Modern Bulk Transporter Interactive Covers Tank Truck Industry Subjects

May 1, 2000
Visitors to the Modern Bulk Transporter Interactive web site will find comprehensive coverage of the tank truck industry that addresses special operating

Visitors to the Modern Bulk Transporter Interactive web site will find comprehensive coverage of the tank truck industry that addresses special operating concerns, equipment developments, and regulatory issues. The web site ( is exclusively devoted to special needs of bulk distribution managers, but contains news, feature articles, and business updates for anyone involved in the industry.

As tank fleet managers search for ways to improve efficiencies, they can turn to the web site to learn what methods other companies are using to meet the demands of a competitive marketplace. There are profile articles on large and small companies in the United States. Modern Bulk Transporter covers international industry news as well, focusing particularly on Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America. Coverage includes articles on trade shows, conferences in Europe, and profiles on companies in other parts of the world.

For visitors seeking up-to-the-minute information on the industry, there is a section that is updated frequently. For more in-depth information, arrows lead to feature articles in their entirety.

The web site is organized with the same philosophy as the magazine and contains an industry calendar and other sources for meetings, conventions, and trade shows. In addition, there is an English/Spanish dictionary of industry terms.

For access to further information, a section includes links to many Modern Bulk Transporter advertisers, industry associations and government organizations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. There are links to storage and terminal operators, tank truck carriers in North and South America, tank container operators, chemical companies, and industry resources. Material safety data sheets that carriers are often seeking also can be found.

For subscriber and advertiser convenience, there are pages with specific information on those subjects. A rate card and editorial calendar are contained on the advertising page. Visitors can access a subscription form through a link to the magazine's parent company, (Intertec Publishing Corporation, a PRIMEDIA Company).

Modern Bulk Transporter links to two sister publications, Trailer Body Builders and Refrigerated Transporter. Trailer Body Builders ( covers the industry of manufacturing, selling, and servicing truck bodies, trailers, and truck equipment.

Refrigerated Transporter ( is a magazine with information about the distribution of temperature-controlled commodities, mostly food products.

Another company connection can be found at Described as an online community serving the trucking industry, the web site contains a wealth of information. The central portal site will be updated regularly with news and resources of particular interest to the transportation sector.

In addition to the three magazines above, Fleet Owner Magazine can be accessed from this site. American Trucker, which brings truck buyers and sellers together, is also on board.

In addition to the magazines, offers online discussion forums, weather, mapping, travel resources, fuel prices and oil news, information from Capitol Hill, and financial news and information. Affiliates include Ward's Autoworld Magazine and ASTN Dealer Television Network.