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Winter is coming: Is your fleet prepared?

It may not be something that everyone (OK, anyone) wants to think about, but the fact remains that winter is on its way. Everyone needs to be prepared for what’s ahead, and that includes fleets. It’s the harshest season for trucks, which face issues from the brakes freezing to the products being hauled in trailers

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Meritor WABCO receives Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National Corp.

Meritor WABCO has earned the 2015 Platinum Supplier Award from Wabash National Corp. for excellence in quality and delivery performance. Meritor WABCO is one of two suppliers to win this award six times–the most of any Wabash supplier. Meritor WABCO supplies the trailer company with SmartTrac trailer anti-lock braking, roll stability and InfoLink data gateway systems. InfoLink

Stability Control Systems Meritor WABCO
Wabash National Tank Trailer Division wins PSI Tanker OEM Excellence Award

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has presented Wabash National Tank Trailer Division with their 2014 Tanker OEM Excellence Award. The award was presented during the National Tank Truck Carriers’ 67th Annual Conference & Exhibits, which took place in Boston, Mass. Pressure Systems International is a worldwide supplier of automatic tire inflation systems, who present this award annually. Last

PSI 2014 Tanker OEM Excellence Award
Wabash National extends supplier agreement with Aurora Parts

Wabash National Corp. signed a new five-year agreement with Aurora Parts & Accessories LLC to be the exclusive supplier of all aftermarket parts for the company’s dry van, refrigerated van and platform trailers sold under the brand names Wabash National, Transcraft and Benson. “After careful consideration and a comprehensive evaluation of all options available, Wabash

Investing in aerodynamics to improve fuel efficiency

Wind resistance is a total drag—literally. Wind resistance is one of the top forces working against the truck as it runs down the road. (The other factors being: grade resistance; tire rolling resistance; and engine accessory and/or drivetrain losses, according to Cummins MPG Guide: “Secrets of better fuel economy”.) Did you know that every 2%

Fuel efficiency, driver retention efforts pay off for Central Trucking Inc.

Among the goals that Mark Roberts, president of CTI Logistics Inc., has for his family-owned company’s fleet are two that he says are definitely keys to success. “Hanging on to good drivers and generating the best possible fuel consumption are ongoing challenges,” he states. “In today’s economic environment, and with rates where they are, it’s

CTI Trucking Kenworth Wabash
Wabash National Corp. to expand operations

Wabash National Corp., a diversified industrial manufacturer and a North American producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, announced plans to invest more than $2 million to expand production operations for its Wabash Composites business with a facility in Frankfort, Ind. “In support of the continued success of our strategic growth and diversification efforts, we

Wabash National expands West Coast sales and service

Wabash National Corp. announced an agreement with Portland-based TEC Equipment Inc. to provide sales, parts and service for Wabash National, Transcraft and Benson brand trailers in California, Oregon and Washington. Beginning May 2014, TEC Equipment will facilitate the transition of three Wabash National Trailer Centers to independent dealer facilities operated by TEC Equipment. These locations

Wabash National builds 500,000th DuraPlate Van

Wabash National Corp. announced its Commercial Trailer Products group has produced its 500,000th DuraPlate van trailer. The company’s 500,000th DuraPlate trailer was built for Crete Carrier Corp., one of the largest privately owned trucking companies in the United States. “The DuraPlate van provides maximum cube space, which helps us serve our customers, and the smooth interior

Wabash National Hits Milestone Duraplate Van