BT Bulk Logistics Trends - Apr 17th, 2024
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April 17, 2024
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined in an oft-cited 2008 study that, contrary to popular belief, well-maintained retreads are not more likely to fail than equally cared-for new tires. Yet many bulk haulers continue to avoid retreads for fear of “road gators” damaging delicate trailer equipment.
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Trucking HR Canada recently revealed the 104 transportation firms in its Top Fleet Employers program for 2024.

For over 25 years, Maxxima has been designing quality LED lights for work trucks, first responders, tow trucks, industrial applications, fleets, and owner-operators. With over a dozen US Patents, we continue to develop solutions tailored specifically to the Heavy Duty market, with a passion for keeping people safe. It’s what we do. Trust Maxxima to keep you safe, seen and compliant.

Global Partners recently completed its $212.3 million acquisition of four liquid energy terminals from Gulf Oil Limited Partnership.

For over 50 years the Ridewell Corporation has led the industry in the design and manufacturing of heavy duty truck and trailer suspensions. We own over 70 patents for exclusive features used by large manufacturers of trucks and trailers.

United States biofuel production will increase by 53% over the next 10 years to meet growing demand for renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuels, according to a new report from business intelligence firm Rystad Energy.

The new CBX AeroBeam line of fixed frame suspensions offers the best in top mount design technology with 23k, 25k and 30k capacity models. When equipped with optional P89 disc brakes, the series provides the lightest weight fixed frame air suspensions available. Its versatility meets most vocational fleet applications. The CBXAN23 model is ideal for tank, platform and bulk transport trailers.

Class 8 orders dipped in the last month, according to preliminary reports from FTR Transportation Intelligence and ACT Research.
Coxreels recently introduced a new line of industrial-duty LED lights that now are available on its PC10 reels.
The Volvo Group plans to build a new heavy duty truck manufacturing plant in Mexico to supplement the group’s U.S. production.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems intends to close its distribution center in Sparks, Nevada, and consolidate the operation and all parts inventory into the Bendix Distribution Center (BDC) on the company’s Huntington, Indiana, campus.
Intangles recently introduced InRoute Connect, which is designed to improve the turnaround time for commercial vehicles in need of maintenance while on the road.