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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body New

While US Trailer Production Remains Robust, Indications are that Component Supply Challenges are Easing

While US Trailer Production Remains Robust, Indications are that Component Supply Challenges are Easing

| August 22, 2019

 Manufacturers continue to produce trailers at near-record levels According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer industry net orders continued the year-over-year slide that begin at the end of 2018, now negative for seven consecutive months, with preliminary July data showing that trend continuing. However, the report also notes that manufacturers […]

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Heavy Duty Markets at the Edge of the Precipice

Heavy Duty Markets at the Edge of the Precipice

| August 19, 2019

Large new inventories and deteriorating freight and rate conditions suggest erring on the side of caution According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, current data and anecdotes make a strong case that the heavy duty vehicle markets are at the edge of the precipice. “Since the start of […]

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PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

| August 5, 2019

Innovative Technology Enables AIM to Set Itself Apart from Other Providers I.D. Systems, provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology, is helping American Intermodal Management, LLC (AIM), an industry leader in chassis provisioning and asset management across the U.S., extend the value proposition of the chassis beyond a piece of […]

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Leslie Doggett Industries Acquires Great Dane Trailer  Distributor/Dealer

Leslie Doggett Industries Acquires Great Dane Trailer Distributor/Dealer

| August 5, 2019

Doggett purchased this business from El Paso’s legendary trucking magnate and International Truck dealer, Royal Jones Houston-based Leslie Doggett Industries through its newly acquired Truck Enterprises Group has acquired the privately-held Great Dane Trailer for El Paso, Laredo and McAllen/Pharr, Texas with territory stretching to Las Cruces, New Mexico. Doggett purchased this business from El Paso’s legendary trucking magnate and International Truck dealer, Royal Jones. The purchase price […]

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ATW acquires BWise Manufacturing

ATW acquires BWise Manufacturing

| August 5, 2019

 ATW plans to operate the BWise business as part of its Pro Grade business unit ATW, North America’s provider of trailers, work trucks and related parts, recently announced the purchase of BWise Manufacturing, including the BWise and Bri-Mar trailer brands. The purchase will help extend ATW’s reach into the Northeast, while ATW’s purchasing and manufacturing scale, commercial […]

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EpicVue Brings Satellite TV To Owner-Operators

EpicVue Brings Satellite TV To Owner-Operators

| July 31, 2019

No contract subscription packages offer affordable premium in-cab entertainment systems to independent drivers EpicVue, providers of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry, says that owner-operators can now subscribe independently and use its driver entertainment systems to enjoy the comforts of home on the road. “With fleet use of our in-cab satellite […]

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