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XTRA Lease Debuts Cargo Sensors, Silver Anniversary Trailers

XTRA Lease Debuts Cargo Sensors, Silver Anniversary Trailers

| April 10, 2018

XTRA Lease is marking its 25th anniversary in a big way – a silvery new look for its 2019-model trailers and cargo sensors to help fleets manage their trailers better. The company will add approximately 9,000 new trailers to its fleet in 2018. Dry vans and reefers will be adorned with silver logos and anniversary […]

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U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 27% Y/Y in February

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 27% Y/Y in February

| March 27, 2018

February’s net trailer orders, while 14th highest on the all-time list, were the strongest February net order volume in industry history. “Dry vans and reefers were off sequentially; flatbeds had the best monthly gain,” said Frank Maly, Director–CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT Research. He continued, “On a y/y basis, eight of the ten […]

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CM Truck Beds Introduces Additions to Product Lineup

CM Truck Beds Introduces Additions to Product Lineup

| March 16, 2018

CM Truck Beds introduced a new product, the HD Dump Body, and also announced upgraded hitch ratings at this year’s NTEA Work Truck Show. The HD Dump Body marks CM’s first complete heavy-duty dump body model. Manufactured on 6″ structural runners with 3″ structural cross members, the HD Dump Body is available with 18″ stationary […]

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TRAC Intermodal Gears Up for Resin Export Growth at Gulf Ports

TRAC Intermodal Gears Up for Resin Export Growth at Gulf Ports

| March 2, 2018

TRAC Intermodal is expanding its chassis fleet in the Gulf Region to meet an expected surge in U.S. resin exports.  The TRAC Gulf Regional Pool (TGRP) now offers the largest and most modern fleet of chassis in the ports of Houston, Dallas, Mobile, New Orleans and El Paso as well as several other locations. TRAC […]

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U.S. Trailer Orders Rose 24% Y/Y in January

U.S. Trailer Orders Rose 24% Y/Y in January

| February 26, 2018

Following historically strong net order volumes in 2017’s final two months, January US trailer orders continued the pattern, booking the fifth best order month in history. “Reefers led the way booking that product’s strongest month in history, while total trailer orders were up 24% y/y,” said Frank Maly, Director–CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT […]

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Trailer Industry Opens 2018 on Record Volume

Trailer Industry Opens 2018 on Record Volume

| February 16, 2018

Trailer industry is off to a record haul in 2017 as ACT’s preliminary estimate for January 2018 net trailer orders is 39,100 units. “January net orders came in 22% better year-over-year. While down 15% from December, that’s a comparison to the second-best month in industry history and was the best January on record,” said Frank […]

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