Trailer Body Builders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/rss.xml en Accuride Gains New Collective Bargaining Agreement in Rockford http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-gains-new-collective-bargaining-agreement-rockford <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Accuride Corporation (NYSE: ACW) has successfully reached a new four-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), Local 718, which represents 291 hourly associates at Accuride&rsquo;s facility in Rockford, Ill.&nbsp;</p> <p>The plant produces Gunite-brand brake drums, hubs and other wheel-end components for the North American commercial vehicle industry and is one of the country&rsquo;s oldest continuously-operating manufacturers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-gains-new-collective-bargaining-agreement-rockford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/accuride-gains-new-collective-bargaining-agreement-rockford#comments Aftermarket Parts News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:51:00 +0000 38161 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Used Truck Volumes Up 1% in October: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-used-truck-volumes-1-october-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Total reported volumes of used Class 8 trucks increased by 1% month-over-month, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;The month-over-month gain came from the retail market which rose 4%, but results were tempered by softer activity in the auction and wholesale segments,&rdquo; said Steve Tam, Vice President-Commercial Vehicle Sector with ACT.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-used-truck-volumes-1-october-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-used-truck-volumes-1-october-act#comments Chassis News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:49:00 +0000 38151 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer Industry Sets Record in October: 47,810 Net Orders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-industry-sets-record-october-47810-net-orders <div class="node-body article-body"><p>October saw a record demand for the trailer industry, with 47,810 net orders placed, according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research Co. (ACT).<br /> <br /> &ldquo;October net orders were up more than 90% year-over-year,&rdquo; said Frank Maly, Director&ndash;CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT. &ldquo;While high order volumes normally require large fleet support, October saw significant strength from small and medium fleets as well as the dealer channel.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-industry-sets-record-october-47810-net-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-industry-sets-record-october-47810-net-orders#comments Trailers Market Stats News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:48:00 +0000 38141 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Determining Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) for Trailers: Not as easy as it looks http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/determining-gross-vehicle-weight-rating-gvwr-trailers-not-easy-it-looks <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In this past while, there have been a number of queries that have come to the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association regarding trailer GVWR</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The question usually goes like this, &ldquo;How do we determine the GVWR for trailers?&rdquo;&nbsp; This question has been asked regarding with respect to many configurations ranging from Utility type trailers to Heavy Haul type trailers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/determining-gross-vehicle-weight-rating-gvwr-trailers-not-easy-it-looks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/determining-gross-vehicle-weight-rating-gvwr-trailers-not-easy-it-looks#comments ideaXchange Trailers Trailer Dealers Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:08:00 +0000 38131 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Get ready for the return of $3 diesel http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/get-ready-return-3-diesel <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After several years of stability there is now a major shake up to fuel prices. Crude oil prices are falling like a rock. Currently at $86/Barrel (or down a $1 since I started gathering notes for this post, which means I have to type faster.)&nbsp; This is down from the June average of $105.</p> <p>The main reason for the drop is falling world demand.&nbsp; The economies of Germany, China, Japan and Brazil are all experiencing weakness.&nbsp; The U.S. would seem to be the only economic superpower with any momentum.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/get-ready-return-3-diesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/get-ready-return-3-diesel#comments ideaXchange Market Stats Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:34:00 +0000 38121 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Used tires on new trailers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/used-tires-new-trailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>NATM receives frequent questions regarding the legality of installing used tires on new trailers. Trailer manufacturers and dealers should know this practice is illegal, per NHTSA regulation (49 C.F.R. &sect; 571.120 S5.1.1), with one narrow exception. That exception, applicable only to trailers with GVWRs exceeding 10,000 lbs. or equipped with specialty &ldquo;ST&rdquo; or &ldquo;FI&rdquo; tires, appearing in 49 C.F.R.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/used-tires-new-trailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/ideaxchange/used-tires-new-trailers#comments ideaXchange Trailers Trailer Components Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:52:00 +0000 38111 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Capacity Shortage Reflected in Shippers Conditions Index http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/capacity-shortage-reflected-shippers-conditions-index <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Rates are being pushed higher by a continued capacity shortage, according to the latest FTR Shippers Conditions Index (SCI).</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/">SCI for September</a> remained at a reading of -6.6, basically unchanged from August, FTR said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/capacity-shortage-reflected-shippers-conditions-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/capacity-shortage-reflected-shippers-conditions-index#comments News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:24:00 +0000 38081 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Monthly Leasing and Finance Index Up 9% in October http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/monthly-leasing-and-finance-index-9-october <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The <a href="http://www.elfaonline.org/">Equipment Leasing and Finance Association&rsquo;s</a> (ELFA) <a href="http://www.elfaonline.org/Research/MLFI/">Monthly Leasing and Finance Index</a> (MLFI-25) showed overall new business volume for October was $8.3 billion, up 9 percent from new business volume in October 2013.</p> <p>Month-over-month, new business volume was down 12 percent from September. Year to date, cumulative new business volume increased 8 percent compared to 2013.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/monthly-leasing-and-finance-index-9-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/monthly-leasing-and-finance-index-9-october#comments News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:23:00 +0000 38071 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Commerce Department Assigns Cash Deposit on Chinese 53-Foot Dry Container Imports http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/commerce-department-assigns-cash-deposit-chinese-53-foot-dry-container-imports <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determination that a cash-deposit requirement for an estimated antidumping duty, or tariff, will be instituted in connection with imports of 53-foot domestic dry containers from China.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/commerce-department-assigns-cash-deposit-chinese-53-foot-dry-container-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/commerce-department-assigns-cash-deposit-chinese-53-foot-dry-container-imports#comments Trailers News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:21:00 +0000 38061 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth Cabover Options Offer Customization http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-cabover-options-offer-customization <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth has added three new options for its medium-duty cabovers that open the door for more diverse customer applications and body customization.</p> <p>The new options for the Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers include a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to allow more space for custom bodies; right-side steer for street sweeping, refuse and road maintenance applications; and expanded PACCAR PX-7 engine ratings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-cabover-options-offer-customization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-cabover-options-offer-customization#comments Chassis News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:20:00 +0000 38051 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com A closer look at retail truck sales http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/closer-look-retail-truck-sales <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For more detailed analysis of medium and heavy truck sales, please visit the &ldquo;Market Stats&rdquo; section of our website or click<a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-october-2014#slide-0-field_images-38031" title="our latest analysis"> our latest analysis</a> to go directly to the latest graphs and statistics for Class 3-8 truck sales. &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/closer-look-retail-truck-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/closer-look-retail-truck-sales#comments News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:52:00 +0000 38041 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Truck Sales Graphs October 2014 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-october-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Review truck sales figures from the month of October 2014 for trucks with GVWR over 10,000 lb. These graphs were compiled using data supplied by Wards Communications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-october-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-october-2014#comments Market Stats Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:43:00 +0000 38031 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com FTR Projects 3% Growth in Economy Through 2016 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ftr-projects-3-growth-economy-through-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The economy should grow 3% through the end of 2016 and monthly employment will change upward by 210,000 to signal a &ldquo;new new normal,&rdquo; according to an <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/">FTR</a> webinar on assessing freight risks by economist Bill Witte, senior consultant with the research and analysis firm.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ftr-projects-3-growth-economy-through-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ftr-projects-3-growth-economy-through-2016#comments News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:52:00 +0000 38021 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Gas-Price Plunge, Rising Economy to Boost Pickups in 2015 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/gas-price-plunge-rising-economy-boost-pickups-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sales of light-duty pickups are expected to be spurred in 2015 by falling gasoline prices and a strengthening U.S. economy &ndash; especially in the housing market &ndash; according to Steven Szakaly, chief economist for the <a href="http://www.nada.com/">National Automobile Dealers Association</a> (NADA).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/gas-price-plunge-rising-economy-boost-pickups-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/gas-price-plunge-rising-economy-boost-pickups-2015#comments Chassis News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:51:00 +0000 38011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Sleep Scientist Nominated to Head NHTSA http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/sleep-scientist-nominated-head-nhtsa <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mark R. Rosekind, a scientist who specialized in human fatigue, has been nominated by the White House to take over as chief of the <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/organizations/n/national_highway_traffic_safety_administration/index.html?inline=nyt-org">National Highway Traffic Safety Administration</a>, according to a story in <em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/20/business/obama-nominates-mark-rosekind-a-fatigue-specialist-to-head-nhtsa.html">The New York Times</a>. </em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/sleep-scientist-nominated-head-nhtsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/sleep-scientist-nominated-head-nhtsa#comments News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:50:00 +0000 38001 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com MPV Provides Relief Services for Disaster Areas http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mpv-provides-relief-services-disaster-areas <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.terranovagts.com/">Terranova GTS, LLC</a>, is working with <a href="http://www.navistar.com/">Navistar</a> and fire equipment provider <a href="http://www.darley.com/">W.S. Darley &amp; Co.</a> to craft a new kind of truck that can provide firefighting, mobile medical services and clean water in order to help provide more relief services to places ravaged by natural disasters and even refugee camps.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mpv-provides-relief-services-disaster-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mpv-provides-relief-services-disaster-areas#comments Truck Bodies Chassis News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:45:00 +0000 37991 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Orders Second-Best in History: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-second-best-history-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Total net orders for Class 8 vehicles in October were 45,978 units, up 76% year-over-year and the second-best in the history of the industry, bettered only by March 2006 when fleets demanded 52,146 net orders, according to ACT Research.</p> <p>Class 5-7 net orders were at 22,453, their strongest level since early February 2008.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-second-best-history-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-second-best-history-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:44:00 +0000 37981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer orders shatter record in October http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/trailer-orders-shatter-record-october <div class="field-deck"> Industry tops previous mark by 9% </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Demand for truck trailers reached was at record levels in October, according to FTR.&nbsp; Customers placed orders for 46,267 trailers, shattering the old mark by 9%. Net orders were much higher than expected, driven largely by major fleets and leasing companies.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/trailer-orders-shatter-record-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/trailer-orders-shatter-record-october#comments Trailer Output News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:20:00 +0000 37971 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 6, 8 models boost truck sales http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/class-6-8-models-boost-truck-sales <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With sales up 25%, Class 6 trucks helped truck dealers post another strong increase in the sales of commercial trucks in October.<o:p></o:p></p> <p>Dealers sold 60,442 trucks with gross vehicle weight ratings above 10,000 pounds, according to figures compiled by Wards Auto.&nbsp; This represents a 5% increase from September and is 10% ahead of October 2013.<o:p></o:p></p> <p>Class 8 trucks also sold well in October, up 23%, and Class 5 models were up 16%.<o:p></o:p></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/class-6-8-models-boost-truck-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/class-6-8-models-boost-truck-sales#comments Market Stats News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:59:00 +0000 37961 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Former Congressman to present at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/former-congressman-present-heavy-duty-aftermarket-dialogue <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">With the November election causing major changes in the composition of Congress, a former Congressman will offer his views on what to expect in the coming months.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Geoff Davis, who served as a U S Representative from 2005-2012, will deliver a key speech at the upcoming Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialog January 26 in Las Vegas.<o:p></o:p></span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/former-congressman-present-heavy-duty-aftermarket-dialogue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/former-congressman-present-heavy-duty-aftermarket-dialogue#comments News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:34:00 +0000 37861 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Hendrickson sells stake in MBHA http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/hendrickson-sells-stake-mbha <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0pc 0pc 0.0001pt; line-height: 12.75pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#666666">Following the agreement on the acquisition of the leaf spring and stabilizer segments of the Austrian Frauenthal Group in June 2014, which is expected to close at the end of 2014 / early 2015, Hendrickson has entered into an agreement to sell its </span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/hendrickson-sells-stake-mbha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/hendrickson-sells-stake-mbha#comments News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:16:00 +0000 37851 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com European groups tie fuel savings to size, weight limits http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/european-groups-tie-fuel-savings-size-weight-limits <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If you really want to save fuel, requiring fuel savings technologies such as improved aerodynamics will not be enough, European commercial vehicle manufacturers and fleets told their regulatory agencies November 19.&nbsp; Higher size and weight limits are needed, too.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/european-groups-tie-fuel-savings-size-weight-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/european-groups-tie-fuel-savings-size-weight-limits#comments News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:13:00 +0000 37841 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Truck tonnage up sharply in October http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/truck-tonnage-sharply-october <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Truck tonnage was at near-record levels in October, according to the American Trucking Associations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/truck-tonnage-sharply-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/truck-tonnage-sharply-october#comments Market Stats News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:21:00 +0000 37831 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Chilean trailer manufacturer a finalist for Swedish Steel Prize http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/chilean-trailer-manufacturer-finalist-swedish-steel-prize-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Santander Equipos, a truck body and trailer manufacturer based in Paine, Chile, was named a finalist for The Swedish Steel Prize is awarded annually by SSAB.</p> <p>&ldquo;Our customers wanted to increase their competitiveness and profitability per unit through a lighter trailer that could transport more cargo, and that also had a more attractive design,&rdquo; said <strong>Gonzalo Santander</strong>, general manager and owner of Santander Equipos. &ldquo;The trailer&rsquo;s main characteristic, which uses high-strength steel, is a much lower tare weight.<u>&rdquo;</u></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/chilean-trailer-manufacturer-finalist-swedish-steel-prize-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/chilean-trailer-manufacturer-finalist-swedish-steel-prize-0#comments Trailers News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:59:00 +0000 37821 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Lighter and safer farm trailer wins Swedish Steel Prize University Challenge 2014 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/lighter-and-safer-farm-trailer-wins-swedish-steel-prize-university-challenge-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">A medium-duty farm trailer that reduces weight and increases safety features has won the Swedish Steel Prize University Challenge.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/lighter-and-safer-farm-trailer-wins-swedish-steel-prize-university-challenge-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/lighter-and-safer-farm-trailer-wins-swedish-steel-prize-university-challenge-2014#comments Trailers News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:51:00 +0000 37811 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wastequip ditches doors, opens up offices http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/wastequip-ditches-doors-opens-offices <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Traditional office spaces are siloed environments; departments work in separated divisions and the company&rsquo;s hierarchy is evident from cramped cubicles to spacious, closed-door corner offices. In August 2013, waste and recycling equipment manufacturer <a href="http://www.wastequip.com">Wastequip</a> abandoned this model in favor of an open environment that fosters teamwork and cross-department collaboration, and the change is paying dividends.<o:p></o:p></span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/wastequip-ditches-doors-opens-offices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/wastequip-ditches-doors-opens-offices#comments Trailers Truck Bodies News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:22:00 +0000 37801 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Talbert debuts new trailer http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/talbert-debuts-new-trailer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Talbert Manufacturing has expanded its <a href="http://www.talbertmfg.com/new_vehicle_list.asp?Category=259&amp;CatDesc=Equipment+Trailers&amp;Desc=&amp;ModelYear=2013&amp;Manufacturer=2923&amp;DispType=11586"><strong>Traveling Axle Series</strong></a>, designed for haulers who need the flexibility of a California-legal trailer with a lower deck height to clear bridges and tunnels when transporting taller equipment.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/talbert-debuts-new-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/talbert-debuts-new-trailer#comments New to the Market News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:21:00 +0000 37791 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Peterbilt dealer adds location http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/peterbilt-dealer-adds-location <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Peterbilt Manitoba Ltd. added a third dealership to their group with the opening of Peterbilt Manitoba-East, a parts and service facility in Springfield, Manitoba, just east of Winnipeg, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced.</p> <p>Peterbilt Manitoba-East has six service bays staffed by factory-trained technicians. Their parts warehouse is 1,500 square feet, and their parts retail area is approximately 600 square feet.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/peterbilt-dealer-adds-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/peterbilt-dealer-adds-location#comments News Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:19:00 +0000 37781 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com OSHA tightens reporting requirements http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/osha-tightens-reporting-requirements <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New OSHA regulations will require employers to report work-related fatalities within eight hours and certain injuries within 24 hours, effective January 1.</p> <p>Injuries that must be reported within a day of learning of their occurrence include all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye.&nbsp; Currently employers must repord report all workplace fatalities and incidents in which three or more workers were hospitalized. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/osha-tightens-reporting-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/osha-tightens-reporting-requirements#comments News Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:37:00 +0000 37771 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com REGIONAL SALES MANAGER WESTERN REGION http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/regional-sales-manager-western-region <div class="node-body page-body">Henderson Products, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Regional Sales Manager covering the western portion of the U.S. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/regional-sales-manager-western-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classifieds Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:41:53 +0000 37761 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com