Bruce Sauer

Bruce
Sauer
Editor,
Trailer/Body Builders

Bruce Sauer has been writing about the truck trailer, truck body and truck equipment industries since joining Trailer/Body Builders as an associate editor in 1974. During his career at Trailer/Body Builders, he has served as the magazine's managing editor and executive editor before being named editor of the magazine in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Articles
Engineers tackle key issues
New twists continue to surface in the Phase 2 of greenhouse gas regulation developed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Photos: Universal Trailer new concept in multi-plant trailer production
Photo gallery of Universal Trailer's grand opening for its new hub March 24. Much like the commuter airlines do, trailer suppliers feed the new hub with the components required to produce trailers up to 24 feet long.
Life and death: TTMA grows up fast in WWII
We think we face challenges today. But imagine what trailer manufacturers were dealing with when they gathered together 75 years ago for the very first TTMA convention.
TTMA celebrates 75th anniversary
The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association celebrated its 75th anniversary and a listing of who will be leading TTMA 2017-2018
Universal Trailer introduces a new concept in multi-plant trailer production
Universal Trailer held a grand opening for its new hub March 24. Much like the commuter airlines do, trailer suppliers feed the new hub with the components required to produce trailers up to 24 feet long.
Dumps, flats take center stage at Mid-America Trucking Show
For the second consecutive year, the Mid-America Trucking show proved to be a good place to find dump trailers, flatbeds, and other specialty trailers. Here are samples of this year's event
Photos: Mid-America Trucking Show 2017 highlights
Photos: Mid-America Trucking Show Coverage 2017 highlights
ACT Research points to reasons for trailer industry optimism
Another record year for trailer manufacturers may not be in the offing, but conditions look solid for continued healthy performance in the coming year, according to ACT Research
Guarding against side underride
Underride guard testing at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has taken a 90-degree turn. After evaluating rear underride guards for several years, the Institute has turned its attention to side underride protection.
How the shipping model of e-commerce is impacting truck body and trailer manufacturers
Read what truck body and trailer manufacturers have to say and what to consider to meet the needs of customers in an era of fast and free shipping.
One hundred years running, Overseas Hardwoods Co has sawed a secure niche as a force in flooring
As the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association gathers to celebrate 75 years of serving the industry, Overseas Hardwoods Company knows how it feels.
Knapheide honors two new distributors
Knapheide Manufacturing welcomed two new distributors into the company’s 1848 Club during the company’s annual dinner held concurrently with The Work Truck Show.
Photos: How the shipping model of e-commerce is impacting truck body and trailer manufacturers
Photo gallery of various concepts and design changes the truck body and trailer manufacturers are considering in an era of fast and free shipping.
Riding the “final mile” to profits or loss
Why e-commerce matters to the commercial truck and trailer industry and why truck body and trailer manufacturers are offering new products for this market.
New ideas for getting the goods there and for getting the job done evident at this year’s Work Truck Show
The growing popularity of online purchases is increasing demand for delivery vehicles. Here are highlights of the latest innovations in truck and equipment at the NTEA Work Truck Show 2017.

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