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
Take Control of Your Fleet Graphics Campaigns With KWIK ZIP™
How are some of the world’s largest fleets overcoming skyrocketed inflation costs? By choosing to equip their vehicles with the KWIK ZIP™ Graphic System, top fleets are able to handle their own graphic installations & change-outs at half the cost, eliminating downtime and saving thousands of dollars!May 9, 2023
Fullbay’s Heavy Equipment Maintenance Checklist
A maintenance checklist can help ensure you hit everything necessary during an inspection. While we usually go for electronic checklists, we know some techs are still fans of the printed versions. Check out this downloadable maintenance checklist and give it a whirl!May 9, 2023
Revamp Your Fleet Maintenance Strategy with AI
Discover how AI "smart" maintenance technology can help your fleet improve overall efficiency and gain greater oversight of operations. Download this Buyer's Guide to learn the key strategies for implementing predictive maintenance and achieving maximum cost savings.May 9, 2023
Tackling Trucking's Maintenance Challenges
Since April 2021, Obermeyer has also served as the Vice President of Safety and Maintenance with Online Transport, a role that prepared him well for his position as chairman. On an extended cut of the RoadSigns Podcast episode 105, TT’s Michael Freeze spoke with Obermeyer about some of the major challenges facing the trucking industry, his experience as TMC chair, and his hopes for the future of TMC. Download the full story.April 21, 2023
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