Jeremy Decker, transportation safety manager at Mennel Milling Co, stands with one of the newer bulk flour transports. The company fleet hauls bulk and packaged flour products to customers throughout the eastern half of the United States.
Mennel Milling driver Harry Wheeler logs in on the PeopleNet on-board computer in his tractor.
Mennel Milling runs dry bulk trailers with capacities ranging from 1,550 to 2,000 cubic feet. Most of the recent dry bulk trailer purchases have come from Stephens Pneumatics. The fleet has standardized on BTI trailer hardware, including butterfly valves, aerators, and tees.
New Volvo and Mack tractors feature a 6x2 configuration with a liftable pusher axle.