Commercial freight transportation is a machine-based business. Highly technical equipment and advanced engineering are at the center of supply chain and require constant innovation. Transport Topics equipment coverage focuses on the machines and other physical assets that make delivery possible. It looks closely at available truck, trailer, and chassis models, developments in the engineering space, and maintenance innovations and best practices.
Goodyear to End Tire Production at Quebec Plant
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Thursday it will end tire production at its facility in Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada, and convert the facility to a mixing plant.January 4, 2007
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ABF Freight System Expands Services to Central, Southern States
Less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight System said late Tuesday it has expanded its regional transportation network to include central and southern states.January 3, 2007
Cummins Gains EPA Certification for ’07 Truck Engines
Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. said late Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency has certified the company’s medium- and heavy-duty truck engines for 2007.January 2, 2007
Technology Briefs — Dec. 27 - Jan. 2
Tech Firm Trimble to Buy AtRoad for $417 Mln. • Trailer Bridge Joins EPA SmartWay Program • CN Gets RFID-Based Chassis Tracking SystemJanuary 2, 2007
Rethink your shop, keep your fleet healthy.
Reactive vehicle maintenance is an ongoing, laborious endeavor. The key to increasing fleet uptime and a shop that runs more smoothly is switching to a proactive approach, including predictive maintenance solutions that go further to prevent issues before they arise.March 15, 2023
Discover How Carriers Use Maintenance Data to Extend Equipment Lifespan
Carriers can leverage data to plan upkeep and repairs that help ensure small defects don't turn into serious breakdowns or cause non-compliance. Find out how in-cab technology supports enhanced fleet maintenance that keeps the wheels turning.February 10, 2023
How to Boost Efficiency, Improve Cashflow, and Deliver Great Service
In this free case study, you'll discover how a complete transformation management solution paired with durable mobile printers helped a wholesale energy transporter boost turnaround time between deal and invoice by 94%.February 10, 2023
Mastering Fleet Operational Performance with Predictive Maintenance
Maintenance expenses are on the rise across the fleet industry, making operational efficiency more important than ever for reducing downtime and avoiding unexpected costs. Download Pitstop’s case study to learn how one mixed-mining fleet was able to leverage the power of predictive analytics to save up to $500/vehicle.February 10, 2023
The 2023 Fleet Managers' Insights Report from Pitstop
The report to get your fleet ready for a bigger and better 2023! Pitstop sat down with fleet managers operating various fleet sizes in North America to uncover key findings and insights to help improve your overall fleet performance. Read the latest trends, pain points, and technologies that are impacting the trucking industry today.January 10, 2023
Unstoppable Stories: How the Mobil Delvac™ team helped a Texas Transportation Company
See how the Mobil Delvac™ team created a lubrication strategy for a Texas-based transportation company that extended oil drain intervals, provided enhanced engine protection, saved more than 500 labor hours for their team, and reduced their costs by over $700,000 per year.December 13, 2022