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Marmon-Herrington Launches High Capacity Heavy-Haul Planetary Drive Axles

Marmon-Herrington Launches High Capacity Heavy-Haul Planetary Drive Axles

| June 20, 2017

Talk about rolling big: Marmon-Herrington announced the release of a new 90,000 lbs. Sisu tandem axle set and a new 136,000 lbs. Sisu tridem axle set. These new releases are double reduction planetary drive axles for heavy duty applications within the N.A. truck market. For approved applications, the tandem axle offers a maximum GCWR (gross […]

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IKEA to Install 3 EV Charging Stations at Future Indianapolis-area Store

IKEA to Install 3 EV Charging Stations at Future Indianapolis-area Store

| June 20, 2017

IKEA, a leading home furnishings retailer, has announced plans to install three electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its future Indianapolis-area store opening Fall 2017 in Fishers, IN. This initiative reflects the continued partnership between IKEA and Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTC: CCGI), the owner of the Blink Network. There currently are Blink EV charging […]

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Pricing for Trucking Shows Stability

Pricing for Trucking Shows Stability

| June 20, 2017

According to Donald Broughton with Broughton Capital, pricing for trucking is showing further stability. May’s Cass Truckload Linehaul Index increased 1.1% YoY to 122.7, a continuation of last month’s YoY pricing growth (recall that April’s +1.3% YoY marked the end of 13 consecutive months of pricing contraction). May’s pricing, while promising, declined 1.5% sequentially versus […]

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New Hydraulic Forklift Weighing System from Fairbanks Scales

New Hydraulic Forklift Weighing System from Fairbanks Scales

| June 20, 2017

Fairbanks Scales, the oldest scale company in the U.S. and a world leader in weighing equipment, has introduced the new FH and FHX Series hydraulic forklift weighing systems, ideal for a variety of forklift applications, from general check weighing for warehouse racking, to capturing high accuracy weighing for shipping. The FH Series, a top weighing […]

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Alex Vitale Named CEO of TP Commercial Solutions

Alex Vitale Named CEO of TP Commercial Solutions

| June 19, 2017

TP Commercial Solutions LLC has appointed Alex Vitale as its new CEO for North America. The appointment is effective immediately and will see Vitale bring over 20 years of global tire industry experience to lead the company’s efforts and expansion in the commercial truck and fleet markets in the US and Canada. Born in Italy […]

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New Truck Equipment Purchase Intentions Spike

New Truck Equipment Purchase Intentions Spike

| June 19, 2017

The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index indicated that May’s purchase intentions remained elevated, with 61% of responding fleets planning equipment investments in the next three months. This marked the strongest three-month reading since the third quarter of 2014. All of the purchases forecast will be for new equipment. Seven percent of respondents not […]

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