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Trailer Orders Jump in April, Still 10% Down This Year

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – Net trailer orders in April are up 29 percent month-over-month reports ACT Research, and that’s not a late April fool’s joke.

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ROLL STABILITY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Haldex Trailer Roll Stability System adds diagnostics and communication tools

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CARGO CRIME WATCH: Two Trailers Stolen

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

BELLEVILLE, ON. – Two trailers of meat products were stolen from Ranlyn Transport in Belleville, ON. early Sunday morning, and owner Randy McNichol is hoping you can help track them down.

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Trailer Carrying Rolled Paper Stolen From Mississauga Yard

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

On Thursday at 2:05 AM, a trailer and cargo of rolled paper were stolen from an unsecured yard in Mississauga, ON.

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Enhanced Cargo Security

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TrakLok International has improved its cargo security platform. New alarm and alert features have been added to the integrated lock, alarm, and tracking system

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SPECIAL REPORT: Robert invents a way to see what really happens inside a van trailer

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONTREAL — You have to secure a load on a flat-bed trailer? No problem. Standard 10 of the National Safety Code on Cargo Securement, adopted in 2004, should give you pretty good instructions on how to proceed.

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Did Red Bull Give Wings to Your Trailer Full of Chicken?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – A Toronto police officer is asking within the trucking community if there were any tractors stolen last weekend.

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ROLL STABILITY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Haldex Trailer Roll Stability System adds diagnostics and communication tools

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Spend now, save later.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

You can limit trailer operating costs by spec’ing for value, not price.

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Need Trucking Equipment? Going Once, Going Twice, Sold!

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

You can name your own price on more than 2,900 equipment items and trucks at the Ritchie Bros. unreserved public auction, which will take place in Montreal on December 5 and 6.

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Tractor-Trailer Packed with Disaster Relief

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONCTON, NB – Christian relief group, Samaritan’s Purse is stationing a tractor-trailer relief unit in Moncton to respond to natural disasters in Atlantic Canada.

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VANGUARD’S COMPOSITE-PLATE VAN

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Vanguard Trailers is about to launch its premium VXP composite-plate dry van trailer.

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Cool Canadian Trailer Up for Top Truck Prize

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – The Canadian-made-and-designed Supercube, a slice of ingenuity created for Walmart by Mississauga-based Trailer Design Industries (ITD), is among the six finalists for the Truck Writers of North America 2013 Technical Achievement Award.

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Trailer Net Orders Up 45% for First Half of 2014

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – North American truckers ordered 45 percent more trailers in the first half of 2014 than over the same period last year.

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TO EACH TIRE A PURPOSE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

It’s the tread that makes the difference between a steer, drive, and trailer tire.