Evolving Trailer Technology

Inside Tracks

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October
02,
2017
When it comes to hauling refrigerated cargo, ensuring the integrity of the product is paramount, especially now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on the Sanitary
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September
25,
2017
Buying the right trailer for your operation requires more than comparing purchase prices. While price is an important part of the evaluation, calculating how much the trailer will cost to operate and maintain over its lifecycle will help determine
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September
11,
2017
Imagine if your trailer could tell you when a light goes out or send you a notification if a wheel end temperature reaches a critical point. Thanks to advancements in telematics technology, you won't have to imagine for much
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Case Studies

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October
16,
2017
The open road is full of uncertainties. When you field more than 50,000 trailers, like Bowman Trailer Leasing commands, the consequences of that reality increase exponentially.  Headquartered in Williamsport, Maryland, Bowman Trailer Leasing
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September
18,
2017
Buchheit Logistics - a top notch transportation and logistics provider - got its start during the Great Depression when Rudy Buchheit began hauling livestock to market for local farmers. He did it Rudy's Way: Get it there on time, get it there
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August
21,
2017
Beginning as a partnership between Dave Wood and Oscar Fruitticher in 1913, this wholesale grocery supplier has grown much larger than the two originally envisioned. In 1935, Wood purchased Fruitticher's half of the company and continued to keep
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Vendor View

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October
09,
2017
During deliveries of temperature sensitive loads, carriers must be cognizant of the amount of time reefer doors are left open. Manual trailer doors often remain open during deliveries, which significantly affects the temperature and humidity level
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September
19,
2017
Many areas have experienced severe flood conditions recently due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As a result of these conditions, trailer and truck body components may have been submerged in contaminated flood waters, causing the potential for damage
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December
23,
2016
Imagine navigating a truck-trailer down the highway at 70 mph when you need to change lanes. Following safety protocols,  you check your mirrors, activate your turn signals and begin to maneuver into the next lane. Suddenly, a car appears in
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