BT Bulk Logistics Trends - Nov 22nd, 2023
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November 22, 2023
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) leaders estimate 75-80% of new trailers come equipped with an automatic tire inflation system, and 2/3rds of those are the Meritor Tire Inflation System by P.S.I. That’s an imposing market share P.S.I. expects to grow next year—and still tells only half of its success story.
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Dana Transport, one of the largest tank truck operators in the country, and the Union Pacific railroad company recently opened a rail transload facility at a rail yard in Kansas City in a “win-win” for both, the companies reported.
Schneider National reports its fleet of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) recently eclipsed 1 million zero-emission miles while hauling customer freight.

KAG’s fleet features a wide range of tank trailers designed to meet your specific needs. Looking for transportation or storage solutions for fuels, specialty products, food products, or merchant gas, KAG has you covered.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently issued a final rule intended to ensure brokers have enough money to compensate carriers.
Advanced trailer telematics can give you incredible insights into your fleet. With them, they empower you to make thoughtful decisions and plan further ahead—which can save you loads of money in cost of ownership. See how.
Shell and Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTHA) plan to blend sustainable aviation fuel for all aircraft fueled at the airport starting in 2024.
Fleets ordered more trailers in October than in the previous month, according to new data from ACT Research and FTR Transportation Intelligence.
If you live in a region with tolls on roads, bridges, or lanes, you likely have observed rate hikes over the past year or beyond. This is not a localized occurrence; there has been a nationwide trend of increasing toll rates.
Advanced trailer telematics puts your fleet security miles ahead of locks and security cameras. Tamper detection, monitoring sensors, and location alerts can help you not only prevent theft of trailer loads, but also run your fleet more efficiently.
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The Intangles platform, featuring cloud-based AI processing power, takes fleet telematics to another level, as President Alan McMillan explained from the company’s booth at ATA MCE.
Eaton Cummins' Endurant XD series transmission, which can pair with the Cummins X15 engine on certain Kenworth models, is now available in Mexico and Latin America.