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Category: Equipment

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Continued to Drop in May, Down 40% YTD

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Continued to Drop in May, Down 40% YTD

| June 25, 2019

Near-record backlogs have filled 2019 build slots New US trailer orders of 15.5k were down 16% month-over-month, but after accounting for cancellations, net orders slid to 10.5k units, down 28% from April. Year-to-date, net orders are 40% below last year, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. […]

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Tropos Motors Names Wolter Group as Midwest Distributor for Electric Utility Vehicles

Tropos Motors Names Wolter Group as Midwest Distributor for Electric Utility Vehicles

| June 20, 2019

Tropos Technologies, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based startup that manufacturers all-electric utility e-LSVs – electric low-speed vehicles – and trucks The Wolter Group is headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, where the vehicles will be assembled. Wolter Group is a family-owned and operated group of companies consisting of Wisconsin Lift Truck, Illinois Material Handling, Ellis Systems, Wolter […]

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DENSO Products and Services Americas Welcomes New President

DENSO Products and Services Americas Welcomes New President

| June 20, 2019

The appointment follows sweeping personnel and organizational that enable DENSO to act more nimbly and efficiently in the face of rapid industry change DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, has named Hirokatsu Yamashita president of DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. Yamashita took charge of the aftermarket products and services arm of the advanced mobility supplier in June. […]

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Teamsters: Sysco-Boston Drivers Ratify Contract, Improves And Secures Jobs

Teamsters: Sysco-Boston Drivers Ratify Contract, Improves And Secures Jobs

| June 18, 2019

Agreement Gives Workers Better Health Insurance, Job Protections Drivers at Sysco near Boston voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first contract that provides improved and affordable health insurance, seniority protections, annual wage increases, a grievance and arbitration system and many other improvements. Workers voted Sunday, June 16, and the contract runs through September 30, 2022. “Now we have union security, […]

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ZF Has Developed the Dual-cam Two Lens Camera Designed for Commercial Truck Market

ZF Has Developed the Dual-cam Two Lens Camera Designed for Commercial Truck Market

| June 13, 2019

Much smaller than most commercial vehicle cameras on the market due to flexible and compact mechanical design ZF’s Dual-cam, part of ZF’s S-Cam4 family of automotive grade cameras, is designed to help meet varying global regulatory requirements and delivers advanced functions such as Traffic Sign Recognition, Lane Keeping Assist and Centering and object and pedestrian […]

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Roadrunner Intermodal Services Invests in Equipment  to Benefit Customers and Drivers

Roadrunner Intermodal Services Invests in Equipment to Benefit Customers and Drivers

| June 13, 2019

Roadrunner Intermodal Services invests in new tractors to support drayage capacity growth in key national cargo hubs Roadrunner Intermodal Services announced it has invested in new equipment to enhance its fleet, improve the driver experience and strengthen service for customers. Roadrunner Intermodal Services acquired over 60 new tractors to better serve shippers who utilize major […]

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