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How to Rebuild Tank Trailers

What's a fleet to do with a worn-out tank trailer with a perfectly good barrel? Rebuild the thing, of course. Refurbishing gives owners the benefit of the latest lighting, brake, and suspension innovations on a virtually new chassis for about half the cost of a whole new tank trailer – and you don't have to pay the federal excise tax.

Maintaining Trailer Electrical Systems

There's technology on the horizon that will improve trailer electrical system performance, but in the meantime, basic electrical maintenance, done right, will see you through.

Two-Inch Nylon Door Rollers

New McLaren 2-inch door rollers will not rust, require no greasing, and are rated for over 100,000 cycles, according to the company.

Trailer Orders Fall in November

FTR and ACT Research report that preliminary trailer orders fell significantly in November as fleets become more cautious about freight conditions in 2020.

Cargo Visibility Better Than Ever with New Tech

New trailer telematics systems are giving shippers, fleets and receivers real-time intelligence and actionable information on the cargo trucks carry – not only where it is, but also its condition.