TORONTO, Ont. – Falcon Equipment had eight to nine months of trailer orders on the books as a July 1 deadline for steel and aluminum tariffs approached. The B.C.-based manufacturer waited as long as it could. But eventually there was no choice.
TORONTO — Canadian steel producers and their trucking providers are trying to make heads or tails of what U.S. President Obama’s protectionist ‘Buy American’ proposal means for their industry.
Most truckers don’t agonize over this decision, but if you’re pinching pennies…
Polished aluminum wheels look great, but cost three times as much as steel wheels. On the flipside, they’ll save you weight and some say they ride better.
From Kenworth, a few suggestions on choosing the components you need in a dump truck.