The Evolution of Tractor-Trailer Connectivity
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council is nearing the culmination of a multiyear effort to define the evolutionary direction of tractor-trailer connectivity.
November Trailer Orders Climb to Year’s Second Best
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 to Offer Digital Wiring Harness 4SEE
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
July Trailer Orders Blow Past 2021’s Low; 2023 Orders Awaken
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 President Acquires Dealership
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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Perspective: Optimizing Trailer Management
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.
March Trailer Orders Surge to Nearly 38,000
March U.S. trailer orders surged to nearly 38,000 amid some supply chain relief — to the highest level since December 2020, ACT Research reported.April 13, 2022
Perspective: Supporting Operations With Trailer Intelligence
Automated truck companies make for popular industry conversation, but with great automated truck power comes great trailer responsibility. When exploring automated solutions, fleets must ensure their trailers get technological attention as well.
Why Trailer Telematics is Critical for Trailer Utilization and Safety
Program Aired: October 7, 2021. Join us for this webinar to learn how to leverage trailer telematics and sensors to gain greater visibility and control to help avoid catastrophic trailer-involved incidents, improve safety, reduce maintenance costs and maximize operational efficiency.October 7, 2021