Bulk Transporter http://bulktransporter.com/rss.xml en Geotab drives profitability, efficiency, compliance with J J Keller and TMW Systems http://bulktransporter.com/technology/geotab-drives-profitability-efficiency-compliance-j-j-keller-and-tmw-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Geotab announced the launch of Driver DataSense from J J Keller &amp; Associates, and integrations to TMWSuite and TMW TruckMate from TMW Systems. These in-demand and highly anticipated integrations promise customers streamlined operations, improved safety, and greater compliance to the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) hours of service regulations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/geotab-drives-profitability-efficiency-compliance-j-j-keller-and-tmw-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/geotab-drives-profitability-efficiency-compliance-j-j-keller-and-tmw-systems#comments Technology News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:18:00 +0000 55351 at http://bulktransporter.com Hoyer’s Smart Logistics among top 3 in “Create Impact” http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-s-smart-logistics-among-top-3-create-impact <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Smart Logistics digitization strategy of the transport and logistics service provider Hoyer was honored with the Digital Leader Award as one of the top three corporate strategies in the &ldquo;Create Impact&rdquo; category. Only 7% of companies in the German-speaking region satisfy the requirements to be a Digital Leader. This ranks Hoyer among the trailblazers in the Digital Transformation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-s-smart-logistics-among-top-3-create-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-s-smart-logistics-among-top-3-create-impact#comments Tank Fleets News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:16:00 +0000 55341 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA forecasts more growth for trucking, freight economy http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-forecasts-more-growth-trucking-freight-economy <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations released its latest forecast for the next decade of freight transportation, projecting continued growth for freight transportation overall and for the trucking industry.</p> <p>&ldquo;As the US population grows and the economy increases with it, we will see continued gains in demand for freight transportation,&rdquo; said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-forecasts-more-growth-trucking-freight-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-forecasts-more-growth-trucking-freight-economy#comments Trends News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:14:00 +0000 55331 at http://bulktransporter.com Growth slows for ISA members in June http://bulktransporter.com/trends/growth-slows-isa-members-june <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The July ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that manufacturers and distributors experienced slower growth during June.</p> <p>The ISA Manufacturer Index decreased to 63.4 in June from 66.0 in May, while the ISA Distributor Index decreased to 66.3 in June from 69.9 in May.</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/growth-slows-isa-members-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/growth-slows-isa-members-june#comments Trends News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:12:00 +0000 55321 at http://bulktransporter.com North America Class 8 production increases in June http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-america-class-8-production-increases-june <div class="node-body article-body"><p>North America Class 8 production reached a 19-month high again in June following the stronger orders earlier this year. &ldquo;Annualized, June&rsquo;s per-day production rate equals a full-year production of almost 270,000,&rdquo; said Steve Tam, ACT Research&rsquo;s vice-president.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-america-class-8-production-increases-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-america-class-8-production-increases-june#comments Trends News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:09:00 +0000 55311 at http://bulktransporter.com PHMSA clarifies requirements for cargo tank accident damage protection devices http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-clarifies-requirements-cargo-tank-accident-damage-protection-devices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recently issued a letter of clarification on cargo tank accident damage protection devices. The clarification relates to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) applicable to the manufacture of Department of Transportation (DOT) specification cargo tanks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-clarifies-requirements-cargo-tank-accident-damage-protection-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-clarifies-requirements-cargo-tank-accident-damage-protection-devices#comments Regulations News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:08:00 +0000 55301 at http://bulktransporter.com Trucking groups offer opposing views on efforts to delay ELD deadline http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-groups-offer-opposing-views-efforts-delay-eld-deadline <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations recently sent a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expressing ATA&rsquo;s staunch opposition to any effort that would delay the December implementation deadline for electronic logging devices.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-groups-offer-opposing-views-efforts-delay-eld-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-groups-offer-opposing-views-efforts-delay-eld-deadline#comments Regulations News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:06:00 +0000 55291 at http://bulktransporter.com Elsevier updates "Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards" http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/elsevier-updates-brethericks-handbook-reactive-chemical-hazards <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Elsevier has published the eighth edition of Bretherick&#39;s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, edited by Peter G Urben. This expanded edition provides the latest updates to help prevent the explosion and loss of containment of chemicals.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/elsevier-updates-brethericks-handbook-reactive-chemical-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/elsevier-updates-brethericks-handbook-reactive-chemical-hazards#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:03:00 +0000 55281 at http://bulktransporter.com Three-year-old boy gets to unbox the new Volvo VNL http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/three-year-old-boy-gets-unbox-new-volvo-vnl <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America recently set a spectacular record when launching their all-new truck series, the Volvo VNL. By letting 3-year-old Joel Jovine unbox the full-size truck, he not only revealed the US-developed truck, but also helped achieve a formal Guinness World Records title for the Largest object unboxed.</p> <p>See the record film at: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7S2FByIG2A" title="www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7S2FByIG2A">www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7S2FByIG2A</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/three-year-old-boy-gets-unbox-new-volvo-vnl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/three-year-old-boy-gets-unbox-new-volvo-vnl#comments Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:01:00 +0000 55271 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo Trucks opens new Customer Center at the New River Valley Plant http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-opens-new-customer-center-new-river-valley-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America recently held the grand opening of its new Volvo Trucks Customer Center at its New River Valley (NRV) facility. Built to showcase Volvo products, innovations, and the brand in a dynamic way to engage visitors, the Customer Center was part of a $38.1 million investment in the Dublin VA facility where all Volvo truck models for North America are assembled.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-opens-new-customer-center-new-river-valley-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-opens-new-customer-center-new-river-valley-plant#comments Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:58:00 +0000 55261 at http://bulktransporter.com Mack Trucks offering hints on new truck http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-trucks-offering-hints-new-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In preparation for the highly anticipated debut of its next-generation highway model, Mack Trucks recently launched a campaign featuring sneak-peek photos, behind-the-scenes videos, and other exclusive material.</p> <p>Visitors to <a href="http://www.macktrucks.com/newmack" title="www.macktrucks.com/newmack">www.macktrucks.com/newmack</a> can sign up to receive notifications as new content is posted, as well as claim an invitation to watch the launch of the new product via a live video stream on September 13.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-trucks-offering-hints-new-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-trucks-offering-hints-new-truck#comments Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:56:00 +0000 55251 at http://bulktransporter.com Tank Trucks | A look back | 1953-1961 http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/tank-trucks-look-back-1953-1961 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Reminisce&nbsp;with us as we journey through the history of the tank truck industry from the pages of Bulk Transporter&#39;s archives.&nbsp; This gallery spans the years 1953 through 1961.</span></p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/tank-trucks-look-back-1953-1961" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/tank-trucks-look-back-1953-1961#comments Fleet Management Trucks Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:45:00 +0000 55201 at http://bulktransporter.com Navistar OnCommand Connection telematics solution now available http://bulktransporter.com/technology/navistar-oncommand-connection-telematics-solution-now-available <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Navistar&rsquo;s integrated OnCommand Connection telematics solution, launched in March during the Mid-America Trucking Show, is now available for purchase. It offers truck and bus drivers and fleets an easy-to-use, comprehensive, one-price solution that can help drastically cut the cost of vehicle maintenance, while seamlessly handling virtually all federal and state compliance needs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/navistar-oncommand-connection-telematics-solution-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/navistar-oncommand-connection-telematics-solution-now-available#comments Technology News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:29:00 +0000 55191 at http://bulktransporter.com A&R Logistics, Georgia Ports Authority announce new plastics supply chain facility http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/ar-logistics-georgia-ports-authority-announce-new-plastics-supply-chain-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A&amp;R Logistics announced it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Georgia Ports Authority to open an export supply chain facility for the US plastic resin industry. The project will be aimed at establishing a transportation and plastics packaging facility on GPA&rsquo;s Ocean Terminal in Savannah GA to handle the anticipated significant increase in export plastic resins.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/ar-logistics-georgia-ports-authority-announce-new-plastics-supply-chain-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/ar-logistics-georgia-ports-authority-announce-new-plastics-supply-chain-facility#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:18:00 +0000 55181 at http://bulktransporter.com OOIDA says Senate bill on human trafficking unfairly attacks truck driver community http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ooida-says-senate-bill-human-trafficking-unfairly-attacks-truck-driver-community <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association supports efforts to combat human trafficking but opposes the recently proposed S 1532 legislation, the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act.</p> <p>The bill, introduced by Senator John Thune (R-SD), would disqualify individuals from operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for their lifetime if they used a commercial motor vehicle to commit a felony involving human trafficking. The Association says the bill unfairly singles out truckers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ooida-says-senate-bill-human-trafficking-unfairly-attacks-truck-driver-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ooida-says-senate-bill-human-trafficking-unfairly-attacks-truck-driver-community#comments Regulations News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:16:00 +0000 55171 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo D13 Turbo Compound engine powers new VNL series http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-d13-turbo-compound-engine-powers-new-vnl-series <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America&rsquo;s new VNL series delivers up to 7.5% improved fuel efficiency when spec&rsquo;d with Volvo&rsquo;s innovation-packed D13 Turbo Compound engine (D13TC), providing customers a potent combination that is raising the standard for performance and efficiency in long-haul trucking.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-d13-turbo-compound-engine-powers-new-vnl-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-d13-turbo-compound-engine-powers-new-vnl-series#comments Trucks News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:55:00 +0000 55161 at http://bulktransporter.com Accuride launches ProFinish steel wheel refinishing http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/accuride-launches-profinish-steel-wheel-refinishing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Accuride Corporation has announced the introduction of ProFinish steel wheel refinishing service for the North American commercial vehicle aftermarket.&nbsp;</p> <p>Now in full operation, ProFinish will refinish all steel wheel makes with Accuride&rsquo;s advanced Steel Armor coating that delivers best-in-class corrosion protection and carries a 12-month warranty against rust damage. Accuride is the first commercial vehicle wheel manufacturer to refinish wheels for the aftermarket using the same advanced system used to apply its original-equipment wheel coating.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/accuride-launches-profinish-steel-wheel-refinishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/accuride-launches-profinish-steel-wheel-refinishing#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:52:00 +0000 55151 at http://bulktransporter.com New OPW Twist-Lok dry disconnect couplings minimize fluid loss http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/new-opw-twist-lok-dry-disconnect-couplings-minimize-fluid-loss <div class="node-body article-body"><p>OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW&#39;s Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, now offers its new Twist-Lok dry disconnect coupler. With its user-friendly operation and simple handling, the new Twist-Lok provides a quick, easy connection with minimal product loss.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/new-opw-twist-lok-dry-disconnect-couplings-minimize-fluid-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/new-opw-twist-lok-dry-disconnect-couplings-minimize-fluid-loss#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:12:00 +0000 55141 at http://bulktransporter.com OPW Engineered Systems launches Kamvalok Flat Dry Disconnect coupler, adaptor http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/opw-engineered-systems-launches-kamvalok-flat-dry-disconnect-coupler-adaptor <div class="node-body article-body"><p>OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW&#39;s Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, has released its new Kamvalok Flat Dry Disconnect coupler and adaptor.</p> <p>Engineered with all the same industry-leading features and benefits as traditional OPW Kamvaloks, the major technological advancement in the Kamvalok Flat is the incorporation of flattened connection points, including patent-pending smooth, flat-face poppets. This design effectively eliminates all cavities where liquid can pool and subsequently spill upon disconnection, reducing up to 85% of fluid loss at disconnect.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/opw-engineered-systems-launches-kamvalok-flat-dry-disconnect-coupler-adaptor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/opw-engineered-systems-launches-kamvalok-flat-dry-disconnect-coupler-adaptor#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:09:00 +0000 55131 at http://bulktransporter.com Prestolite technology protects engines from stray voltage http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/prestolite-technology-protects-engines-stray-voltage <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Prestolite Electric recently pioneered the use of &ldquo;Isolated Ground Technology,&rdquo; which protects engines from potentially severe electrolytic damage caused by stray voltage, in its line of IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme alternators.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/prestolite-technology-protects-engines-stray-voltage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/prestolite-technology-protects-engines-stray-voltage#comments Trucks News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:06:00 +0000 55121 at http://bulktransporter.com National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo unveiled http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/national-truck-driver-appreciation-week-logo-unveiled <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations recently revealed a new logo and toolkit for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017 and announced the opening of an online store featuring products aimed at celebrating America&rsquo;s 3.5 million professional drivers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/national-truck-driver-appreciation-week-logo-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/national-truck-driver-appreciation-week-logo-unveiled#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:04:00 +0000 55111 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls 4.3% in June http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-falls-43-june <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations&rsquo; advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 4.3% in June, following a 6.9% gain during May. In June, the index equaled 138.5 (2000=100), down from 144.7 in May.</p> <p>Compared with June 2016, the SA index increased 1.3%. In May, the index jumped 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. Year-to-date, compared with the first half of 2016, the index is up 1%.</p> <p>As part of this report, ATA also revised its May gain in the index upward to a 6.9% jump from a previously reported 6.5% gain.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-falls-43-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-falls-43-june#comments Trends News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:01:00 +0000 55101 at http://bulktransporter.com PHMSA preempts NYC permit scheme for truck transport of hazardous materials http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-preempts-nyc-permit-scheme-truck-transport-hazardous-materials <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced in the <em>Federal Register </em>that federal hazardous materials&nbsp; transportation law preempts the controversial Fire Department of the City of New&nbsp; York&#39;s permit and inspection requirements, FC 2707.4 and 105.6 (transportation of hazardous materials), with respect to trucks based&nbsp; outside the inspecting jurisdiction, because scheduling and conducting&nbsp; a vehicle inspection (as required for a permit) may cause unnecessary&nbsp; delays in the transportation of hazardous materials from locations outsid</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-preempts-nyc-permit-scheme-truck-transport-hazardous-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-preempts-nyc-permit-scheme-truck-transport-hazardous-materials#comments Regulations News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:57:00 +0000 55091 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo Trucks unwraps highly anticipated update of VNL Series http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-unwraps-highly-anticipated-update-vnl-series <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America literally unboxed the new Volvo VNL series, a groundbreaking tractor that meets the needs of today&#39;s long-haul trucking customers and professional drivers through cutting-edge innovations in efficiency, productivity, safety and uptime. Available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper, the Volvo VNL series defines the shape of trucks to come.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-unwraps-highly-anticipated-update-vnl-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-unwraps-highly-anticipated-update-vnl-series#comments Trucks News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:31:00 +0000 55081 at http://bulktransporter.com FMCSA planning ELD implementation national tour http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fmcsa-planning-eld-implementation-national-tour <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The US Department of Transportation&rsquo;s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced dates for its electronic logging device (ELD) Implementation National Tour--a public education and outreach campaign geared towards helping commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers transition to ELDs.</p> <p>In several cities across the country, FMCSA subject matter experts will lead driver-focused presentations and panel discussions on ELD implementation.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fmcsa-planning-eld-implementation-national-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/fmcsa-planning-eld-implementation-national-tour#comments Regulations News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:28:00 +0000 55071 at http://bulktransporter.com TMC technician competitions coming up in September http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-technician-competitions-coming-september <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TMC&#39;s 2017 Fall Meeting &amp; National Technician Skills Competitions is September 16-21 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando FL.</p> <p>TMC&#39;s National Technician Skills Competitions promise to be our best ever, featuring a two-day competition for traditional and trailer technicians (TMCSuperTech 2017), as well as a one-day competition for students (TMCFutureTech 2017).</p> <p>For more information and registration details, click on&nbsp;http://www.trucking.org/event/12609/2017-TMC-Fall-Meeting-&amp;-National-Technician-Skills-Competition</p> </div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-technician-competitions-coming-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-technician-competitions-coming-september#comments Tank Fleets News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:08:00 +0000 55061 at http://bulktransporter.com Bosch introduces the HDS 200 heavy-duty scan tool in North America http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/bosch-introduces-hds-200-heavy-duty-scan-tool-north-america <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Bosch has announced the new HDS 200 heavy-duty scan tool, offering an easy to use, cost-effective solution for technicians working on Class 4 to 8 trucks.&nbsp;</p> <p>HDS 200 is a solution for aftermarket repair shops that sometimes service heavy- and medium-duty trucks. The tool is also great for heavy-duty shops that need a second triage tool or to equip their mobile repair trucks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/bosch-introduces-hds-200-heavy-duty-scan-tool-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/bosch-introduces-hds-200-heavy-duty-scan-tool-north-america#comments Trucks News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:05:00 +0000 55051 at http://bulktransporter.com Eaton starts aftermarket deliveries of Advantage Series Clutches http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/eaton-starts-aftermarket-deliveries-advantage-series-clutches <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eaton has begun production and shipping of the company&rsquo;s recently upgraded line of aftermarket Eaton Advantage Self-Adjust and Eaton Easy Pedal Advantage heavy-duty clutches. Twenty-eight part numbers with a wide range of torque ratings up to 2,250 lb-ft are now available for replacement service for all makes and models of heavy-duty trucks in North America.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/eaton-starts-aftermarket-deliveries-advantage-series-clutches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/eaton-starts-aftermarket-deliveries-advantage-series-clutches#comments Trucks News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:02:00 +0000 55041 at http://bulktransporter.com FTR says Class 8 orders rebound in June at 17,600 units http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-says-class-8-orders-rebound-june-17600-units <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR reported preliminary Class 8 net orders for June at 17,600 units, a month over month improvement of 7% and 38% better than a year ago. Class 8 orders had surprisingly retreated in May, but June&rsquo;s bounce back activity is more in line with expectations.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-says-class-8-orders-rebound-june-17600-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-says-class-8-orders-rebound-june-17600-units#comments Trends News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:59:00 +0000 55031 at http://bulktransporter.com NA heavy-, medium-duty preliminary orders up 37% from last year http://bulktransporter.com/trends/na-heavy-medium-duty-preliminary-orders-37-last-year <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After an unexpected rally in Q1, 2017, North American MD and HD Classes 5-8 net orders moderated in the second quarter. While orders were lower quarter over quarter, year over year comparisons are positive by a wide margin.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/na-heavy-medium-duty-preliminary-orders-37-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/na-heavy-medium-duty-preliminary-orders-37-last-year#comments Trends News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:53:00 +0000 55021 at http://bulktransporter.com