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How to Optimize Utilization of 700 Flatbed Trailers

How to Optimize Utilization of 700 Flatbed Trailers

| October 26, 2017

Spireon, Inc., a leader in connected vehicle intelligence solutions, has announced that J. Grady Randolph, Inc., one of the largest flatbed fleets specializing in prestressed concrete in the U.S., has adopted the company’s FleetLocate asset management solution in order to optimize utilization of its 700 trailers. Here’s the reub: Trailers remaining idle and unused at […]

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August Trailer Build Up 14%

August Trailer Build Up 14%

| September 25, 2017

August ties March for the longest trailer OEM work schedule of the year. Capitalizing on the additional work days, a sequential increase in U.S. trailer build was expected in August. “The longer schedule gave OEMs a bit of operational breathing room,” said Frank Maly, Director–CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT Research. He continued, “Daily […]

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What’s Next for Tractors and Trailers Exposed to Flood Water

What’s Next for Tractors and Trailers Exposed to Flood Water

| September 18, 2017

STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company and leading manufacturer of heavy-duty components and solutions for commercial vehicles, is recommending a complete wheel end inspection for tractors and trailers that have been exposed to flood waters as a result of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. In light of the recent weather events and severe weather involving flooding and storm […]

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Utility Trailer Opens New Location in Las Vegas

Utility Trailer Opens New Location in Las Vegas

| December 16, 2016

Leading trailer supplier Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has announce that it has opened a new full-service and parts location in Nevada, Utility Trailer Sales of Las Vegas. Founded in 1914, the company designs and manufactures dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, and aerodynamic side skirts. “We have been servicing the Las Vegas area for several […]

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New Flatbed Truck Manufacturing Facility Opens in Kansas

New Flatbed Truck Manufacturing Facility Opens in Kansas

| November 14, 2016

Doonan® Specialized Trailer, a leading manufacturer of specialty platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops has announced it has “gutted” a 25,000 square foot manufacturing plant, previously used to ‘stall build’ custom trailer products, to create a new, High-efficiency flatbed trailer plant. Doonan will still build custom […]

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Trailer Orders Up 14% in December

Trailer Orders Up 14% in December

| January 24, 2014

The trailer industry saw a 14% month over month gain in net orders in December, as six of the ten trailer categories posted positive results. According to ACT Research, tor 2013, a total of 231,700 orders were booked, down just under 2% from 2012’s result. This was the third consecutive year of annual orders greater […]

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