Road Ready has introduced a new integrated data platform, LogIQ, which integrates data from a several component suppliers with its own trailer telematics system, in order for fleets to obtain data insights from the trailer. The system was introduced at the 2021 American Trucking Associations 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Exhibition. Partners on LogIQ
As the race to decrease emissions on transport refrigeration units (TRUs) is posing a major hurdle to commercial fleets, a zero-emission electric trailer is now available from ConMet eMobility that eliminates emissions, decreases noise, and reduces brake wear, the company noted at the TMC Fall Meeting held in Cleveland. The power behind the zero-emission trailer
As truck telematics continues to evolve, it is important to stay ahead of the curve on intelligence and data science. Only smart technology can provide the actionable intelligence that will help fleets make better, more precise maintenance decisions and improve their operations. Many people aren’t aware that wheel hubs and the vehicle area network they
In commercial trucking you can’t leave anything up to chance. You need your fleet operating safely and at peak efficiency, always. More than ever, heavy-duty vehicles are using integrated technologies to collect data that can provide key insights to improve safety, efficiency and overall vehicle health. Now that tractors and trailers are online and collecting
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has made ConMet Preset Plus wheel end hubs the standard base specification on all Utility trailer models. The company says ConMet Preset Plus features: an optimized bearing spacer; long-life bearings engineered to withstand demanding operating conditions; an integrated spindle nut; precision machined casting; extended life seals; ABS tone ring; magnetic fill
Hirschbach announced that it will add Phillips Connect and ConMet smart trailer technologies to 1,200 new refrigerator trailers the fleet plans to purchase in 2021. The company says the sensor technologies chosen by Hirschbach will give them increased visibility to the health of their refrigerated trailers resulting in an increase to uptime and driver satisfaction
Fleets have an increasing amount of options when selecting wheel end systems.
ConMet celebrated the official opening of its second Monroe, N.C. production facility. The 253,000-sq. ft. facility will be dedicated to assembling wheel end components and supporting the growing demand in the commercial vehicle industry. The new building has been designed to easily expand if additional square footage is required in the future, the company said.
Consolidated Metco (ConMet) has been recognized as a top performer by PACCAR as a part of the truck manufacturer’s Supplier Performance Management (SPM) Program for 2015. The SPM program evaluates a supplier’s performance in the areas of product development, operations support and business alignment with PACCAR objectives. In a press release from PACCAR, Bill Jackson,
Consolidated Metco (ConMet) has launched a new online tool that allows users to look up specifications, cross reference and availability of all ConMet brake drum products. Click here to check out the product tool. Users can find a ConMet brake drum for their application in several ways: • A “Dimension Tool” allows for selection of ConMet brake
Let’s take a step back from the focus on efficiency and talk about application. Sure, getting the most out of your truck is important, but if you aren’t putting just as much consideration into the impact your application has on your equipment, then you’re potentially setting yourself up for maintenance issues that could cost more
ConMet recently introduced TruCast, a competitively priced brake drum designed to ensure optimum braking performance, according to the company. TruCast offers a weight-saving advantage as well, the company noted. The 16.5-in. x 8.625-in. version is 9 lbs. lighter than a standard cast drum. In addition to that version, ConMet offers a 16.5-in. x 7-in. drum that weighs