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Trailer Orders Impressive For May Despite Decrease

Early trailer order numbers from FTR Intelligence reflect an impressive showing for the month of May, despite an expected seasonal decline.

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Kilograms, Pounds, Tridems, Spread Tandems, and Weight Laws

Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg takes a look at a multi-axle flatbed, and a "split tandem" that's still in his memory.

Yeagy Takes Over as Wabash National CEO

Brent Yeagy has officially assumed the role of president and chief executive officer as part of a planned transition after Richard J. Giromini announced he was stepping down from the role late last year.

Schneider Teams Up with SkyBitz for Tracking

Schneider, a provider of transportation and logistics services, has teamed up with SkyBitz to implement Schneider’s third-generation trailer and container tracking system.

Talbert Shows Off 80-Year-Old First Trailer

Talbert Manufacturing’s first trailer was featured in the American Historical Truck Society’s booth during the Mid-America Trucking Show.

April Trailer Sales Beat Industry Estimates

The trailer industry sold just shy of 24,000 units in April of this year.

Spireon Hits 200K Trailer Milestone

Spireon hit a major milestone this year by surpassing 200,000 active trailer telematics subscribers for its FleetLocate asset and trailer intelligence solution.

Xtra Lease Installs SAF-Holland Air Disc Brakes on Dry Vans and Reefers

Xtra Lease is installing SAF-Holland P89 air disc brakes on over 6,000 dry van and refrigerated trailers that it has purchased this year, the equipment rental and leasing provider announced.

Snow Will Again Blow Off Trailer Roofs, But Henry Thissen’s Ready

A retired driver believes rain-water runoff laws could require snow-removal machines. Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg revisits a safety problem that will return come winter.

XL Specialized Announces New Blade Hauling Trailer Solution

XL Specialized Trailers has designed a solution for hauling longer wind turbine blades with its new BladeMate Flip Extension.