Tag: trailers


FedEx testing AI-powered, trailer-loading robots

September 27, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

FedEx has long pursued more automated package handling processes throughout its operations, including for loading and unloading, which it says frees up employees for other tasks while keeping service levels high. Loading FedEx trailers in an efficient manner can be […]


Trailer Makers Use Composites, Materials to Extend Life, Limit Moisture and Overloading

November 14, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Amid a challenging landscape of supply chain issues, manufacturers are extending the lives of trailers using products such as composite materials and galvanized elements. The most vulnerable element in a trailer is the floor, which is constantly attacked by moisture […]


Industry Works to Make Tractor-Trailer Connections More Efficient

October 7, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

As more data is being shared between trucks and trailers, the trucking industry is working to standardize the connections of the future. In the meantime, fleets are looking for solutions — some of them low-tech — to ensure trucks and […]