BT Bulk Logistics Trends - Jun 5th, 2024
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June 5, 2024
Larry Atkinson, a truck driver from Charleston, South Carolina, thought he was living the dream when he climbed into his new Kenworth T680 as a lease operator with Super Ego after previously driving company-owned trucks. “It was cool,” he recalled. “I felt like I was my own boss, I could turn down loads, and I wouldn’t have to go up north in the winter...
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Recent appointments by American Transportation Research Institute chairman Derek Leathers include J&M Tank Lines’ Harold Sumerford Jr., Cummins’ Brett Merritt

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.

Video safety and telematics provider Lytx recently released its 2024 State of the Data report, which uses data from 40 billion miles traveled in 2023 to identify risks and roadway behaviors fleets should be aware of to ensure the safety of their drivers and the motoring public.

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.

ConocoPhillips recently agreed to acquire Marathon Oil Corporation in an all-stock transaction with an enterprise value of $22.5 billion, inclusive of $5.4 billion of net debt.

Built by a high-integrity team, Polar trailers are backed by the support of our dealer network and experienced team members. We actively partner with customers to increase their efficiency, competitiveness and profitability with robustly engineered trailers.

ACT Research’s latest For-Hire Trucking Index continues to reflect a slowly recovering for-hire trucking market, with volumes decreasing 4.1 points month-over-month to 41.7 in April, the firm reported.
Hendrickson recently acquired Reyco Granning’s suspension business, which is based in Mt. Vernon, Missouri, from Reyco Granning and its private-equity parent, MAT Capital.
BeyondTrucks recently partnered with Vertilocity to simplify the transition for trucking companies switching TMS systems that bundle accounting functions with their operations management.
Michelin recently added the Michelin X Works D pre-mold drive position retread to its Michelin Retread Technologies on-road/off-road line.