Business, Equipment

Hendrickson Truck Lines Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Hendrickson Truck Lines Inc., a small truckload and less-than-truckload carrier based in Sacramento, Calif., declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy Dec. 3, according to federal court documents, blaming a cut in rates and maintenance woes as reasons.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 9, 2019
Business, Equipment

Hendrickson Unveils Heavier-Duty Suspension Haulmaax EX

Hendrickson CEO Gary Gerstenslager Hendrickson CEO Gary Gerstenslager by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Hendrickson introduced a heavier-duty version of its Haulmaax rubber suspension at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show here.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
October 29, 2019
Business, Equipment, TCA

Parts Maker Hendrickson Teases Announcement at NACV

Hendrickson booth at industry show The Hendrickson booth at an industry show in 2018 by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

DAYTON, Ohio — A manufacturer of heavy-duty truck suspension and brake systems hinted at having more to say later this month about the recent purchase of land in Dayton.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
October 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Steer Axle Suppliers Focus on Weight Reduction

Dana axle Dana axles (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Shaving off weight has become a central objective of truck component design, and nowhere is that “lightweighting” trend more apparent than on the front axle.

Steve Sturgess | Contributing Writer
September 8, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Hendrickson Launches Air Disc Brake for Trailers

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck-and-trailer suspension and axle supplier Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems launched an air disc brake system for trailers March 26 at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 27, 2015