Tag: Trailer


Poor trailer space utilization continues in 2023

May 23, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Flock Freight recently released its yearly study, which looks at how market conditions are affecting the industry in partnership with Drive Research. The report is based on survey data that included 1,000 transportation decision makers from various industries. The study […]


July US Trailer Orders Hit Lowest Level of 2021, FTR Reports

August 11, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. trailer orders in July slid some more, barely clearing 8,000 units and setting a new low point of this cycle, FTR reported. The preliminary volume was 8,200, according to FTR, which cited trailer makers’ initial data that they will […]


E-Smart Targets Better Tractor-Trailer Connectivity

November 30, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Trucking technology supplier E-Smart, which offers capabilities such as adaptive speed control and load-based power management, also is pursuing opportunities to connect truck and trailer data. E-Smart’s advanced driver assistance system uses GPS to actively cap a truck’s maximum speed […]

Impact & Regulations

Trailer Orders Surge to Start 2018, Passing 39,000

February 16, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. trailer orders burst past 39,000 in January to the fifth-best order month in industry history while refrigerated trailers posted an all-time monthly record, ACT Research Co. reported. ACT pegged the total at 39,100 in a preliminary estimate of net […]