Evolving Trailer Technology

Inside Tracks

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April
23,
2018
It’s 10 minutes until quitting time and you’re packing up to head home after a productive day. Then the phone rings. You pick it up hoping it’s just an easy question, but the driver on the other end confirms that fear you felt
April
02,
2018
When it comes to transporting food, safety is paramount. Food safety standards are strict, and when it comes to food transportation, it makes smart business sense to meet and exceed them. In a daily delivery operation where foods are stocked
March
26,
2018
Out on the road, regular trailer wear and tear is expected. But these seemingly cosmetic blemishes can invite a huge threat to your trailer’s structural integrity – corrosion. Even if you don’t have to deal with treacherous winter

Case Studies

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April
09,
2018
For Mark Vend Co., a leader in Northern Illinois’ vending industry, a happy customer is one with choices. Vending is requiring more and more variety to meet demand. Realizing that this demand was requiring more than what a typical vending
March
13,
2018
"The Monster.” That’s what Fabri-Kal’s original seven shareholders affectionately called their first major equipment purchase when the company incorporated in 1950 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It was a multi-faceted machine that
January
02,
2018
Keeping a fleet that serves up a healthy helping of capacity services - from truckload freight and dedicated transportation to freight brokerage and intermodal freight - takes more than fielding the right equipment. It also involves keeping that

Vendor View

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April
16,
2018
While there is plenty of attention today on advanced safety systems like collision mitigation and roll stability, safety starts with spec’ing the right brake for your application. While drum brakes have been the tried and true brake of choice
February
28,
2018
The sun is one of the most important sources of energy for all life on earth. It can also be a source of power for your all-important refrigerated transportation services. To harness that power, eNow’s proprietary, lightweight, flexible,
February
28,
2018
Electrification goes beyond a truck’s drivetrain. While purely electric trucks get most of the attention, electrified powertrain components offer real-world fuel savings in the near term. Take, for example, ConMet’s innovative PreSet