Trailer manufacturers are “eating backlog” now that market demand has normalized and supply chain disruptions have abated after the pandemic. But some components are still in short supply.
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council is nearing the culmination of a multiyear effort to define the evolutionary direction of tractor-trailer connectivity.
November trailers orders in the U.S. spiked to the year’s second-best level, behind a strong October, ACT Research reported, citing trailer makers’ preliminary final data.December 16, 2022
Grote Industries Inc. announced its new modular, digital wiring harness for trailers, 4SEE, which is slated to go into limited release in North America in the fourth quarter, with full release beginning in 2023.September 21, 2022
U.S. trailer orders in July roared ahead compared with a year earlier but slumped compared with earlier months this year, ACT Research reported, citing trailer makers’ final data.August 19, 2022
Atlantic Great Dane announced Gene Masteller acquired the company after serving there for more than 30 years, most recently as president.August 17, 2022
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Many technologies exist to help fleets monitor cargo in their trailers, but carriers must be mindful of how the cargo itself — including what it’s made of — might impact the effectiveness of their tracking systems, especially if they look to make a change. Better trailer management can also improve drivers’ job satisfaction by mitigating issues they sometimes face in detention time and finding empty trailers.