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Great Dane Names New Directoropens in new window
US trailer manufacturer, Great Dane, has named its Director of Used Trailer Sales. Jeff Weber has accepted his newly appointed role, bringing over 20 years of sales experience to the company.
04
Dec
2017
www.globaltrailermag.com
Temperature Control: What You Need to Know About Reefer Trailersopens in new window
Chris Lee, Great Dane’s vice president of engineering, says: “HACCP legislation has definitely impacted refrigerated van trailer technology and builds. At Great Dane, we have been preparing for increasingly stringent food carriage regulations for several years.
28
Nov
2017
www.fleetequipmentmag.com
Great Dane Honors Top Suppliers of 2017opens in new window
In honor of its partnerships with suppliers, Great Dane hosted its third annual Supplier Summit in Savannah, Georgia, and presented several supplier partners with awards for excellence.
17
Nov
2017
www.trailer-bodybuilders.com
Trudell Holdings Acquires Northeast Great Daneopens in new window
Trudell Holdings Inc., parent company of Trudell Trailer Sales, announced its acquisition of majority ownership of Northeast Great Dane and anticipates closing the transaction Dec. 1.
14
Nov
2017
www.ttnews.com
Trudell to Acquire Northeast Great Daneopens in new window
“The acquisition gives us the opportunity to expand our Great Dane trailer dealership business," Trudell CEO said.
07
Nov
2017
www.vehicleservicepros.com
Trudell Holdings to Acquire Northeast Great Daneopens in new window
Trudell Holdings, parent company of Trudell Trailer Sales, has announced its acquisition of majority ownership of Northeast Great Dane with anticipated closing on the transaction to happen December 1, 2017.
06
Nov
2017
savannahceo.com
Trudell Holdings to Acquire Northeast Great Daneopens in new window
US-based business, Trudell Holdings – parent company of Trudell Trailer Sales – has announced it will acquire OEM, Northeast Great Dane.
05
Nov
2017
www.globaltrailermag.com
Trudell Holdings to Acquire Northeast Great Daneopens in new window
Trudell Holdings, parent company of Trudell Trailer Sales, has announced its acquisition of majority ownership of Northeast Great Dane with anticipated closing on the transaction to happen December 1.
03
Nov
2017
www.trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Highlights Foodservice Innovations at IFDA Conferenceopens in new window
At the 2017 International Foodservice Distributors Association Distribution Solutions Conference, Great Dane will showcase several innovative products designed for temperature-sensitive deliveries.
26
Oct
2017
savannahceo.com
Great Dane's Ulsh Elected to NTDA Board of Directorsopens in new window
Great Dane’s Rob Ulsh has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the National Trailer Dealers Association (NTDA).
20
Oct
2017
www.trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Executive Elected to NTDA Board of Directorsopens in new window
Great Dane’s Vice President of Dealer and International Sales Rob Ulsh has been elected to serve as an Allied member on the board of directors for the National Trailer Dealers Association.
19
Oct
2017
savannahceo.com
Great Dane Highlights Foodservice Products at IFDAopens in new window
At the 2017 International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference, Great Dane will showcase several products designed for temperature-sensitive deliveries.
16
Oct
2017
fleetowner.com
Great Dane Drives Innovation and Value at NACV Showopens in new window
Great Dane is proud to showcase a variety of customizable trailers, truck bodies and innovations at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show). The event is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, from September 25-28. The theme of Great Dane’s display at Booth #3864 is “Driven by Innovation.”
26
Sep
2017
savannahceo.com
Great Dane Sponsoring Efficiency Road Showopens in new window
Great Dane is sponsoring Run on Less, a first-of-its-kind cross-country road show designed to showcase advancements in freight efficiency with an overall 9.0 mpg goal.
22
Sep
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Sponsors Run on Lessopens in new window
Great Dane is a proud sponsor of Run on Less, a first-of-its-kind cross-country roadshow designed to showcase advancements in freight efficiency with an overall 9.0 mpg goal.
22
Sep
2017
savannahceo.com
HDT's 2017 Trailer Updateopens in new window
With FSMA regulations in mind, Great Dane has partnered with Microban International on an antimicrobial product protection that's offered on the company’s Everest reefers
20
Jul
2017
www.truckinginfo.com
Great Dane’s Atlanta Branch Moves to New Facilityopens in new window
Great Dane’s Atlanta branch has relocated to a new facility at 1637 Forest Parkway located near several major highways.
28
Jun
2017
www.ajc.com
Great Dane’s Atlanta Branch Moves to New Facilityopens in new window
Great Dane’s Atlanta branch has relocated to a new facility at 1637 Forest Parkway located near several major highways.
28
Jun
2017
www.ajc.com
Great Dane Atlanta Branch Moves to New Facilityopens in new window
Trailer maker Great Dane has relocated its Atlanta facility to a site that boasts an expanded parts showroom and more generous stock yard, according to a company release.
14
Jun
2017
www.ttnews.com
Great Dane Atlanta Branch Moves to New Facilityopens in new window
Great Dane’s Atlanta, Georgia, branch has relocated to a new facility located at 1637 Forest Parkway. Conveniently located near several major highways, the new facility is significantly larger than its predecessor and features an expanded parts showroom and bigger stock yard.
13
Jun
2017
metroatlantaceo.com
Great Dane’s Atlanta Branch Moves to New Facilityopens in new window
Great Dane’s Atlanta, Georgia, branch has relocated to a new facility located at 1637 Forest Parkway, near several major highways.
13
Jun
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane’s Atlanta Location Moves to New Facilityopens in new window
Great Dane’s Atlanta, Ga., branch has relocated to a new facility located at 1637 Forest Parkway.
13
Jun
2017
www.successfuldealer.com
Great Dane Relocates Atlanta Branchopens in new window
Great Dane’s Atlanta, Georgia, branch has moved to a new, significantly larger location, with an expanded parts showroom and bigger stock yard.
13
Jun
2017
www.truckinginfo.com
Northeast Great Dane Names New Presidentopens in new window
Northeast Great Dane (NEGD), a full-service Great Dane dealer, announced that long-time partner John Gendelman has been named president of the company.
05
Jun
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Northeast Great Dane Names New Presidentopens in new window
Northeast Great Dane (NEGD), a full-service Great Dane dealer, announced that long-time partner John Gendelman has been named president of the company.
05
Jun
2017
fleetowner.com
Tribe Transportation Counters Driver Shortage with Premium Fleet, Custom Featuresopens in new window
Tribe Transportation also standardized on Great Dane reefer trailers with Thermo King refrigeration. “We believe Great Dane manufactures one of the best reefer trailers available in the market today,” Handte says.
05
Jun
2017
refrigeratedtransporter.com
Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Partnership with Great Daneopens in new window
Great Dane has renewed its support for the Women In Trucking Association as a Gold Level Partner for the fifth year. Brandie Fuller continues to serve on the board of directors.
31
May
2017
www.chron.com
Two Great Dane Manufacturing Plants Honored with TTMA Plant Safety Awardsopens in new window
Great Dane’s Brazil, Indiana, and Danville, Pennsylvania, plants won awards in the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s 2016 Plant Safety Contest.
31
May
2017
savannahceo.com
Great Dane Wins Two Plant Safety Awardsopens in new window
Two of Great Dane’s manufacturing plants were awarded Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) Plant Safety Awards.
24
May
2017
www.trucknews.com
Two Great Dane Manufacturing Plants Receive TTMA Plant Safety Awardsopens in new window
Great Dane’s Brazil, Indiana, and Danville, Pennsylvania, plants won awards in the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) 2016 Plant Safety Contest.
24
May
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Two Great Dane Facilities Garner Safety Awardsopens in new window
Great Dane announced Tuesday its Brazil, Ind., and Danville, Pa., plants have won awards in the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) 2016 Plant Safety Contest.
24
May
2017
www.successfuldealer.com
Two Great Dane Manufacturing Plants Honored with TTMA Safety Awardsopens in new window
Great Dane’s Brazil, Indiana, and Danville, Pennsylvania, plants won awards in the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA)’s 2016 Plant Safety Contest.
24
May
2017
www.fleetequipmentmag.com
Great Dane Tops in Georgiaopens in new window
Great Dane was named Georgia Manufacturer of the Year in the medium category, plants with 150-499 employees.
02
May
2017
www.statesboroherald.com
Great Dane Announces Ohio Trailer Repair as its Latest AdvantEDGE Provideropens in new window
Ohio Trailer Repair, Inc. has signed on as the newest authorized service provider for Great Dane's AdvantEDGE National Aftermarket Parts & Service program.
16
Apr
2017
www.vehicleservicepros.com
Great Dane Adds Ohio Trailer Repair as AdvantEDGE Service Provideropens in new window
Ohio Trailer Repair, Inc. has signed on as the newest authorized service provider for Great Dane's AdvantEDGE National Aftermarket Parts & Service program. Ohio Trailer Repair is a full-service trailer repair shop located in Walton Hills, Ohio, just southeast of downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
12
Apr
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane's Adds Service Provider to AdvantEDGE Programopens in new window
Ohio Trailer Repair, Inc. has signed on as the newest authorized service provider for Great Dane‘s AdvantEDGE National Aftermarket Parts & Service program. Ohio Trailer Repair is a full-service trailer repair shop located in Walton Hills, Ohio, just southeast of downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
12
Apr
2017
www.successfuldealer.com
New Trailers Debut at Technology & Maintenance Conferenceopens in new window
Great Dane Trailers unveiled a show trailer equipped with a list of advanced features.
06
Apr
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Microban Antimicrobial Protection to Become Exclusive Standard in Great Dane Reefer Linersopens in new window
The technology does not wash off or wear away and helps provide ongoing protection against the growth of bacteria that can cause stains, odors and product degradation.
06
Apr
2017
www.vehicleservicepros.com
Great Dane Unveils Stronger Rear Impact Guardopens in new window
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given Great Dane its new TOUGHGUARD award, which recognizes rear underride guards that are designed to help prevent a range of deadly underride crashes.
29
Mar
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Introduces Stronger Rear Impact Guardopens in new window
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given Great Dane its new TOUGHGUARD award, which recognizes rear underride guards that are designed to help prevent a range of deadly underride crashes.
28
Mar
2017
savannahceo.com
Great Dane Rear Impact Guard Nabs Awardopens in new window
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given Great Dane its new TOUGHGUARD award, which recognizes rear underride guards that are designed to help prevent a range of deadly underride crashes.
27
Mar
2017
www.successfuldealer.com
Great Dane Receives TOUGHGUARD Award for Underride Safety Guardsopens in new window
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given Great Dane its new TOUGHGUARD award, which recognizes rear under-ride guards that are designed to help prevent a range of deadly under-ride crashes.
27
Mar
2017
www.thetrucker.com
Microban Antimicrobial Protection to Be Standard in Great Dane Reefer Linersopens in new window
Great Dane and Microban International are excited to announce a new partnership that provides Microban antimicrobial product protection exclusively in Great Dane's Everest reefers.
27
Mar
2017
savannahceo.com
Great Dane Introduces Stronger Rear Impact Guardopens in new window
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given Great Dane its new Toughguard award, which recognizes rear underride guards that are designed to help prevent a range of deadly underride crashes.
27
Mar
2017
www.vehicleservicepros.com
Great Dane makes Microban Antimicrobial Protection Standard in Reefer Linersopens in new window
Great Dane and Microban International announced a new partnership that provides Microban antimicrobial product protection exclusively in Great Dane's Everest reefers.
23
Mar
2017
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Making Antimicrobial Protection Standard in Reefer Linersopens in new window
Great Dane and Microban International have announced a new partnership that provides Microban antimicrobial product protection exclusively in Great Dane’s Everest reefers.
23
Mar
2017
www.successfuldealer.com
Microban Antimicrobial Protection to be Standard in Great Dane Reefer Linersopens in new window
Great Dane and Microban International have announced a new partnership that provides Microban antimicrobial product protection exclusively in Great Dane’s Everest reefers.
22
Mar
2017
www.truckpartsandservice.com
Great Dane Offers New 'Smart' Concepts, Technological Solutions to Benefit Customersopens in new window
Great Dane is now offering three new product features that were debuted recently at the American Trucking Associations Technology & Maintenance Council meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
13
Mar
2017
www.thetrucker.com
Great Dane Has Plans Soon for Microbial Protection, Telematics and Rear Impact Guardopens in new window
Trailer maker Great Dane introduced three new means of increasing the safety and efficiency of its products, including with antimicrobial protection, enhanced telematics and a stronger rear impact guard.
05
Mar
2017
www.ttnews.com
Great Dane Unveils Coming Trailer Upgradesopens in new window
Great Dane has unveiled several pending product upgrades, including an antimicrobial trailer liner, stronger underride guards, and a smart trailer concept that will deliver information ranging from pre-trip inspections to on-road alerts.
05
Mar
2017
www.todaystrucking.com
Great Dane Strengthens Rear Impact Guard, Explores Telematicsopens in new window
Great Dane unveiled product updates at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council, including a safer rear impact guard.
05
Mar
2017
www.trucknews.com
Great Dane Presents New Telematics Conceptopens in new window
US OEM, Great Dane, has unveiled a new telematics concept at this year’s TMC Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee.
01
Mar
2017
www.globaltrailermag.com
Great Dane Debuts New Product Features at 2017 TMCopens in new window
Great Dane is proud to present three new product features at this year’s Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition.
28
Feb
2017
savannahceo.com
Great Dane Reveals Smart Trailer Concept at TMC Meetingopens in new window
Great Dane is presenting three new product features at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting and Technology Exhibition going on this week in Nashville, including a new smart trailer concept, antimicrobial interior reefer liners, and a stronger rear impact guard.
28
Feb
2017
www.truckinginfo.com
Great Dane Debuts New Trailer Features, Telematics Concept at TMCopens in new window
Under a theme of “Ensuring the Safe and Efficient Delivery of Goods,” Great Dane is introducing a new smart trailer telematics concept, interior reefer liners enhanced with antimicrobial protection to fight bacteria and a stronger rear impact guard to help ensure those on the road with our trailers are protected.
28
Feb
2017
www.successfuldealer.com
Boyle Transportation: Improving Safety and Efficiencyopens in new window
“Safety is behind every decision we make at Boyle Transportation,” says Ben Curtis, Boyle’s fleet manager. “From our vehicles to our professional drivers and in our maintenance operation, we have a safety-first philosophy.” Trailers, including reefers, dry vans and a variety of platform units, are mostly Great Dane models.
03
Jan
2017
www.fleetequipmentmag.com
Great Dane Adds New Landing Gear, Slider to Freedom XP Flatbedsopens in new window
Great Dane is adding the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension option on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailer.
29
Dec
2016
www.hardworkingtrucks.com
Great Dane Gets ASE Accreditation opens in new window
Great Dane has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for its service technician training program.
26
Dec
2016
fleetowner.com
Great Dane's Technician Training Program Accredited by ASEopens in new window
Great Dane has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence for its service technician training program.
22
Dec
2016
www.truckinginfo.com
Great Dane Receives ASE Accreditation, An Industry Firstopens in new window
Trailer maker Great Dane received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence for its service technician training program, the company said, marking the first time a semitrailer original equipment manufacturer has received that recognition.
22
Dec
2016
www.ttnews.com
Great Dane Debuts Trailer Industry's First ASE Tech Training Programopens in new window
Great Dane’s service technician training program has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the first time a trailer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) has received ASE accreditation for a training program.
22
Dec
2016
www.successfuldealer.com
Great Dane is First Trailer OEM with ASE Certified Tech Training Programopens in new window
Great Dane’s service technician training program has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the first time a semi-trailer original equipment manufacturer has received ASE accreditation for a training program.
21
Dec
2016
www.ccjdigital.com
Great Dane Service Technician Training Program Receives ASE Accreditationopens in new window
Great Dane has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for its service technician training program. This is the first time a semi-trailer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) has received ASE accreditation for a technician training program.
20
Dec
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane’s Hammond for Hope Foundation Awards Two Scholarships to Armstrong State Universityopens in new window
Armstrong State University has received a three-year commitment from the Hammond for Hope Foundation -- founded by Great Dane -- to fund two scholarships, beginning in fall 2017.
13
Dec
2016
savannahceo.com
Great Dane Updates Flatbed Range with Jost Gearopens in new window
US trailer manufacturer, Great Dane, has updated its Freedom XP aluminium flatbed trailer range to include Jost AX150 Alumilight landing gear as standard, plus a new sliding suspension option.
13
Dec
2016
www.globaltrailermag.com
Great Dane Adds Two New Features for Freedom XP Flatbed Trailersopens in new window
Great Dane now features the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension option on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.
12
Dec
2016
www.fleetequipmentmag.com
Great Dane Announces Flatbed Enhancementsopens in new window
Great Dane is adding the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension option on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers, the company announced Thursday.
09
Dec
2016
www.successfuldealer.com
Two New Features Added to Aluminum Flatbedopens in new window
Great Dane is adding the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension option on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers, the company announced Thursday.
08
Dec
2016
www.ccjdigital.com
Great Dane Freedom XP Flatbed Trailers Now Feature New Landing Gear and Sliding Suspensionopens in new window
The JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear is an aluminum hybrid series built for a maximum static load rating of 160,000 lbs and a rated lift capacity of 55,000 lbs.
07
Dec
2016
www.vehicleservicepros.com
Trailer Orders Top 21,000opens in new window
At Great Dane, volume in October reflected a mix of replacement and growth-based orders for refrigerated vans, dry vans, and to a lesser extent, flatbeds, said David Gilliland, vice president of national accounts.
07
Dec
2016
www.ttnews.com
Great Dane Adds New Options on Freedom XP Flatbed Trailersopens in new window
Great Dane introduced that it has added new options to its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.
06
Dec
2016
www.trucknews.com
Great Dane Adds New Features on Freedom XP Flatbedsopens in new window
Great Dane now features the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension option on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.
06
Dec
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Adds to Freedom XP Flatbed Traileropens in new window
Trailer manufacturer Great Dane announced new features for the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension option on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.
06
Dec
2016
www.ttnews.com
Great Dane Improves Flatbedsopens in new window
Great Dane has announced two new features on its Freedom XP flatbed trailers.
06
Dec
2016
www.todaystrucking.com
Great Dane Adds New Features on Freedom XP Flatbed Traileropens in new window
Great Dane now features the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension options on its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers. These features have been added as part of Great Dane’s effort to enhance the Freedom XP flatbed trailer and results from collaboration with supply partners, the company said.
06
Dec
2016
fleetowner.com
Great Dane Adds Two Options to Freedom XP Traileropens in new window
Great Dane has added the Jost AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a sliding suspension option to its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.
05
Dec
2016
www.truckinginfo.com
Great Dane Adds Two Options to Freedom XP Traileropens in new window
Great Dane has added the Jost AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a sliding suspension option to its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.
05
Dec
2016
www.truckinginfo.com
Great Dane Opens New Dealership Facilityopens in new window
Great Dane full-service dealer Central Valley Trailer Repair (CVTR) has opened a nearly-60,000-sq.-ft. new facility in Fresno, California.
22
Nov
2016
www.fleetequipmentmag.com
Great Dane Opens New Dealership Facility in Fresnoopens in new window
Great Dane full-service dealer Central Valley Trailer Repair (CVTR) has opened a new, state-of-the-art facility in Fresno, California. The facility spans nearly 60,000 square feet and reflects the vision of CVTR owner Mike Shuemake.
21
Nov
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Announces New California Dealership Facility opens in new window
Trailer manufacturer Great Dane announced Central Valley Trailer Repair, one of its service centers, opened a 60,000-square-foot facility in Fresno, California.
21
Nov
2016
www.ttnews.com
Great Dane Dealer Opens Full-Service Facility in Fresnoopens in new window
Great Dane full-service dealer Central Valley Trailer Repair has opened a new facility in Fresno, Calif., offering a variety of sales, parts, and service accommodations.
21
Nov
2016
www.truckinginfo.com
Great Dane Honors Suppliersopens in new window
Great Dane honored its suppliers at its second annual Supplier Summit in Savannah, Georgia.
14
Nov
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane’s Hammond for Hope Foundation Donates Two Scholarshipsopens in new window
The Hammond for Hope Foundation—whose board of directors includes Great Dane’s executive vice president of Sales, Chris Hammond, and his executive administrative assistant, Debra Arnold—has made a three-year commitment to funding two scholarships for Armstrong State University beginning in fall 2017.
11
Nov
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Dealer in Montreal Sees Parts as Key to its One-stop Shopopens in new window
For Great Dane’s dealer in Montreal, the goal is to be a one-stop shop. If the customer’s need is related to trailers, Great Dane Montreal wants customers to be able to get it at their sprawling, 65,000-sq-ft facility in St-Henri, a borough of Quebec’s largest city.
03
Nov
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Adds Safety Features to Everestopens in new window
US trailer manufacturer Great Dane has introduced new light and camera features to improve the safety of its Everest model refrigerated trailers.
27
Oct
2016
www.globaltrailermag.com
Great Dane Adds Safety Featuresopens in new window
Great Dane has introduced several new features on its trailers to improve the safety of drivers, pedestrians, and the food transported in Everest refrigerated trailers.
27
Oct
2016
www.todaystrucking.com
Hail the Hurricane Heroesopens in new window
Great Dane provided a refrigerated trailer to store perishable items for Operation Feed Savannah's effort to provide meals to those affected by Hurricane Matthew.
25
Oct
2016
www.connectsavannah.com
Great Dane Showcased Two Truck Bodies at IFDAopens in new window
Great Dane showcased two refrigerated truck bodies at the 2016 International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference in Tampa, FL, Oct. 17-19.
21
Oct
2016
fleetowner.com
Great Dane to Exhibit at 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle Showopens in new window
Great Dane has committed to exhibit at the 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as at the 2019 and 2021 NACV Shows.
21
Oct
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Introduces New Trailer Safety Features at IFDAopens in new window
At the 2016 International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference, Great Dane introduced new features on its trailers to improve the safety of drivers, pedestrians and the food transported in Everest refrigerated trailers.
20
Oct
2016
fleetowner.com
Great Dane Everest Reefer Protects Food, Drivers, Othersopens in new window
Great Dane has introduced several new features on its trailers which the company said will improve the safety of drivers, pedestrians and the food transported in Everest refrigerated trailers.
19
Oct
2016
www.thetrucker.com
Trailer Makers Clarify 2017 Truck Show Plansopens in new window
“We support the NACV Show’s focus on creating an exhibition that responds to the changing business environment and our customers’ needs. We believe this show will encourage engaging displays of trailer and truck body innovation,” Great Dane President Dean Engelage said.
19
Oct
2016
www.ttnews.com
Great Dane Enhances Safety Featuresopens in new window
Great Dane is set to introduce enhanced trailer safety features during the 2016 International Foodservice Distributors Association conference.
18
Oct
2016
www.trucknews.com
Great Dane Brings New Safety Features to Everest Reefer Trailersopens in new window
Great Dane is introducing several new features designed to improve the safety of drivers, pedestrians, and the food transported in its Everest refrigerated trailers.
18
Oct
2016
www.truckinginfo.com
Women In Trucking Foundation Awards Seven Scholarshipsopens in new window
Meghan Dober, daughter of Great Dane's Director of Organizational Learning, Susan Dober, was awarded with Women In Trucking's Foundation Scholarship.
14
Oct
2016
www.womenintrucking.com
Obsess About Preventive Maintenanceopens in new window
Safety should be every driver and fleet operator’s number one priority, stresses Tony Neven, aftermarket service manager at Great Dane. Do the required pre-trip inspections, and safety and maintenance checks, to ensure that deliveries will be made safely and efficiently.
11
Oct
2016
www.vehicleservicepros.com
How Pan American Express Carefully Chooses Equipment, Operational Practicesopens in new window
"The last 225 trailers we’ve purchased have been Great Dane Champion DX composite plate models. We’ve found that the Great Danes are more durable and less costly to operate, and they provide more cubic capacity.”
19
Sep
2016
www.fleetequipmentmag.com
eNow Wins Grant for Green Truck Refrigeration Unitopens in new window
The truck involved deploys a diesel-free, all-electric truck refrigeration unit powered by eNow solar panels and Johnson All Electric (AE) Cold Plate System.
09
Sep
2016
fleetowner.com
GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactionsopens in new window
We at Great Dane anticipated that the final ruling would include trailers, and it does. The final eco2 targets are more stringent than what was proposed in the NPRM. We will evaluate the targets and determine how best to achieve them by adopting or creating technology solutions.
30
Aug
2016
www.truckinginfo.com
Year’s Top Show Trucks Crowned Pride & Polish Champs at GATSopens in new window
Freddy Velasco out of Sulphur Springs, Texas, won Best of Show in the Working Combo category with his 2003 Peterbilt 379 and ‘03 Great Dane reefer.
29
Aug
2016
www.overdriveonline.com
Georgia Southern Athletics Receives a Nod from Graphic Design USAopens in new window
Generously donated by Great Dane, the equipment trailer made its debut in time for the 2015 football season and pays homage to Eagle Football's humble beginnings, traditions and gives a glimpse into the history (and future) of the football program with the representation of a yellow school bus that is juxtaposed with players diving forward.
25
Aug
2016
gseagles.com
How to Position Yourself as a Leaderopens in new window
In an article for Women in Trucking e-News, Great Dane's Vice President of Marketing Brandie Fuller explained how a personal brand can help women position themselves as leaders in the trucking industry.
24
Aug
2016
multibriefs.com
Reefer and Trailer Manufacturers Raise the Baropens in new window
One company that seems particularly well suited to meeting the demands of the new, climate-conscious regulatory regime is Great Dane, which expressly markets its Everest TL as "the industry's lightest weight reefer."
16
Aug
2016
www.foodlogistics.com
‘Joint’ Truck Body opens in new window
Great Dane and Johnson Truck Bodies worked together to produce the all-new Sahara – a dry freight truck body that incorporates a combination of the best trailer and truck body designs from the two companies.
12
Aug
2016
www.vehicleservicepros.com
Refrigerated Vehicles Market: Facts, Figures and Analytical Insights 2015 to 2021opens in new window
There have been several technology developments and introductions in recent times by the refrigerated vehicle manufacturers. They include CorroGuard and ThermoGuard by Great Dane.
05
Aug
2016
www.openpr.com
Great Dane supports Walmart Heart Program celebration in Kewanee, Ill.opens in new window
Great Dane joined with Walmart truck drivers and others in Kewanee, Ill., to celebrate the Walmart Heart program at the Kewanee Walmart store.
21
Jul
2016
www.successfuldealer.com
Great Dane’s Huntsville Facility Wins TTMA Plant Safety Contestopens in new window
Great Dane’s Huntsville, Tennessee, plant is a winner of the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s 2015 Plant Safety Contest for the second year in a row. The award was given for the mid-size plant.
14
Jul
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
New trailer for the Walmart Heart program dedicated in Kewaneeopens in new window
Lynette Lempke of the Kewanee Great Dane plant said Ty’s grandfather, Bob Silvis, a longtime Great Dane employee helped build the new trailer. In fact, she said, he worked on the first trailer Great Dane’s predecessor, Pines Trailer, built for Walmart back in the 1970s.
24
Jun
2016
www.starcourier.com
Great Dane Huntsville Facility Wins TTMA Plant Safety Contestopens in new window
Great Dane’s Huntsville, Tenn., plant has been named a winner of the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s 2015 Plant Safety Contest for the second year in a row. The award was given for the mid-size plant.
10
Jun
2016
www.successfuldealer.com
Great Dane names Sage Executive Vice President of Manufacturingopens in new window
Great Dane has announced that Brian Sage has been named Executive Vice President of Manufacturing. He reports to Dean Engelage, President, Great Dane, and is based in Savannah, Ga.
06
Jun
2016
www.truckpartsandservice.com
Fleet Owner Dozen: Brandie M. Fulleropens in new window
Great Dane's vice president of Marketing, Brandie Fuller, is profiled in the Fleet Owner Dozen: Outstanding Women in Trucking. The entire list and profiles appear in Fleet Owner's May 2016 print edition.
16
May
2016
fleetowner.com
Great Dane’s Tampa Branch Receives PSC’s Triple E Award opens in new window
“Let’s Go” is the motto of Great Dane, a commercial transportation equipment manufacturer with a dealer in Tampa. Great Dane’s “Let’s Go” attitude not only helps transportation companies deliver goods efficiently, it also drove its Tampa dealer to install energy efficient lighting. To recognize the cost-saving move, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) presented its April Triple E Award—for Energy Efficiency Effort to Tampa’s Great Dane.
26
Apr
2016
www.floridapsc.com
Great Dane, Indeedopens in new window
Four years after opening, Great Dane Trailers' Statesboro plant has surpassed the 500-employee mark. So, when selected as the 2016 Manufacturer of the Year nominee from Ogeechee Technical College's tri-county service area, Great Dane entered in the large industry category. Plant Manager Kevin Black is quoted.
19
Apr
2016
www.statesboroherald.com
Great Dane Expands AdvantEdge Road Service Through Love’sopens in new window
In a partnership with Love’s Travel Stops, trailer manufacturer Great Dane will offer its AdvantEdge emergency roadside service at Love’s locations.
04
Apr
2016
www.truckinginfo.com
Great Dane names Employee of the Yearopens in new window
Great Dane’s Terre Haute facility has named Bryan R. Fisher as the 2015 recipient of its inaugural Employee of the Year Award.
29
Mar
2016
www.successfuldealer.com
Great Dane shows new models at TMCopens in new window
Great Dane has showcased a variety of its new trailer models at the TMC conference in Tennessee. The all-new Sahara Dry Freight Truck Body on display features Great Dane's body tie-down system, Grote LongLife sealed harness, .24" pre-painted white exterior composite plate with galvanized steel interior, EnduroGuard roll-up door frame; rear, curbside and roadside grab handles.
18
Mar
2016
www.globaltrailermag.com
Trailers, bodies get smart againopens in new window
With new trucking regulations on the horizon, beverage fleets are turning to lighter and stronger trailers and bodies offering the latest in technologies. The article quotes David Grant, Great Dane’s Director of Customer Experience Management, and Eduardo Navarro, Director, Business Development with Great Dane’s subsidiary, Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies.
15
Mar
2016
www.beverageworld.com
Weird looking test truck aims to slash fuel usageopens in new window
This is WAVE, the Wal-Mart Advanced Vehicle Experience concept truck, a collaboration of 22 international companies. It’s also a rolling stock test case for technologies that could revolutionize the way freight is hauled on roads. Wal-Mart estimates that its WAVE concept truck will reduce fuel consumption by 55 per cent over long routes and by 241 per cent over shorter routes, when its microturbine and electric motor can be put to best use. Great Dane Trailers of California, Fibre-Tech Industries Inc. of Michigan and Milliken & Co. of South Carolina combined to build the 16-metre-long carbon-fibre trailer held together by advanced adhesives.
13
Mar
2016
stowapa.wordpress.com
Trailers: Can we make enough of them?opens in new window
According to an annual survey, trailer manufacturers built more than 300,000 trailers last year for the first time since 1999, the best year in trailer manufacturing history. They produced a few more trailers than in 1999, even though major industry downturns in 2002 and 2009 led to substantial reductions in industry capacity. Wabash and Great Dane continue to be North America’s two largest trailer manufacturers, just as they were in 1999.
03
Mar
2016
trailer-bodybuilders.com
Great Dane Expands AdvantEdge Program, Shows Latest Trailer Enhancementsopens in new window
Great Dane Trailers has expanded its AdvantEdge national accounts parts and service program by partnering with Love’s Travel Stops. As part of the deal announced during the Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting, Love’s will provide roadside assistance for AdvantEdge members. In the TMC exhibit hall, Great Dane showed a number of products, including its new Sahara dry freight truck body, a 2017 model single-axle converter dolly and 4-in-1 back up alarm system.
29
Feb
2016
www.ttnews.com
Top 3 Product Highlights of 2015opens in new window
04
Jan
2016
www.todaystrucking.com
Mack Trucks Help Drive Hollywood Feed’s Successopens in new window
08
Dec
2015
www.constructionequipmentguide.com