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Hendrickson Truck launches new digital parts catalog

The digital parts catalog is accessible through any mobile or desktop device and does not require additional downloads or apps.

Fleet profile: The Erb Group of Companies

At the Erb Group of Companies, customers can rely on
receiving on-time delivery of temperature-controlled freight.

It’s time to think of suspensions as driver retention equipment

The suspension plays a major role in the truck’s ride quality. When your drivers are spending eight, 10 or 12 hours a day in your cabs, an improved ride can add up, reducing the pain and strain that are inherent parts of prolonged driving, and helping the drivers feel better when they exit the cab at the end of a long day.

Hendrickson launches Watchman trailer wheel-end sensing technology

Hendrickson has introduced Watchman advanced wheel-end sensor technology for trailers that operates on the vehicle area network developed by Sensata Technologies. The initial product offering will include trailer tire pressure monitoring, wheel-end temperature and wheel-end vibration data that will be communicated to the fleet through the tractor telematics system pulling the trailer.

Hendrickson introduces new tire pressure control system

Hendrickson has introduced Tiremaax Pro-LB, a next-generation update of the Tiremaax Pro trailer tire inflation system. Tiremaax Pro-LB adds the ability to adjust tire pressure based on load.

Hendrickson introduces new Haulmaax EX suspension

Hendrickson has introduced the Haulmaax EX heavy-duty rubber suspension.

How do my truck’s axles integrate with…

The axle is a complementary part, working with both the powertrain and the suspension. It’s important to understand the relationship between these components and to make sure that your truck and trailer axles are operating in unison with the parts they complement.

Safety system service issues

Identifying brake component wear
trends, training technicians and implementing best practices leads to
increases in uptime and lower costs

Addressing uptime and driver retention with the proper equipment

Two things that are on fleet managers’ minds pretty much every day: uptime and driver retention. Both are a real struggle for any fleet manager, and many (if not most) equipment decisions are made with these two struggles in mind.

Advances in tire-monitoring technology help mitigate premature wear

The well-known benefits of tire pressure monitoring and automatic tire inflation systems have lead to their steady adoption by fleets.

Hendrickson breaks ground on sixth trailer suspension plant

Hendrickson is expanding its Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems operations in Northeastern Ohio.

The specific application needs of vocational truck suspensions

The first question you need to ask when spec’ing trucking equipment is a simple one: What’s it going to be doing? Understanding the application and what’s necessary for the equipment to perform properly is the most important thing to know before making any purchasing decision. Take vocational suspensions, for example. They have different needs than