

High-Tech Trailer Aero Systems
High-Tech Trailer Aero Systems

November 12, 2010
A couple of new, sophisticated trailer aero add-ons were on display caddy-corner to each other on the show floor at the recent American Trucking...

Minnesota to Honor Thermo King's Fred Jones, Who Invented Early Mechanical Transport Reefers
Minnesota to Honor Thermo King's Fred Jones, Who Invented Early Mechanical Transport Reefers

November 3, 2010
It's been 72 years since Fredrick McKinley Jones devised what is claimed to have been the first successful mechanical refrigeration system for...

How to Move 1.98 Million Pounds

October 27, 2010
Reader John M. King Jr. sent us this description and photos of the hauling of a massive load in the Carolinas. The contractor employed a pair of...

Rising Demand for Trailers Should Go into 2013, Forecaster Says, But Beware of New Regs
Rising Demand for Trailers Should Go into 2013, Forecaster Says, But Beware of New Regs

October 18, 2010
Trailer merchants listened to good news about their immediate business prospects from forecaster Eric Starks, who predicted steady sales increases into 2011...

Like Late-Blooming Perennials, Trucks and Tractor-Trailers Appear for the Harvest
Like Late-Blooming Perennials, Trucks and Tractor-Trailers Appear for the Harvest

October 10, 2010
'Tis the most glorious time of year, when the air turns cool and crisp, tree leaves turn red, gold and yellow, and trucks and tractor-trailers begin...

Hello, Dolly! New TMC Recommendations on Dolly Details
Hello, Dolly! New TMC Recommendations on  Dolly Details

September 28, 2010
Converter dollies have been around so long that you'd think every one on the road is built about as correctly as can be. But some lack handles that drivers...

Vanguard's Mudd Sees Extra Strong Trailer Sales

September 19, 2010
Vanguard Trailer's president, Charlie Mudd, agrees with industry economists in repeating sales forecasts of 90,000 dry vans for 2011 and 120,000 for 2012.

Innovative Fleet Installing 3,500 Sets of Trailer Aero Improvers
Innovative Fleet Installing 3,500 Sets of Trailer Aero Improvers

September 15, 2010
Mesilla Valley Transportation, known for its efforts at saving fuel, is equipping its entire fleet of 3,500 long-haul trailers with side skirts and a...