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Protecting trailer floors protects your bottom line

What trailer maintenance practices can fleets implement into operations to protect their resale value and trailer longevity?

Electrification is impacting transportation refrigeration units

If you’re going to decarbonize your tractors, you have to start looking at reefer units too.

Taking on the tire inflation challenge with inflation technology

When diminishing loads should not mean diminishing tire inflation efficiency.

Thermo King’s electric transport refrigeration unit for trailers completes trial with Meijer

To date, Thermo King’s single-temperature electric trailer has logged nearly 4,000 hours of customer trials.

Managing wheel-end PMs to reduce unforeseen service events

Trailer service pop quiz: Do you consider inspections “maintenance”? Answer: Maybe you should, according to Greg Dvorchak, Engineering Supervisor – Brake and Wheel-End Division, Hendrickson. “Inspection is maintenance,” says Dvorchak. From his perspective, service needs and preventive maintenance are two different things. Preventive maintenance is done to extend intervals between service or avoid unplanned wheel-end

Avoiding wheel end maintenance complications

Here are the unintended component service consequences that come from fixing related equipment.

U.S. trailer industry is committed nearly through 2023

Overall build rose 14% m/m due to three more build days in March as opposed to February.

Managing trailer telematics data overload

Fleets have a want and demand for not necessarily more data, but more actionable information.

Habitat for Humanity is the 2023 NATDA Trailer Show’s designated charity

Until Thursday, August 31, NATDA will be accepting donations for Habitat for Humanity with a dedicated link on its website.

U.S. trailer industry increases build rate in February

OEM conversations continue to suggest supply-chain constraints are likely to remain a limiting factor to production in 2023.

Talbert Manufacturing exhibited customized 60CC-RC trailer at CONEXPO

The deck of the custom trailer incorporates a 9-foot, 6-inch-wide raised center deck.

Trail King updates material-hauling trailers

Trail King unveiled the latest updates to its Steel Side Dump and Bottom Dump trailers at CONEXPO.