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Category: Equipment

US Trailer Production Pendulum Has Shifted to “Advantage Fleets”

US Trailer Production Pendulum Has Shifted to “Advantage Fleets”

| November 19, 2019

The dramatic growth of the trailer fleet in the past few years is also an important factor According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer industry net orders have now posted y/y declines for the last 10 months. YTD September net orders were down 54% versus 2018. Dry van and reefer […]

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Meritor Highlights Customer Uptime with New Service Group

Meritor Highlights Customer Uptime with New Service Group

| November 19, 2019

Meritor is launching an initiative to get special order parts to customers faster The Uptime Services Group, which launches Jan. 1, 2020, will accelerate the delivery of parts to customers in emergency situations and when vehicles require unscheduled repairs. The Uptime Services Group also will expedite the fulfillment of special orders for parts that are […]

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EROAD Launches Asset Tracking Solution

EROAD Launches Asset Tracking Solution

| November 18, 2019

EROAD Asset Tracker delivers accurate data on asset locations, enabling fleets to automate yard checks, simplify reporting of miles traveled Transport technology services company EROAD announces the launch of EROAD Asset Tracker, a weather-proof product that makes it easier for customers to track trailers, equipment and other powered assets on the same platform as they […]

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Lead Battery Industry Issues New National Recycling Rate Study

Lead Battery Industry Issues New National Recycling Rate Study

| November 15, 2019

Results Confirm Circular Economy Success; Lead Batteries Remain Most Recycled U.S. Consumer Product In conjunction with America Recycles Day (November 15), Battery Council International (BCI) has issued its biennial report on the recycling rate of lead batteries in the U.S. Most notable is the lead battery industry’s continued success in designing for – and creating […]

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Work Truck Solutions Launches Comvoy: One Stop Shop for All Things Work Truck

Work Truck Solutions Launches Comvoy: One Stop Shop for All Things Work Truck

| November 15, 2019

New marketplace uses vehicle data to help businesses find and get the right work truck for the job Comvoy launches today as the first and only structured, searchable marketplace for work-ready trucks and vans. Comvoy pulls from the most extensive aggregation of commercial vehicle details and inventory to match customers with the right work truck […]

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Navistar Impacted By UAW’S Strike At General Motors

Navistar Impacted By UAW’S Strike At General Motors

| November 14, 2019

Lost production of 5,000 vehicles adversely impacted the company’s 2019 financial results Navistar International Corporation says that the six-week strike of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union at General Motors Corporation (GM) impacted the company’s ability to deliver approximately 5,000 vehicles to customers during the company’s fiscal fourth quarter of 2019. Due to Navistar’s lost […]

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