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How Trailer Leasing Gives Your Growing Company Flexibility

Leasing trailers is usually an option emphasized for single owner-operators and small fleets. But the growing turbulence in the trucking industry is making it a better option for growing and medium-sized fleets, too: not only ...

Welcome BlackBerry To The Trucking Industry

BlackBerry created the first smartphone before there were "smartphones."  Now everyone has a smartphone, but Apple is the king of this industry, not BlackBerry.  In response to this, Blackberry can do two things: it can allow ...

What to Check as You're Replacing Your Trailer's Reflectors

Reflective tape helps save lives, especially along poorly lit roads and in poor weather. Poorly maintained tape is also one of the most common violations during safety inspections. While glancing over the taped areas to check ...

The T-Pod

Automation is the future of the trucking industry and many companies are racing to put their model on the market first.  The goal is to develop a model that has Level 5 autonomy.  A vehicle has achieved Level 5 autonomy when ...

New Technology to Tap Into Your Trailer's Wasted Energy

Most companies are focused on energy efficiency through reducing the energy a vehicle consumes: creating fuel-efficient engines, adding external panels that cut down on wind resistance, and making tires that don't impact your ...

The Benefits of Leasing a Trailer at the Beginning of Your Business

The transportation and logistics industry has an uncertain future. Driverless vehicles are becoming more of a reality, and even the technology behind driven semi-trucks and traditional trailers is changing every year. If you're ...

Innovative Specialty Trailers from Transcraft

Transcraft has been an industry innovator in flatbed trailer design and fabrication for more than a half-century. The company manufactures steel, combo and aluminum flatbeds, and it also offers a unique line of specialty ...

The Trucking Industry Forecast

Many factors impact how the freight and trucking industry performs. From consumer demand to gas prices, trucking companies must consider multiple aspects when they manage their inventory or decide to hire more drivers. Luckily, ...

IIHS Toughguard Award

It is always nice to see when semi-trailer manufacturers get honored for their quality production.  Recently, five semi-trailer manufacturers received such honors.The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recognizes ...

Senate Minority Leader Calls for More Underride Guard Regulation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been researching the effectiveness of side underride guards in saving lives during side collisions between semi-trailers and passenger vehicles. And on July 21, Senate ...
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