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Travis Body & Trailer, Inc. Appoints Southern States Utility Trailer Sales, Inc. as its Newest Independent Dealer

Posted on 5/29/2013 by Gwen Brown

Travis Body & Trailer, Inc. of Houston, TX is pleased to announce the appointment of Southern States Utility Trailer Sales, Inc. as its newest Independent Dealer. Southern States Principal office is in Jackson, MS, and they have full service branch offices in Olive Branch, MS, a suburb of Memphis, and in Monroe, LA.

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Thurston Manufacturing Company Acquires Simonsen Iron Works

Posted on 5/29/2013 by Gwen Brown

Thurston Manufacturing Company, Thurston, NB, is proud to announce the asset purchase of a Spencer, IA, based company, Simonsen Iron Works.

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Felling Trailers’ Redesigned its Compact Loader Trailer

Posted on 5/29/2013 by Gwen Brown

Felling Trailers redesigned its Compact Loader Trailer line to accommodate a mini skid steer, regardless of the brand. The redesigned unit provides sufficient space for the mini skid steers along with their wide array of attachments. The trailer has solid steel pan style sides with multiple D-rings for the consumer to secure equipment to the deck more confidently.

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BTS Releases North American Freight Numbers for March Trucks Transported 60% of U.S.-NAFTA Trade in March 2013

Posted on 5/29/2013 by Gwen Brown

Trucks carried 60.0 percent of the $95.6 billion of freight moved in March 2013 between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, followed by rail at 16.5 percent, vessels at 8.1 percent, pipelines at 7.0 percent and air at 3.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The surface transportation modes of truck, rail and pipeline carried 83.5 percent of the total NAFTA freight flows.

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NTDA Seeking Four Dealer Members to Serve on 2013-2014 Board of Directors

Posted on 5/13/2013 by Gwen Brown

The National Trailer Dealers Association (NTDA) is seeking four Dealer members to serve on its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. The NTDA Board of Directors is composed of 12 mem­bers, nine elected from the Dealer membership and three elected from the Allied membership. For 2013-2014, four Dealer Directors will be elected to serve three‐year terms.

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BTS Releases Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI); Freight Shipments Rose 0.3% in March from February

Posted on 5/13/2013 by Gwen Brown

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.3 percent in March from February, rising for the fifth consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) released today. The March 2013 index level (113.7) was 19.9 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.

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Ervin Equipment Opens Offices in Mexico

Posted on 5/13/2013 by Gwen Brown

Ervin Equipment, Inc., a leading supplier of new and pre-owned transportation equipment, announces the opening of its Mexico City division, Ervin Mexicana. The new division is headquartered in Mexico City and has offices in Cuautitlán and Tlalnepantla de Baz.

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