Truck Equipment http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en Petersen Industries Names River City Hydraulics as 2016 Dealer of the Year http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/petersen-industries-names-river-city-hydraulics-2016-dealer-year <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Petersen Industries has honored River City Hydraulics as 2016 Dealer of the Year.&nbsp; Petersen gives this prestigious award to the dealer who sells the most Lightning Loader units for the prior year throughout their nationwide network.</p> <p>Company owners Casey Hardee and Sam Petersen presented River City Hydraulics regional sales managers Roger Williams and Jamie McCoy with a personalized trophy and an Authorized Dealer Petersen Industries&rsquo; logo sign at the recent Waste Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana. River City Hydraulics was previously awarded Dealer of the Year in 2014.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/petersen-industries-names-river-city-hydraulics-2016-dealer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/petersen-industries-names-river-city-hydraulics-2016-dealer-year#comments Truck Equipment News Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:32:00 +0000 62481 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com ‘Energy’ invigorates Work Truck Show http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/energy-invigorates-work-truck-show <div class="field-deck"> North America’s largest work truck event draws 11,799 to Indianapolis; Keane installed as 53rd NTEA president </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Work Truck Show 2017 showed the ongoing evolution of the commercial truck industry displaying advances in electrification, diesel, gasoline, and advanced fuel powertrains, light-weighting, and even augmented reality and solar power. Here are the highlights.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/energy-invigorates-work-truck-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/energy-invigorates-work-truck-show#comments Truck Bodies Truck Equipment Distributors, Upfitters Fri, 05 May 2017 20:44:00 +0000 61471 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Riding the “final mile” to profits or loss http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/riding-final-mile-profits-or-loss <div class="field-deck"> April 2017 editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/riding-final-mile-profits-or-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/riding-final-mile-profits-or-loss#comments Truck Bodies Truck Equipment Fri, 05 May 2017 14:29:00 +0000 61391 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Technology—3D CAD, 3D scanning, 3D printing—is reducing costs, saving time, eliminating waste, and speeding up production http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/technology-3d-cad-3d-scanning-3d-printing-reducing-costs-saving-time-eliminat <div class="field-deck"> Manufacturing takes step up </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Rapid Prototyping for Small and Mid-Sized Companies,” exploring the product development life cycle from design to manufacturing and its technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/technology-3d-cad-3d-scanning-3d-printing-reducing-costs-saving-time-eliminat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/technology-3d-cad-3d-scanning-3d-printing-reducing-costs-saving-time-eliminat#comments Truck Bodies Truck Equipment Distributors, Upfitters Fri, 05 May 2017 13:33:00 +0000 61511 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Transforming the workforce http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/transforming-workforce <div class="field-deck"> Organizational change comes when companies engage everyone at every level and involve them in the decision-making process </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brenda J Porter, VP of operations for Vanner Inc, discusses executing organizational change, making decisions, engaging employees, and creating alignment in her presentation, “Advantages of Deploying a Lean Workforce: Organizational Transformation.”</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/transforming-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/distributors-upfitters/transforming-workforce#comments Truck Bodies Truck Equipment Distributors, Upfitters Fri, 05 May 2017 13:22:00 +0000 61501 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Photos: NTEA Work Truck Show 2017 highlights http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/photos-ntea-work-truck-show-2017-highlights <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photos: NTEA Work Truck Show 2017 highlights of the latest innovations in truck and equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/photos-ntea-work-truck-show-2017-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/photos-ntea-work-truck-show-2017-highlights#comments Truck Bodies Trailer Dealers Truck Equipment Tue, 02 May 2017 16:39:00 +0000 61451 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Carrier Transicold to Acquire Select IMPCO Road and Rail Transport Product Lines http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/carrier-transicold-acquire-select-impco-road-and-rail-transport-product-lines <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Carrier Transicold has signed an agreement to acquire select IMPCO road and rail transport product lines, including the ComfortPro Auxiliary Power Unit (APU), from Westport Fuel Systems, Inc.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/carrier-transicold-acquire-select-impco-road-and-rail-transport-product-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/carrier-transicold-acquire-select-impco-road-and-rail-transport-product-lines#comments Truck Equipment News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:13:00 +0000 61171 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Eaton, Cummins Form JV for Automated Transmissions http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-cummins-form-jv-automated-transmissions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) announced an agreement to form a joint venture for automated transmissions for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial vehicles. The joint venture will be named Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-cummins-form-jv-automated-transmissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/eaton-cummins-form-jv-automated-transmissions#comments Truck Equipment Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:12:00 +0000 61011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Intercon Opens New Facility in Pennsylvania http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/intercon-opens-new-facility-pennsylvania <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Intercon Truck Equipment Company, Inc., parent company of Intercon of Baltimore and Triad Truck Equipment, Inc., has completed its relocation and construction project at 142A Conchester Highway in Aston, Pennsylvania.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/intercon-opens-new-facility-pennsylvania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/intercon-opens-new-facility-pennsylvania#comments Truck Equipment News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:03:00 +0000 60981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Monroe Truck Equipment Acquires Towmaster http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-acquires-towmaster <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc. has acquired Towmaster, Inc., based in Litchfield, MN, a manufacturer of tag and large fifth-wheel trailers for the construction and rental markets.&nbsp; In addition, Towmaster is a manufacturer, distributor and installer of truck equipment for the municipal and commercial markets specializing in snow and ice-related equipment.<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-acquires-towmaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-equipment/monroe-truck-equipment-acquires-towmaster#comments Truck Equipment News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:34:00 +0000 60911 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com