Bulk Transporter http://bulktransporter.com/rss.xml en Fuel retailers, marketers, end users say EPA should keep current RFS compliance requirements http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fuel-retailers-marketers-end-users-say-epa-should-keep-current-rfs-compliance-requiremen <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public comment period on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) closes, NATSO is encouraged by the vast support to keep the current compliance structure under the RFS. NATSO, in collaboration with other industry stakeholders, has engaged a diverse group of more than 35 organizations and companies representing downstream blenders, fuel retailers, marketers, and end users at the federal and state levels.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fuel-retailers-marketers-end-users-say-epa-should-keep-current-rfs-compliance-requiremen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fuel-retailers-marketers-end-users-say-epa-should-keep-current-rfs-compliance-requiremen#comments Regulations News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:46:00 +0000 52371 at http://bulktransporter.com Engines, brake, wheel, cruise control among TWNA Award finalists http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/engines-brake-wheel-cruise-control-among-twna-award-finalists <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The top five finalists for the Truck Writers of North America 2016 Technical Achievement Award include engines, a disc brake, a steel wheel, and electronic cruise control products.</p> <p>For the first time, the annual award is named after Jim Winsor, a 50-year truck journalist and TWNA member who was active in TMC and a predecessor organization. Long known, respected, and loved in the trucking industry, Winsor died in 2015.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/engines-brake-wheel-cruise-control-among-twna-award-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/engines-brake-wheel-cruise-control-among-twna-award-finalists#comments Trucks Technology News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:11:00 +0000 52361 at http://bulktransporter.com Omnitracs, Peloton partner on driver-assistive truck platooning and development http://bulktransporter.com/technology/omnitracs-peloton-partner-driver-assistive-truck-platooning-and-development <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Omnitracs LLC, a global supplier of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced that it has partnered with Peloton Technology, a developer of connected and automated vehicle systems for US and global freight carriers.</p> <p>Omnitracs and Peloton will collaborate to bring Peloton&rsquo;s industry-leading truck platooning technology to Omnitracs customers. The partners will also develop joint solutions that combine each company&rsquo;s safety, efficiency, and fleet management capabilities.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/omnitracs-peloton-partner-driver-assistive-truck-platooning-and-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/omnitracs-peloton-partner-driver-assistive-truck-platooning-and-development#comments Green Trends Technology News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:09:00 +0000 52351 at http://bulktransporter.com Prestone bringing international expert, new technology to TMC http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/prestone-bringing-international-expert-new-technology-tmc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Prestone Products Corporation will showcase internationally renowned AF/C authority Colin Dilley, Prestone vice-president of technology, when it returns to the American Trucking Association&rsquo;s Technology &amp; Maintenance Council&rsquo;s (TMC) Annual Meeting &amp; Transportation Technology Exhibition, February 27 to March 2 in Nashville TN.</p> <p>Prestone will introduce both new and enhanced products, and have experts on hand to lead discussion on industry trends. In addition to Dr Dilley, Dr Peter M Woyciesjes, worldwide RD&amp;E coolant director, will educate visitors about:</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/prestone-bringing-international-expert-new-technology-tmc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/prestone-bringing-international-expert-new-technology-tmc#comments Trucks News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:06:00 +0000 52341 at http://bulktransporter.com Miller Transporters opens New Orleans tank container depot http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/miller-transporters-opens-new-orleans-tank-container-depot <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Miller Transporters Inc announced the opening of its new ISO-container depot in New Orleans LA. The facility is at 6100 Terminal Rd, approximately 20 minutes from the Port of New Orleans main entrance.</p> <p>Henry Curtis was hired as facility manager and will oversee all depot-related activities. For information on depot services, contact him at (504) 826-4216.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/miller-transporters-opens-new-orleans-tank-container-depot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/miller-transporters-opens-new-orleans-tank-container-depot#comments Tank Fleets Transloading News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:21:00 +0000 52331 at http://bulktransporter.com ISA members report a strong start for 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/trends/isa-members-report-strong-start-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The February ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that manufacturers and distributors started the year off strong, with both indices rising in January.</p> <p>The ISA Manufacturer Index increased to 63.5 in January from 58.0 in December. Meanwhile, the ISA Distributor Index increased to 67.2 in January compared to 54.6 in December.</p> <p>For each index, a reading above 50% indicates expansion, while a reading below 50% indicates contraction.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/isa-members-report-strong-start-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/isa-members-report-strong-start-2017#comments Trends News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:19:00 +0000 52321 at http://bulktransporter.com January Class 8 orders jump; medium-duty demand stays steady http://bulktransporter.com/trends/january-class-8-orders-jump-medium-duty-demand-stays-steady <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Class 8 backlogs moved in the right direction at the start of 2017, and medium-duty demand posted consistent results.</p> <p>Heavy-duty net orders jumped to a thirteen-month high in January at 22,188 units, lending further support to the notion that Q2-Q3 2016 marked the bottom of the current cycle. A driver of renewed market strength has been an uptick in demand for vocational equipment.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/january-class-8-orders-jump-medium-duty-demand-stays-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/january-class-8-orders-jump-medium-duty-demand-stays-steady#comments Trends News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:16:00 +0000 52311 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index up 2.9% in January http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-29-january <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American Trucking Associations&rsquo; advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.9% in January, following a 4.3% decrease during December. (December&rsquo;s index was revised up from our press release on January 24, 2017.)</p> <p>In January, the index equaled 138.8 (2000=100), up from 134.9 in December. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-29-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-29-january#comments Trends News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:14:00 +0000 52301 at http://bulktransporter.com Nearly 56,000 American bridges on list of structurally deficient http://bulktransporter.com/trends/nearly-56000-american-bridges-list-structurally-deficient <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The length of the nation&#39;s structurally deficient bridges if placed end-to-end would stretch 1,276 miles, half the distance from New York to Los Angeles, a new examination of federal government data shows. It&#39;s a problem that hits close to home.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/nearly-56000-american-bridges-list-structurally-deficient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/nearly-56000-american-bridges-list-structurally-deficient#comments Trends News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:11:00 +0000 52291 at http://bulktransporter.com Confined space news: US Seventh Appeals Court upholds Dana citation for confined space violations http://bulktransporter.com/tank-cleaning/confined-space-news-us-seventh-appeals-court-upholds-dana-citation-confined-space-viol <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On February 1, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the decision of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission which imposed serious willful citations under the permit-required confined space entry standard on Dana Container Inc. In doing so the Seventh Circuit discussed imputed knowledge to the employer, foreseeability of a supervisor&rsquo;s misconduct, and willful violations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-cleaning/confined-space-news-us-seventh-appeals-court-upholds-dana-citation-confined-space-viol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-cleaning/confined-space-news-us-seventh-appeals-court-upholds-dana-citation-confined-space-viol#comments Tank Cleaning News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:45:00 +0000 52281 at http://bulktransporter.com Savage expands marine operations with purchase of Settoon Towing’s liquid bulk assets http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/savage-expands-marine-operations-purchase-settoon-towing-s-liquid-bulk-assets <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Savage Inland Marine LLC, a subsidiary of Savage Companies, has agreed to purchase marine assets from Settoon Towing LLC&rsquo;s &nbsp;liquid bulk division that include 35 towboats and 63 liquid tank barges with a total capacity of nearly two million barrels. The purchase does not include Settoon Towing&rsquo;s Gathering &amp; Storage and Logistics &amp; Vessel Management business lines.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/savage-expands-marine-operations-purchase-settoon-towing-s-liquid-bulk-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/savage-expands-marine-operations-purchase-settoon-towing-s-liquid-bulk-assets#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:15:00 +0000 52271 at http://bulktransporter.com Newson Gale reviews static grounding protection for tank trucks http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/newson-gale-reviews-static-grounding-protection-tank-trucks <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The loading and unloading of tank trucks with flammable and combustible products, presents one of the most serious fire and explosion risks for site operations within the hazardous process industries, according to experts at Newson Gale, a supplier of static grounding technology.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/newson-gale-reviews-static-grounding-protection-tank-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/newson-gale-reviews-static-grounding-protection-tank-trucks#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Transloading News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:10:00 +0000 52261 at http://bulktransporter.com Fleet Sentiment Survey showing solid fleet environment going into 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/trends/fleet-sentiment-survey-showing-solid-fleet-environment-going-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The quarterly Fleet Sentiment survey conducted in early January by CK Commercial Vehicle Research (CKCVR) indicates that truck fleets are on solid ground entering 2017. A majority of measures covered by the survey show either positive Q/Q or Y/Y comparisons.</p> <p>Key results from the survey include:</p> <p>&bull; A combination of the number of fleets and the estimated unit volume of medium/heavy duty truck (primarily Class 8) planned orders for Q1 2017 show a 14% improvement over the same quarter last year.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/fleet-sentiment-survey-showing-solid-fleet-environment-going-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/fleet-sentiment-survey-showing-solid-fleet-environment-going-2017#comments Trends News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:08:00 +0000 52251 at http://bulktransporter.com FTR, CKCVR publish comprehensive fleet maintenance benchmarking study http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-ckcvr-publish-comprehensive-fleet-maintenance-benchmarking-study <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR and CKCVR have released a new comprehensive benchmarking study covering fleet maintenance practices including PM intervals, maintenance and repair part and tire costs, preferences for maintenance providers and replacement part purchases.</p> <p>In addition to the maintenance issues addressed in this report, it also includes valuable information regarding average age of vehicles, typical replacement cycles, and other details that may be useful as benchmarking tools for North American commercial truck fleets.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-ckcvr-publish-comprehensive-fleet-maintenance-benchmarking-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-ckcvr-publish-comprehensive-fleet-maintenance-benchmarking-study#comments Trends News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:06:00 +0000 52241 at http://bulktransporter.com VDO RoadLog installation kit adds new range of 9-pin green connectors http://bulktransporter.com/technology/vdo-roadlog-installation-kit-adds-new-range-9-pin-green-connectors <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Continental has expanded its VDO RoadLog installation kit portfolio with a new line of 9-pin Green Installation Kits. This addition increases the capability of the VDO RoadLog electronic logging device program to run a single platform in mixed fleets with plug-n-play convenience.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/vdo-roadlog-installation-kit-adds-new-range-9-pin-green-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/vdo-roadlog-installation-kit-adds-new-range-9-pin-green-connectors#comments Trucks Technology News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:01:00 +0000 52231 at http://bulktransporter.com TMC announces exhibit hall sell out for annual meeting http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-announces-exhibit-hall-sell-out-annual-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) announced it has sold out its entire exhibit space for the upcoming TMC Annual Meeting &amp; Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville TN. The meeting runs February 27-March 2 in conjunction with the ATA Executive Leadership Forum.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-announces-exhibit-hall-sell-out-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-announces-exhibit-hall-sell-out-annual-meeting#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:58:00 +0000 52221 at http://bulktransporter.com DTNA’s new Portland OR headquarters earns LEED Platinum Certification http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/dtna-s-new-portland-or-headquarters-earns-leed-platinum-certification <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that it has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its new Corporate Headquarters building in Portland OR. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes, and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained, and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/dtna-s-new-portland-or-headquarters-earns-leed-platinum-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/dtna-s-new-portland-or-headquarters-earns-leed-platinum-certification#comments Green Trends News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:55:00 +0000 52211 at http://bulktransporter.com OOIDA welcomes new head of the Small Business Administration http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/ooida-welcomes-new-head-small-business-administration <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is looking forward to working with Linda McMahon as the newly appointed leader of the Small Business Administration. The US Senate confirmed her appointment with a vote of 81-19, and she was sworn in February 14.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/ooida-welcomes-new-head-small-business-administration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/ooida-welcomes-new-head-small-business-administration#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:53:00 +0000 52201 at http://bulktransporter.com Higher costs beginning to squeeze construction firms, according to AGCA report http://bulktransporter.com/trends/higher-costs-beginning-squeeze-construction-firms-according-agca-report <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The cost of materials used in construction rose markedly faster than the price of completed buildings, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that potential restrictions on the use of imported construction materials threaten to drive up the price of infrastructure, buildings and new homes and apartments.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/higher-costs-beginning-squeeze-construction-firms-according-agca-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/higher-costs-beginning-squeeze-construction-firms-according-agca-report#comments Trends News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:50:00 +0000 52191 at http://bulktransporter.com Urbanization, geopolitics, technology creating strong medium- and heavy-duty CNG, LNG truck market http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/urbanization-geopolitics-technology-creating-strong-medium-and-heavy-duty-cng-lng-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Energy price volatility, global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, tighter emission norms, and the emergence of noise pollution-free zones are generating a plethora of opportunities for alternate truck powertrains.</p> <p>External influencers such as urbanization, geopolitics, incentives and technology advancements are all combining to boost the medium-heavy duty (MD-HD) market for compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas fueled trucks. By 2025, nearly one in 10 MD-HD trucks sold will run on natural gas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/urbanization-geopolitics-technology-creating-strong-medium-and-heavy-duty-cng-lng-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/urbanization-geopolitics-technology-creating-strong-medium-and-heavy-duty-cng-lng-truck#comments Green Trends News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:47:00 +0000 52181 at http://bulktransporter.com Groups ask DOT to issue hazmat safety rule blocked by White House regulatory freeze http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/groups-ask-dot-issue-hazmat-safety-rule-blocked-white-house-regulatory-freeze <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In a letter sent on February 3 to incoming Secretary of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, 22 corporations and trade associations sought &quot;the earliest possible approval&quot; of a final rule that would address hazmat transport safety issues by harmonizing the US hazardous materials regulations with international dangerous goods standards that took effect on January 1.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/groups-ask-dot-issue-hazmat-safety-rule-blocked-white-house-regulatory-freeze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/groups-ask-dot-issue-hazmat-safety-rule-blocked-white-house-regulatory-freeze#comments Regulations News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:44:00 +0000 52171 at http://bulktransporter.com Startup launches www.TankContainerFinder.com http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/startup-launches-wwwtankcontainerfindercom <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Rotterdam, the Netherlands-based TankContainerFinder.com was officially launched to matches supply and demand for containerized transport of liquids, gasses, food and, feed worldwide. Cargo and tank containers are matched via a user-friendly online platform that offers a higher level of efficiency, substantial cost savings, and more sustainability.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/startup-launches-wwwtankcontainerfindercom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/startup-launches-wwwtankcontainerfindercom#comments Tank Fleets Transloading Technology News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:13:00 +0000 52161 at http://bulktransporter.com Goodyear adds Endurance tire, service management tool, and more http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/goodyear-adds-endurance-tire-service-management-tool-and-more <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Goodyear Tire &amp; Rubber Company is expanding its Total Solution of trusted products, a nationwide network, reliable services and fleet management tools to help trucking fleets lower their operating costs. New offerings include the Goodyear Endurance LHD premium long-haul tire, a new service management tool, and more.</p> <p>&ldquo;These items and other elements of the Goodyear Total Solution are on display during the 2017 Customer Conference in Orlando FL,&rdquo; said Gary Medalis, marketing director, Goodyear. Highlights of Goodyear&rsquo;s Total Solution include:</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/goodyear-adds-endurance-tire-service-management-tool-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/goodyear-adds-endurance-tire-service-management-tool-and-more#comments Trucks News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:11:00 +0000 52151 at http://bulktransporter.com Kenworth enhances Predictive Cruise Control for T680, T880 with 2017 engines http://bulktransporter.com/technology/kenworth-enhances-predictive-cruise-control-t680-t880-2017-engines <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth announced an update to its Predictive Cruise Control functionality available for the Kenworth T680 and T880 with the new 2017 PACCAR MX-11, PACCAR MX-13, and Cummins X15 engines.</p> <p>&ldquo;This update, which was made in conjunction with the launch of the new 2017 emission engines, provides our customers up to a 1% improvement in fuel economy over the performance of the current version of our Predictive Cruise Control,&rdquo; said Patrick Dean, Kenworth chief engineer.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/kenworth-enhances-predictive-cruise-control-t680-t880-2017-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/kenworth-enhances-predictive-cruise-control-t680-t880-2017-engines#comments Technology News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:08:00 +0000 52141 at http://bulktransporter.com Hendrickson revamps TIREMAAX PRO ROI calculator http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/hendrickson-revamps-tiremaax-pro-roi-calculator <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems has revamped its TIREMAAX PRO return-on-investment (ROI) calculator with a new look. The enhanced ROI calculator is designed to provide a user-friendly interface for determining the potential savings a fleet could achieve by specifying TIREMAAX PRO, an advanced tire pressure control system.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/hendrickson-revamps-tiremaax-pro-roi-calculator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/hendrickson-revamps-tiremaax-pro-roi-calculator#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Technology News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:05:00 +0000 52131 at http://bulktransporter.com Mack engine oil extends drain intervals, reduces customer costs http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-engine-oil-extends-drain-intervals-reduces-customer-costs <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mack Trucks has announced extended engine oil drain intervals for customers using its newly formulated genuine Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5. Depending on the application, oil drain intervals have been extended by up to 15,000 miles compared with previous formulations, helping reduce customer maintenance costs. Introduced as the factory fill in Mack&rsquo;s 2017 engines, genuine Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5 also extends drain intervals for all 2011 and newer Mack engines.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-engine-oil-extends-drain-intervals-reduces-customer-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-engine-oil-extends-drain-intervals-reduces-customer-costs#comments Trucks News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:03:00 +0000 52121 at http://bulktransporter.com Salt spray testing shows that galvanized steel trailer frame materials shed zinc coating relatively quickly http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/salt-spray-testing-shows-galvanized-steel-trailer-frame-materials-shed-zinc-coat <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Daubert Chemical, an industry-leading manufacturer of specialty coatings and adhesives, announced the results of comparative corrosion resistance testing that reveals the limitations of galvanized steel and its inability to withstand exposure to the most common corrosive agent, sodium chloride. In salt spray exposure tests following American Section of the International Association for Testing and Materials (ASTM) B117 standards, Daubert compared galvanized steel I-beams to I-beams coated with Daubert&rsquo;s Nox-Rust 1210HP wax-based coating.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/salt-spray-testing-shows-galvanized-steel-trailer-frame-materials-shed-zinc-coat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/salt-spray-testing-shows-galvanized-steel-trailer-frame-materials-shed-zinc-coat#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:01:00 +0000 52111 at http://bulktransporter.com Two Minimizer products in TP&S Top Ten of 2016 http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/two-minimizer-products-tps-top-ten-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Truck Parts &amp; Service announced its top ten aftermarket products of 2016, and Minimizer&#39;s name appears twice on the list--Fast Flaps at Number 10 and the new Minimizer Long Haul Series of Heavy Duty Truck Seats at Number 1.</p> <p>&quot;This honor is another feather in the cap, but it also shows how committed we are to innovation,&quot; Minimizer CEO and Chief Visionary Craig Kruckeberg said. &quot;You can expect us to come out with more never-before-seen products in 2017.&quot;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/two-minimizer-products-tps-top-ten-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/two-minimizer-products-tps-top-ten-2016#comments Trucks News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:59:00 +0000 52101 at http://bulktransporter.com Mitsubishi Fuso, Mobileye roll out new safety system for FE, FG medium-duty trucks http://bulktransporter.com/technology/mitsubishi-fuso-mobileye-roll-out-new-safety-system-fe-fg-medium-duty-trucks <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New for the 2017 model year FUSO FE and FG Series trucks is an optional collision avoidance system from Mobileye Inc. Recently, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc (MFTA) partnered with Mobileye to offer the Mobileye 6 Series Collision Avoidance System in FUSO trucks&mdash;a first for a medium-duty truck OEM.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/mitsubishi-fuso-mobileye-roll-out-new-safety-system-fe-fg-medium-duty-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/mitsubishi-fuso-mobileye-roll-out-new-safety-system-fe-fg-medium-duty-trucks#comments Trucks Technology News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:17:00 +0000 52091 at http://bulktransporter.com Driver iQ parent company changes name to Cisive http://bulktransporter.com/technology/driver-iq-parent-company-changes-name-cisive <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Driver iQ, providers of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, announced its parent company, CARCO Group Inc, is changing its name to Cisive to better communicate its focus on clear and accurate insights for its HR solutions, security, and insurance/fraud prevention clients.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/driver-iq-parent-company-changes-name-cisive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/driver-iq-parent-company-changes-name-cisive#comments Technology News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:54:00 +0000 52081 at http://bulktransporter.com