Trailer Body Builders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/rss.xml en IRC-179 Tax Rule Could Help Businesses Expense up to $25,000 in Work Truck Purchases http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/irc-179-tax-rule-could-help-businesses-expense-25000-work-truck-purchases <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America reminds commercial medium-duty truck owners that the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Section 179 (commonly referred to as IRC-179) allows businesses to expense up to $25,000 in tax year 2014 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks like the FUSO Canter FE/FG Series.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/irc-179-tax-rule-could-help-businesses-expense-25000-work-truck-purchases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/irc-179-tax-rule-could-help-businesses-expense-25000-work-truck-purchases#comments Chassis News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:56:00 +0000 37241 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kentucky Trailer Acquires Advanced Mobility & Shelter Technologies http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/kentucky-trailer-acquires-advanced-mobility-shelter-technologies <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kentucky Trailer has added Advanced Mobility &amp; Shelter Technologies, LLC and a complementary mobile medical and specialty vehicle field service operation as the newest forces in its diversified set of products and services.</p> <p>The acquisitions of these two specialty vehicle, truck, and trailer operations add &nbsp;medical and specialty vehicle field service expertise.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/kentucky-trailer-acquires-advanced-mobility-shelter-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/kentucky-trailer-acquires-advanced-mobility-shelter-technologies#comments Trailers News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:55:00 +0000 37231 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NATM Seeking Committee Interest http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/natm-seeking-committee-interest <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) is getting ready to make committee assignments for 2015 and is seeking participation on committees.</p> <p>To ensure members are assigned to a committee that is best aligned with their area of interest, NATM has developed a short survey. A list of the committees and their purpose is available on the <a href="http://www.natm.com/About_NATM/natm_committees.aspx">NATM website</a>.</p> <p>Those interested in volunteering for a committee can fill out the short survey at this link:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/natm-seeking-committee-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/natm-seeking-committee-interest#comments Trailers News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:54:00 +0000 37221 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com East European Trailer Forecast Downgraded by 7,000 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/east-european-trailer-forecast-downgraded-7000 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Nearly 7,000 trailers have been wiped from the East European trailer market forecast for the 2014-15 period because of instability in both Ukraine and Syria, according to consulting group CLEAR International.</p> <p>That is in addition to the reductions made to the last forecast in March this year following the annexation of Crimea.&nbsp;The forecast reductions affect Russia, Ukraine, Estonia and Latvia, plus Turkey, which borders Syria.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/east-european-trailer-forecast-downgraded-7000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/east-european-trailer-forecast-downgraded-7000#comments Trailers News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:53:00 +0000 37211 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wabash’s Net Income Up 13% in 3Q http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-s-net-income-13-3q <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.wabashnational.com/corporatehome">Wabash National Corporation</a>&nbsp;(NYSE:WNC) reported that net income for the third quarter was&nbsp;$18.3 million, a 13% increase over third quarter net income of&nbsp;$16.2 million a year ago.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-s-net-income-13-3q" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-s-net-income-13-3q#comments Trailers News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:51:00 +0000 37201 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Aurora Parts, Prime Transport Solutions Partner http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aurora-parts-prime-transport-solutions-partner <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Aurora Parts and Prime Transport Solutions (PTS) have successfully partnered to distribute trailer pneumatic landing gear (PTS50) in North and South America.&nbsp;</p> <p>The PTS50 has gained momentum, proving itself in the field since late 2013 with North American fleets.&nbsp; The PTS50 benefits include: risks reduction, enhanced safety of drivers, reduction of work compensation claims, idling reduction time, maintenance cost reduction, lighter weight, recruiting/retention of quality drivers, operational efficiency and superior performance.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aurora-parts-prime-transport-solutions-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/aurora-parts-prime-transport-solutions-partner#comments Aftermarket Parts News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:17:00 +0000 37191 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Spartan Motors Announces Dividend of $0.05 Per Share http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/spartan-motors-announces-dividend-005-share <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.05 per share of common stock.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The Charlotte, Mich.-based manufacturer of custom chassis, emergency response and delivery and service vehicles reported its semi-annual dividend will be payable on December 18 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 13.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/spartan-motors-announces-dividend-005-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/spartan-motors-announces-dividend-005-share#comments Truck Bodies News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:16:00 +0000 37181 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Spartan Closing Ocala Facility, Improving Emergency Response Business http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/spartan-closing-ocala-facility-improving-emergency-response-business <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Spartan will close its fire truck body assembly facility in Ocala, Fla., at the end of 2014, and also will make additional investments to upgrade business processes and production capabilities as part of its strategic plan to improve the performance of the Emergency Response business.</p> <p>Fire truck production will transition from Ocala to Spartan&#39;s Brandon, S.D., and Charlotte, Mich., facilities during the fourth quarter of 2014. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/spartan-closing-ocala-facility-improving-emergency-response-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/spartan-closing-ocala-facility-improving-emergency-response-business#comments Truck Bodies News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:15:00 +0000 37171 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com EU Commercial Vehicle Registrations Up 13.2% in September http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-registrations-132-september <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The EU market of new commercial vehicles expanded for the 13th consecutive month in September, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). Demand increased 13.2%, totaling 181,436 units.</p> <p>Growth prevailed in the van and heavy trucks segments, while the truck and bus and coach segments slightly declined. All major markets expanded and, in particular, Italy (+33%), Spain (+20.2) and the UK (+10.6%) recorded a double-digit growth.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-registrations-132-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/eu-commercial-vehicle-registrations-132-september#comments Chassis News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:12:00 +0000 37161 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com September Trailer Net Orders Increase 86%: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/september-trailer-net-orders-increase-86-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A strong order season continued for the trailer industry, with 32,194 net orders placed for an 86% increase over September 2013, according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research Co. (ACT).<br /> <br /> &ldquo;The pace of orders continues to amaze,&rdquo; said Frank Maly, Director &ndash; CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT. &ldquo;September new and net orders both saw 29% sequential gains.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/september-trailer-net-orders-increase-86-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/september-trailer-net-orders-increase-86-act#comments Trailers Market Stats News Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:37:00 +0000 37151 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Supreme’s Net Sales Up 2% in 3Q http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-s-net-sales-2-3q <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Supreme Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: STS) announced that consolidated net sales from continuing operations increased to $58 million in the third quarter, compared with $56.7 million for the same period last year&mdash;an increase of 2.2%.</p> <p>Net income per diluted share improved to $0.15 in the third quarter of 2014, versus $0.09 last year, which included a $1.0 million after-tax loss related to its discontinued shuttle bus operations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-s-net-sales-2-3q" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-s-net-sales-2-3q#comments Truck Bodies News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:04:00 +0000 37141 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Peterbilt Dealer Network Adds Doonan Peterbilt Of Hays, Kansas http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/peterbilt-dealer-network-adds-doonan-peterbilt-hays-kansas <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Doonan Peterbilt Truck and Equipment has opened a third dealership with a new, purpose-built facility with convenient access from Interstate 70.</p> <p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;re pleased to continue expanding our Peterbilt dealerships to give customers greater convenience and superior customer satisfaction,&rdquo; said Kenny Doonan of Doonan Peterbilt Truck and Equipment. &ldquo;Doonan Peterbilt of Hays (Kan.) is a state-of-the-art facility with 10 well equipped service bays the full range of tools and technologies to get repairs done right and minimize customer downtime.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/peterbilt-dealer-network-adds-doonan-peterbilt-hays-kansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/peterbilt-dealer-network-adds-doonan-peterbilt-hays-kansas#comments Chassis News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:44:00 +0000 37111 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Mitsubishi Electric Signs Agreement with VIPAR Heavy Duty http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/mitsubishi-electric-signs-agreement-vipar-heavy-duty <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.meaa-mea.com/">Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc.</a> has signed a long-term agreement with VIPAR Heavy Duty to make its heavy-duty electrical components available to more than 500 VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/mitsubishi-electric-signs-agreement-vipar-heavy-duty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/mitsubishi-electric-signs-agreement-vipar-heavy-duty#comments Aftermarket Parts News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:43:00 +0000 37101 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com City Express Arriving at Dealerships http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/city-express-arriving-dealerships <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Chevrolet began shipping its all-new 2015 <a href="http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/vehicles/city-express/2015.html">City Express</a> cargo van to dealerships today.&nbsp;</p> <p>Drivers looking for cargo hauling flexibility with efficiency, and fleet managers who want value-driven capability with lower operating costs than full-size vans, are now able to purchase the vehicle for their specific needs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/city-express-arriving-dealerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/city-express-arriving-dealerships#comments New to the Market News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:42:00 +0000 37091 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index Unchanged in September http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-unchanged-september <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American Trucking Associations&rsquo; advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in September, following a gain of 1.6% the previous month. In September the index equaled 132.6 (2000=100), the same as in August and a record high.</p> <p>Compared with September 2013, the SA index increased 3.7%, down from August&rsquo;s 4.5% year-over-year gain. Year-to-date, compared with the same period last year, tonnage is up 3.2%.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-unchanged-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ata-truck-tonnage-index-unchanged-september#comments News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:15:00 +0000 37071 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Equipment Purchases to Decline in 2015: Fleet Study http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-purchases-decline-2015-fleet-study <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There will be a slight decline in equipment purchase plans for 2015 versus what was planned for 2014, according to the CK Commercial Vehicle Research&rsquo;s 2014 Annual Fleet Study.</p> <p>Sixty-six representatives from small, medium and large for-hire, private and government fleets operating 40,000+ Class 8 vehicles responded to this year&rsquo;s 20-question survey.</p> <p>Other key points from this year&rsquo;s study include:<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-purchases-decline-2015-fleet-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-purchases-decline-2015-fleet-study#comments News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:12:00 +0000 37061 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Six Trucks With Odyne Plug-in Hybrid Systems Delivered to Consumers Energy http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/six-trucks-odyne-plug-hybrid-systems-delivered-consumers-energy <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Odyne Systems, LLC, announced that six new trucks featuring Odyne plugin hybrid systems have been delivered to Consumers Energy, Michigan&rsquo;s largest utility, providing natural gas and electricity to 6.5 million residents in Michigan.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/six-trucks-odyne-plug-hybrid-systems-delivered-consumers-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/six-trucks-odyne-plug-hybrid-systems-delivered-consumers-energy#comments Chassis News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:11:00 +0000 37051 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Autogas Research & Technology Center Opens in North Carolina http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/autogas-research-technology-center-opens-north-carolina <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Blossman Services, Inc., and Alliance AutoGas, a national consortium of companies providing the only complete program for American fleets interested in shifting from gasoline to clean-burning propane autogas, have opened the Autogas Research &amp; Technology Center in Asheville, North Carolina. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/autogas-research-technology-center-opens-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/autogas-research-technology-center-opens-north-carolina#comments News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:10:00 +0000 37041 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Rush’s Net Income Up 54% in 3Q http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rush-s-net-income-54-3q <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Rush Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:<a href="http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/headlines.html?symbol=RUSHA">RUSHA</a>) (Nasdaq:<a href="http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/headlines.html?symbol=RUSHB">RUSHB</a>) reported that third-quarter net income was $23.5 million, a 54% increase over net income of $15.2 million in the same quarter last year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rush-s-net-income-54-3q" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/rush-s-net-income-54-3q#comments Chassis News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:09:00 +0000 37031 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 Orders Up 31% in September: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-31-september-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Total net orders for Class 8 in September were 24,842 units, up 31% year-over-year, and Class 5-7, at 19,486, rose to their third strongest level since early 2008, according to the latest State of the Industry report released by ACT Research Co. (ACT).</p> <p>&ldquo;The past couple of weeks have seen volatility in equity markets, but key economic and freight data points relating to commercial vehicle demand continue to trend positive,&rdquo; said Kenny Vieth, ACT&rsquo;s President and Senior Analyst.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-31-september-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-orders-31-september-act#comments Chassis Market Stats News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:08:00 +0000 37021 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NTEA sees continued strength in truck equipment http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-sees-continued-strength-truck-equipment <div class="field-byline"> By Bruce Sauer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The work truck industry should remain strong, outperforming the US economy next year, according to Steve Latin-Kasper, director of market data and research for the National Truck Equipment Association.</p> <p>Speaking at the newly reformatted NTEA Executive Leadership Summit, NTEA&rsquo;s Steve Latin-Kasper said that as good as business has been in the truck equipment industry this year, 2015 should be even better.&nbsp; He told his Executive Leadership Summit audience that accelerating growth in the US economy will further strengthen an already robust truck equipment industry.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-sees-continued-strength-truck-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-sees-continued-strength-truck-equipment#comments Distributors, Upfitters Market Stats News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:56:00 +0000 37011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Hino Trucks Celebrates 30 Years in U.S. http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hino-trucks-celebrates-30-years-us <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hino Trucks has reached a milestone of 30 years in business in the United States.</p> <p>Founded in 1984 as a limited distributorship with responsibility for importing Class 4 through 7 cab-over trucks, Hino has evolved with a dealer network of more than 200 points, assembly and manufacturing facilities in Williamstown, WV, and Marion, AR, with eight locations throughout the country.</p> <p>It has garnered more than a dozen industry awards for customer satisfaction and &ldquo;Truck of the Year&rdquo; three times in the last six years.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hino-trucks-celebrates-30-years-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hino-trucks-celebrates-30-years-us#comments Chassis News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:19:00 +0000 36971 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Open House at Felling Trailers on 40th Anniversary http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/open-house-felling-trailers-40th-anniversary <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Felling Trailers, Inc. is celebrating its 40<sup>th</sup> anniversary with a a community open house and lunch on October 25 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Sauk Centre, Minnesota, location.</p> <p>On Nov. 1, 1974, Kathy &amp; Merle J. Felling purchased a small welding shop in downtown Sauk Centre known as Sauk Centre Welding. Sauk Centre Welding began in 1954 and catered to local farmers and businesses by doing repairs, small custom welding and fabrication jobs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/open-house-felling-trailers-40th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/open-house-felling-trailers-40th-anniversary#comments Trailers News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:18:00 +0000 36961 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Clear Frame Rail Package Optimizes Body Installations on Peterbilt 220 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/clear-frame-rail-package-optimizes-body-installations-peterbilt-220 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Peterbilt&rsquo;s new medium-duty Model 220 can now be spec&rsquo;d with a clear frame rail package that provides up to 10 inches of additional frame rail space (versus the previous clear frame rail package).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/clear-frame-rail-package-optimizes-body-installations-peterbilt-220" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/clear-frame-rail-package-optimizes-body-installations-peterbilt-220#comments Distributors, Upfitters Chassis News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:16:00 +0000 36951 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer Orders Up 80% in September: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-80-september-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>September net trailer orders were 32,111 units, up 80% from September 2013 and up 32% from August.</p> <p>Trailer orders were larger than the predicted seasonal increase due to the tremendous strength of the current trailer market and the booking of orders into 2015. According to data collected by FTR, orders were particularly strong for dry vans, with other trailer segments showing good activity as well.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-80-september-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trailer-orders-80-september-ftr#comments Trailers Market Stats News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:15:00 +0000 36941 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com National Fleet Sales Manager Platform Trailers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/national-fleet-sales-manager-platform-trailers <div class="node-body page-body">East Manufacturing seeks National Sales Manager for Platform Trailers...</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/national-fleet-sales-manager-platform-trailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classifieds Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:35:06 +0000 36931 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Fleetmaster Express Adds 100 Wabash Trailers to Fleet http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/fleetmaster-express-adds-100-wabash-trailers-fleet <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Fleetmaster Express has added 100 new Wabash DuraPlate trailers to its current fleet, with plans to purchase another 100 new Wabash by the end of 2014.</p> <p>These additional trailers will allow Fleetmaster to accommodate more freight and service additional customers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/fleetmaster-express-adds-100-wabash-trailers-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/fleetmaster-express-adds-100-wabash-trailers-fleet#comments Trailers News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:34:00 +0000 36921 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Business Expansion Rate Grows in September http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/business-expansion-rate-grows-september <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The October ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that business expanded at a faster pace in September than in August.</p> <p>&ldquo;The ISA Distributor Index increased from 65.1 in August to 76.8 in September, while the ISA Manufacturer Index improved from 59.0 in August to 60.5 the previous month,&rdquo; said Bryon Shafer, general manager of ASG Industrial and chair of ISA&rsquo;s Strategic Information Committee.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/business-expansion-rate-grows-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/business-expansion-rate-grows-september#comments News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:34:00 +0000 36911 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Reading Truck Body, OEM Systems Partner http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/reading-truck-body-oem-systems-partner <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Reading Truck Body and OEM Systems have formed a strategic partnership that offers customers a one-stop solution in compressed natural gas (CNG) systems for service trucks and fleets.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/reading-truck-body-oem-systems-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/reading-truck-body-oem-systems-partner#comments Truck Bodies News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:29:00 +0000 36901 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Hendrickson’s HVSI Suspension Training Program Set for November http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/hendrickson-s-hvsi-suspension-training-program-set-november <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute (HVSI) scheduled its next session of hands-on technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry. Two separate sessions will be held November 18-20 in Bangor, ME, at Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/hendrickson-s-hvsi-suspension-training-program-set-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/hendrickson-s-hvsi-suspension-training-program-set-november#comments News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:34:00 +0000 36891 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com