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Trailer orders slow down, but still healthy

February 24, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

BLOOMINGTON, IN – January trailer orders hit 27,300 units, returning to last January’s volumes, according to industry analysts FTR Associates.

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FTR confirms strong month for trailer orders

December 22, 2014 by Allan Janssen

BLOOMINGTON, IN – November proves to be the second highest month ever, with orders over the last 12 months now totaling 342,000.

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Extended trailers now allowed in Western Canada

December 5, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WINNIPEG, MB -Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation has signed a Western Memorandum of Understanding on Rocky Mountain Doubles and is ready to proceed with implementation.

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GE VERIWISE TRACKING FOR REEFER TRAILERS

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

GE VeriWise Asset Intelligence is now available for use with refrigerated
trailers.

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HOW TO WEIGH DIFFERENT TRAILER TYPES

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

From CAT scale, a guide to weighing different trailer styles

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Trailer Orders Strong, Cancellations Low This Season

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – North American truckers ordered 25 percent more trailers between October 2013 and April 2014 than over the same period a year before, according to freight forecasters at ACT Research.

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Trailer Wizards Holiday Magic: Hauling Away Hunger

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Trailer Wizards is collecting food on behalf of local food banks from November 25 to 29 at all participating locations across Canada.

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Titan Trailer opens ‘green’ plant expansion

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DELHI, Ont. – The recent 37,000 sq-ft addition to the Titan Trailers Inc. head office and factory includes a newly expanded home for the company’s in-house research and development engineering team.

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Trailcon Buys Hubs in a ‘One Plus One Is Three’ Type Deal

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – National trailer rental, leasing, and fleet maintenance specialist Trailcon Leasing Inc. has purchased Calgary-based Hubs Trailer Service, expanding its reach and service into western Canada.

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October Trailer Orders Up 43% Month Over Month

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – The fall order season for trailers saw a 43 percent month over month net order gain, for a total net order of 24,900 units.

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TRAILER REAR FAIRINGS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ATDynamics says tests show improved TrailerTail increases fuel efficiency by 6.6%

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SmartWay to Include Reefers, More Test Methods

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NASHVILLE, TN – SmartWay program is expanding to include refrigerated trailers and is accepting more testing methods from suppliers who want to get their fuel-saving technologies verified by the agency.

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The Eagle Smart Tarp – The System that Drivers Prefer

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

With industry leading standard features and engineering, the Eagle Smart Tarp is the best tarp system available. With patented “Talon” front air closure system, you can quickly open and close your tarp system from the ground in minutes, reducing tarping downtime and driver injury claims.

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Trailer Wizards Expands with New 9.8 Acre Yard

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MILTON, ON. – Trailer Wizards has opened a new pick-up location in Milton, ON., that the company said was needed to meet the needs of customers west of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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Some Trucks Restricted on NY State Thruway

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ALBANY, NY – Due to severe winter weather conditions, long tandem trailers have been banned on the Niagara Thruway (I-190) and on the New York State Thruway (I-90) between exit 25A and the Pennsylvania State Line.