Trailers en Wabash National forges agreement with Summit Truck Group <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="">Wabash National Corporation</a>&nbsp;(NYSE: WNC) announced an agreement with Summit Truck Group to provide sales, parts, and service for Wabash National dry and refrigerated van trailers and truck bodies, as well as Transcraft and Benson platform trailers in select areas of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.</p> <p>Summit Truck Group is one of the largest commercial truck dealer groups in the US, operating 32 locations across the Southwestern US.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers News Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:59:00 +0000 63521 at Wabash National partners with Indiana Tech <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="">Wabash National Corporation</a> (NYSE:WNC) has formed a new corporate partnership with Indiana Tech to provide financial assistance to associates who seek to further their education.</p> <p>The partnership is being conducted through <a href="">Indiana Tech&rsquo;s College of Professional Studies</a> and will allow full-time Wabash National associates to avoid upfront, out-of-pocket expenses for books, fees and tuition.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers News Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:38:00 +0000 63471 at Final net trailer orders up 56% in June: FTR <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR reports final June net trailer orders at 18,900 units, rebounding from May with a m/m improvement of 12% and a 58% increase over June 2016 orders.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Market Stats News Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:45:00 +0000 63411 at Dry van growth drives June preliminary trailer orders to 20,375: ACT <div class="node-body article-body"><p>ACT&rsquo;s preliminary estimate for June net trailer orders is 20,375 units, driven by a 125% increase in dry vans, according to ACT. The total number is up more than 50% year-over-year. Final June volume will be available later this month.</p> <p>&ldquo;Net orders have now grown y/y for the last seven consecutive months. Orders continue to track above expectations, as fleets continue on a positive investment path after last fall&rsquo;s lackluster order season kick-off,&rdquo; said Frank Maly, ACT&rsquo;s Director of CV Transportation Analysis and Research.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Market Stats News Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:17:00 +0000 63391 at TTMA publishes EPA guide for trailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TB-129,&nbsp;<em>A User&rsquo;s Guide to EPA Regulations for Trailers,&nbsp;</em>is now available in the <a href="" target="_blank">TTMA online store</a>. This publication is intended to provide an overview to EPA regulations for trailers, specifically the new GHG2 rule which goes in effect on model year 2018 trailers.</p> <p>All TTMA Publications are available at no cost for TTMA members and available for purchase to non-members. &nbsp;TB-129 can be purchased for $20.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers News Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:14:00 +0000 63371 at Transwest Trailers partners with Tremcar <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Transwest Trailers, a commercial trailer supplier, announced a new partnership with Tremcar, a leading manufacturer of tank trailers for the North American market. The full Tremcar trailer lineup is now available at all Transwest Trailers dealerships.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Trailer Dealers News Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:13:00 +0000 63361 at Gray & Adams marks 60th anniversary with Royal visit, new trailer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Gray &amp; Adams has launched its 60<sup>th</sup> anniversary celebrations by hosting a visit from HRH Prince Charles and announcing its intention to build the UK&rsquo;s first maximum-length, lifting-deck semi-trailer.</p> <p>The Prince was conducted on a tour of Gray &amp; Adams&rsquo; Fraserburgh, Scotland, headquarters by Joint Managing Directors Peter and James Gray. He chatted with staff from all levels of the business and viewed the production facilities in which the ground-breaking 51-foot trailer is to be built.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers News Wed, 12 Jul 2017 17:06:00 +0000 63251 at Engineers tackle key issues <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 20:19:00 +0000 62921 at Tank Conference gives, receives updates <div class="node-body article-body">Tank trailer engineers gave updates on two Department of Transportation proposals during a meeting held at the TTMA convention April 27. The two biggest issues involved</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 20:12:00 +0000 62911 at <p>Participating in the Tank Conference meeting at this year&rsquo;s TTMA convention are [standing]: Dave Shannon, MAC LTT; Zach Coley, Heil Trailer International; John Freiler, TTMA; John Cannon, Wabash National; Corey Kirk, Tremcar Inc; and David Hill, Wabash National Corporation.</p> <p><strong>[Seated]:</strong> Randy Williams, Stephens Pneumatics Inc; Grant Smith, West-Mark; Bryan Yielding, MAC Trailer; Gary Christian, E.D. Etnyre and Company; and Tom Anderson, LBT, Inc.</p> New trailer products, services <div class="node-body article-body">Fourteen TTMA associate members delivered news about their companies’ trailer-related products and services during the TTMA convention. Here are the 14 who offered an update:</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:40:00 +0000 62901 at