Bulk Transporter http://bulktransporter.com/rss.xml en What is it you want your drivers to learn? http://bulktransporter.com/news/what-it-you-want-your-drivers-learn <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Oh no, not another training session.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Is that the response that the prospect of training provokes among drivers, dispatchers and management alike at your company?</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/what-it-you-want-your-drivers-learn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/what-it-you-want-your-drivers-learn#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:31:00 +0000 57071 at http://bulktransporter.com Bridgestone Ultra widebase tires improve long-haul performance http://bulktransporter.com/news/bridgestone-ultra-widebase-tires-improve-long-haul-performance <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Bridgestone Americas Inc (Bridgestone) launched two new ultra widebase tires--the Greatec M835A Ecopia tire for the drive position and the Greatec R197 Ecopia tire for the trailer position. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/bridgestone-ultra-widebase-tires-improve-long-haul-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/bridgestone-ultra-widebase-tires-improve-long-haul-performance#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:30:00 +0000 57061 at http://bulktransporter.com FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index’s August reading doesn’t tell whole story http://bulktransporter.com/news/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-s-august-reading-doesn-t-tell-whole-story <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">FTR&rsquo;s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for August, at a modest reading of 1.41, is not wholly reflective of the current environment for truckers.&nbsp; </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-s-august-reading-doesn-t-tell-whole-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-s-august-reading-doesn-t-tell-whole-story#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:29:00 +0000 57051 at http://bulktransporter.com FMCSA grants TRALA ELD on short-duration truck rentals http://bulktransporter.com/news/fmcsa-grants-trala-eld-short-duration-truck-rentals <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granted a portion of TRALA&#39;s petition for relief from the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate for short-term rentals. FMCSA will grant rental trucks operating eight or fewer days to have complete relief from the ELD Mandate. Drivers will be required to complete paper logs.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/fmcsa-grants-trala-eld-short-duration-truck-rentals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/fmcsa-grants-trala-eld-short-duration-truck-rentals#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:28:00 +0000 57041 at http://bulktransporter.com Hoyer Group to roll out smart technology for Bayer’s Crop Science division http://bulktransporter.com/news/hoyer-group-roll-out-smart-technology-bayer-s-crop-science-division <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Bayer&rsquo;s Crop Science division chose the Hamburg, Germany-based Hoyer Group to supply all their containers worldwide with smart technology, thereby enabling their equipment to be better managed. The international logistics company provides devices, system, and services to take Bayer to the next level of globally connected network information. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/hoyer-group-roll-out-smart-technology-bayer-s-crop-science-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/hoyer-group-roll-out-smart-technology-bayer-s-crop-science-division#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:27:00 +0000 57031 at http://bulktransporter.com Trucking leaders join President Trump in calling for tax reform http://bulktransporter.com/news/trucking-leaders-join-president-trump-calling-tax-reform <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Leaders with the American Trucking Associations joined President Trump in calling on Congress to quickly act on comprehensive tax reform as a way of growing the economy and creating jobs.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/trucking-leaders-join-president-trump-calling-tax-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/trucking-leaders-join-president-trump-calling-tax-reform#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:26:00 +0000 57021 at http://bulktransporter.com ACT Research’s September productivity index shows highest reading since March 2011 http://bulktransporter.com/news/act-research-s-september-productivity-index-shows-highest-reading-march-2011 <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The latest release of ACT&rsquo;s For-Hire Trucking Index shows that September&rsquo;s productivity reading, a measure of industry utilization, advanced again sequentially, and marked the highest level reported since March 2011. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/act-research-s-september-productivity-index-shows-highest-reading-march-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/act-research-s-september-productivity-index-shows-highest-reading-march-2011#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:23:00 +0000 57011 at http://bulktransporter.com House Speaker Ryan visits Dixon Valve’s headquarters to celebrate Manufacturing Day, advance tax reform http://bulktransporter.com/news/house-speaker-ryan-visits-dixon-valve-s-headquarters-celebrate-manufacturing-day-advance-tax-re <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">In celebration of Manufacturing Day on October 5, US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joined National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons, and Dixon Valve &amp; Coupling Company Chief Executive Officer Richard Goodall at Dixon Valve &amp; Coupling Company in Chestertown MD to highlight manufacturing&rsquo;s profound impact on the economy and to discuss the industry&rsquo;s need for tax reform. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/house-speaker-ryan-visits-dixon-valve-s-headquarters-celebrate-manufacturing-day-advance-tax-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/house-speaker-ryan-visits-dixon-valve-s-headquarters-celebrate-manufacturing-day-advance-tax-re#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:22:00 +0000 57001 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA likes White House order to expand access to affordable health insurance through trade groups http://bulktransporter.com/news/ata-likes-white-house-order-expand-access-affordable-health-insurance-through-trade-groups <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The American Trucking Associations praised President Donald Trump for signing an executive order allowing individuals to purchase health insurance through association health plans.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/ata-likes-white-house-order-expand-access-affordable-health-insurance-through-trade-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/ata-likes-white-house-order-expand-access-affordable-health-insurance-through-trade-groups#comments News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:16:00 +0000 56991 at http://bulktransporter.com Kraft Tank shows 31 Heroes trailer at Tank Truck Week http://bulktransporter.com/news/kraft-tank-shows-31-heroes-trailer-tank-truck-week <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Kraft Tank Corp partnered with the organization 31 Heroes to help the families of fallen veterans who have given their lives in defense of our country. Built by Comptank, the 5,700-gallon fiberglass reinforced corrosives trailer is on display October 10-12 at National Tank Truck Carriers&rsquo; Tank Truck Week in New Orleans LA.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/kraft-tank-shows-31-heroes-trailer-tank-truck-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/kraft-tank-shows-31-heroes-trailer-tank-truck-week#comments News Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:08:00 +0000 56981 at http://bulktransporter.com ThermoTrack world’s first connected tank truck thermometer http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/thermotrack-world-s-first-connected-tank-truck-thermometer <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Anytrek Corporation has released ThermoTrack, the ultimate solution to providing 100% compliance with the new Food and Drug Administration&rsquo;s Food Safety Modernization Act. ThermoTrack is an online digital tanker thermometer which includes a GPS tracker as well as a 4G/LTE modem and provides hourly updates on tank truck cargo temperatures and location.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/thermotrack-world-s-first-connected-tank-truck-thermometer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/thermotrack-world-s-first-connected-tank-truck-thermometer#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0000 56971 at http://bulktransporter.com Lewis-Goetz partners with OPW Engineered Systems for loading arm products, services http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/lewis-goetz-partners-opw-engineered-systems-loading-arm-products-services <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Lewis-Goetz, an ERIKS company, announced it was named a Platinum Distributor of OPW Engineered System&rsquo;s loading arm products. In addition, Lewis-Goetz&rsquo; service center in Houston TX was recognized as an OPW factory-authorized repair facility.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/lewis-goetz-partners-opw-engineered-systems-loading-arm-products-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/lewis-goetz-partners-opw-engineered-systems-loading-arm-products-services#comments Transloading News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:59:00 +0000 56961 at http://bulktransporter.com North American heavy-, medium-duty preliminary orders show 3-month high http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-american-heavy-medium-duty-preliminary-orders-show-3-month-high <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">North American medium- and heavy-duty Classes 5-8 net orders improved to a three-month high in September, and hit a 27-month high when seasonally adjusted. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-american-heavy-medium-duty-preliminary-orders-show-3-month-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-american-heavy-medium-duty-preliminary-orders-show-3-month-high#comments Trends News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:58:00 +0000 56951 at http://bulktransporter.com Seven-state group unveils electric vehicle highway initiative http://bulktransporter.com/technology/seven-state-group-unveils-electric-vehicle-highway-initiative <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Representatives from more than 30 states, gathered for the first meeting of the program called Ahead of the Curve: Innovation Governors. An initiative of National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, the meeting specifically focused on energy innovation at the state level.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/seven-state-group-unveils-electric-vehicle-highway-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/seven-state-group-unveils-electric-vehicle-highway-initiative#comments Technology News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:57:00 +0000 56941 at http://bulktransporter.com KAG addressing driver shortage with new pay initiative http://bulktransporter.com/news/kag-addressing-driver-shortage-new-pay-initiative <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The Kenan Advantage Group Inc (KAG), North America&rsquo;s largest bulk transportation and logistics provider, is implementing a pay increase strategy designed to proactively address the rapidly worsening driver shortage issue facing the entire trucking industry. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/news/kag-addressing-driver-shortage-new-pay-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/news/kag-addressing-driver-shortage-new-pay-initiative#comments News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:56:00 +0000 56931 at http://bulktransporter.com Mack Anthem being featured at 2017 Tank Truck Week http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-anthem-being-featured-2017-tank-truck-week <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Two newly introduced Mack Anthem trucks will take center stage during 2017 Tank Truck Week sponsored by the National Tank Truck Carriers October 11-13 in New Orleans LA. The bold exterior, coupled with the roomier and more ergonomic interior, helps prove that the Mack Anthem is the right truck for tanker applications.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-anthem-being-featured-2017-tank-truck-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-anthem-being-featured-2017-tank-truck-week#comments Trucks News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:55:00 +0000 56921 at http://bulktransporter.com PacLease truck rental market showing 20% growth in 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/paclease-truck-rental-market-showing-20-growth-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The heavy- and medium-duty truck rental market is running on all cylinders with rental utilization in the PacLease system increasing markedly over the past four months. That&rsquo;s the word from Chachi Hernandez, PacLease&rsquo;s national director of rental operations.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/paclease-truck-rental-market-showing-20-growth-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/paclease-truck-rental-market-showing-20-growth-2017#comments Trucks News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:53:00 +0000 56911 at http://bulktransporter.com Ruan tops 1 million miles mark with CNG-fueled Class 8 tractor http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/ruan-tops-1-million-miles-mark-cng-fueled-class-8-tractor <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">A 2014 Kenworth T660 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Class 8 tractor operated by Ruan Transportation Management Systems has reached the milestone of one million miles in service. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/ruan-tops-1-million-miles-mark-cng-fueled-class-8-tractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/ruan-tops-1-million-miles-mark-cng-fueled-class-8-tractor#comments Trucks Green Trends News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:48:00 +0000 56901 at http://bulktransporter.com Photos: West-Mark 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/photos-west-mark-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Related article:&nbsp;West-Mark celebrates 5O years of cargo tank innovation,&nbsp;announces corporate changes&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/photos-west-mark-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/photos-west-mark-2017#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Thu, 05 Oct 2017 22:22:00 +0000 56881 at http://bulktransporter.com Photos: Indian River 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-indian-river-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Related story:&nbsp;Indian River opens foodgrade wash rack in Mission TX,&nbsp;expands cleaning operations across system</p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-indian-river-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-indian-river-2017#comments Tank Fleets Tank Cleaning Thu, 05 Oct 2017 22:13:00 +0000 56871 at http://bulktransporter.com Photos: Mennel Milling Company 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-mennel-milling-company-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Related story:&nbsp;Company fleet helps ensure Mennel Milling&rsquo;s ability to meet&nbsp;customers&rsquo; needs for on-time delivery of flour</p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-mennel-milling-company-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-mennel-milling-company-2017#comments Tank Fleets Thu, 05 Oct 2017 22:07:00 +0000 56861 at http://bulktransporter.com Photos: Eagle Transport 2017 http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-eagle-transport-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Related article:&nbsp;Eagle Transport thriving with a lean, efficient milk-hauling operation</p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-eagle-transport-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/photos-eagle-transport-2017#comments Tank Fleets Thu, 05 Oct 2017 21:40:00 +0000 56851 at http://bulktransporter.com Navistar ending medium-duty 9/10-liter engine production by 2018 http://bulktransporter.com/technology/navistar-ending-medium-duty-910-liter-engine-production-2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Navistar announced it will cease all engine production at its plant in Melrose Park IL by the second quarter of fiscal 2018. The company will continue the facility&rsquo;s transformation into Navistar&rsquo;s technical center, including truck and engine testing and validation as well as used truck sales and reconditioning, continuing the process that started in 2010.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/navistar-ending-medium-duty-910-liter-engine-production-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/navistar-ending-medium-duty-910-liter-engine-production-2018#comments Technology Thu, 05 Oct 2017 21:26:00 +0000 56841 at http://bulktransporter.com DTNA’s new cloud-based, real-time tool built to evaluate truck performance http://bulktransporter.com/technology/dtna-s-new-cloud-based-real-time-tool-built-evaluate-truck-performance <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Jones </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Taking the next step in telematics, Daimler Trucks North America will soon provide more vehicle data than ever before, along with a new service to &ldquo;pre-analyze&rdquo; and stream fleet-wide results measuring safety, uptime, fuel economy and performance&mdash;a suite of services designed to validate DTNA&rsquo;s own truck performance claims and ease the &ldquo;data overload&rdquo; for customers, according a trucking press event in Yountville CA.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/dtna-s-new-cloud-based-real-time-tool-built-evaluate-truck-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/dtna-s-new-cloud-based-real-time-tool-built-evaluate-truck-performance#comments Technology Thu, 05 Oct 2017 21:15:00 +0000 56831 at http://bulktransporter.com West-Mark celebrates 5O years of cargo tank innovation, announces corporate changes http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/west-mark-celebrates-5o-years-cargo-tank-innovation-announces-corporate-changes <div class="node-body article-body"><p>WEST-MARK Tank &amp; Trailer proudly announces the celebration of its 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of manufacturing quality cargo tanks, trailers, and custom equipment for the transportation industry. This achievement was made possible by collaboration between great customers, employees, vendors, and all others that enable a company to reach this rare milestone.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/west-mark-celebrates-5o-years-cargo-tank-innovation-announces-corporate-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/west-mark-celebrates-5o-years-cargo-tank-innovation-announces-corporate-changes#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:58:00 +0000 56821 at http://bulktransporter.com Product, services round-up offers fleets, shippers a sampling of systems available to help ensure compliance with FDA rules http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/product-services-round-offers-fleets-shippers-sampling-systems-available-help-ensure-com <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SINCE April, large food haulers were required to comply with the Food and Drug Administration&rsquo;s new sanitary food transportation rules that were developed under the Food Safety Modernization Act. Smaller food carriers must comply by April 6, 2018.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/product-services-round-offers-fleets-shippers-sampling-systems-available-help-ensure-com" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/product-services-round-offers-fleets-shippers-sampling-systems-available-help-ensure-com#comments Regulations Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:41:00 +0000 56811 at http://bulktransporter.com Indian River opens foodgrade wash rack in Mission TX, expands cleaning operations across system http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/indian-river-opens-foodgrade-wash-rack-mission-tx-expands-cleaning-operations-across-sys <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A NEW two-bay foodgrade wash rack in Mission, Texas is helping Indian River Transport Inc to better service customers on both sides of the US-Mexico border. In addition to the Indian River fleet, the wash rack is open to other foodgrade tank haulers.</p> <p>In operation since March, the wash rack currently has the capability to clean up to 20 tank trailers a day. Like the other tank cleaning facilities in the Indian River system, the new wash rack has Juice Processor Association and Kosher certification.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/indian-river-opens-foodgrade-wash-rack-mission-tx-expands-cleaning-operations-across-sys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/indian-river-opens-foodgrade-wash-rack-mission-tx-expands-cleaning-operations-across-sys#comments Tank Fleets Tank Cleaning Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:35:00 +0000 56801 at http://bulktransporter.com Company fleet helps ensure Mennel Milling’s ability to meet customers’ needs for on-time delivery of flour http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/company-fleet-helps-ensure-mennel-milling-s-ability-meet-customers-needs-time-delivery-f <div class="node-body article-body"><p>AS ONE of the oldest flour millers in the country, The Mennel Milling Company, headquartered in Fostoria, Ohio, has seen a lot of change over more than 130 years. But one thing has remained consistent&mdash;family ownership.</p> <p>D Ford Mennel, CEO of the company, represents the fifth generation of the milling company, which was started in 1886. To put that longevity in perspective, Grover Cleveland was President and the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York City.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/company-fleet-helps-ensure-mennel-milling-s-ability-meet-customers-needs-time-delivery-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/company-fleet-helps-ensure-mennel-milling-s-ability-meet-customers-needs-time-delivery-f#comments Tank Fleets Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:18:00 +0000 56791 at http://bulktransporter.com Eagle Transport thriving with a lean, efficient milk-hauling operation http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/eagle-transport-thriving-lean-efficient-milk-hauling-operation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>IN THE late 1980s, brothers Paul and Larry Shirk were looking for better truck driving opportunities. Once farmers in northwestern Missouri, they were driving for a general freight hauler.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/eagle-transport-thriving-lean-efficient-milk-hauling-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/eagle-transport-thriving-lean-efficient-milk-hauling-operation#comments Tank Fleets Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:08:00 +0000 56781 at http://bulktransporter.com EPA takes ‘big first step’ on trailer GHG reconsideration http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-reconsideration <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Jones </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Maybe trailers shouldn&rsquo;t be considered motor vehicles after all. The federal agencies responsible for implementing the next phase of heavy-duty fuel efficiency standards have notified the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association that the industry&rsquo;s concerns warrant a formal reconsideration of the regulation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-reconsideration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-reconsideration#comments Regulations Thu, 05 Oct 2017 19:58:00 +0000 56771 at http://bulktransporter.com