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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body

Carrier Transicold’s Innovative ‘Center Divide’ Vector 8611MT Trailer Refrigeration Unit Now Available

Carrier Transicold’s Innovative ‘Center Divide’ Vector 8611MT Trailer Refrigeration Unit Now Available

| May 27, 2020

Meets tremendous interest from grocery distribution and food service operations that deliver mixed loads Carrier Transicold has launched its innovative Vector™ 8611MT multi-temperature trailer refrigeration unit. Designed for trailers split lengthwise with a center dividing wall, the unit creates two refrigerated compartments without requiring a remote evaporator. Carrier Transicold is part of Carrier (NYSE: CARR), […]

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XTRA LEASE ADDS 4,000 NEW TRAILERS IN 2020

XTRA LEASE ADDS 4,000 NEW TRAILERS IN 2020

| May 27, 2020

Renting or leasing equipment, gives fleets an opportunity to operate new trailers, even while their own orders are on hold New trailers are coming off production now for XTRA Lease, the nation’s leading provider of semi-trailer rentals and leases, which has ordered approximately 4,000 new trailers for 2020. With the industry and economy suffering an […]

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U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 97% Sequentially in April, -99% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 97% Sequentially in April, -99% Y/Y

| May 22, 2020

ACT Research says April was disturbingly close to a net negative order month April net US trailer orders of 209 units were down 97% month-over-month and 99% below the previous year. Before accounting for cancellations, new orders of 5.7k units were down 57% versus March, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of […]

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US Trailer Production Facing Massive Retrenchment in Production Levels

US Trailer Production Facing Massive Retrenchment in Production Levels

| May 18, 2020

ACT Research says dramatic cessation of fleet investment has caused OEMs to quickly reassess their production volumes According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, the US trailer industry has shifted from the production/capacity challenges of the last three years, with their corresponding pressures on the component and material supply chains, to […]

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BERGSTROM APPOINTS DAN GIOVANNETTI AS PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

BERGSTROM APPOINTS DAN GIOVANNETTI AS PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

| May 11, 2020

Bergstrom Inc. is the leading designer and manufacturer of cab climate systems for heavy-duty commercial trucks Bergstrom Inc. announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Dan Giovannetti to President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Dan has been serving as interim CEO since November 2019. “The Board and I are confident that Dan […]

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U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 15% Sequentially in February, -45% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 15% Sequentially in February, -45% Y/Y

| March 19, 2020

As dire as those figures are, they were highly pre-COVID-19 driven ACT Research reports that February net US trailer orders of 12.7k units were down 15% month-over-month and 45% below the previous year. Before accounting for cancellations, new orders of 14.8k were down 12% versus January, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State […]

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