Truck Bodies http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7354/more en Morgan Olson adds Indiana step van facility http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/morgan-olson-adds-indiana-step-van-facility <div class="node-body article-body">In response to growing demand, walk-in step van manufacturer Morgan Olson is expanding its Sturgis, MI production facilities into nearby Howe, IN with the addition of a 163,000 sq. ft. facility, the company reports.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/morgan-olson-adds-indiana-step-van-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/morgan-olson-adds-indiana-step-van-facility#comments Truck Bodies Distributors, Upfitters News Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:11:00 +0000 63531 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Future Line opens new truck body facility http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/future-line-opens-new-truck-body-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.futurelinemfg.com/" target="_blank">Future Line Manufacturing</a>, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA, has opened a new 18,000-square-foot manufacturing facility designed and equipped to manufacture Future Line&rsquo;s expanding line of aluminum truck bodies. The new faculty is the fourth expansion.</p> <p>Future Line also announced it recently introduced a proprietary boxed extrusion all-aluminum truck platform allowing for reduced mounting height, less debris build-up and additional structural integrity.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/future-line-opens-new-truck-body-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/future-line-opens-new-truck-body-facility#comments Truck Bodies News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:07:00 +0000 63491 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Evolution of the van trailer http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/evolution-van-trailer <div class="node-body article-body">From the beginning of trucking, change has continued to take place, pushing the usable envelope to deliver freight in the most efficient manner</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/evolution-van-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/evolution-van-trailer#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:13:00 +0000 62881 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Dry van market in ‘secular decline’ http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/dry-van-market-secular-decline <div class="field-deck"> Loads have shrunk in nine of past 14 years, driven by dramatic changes in product sizes, packaging revolution, digitalization of products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A look at the dramatic shrinkage in the dry van market and how product sizes, packaging revolution, and digitalization of product have played a role in its decline</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/dry-van-market-secular-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/dry-van-market-secular-decline#comments Truck Bodies Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:54:00 +0000 62841 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Photos: TTMA 2017-2018 members and awards http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-ttma-2017-2018-members-and-awards <div class="node-body gallery-body">TTMA 2017-2018 awards and members that will be leading the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association during the next year.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-ttma-2017-2018-members-and-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-ttma-2017-2018-members-and-awards#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:44:00 +0000 62811 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Life and death: TTMA grows up fast in WWII http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/life-and-death-ttma-grows-fast-wwii <div class="field-deck"> June 2017 Editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/life-and-death-ttma-grows-fast-wwii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/life-and-death-ttma-grows-fast-wwii#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:01:00 +0000 62751 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Shur-Co offers automatic roll-off tarping system http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/shur-co-offers-automatic-roll-tarping-system <div class="node-body article-body">Shur-Co LLC has expanded its Waste Division product family with the addition of the SWAT Roll-Off Tarp System.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/shur-co-offers-automatic-roll-tarping-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/shur-co-offers-automatic-roll-tarping-system#comments Truck Bodies Equipment & Parts News Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:29:00 +0000 63091 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trucks and trucking news: E-commerce, automation, advanced safety systems http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trucks-and-trucking-news-e-commerce-automation-advanced-safety-systems <div class="node-body article-body">From our corporate cousins over at FleetOwner.com, here’s a sampling of the week’s headlines from the trucking industry.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trucks-and-trucking-news-e-commerce-automation-advanced-safety-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/trucks-and-trucking-news-e-commerce-automation-advanced-safety-systems#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Market Stats News Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:57:00 +0000 62981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>During a ride and drive event held in the shadow of New York City&rsquo;s Citi Field, Isuzu showed off its brand-new Class 6 FTR medium-duty cabover truck model, which the company believes is positioned perfectly to benefit from e-commerce driven growth in the delivery of goods to residential areas.</p> Eby plants awarded Ford drop-ship codes http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/eby-plants-awarded-ford-drop-ship-codes <div class="node-body article-body">Ford Motor Co. has awarded drop-ship codes to four Eby Truck Bodies facilities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa, and South Dakota. This allows Ford chassis dealers to ship chassis directly to Eby locations for installation of Eby aluminum bodies, which reduces the total cost to ship completed vehicles to fleets, Ford dealers, and end-users all over the country.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/eby-plants-awarded-ford-drop-ship-codes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/eby-plants-awarded-ford-drop-ship-codes#comments Truck Bodies News Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:39:00 +0000 62971 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Mickey's new reefer body designed for city deliveries http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/mickeys-new-reefer-body-designed-city-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.mickeybody.com/" target="_blank">Mickey Truck </a><a href="http://www.mickeybody.com/" target="_blank">Bodies</a>&nbsp;has designed a new refrigerated van body (reefer) featuring thermal-efficient composite panels on the roof, walls and floor designed to maintain the inside temperature from 0 degrees to 32 degrees F more efficiently than conventional panels.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/mickeys-new-reefer-body-designed-city-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/mickeys-new-reefer-body-designed-city-deliveries#comments New to the Market Truck Bodies News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:35:00 +0000 62631 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com