Equipment
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Trailer Orders Exceed 20,000 in April

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

U.S. orders for trailers in April were about 20,000 and posted strong year-over-year gains, analysts said.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, Equipment, Technology

Seko Logistics Expanding Footprint in Western New York and Pennsylvania

Seko Logistics

Seko Logistics has opened two warehouses this year as a result of medical, automotive, industrial and technology companies bringing supply chains back into the United States, the third-party logistics company announced May 10.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Logistics, Government

Rice Lake Introduces Replacement Scale

Rice Lake Weighing Systems

Rice Lake Weighing Systems introduced the Survivor OTR-LP, a replacement scale designed to fit into non-Rice Lake truck scale foundations.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business, Equipment

Pioneer Updates Flagship Tarp Product

Pioneer launched an updated version of its flagship tarping system, the Rack ’n Pinion.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Government, Equipment

Rand McNally Introduces Navigation Device With Voice Assistance, In-Cab Entertainment

Rand McNally

Rand McNally has introduced a dashboard device that combines truck navigation with an onboard SiriusXM radio, voice assistance and a built-in dash camera.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2017
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Equipment

Manufacturers Want Trailer GHG Rule Included in Trump Campaign to Roll Back Regulations

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association has expanded its offensive against the part of the federal Phase 2 greenhouse gas rule that concerns trailers by asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to consider a Trump administration executive order intended to prune burdensome regulations.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 8, 2017
Business, Equipment

Cummins’ Results Lifted by Construction, Mining

John Sommers II for TT

Cummins Inc., a manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines and other technologies, posted first-quarter increases in profits and sales that were driven by demand from construction and mining customers rather than North American truck engines.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 8, 2017
Business, Equipment

Allison, Dana, Eaton See Higher Profits; Meritor Earnings Decline on Tax Expense

John Sommers II for TT

Three leading commercial vehicle suppliers notched quar­terly gains in net income and revenue for the period ended March 31, while a fourth sup­plier posted declines in both ­areas but expressed optimism that its financial performance would improve later this year.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 8, 2017
Fuel, Business, Government, Equipment

Oil Falls as US Crude Supply Glut Seen Shifting to Fuel Tanks

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Oil fell to the lowest in more than a month as the U.S. crude glut is seen moving to brimming fuel tanks. 

Mark Shenk | Bloomberg News
May 2, 2017
Business, Equipment

Cummins First-Quarter Earnings, Revenue Increase Despite Weak North American Truck Market

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Global manufacturer Cummins Inc. posted first-quarter increases in profits and sales that were driven by demand from construction and mining customers rather than North American truck engines.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 2, 2017

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