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Wolff, Weber Join the Felling Trailers, Inc. Team

Posted on 6/21/2016 by Gwen Brown

Felling Trailers Inc., an industrial and commercial trailer manufacturer has announced Mike Wolff and Warren Weber recently joined its organization.

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NTDA Membership Hits All-Time High, Passes 800

Posted on 6/15/2016 by Gwen Brown

While many trade associations throughout the U.S. and Canada are experiencing membership declines or are stagnating, the National Trailer Dealers Association (NTDA) continues to expand its membership. The NTDA’s membership reached an all-time high of 817 as of June 10, 2016. This is the sixth consecutive year of growth for the Association.

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Doonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC Releases Learn By Video Training Series

Posted on 6/15/2016 by Gwen Brown

Doonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC (Great Bend, KS) has launched a new series of ‘Learn By Video’ training, designed to help Dealers and Customers alike. The first in a series of upcoming videos, demonstrates the process involved with operating the Slide Axle (forward or backward) on Doonan® drop deck Black Gold™, Diamond™, and Platinum™ trailer models. Doonan Dealers & Customers can access the videos at www.Doonan.com and then click through to Doonan’s YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/bvj91XuKXnM.

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Freight Shipment Index Up 27.9 Percent Over Recent Recession

Posted on 6/15/2016 by Gwen Brown

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.3 percent in April from March, rising after two months of decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The April 2016 index level (121.1) was 27.9 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession (Tables 1, 2, and 2A).

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April 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index Rose 1.3 Percent

Posted on 6/15/2016 by Gwen Brown

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.3 percent in April from March, rising after two months of decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The April 2016 index level (121.1) was 27.9 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.

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Talbert Manufacturing Appoints Two New Vice Presidents

Posted on 6/15/2016 by Gwen Brown

Talbert Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of specialized heavy-haul trailers and transportation equipment, promoted Jim Hall and Jamie Myers to division vice presidents. Hall now serves as vice president of operations and Myers works as vice president of purchasing.

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Total North American Freight Shipments Down 5.8 Percent in March

Posted on 6/7/2016 by Gwen Brown

All five transportation modes carried less U.S. freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in March 2016 compared to March 2015. The total value of cross-border freight carried on all modes fell 5.8 percent from 2015 to $90.5 billion in current dollars, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

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Karmak and CEO Both Show Vigor During Company’s 35th Year

Posted on 6/7/2016 by Gwen Brown

Karmak, Inc., a leading provider of business management solutions for the heavy-duty industry, is pleased to report good health in 2016.

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Fontaine Modification Releases Truck Idle-Management System

Posted on 6/7/2016 by Gwen Brown

Idle Smart, LLC, has authorized Fontaine Modification Fleet Services to install and distribute its Idle Smart idle-management system.

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XL Specialized Trailers Awards Hale Trailer, Brake & Wheel 2015 Dealer of the Year

Posted on 6/7/2016 by Gwen Brown

XL Specialized Trailers has named Hale Trailer, Brake & Wheel its 2015 Dealer of the Year for the second consecutive year.

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