Renn Transportation Inc, Gilroy CA, runs some of the most productive lube trailers in the industry. Some of the newest tank trailers in the fleet can carry upwards of 8,800 gallons, compared to an industry average of 6,500 gallons.
Brad Renn [left] and Rober Renn hold the newest honors from Chevron Lubricants for Carrier of the Year, outstanding safety performance, and best customer service. Renn Transportation also will receive its second consecutive Excellence in Risk Management from Energi, the carrier’s insurance provider.
Most of the trucks in the fleet have Blackmer product pumps and Safety Pumping Systems four-way control units.
This is one of two 8,800-gallon lube trailers developed by Polar for Renn Transportation.
The newest tractors in the fleet are powered by PACCAR MX13 engines rated at 45 hp.
Lube trailers are specified with Civacon and Dixon-Bayco bottom-loading adapters.
Overfill protection comes from Dixon-Bayco and Civacon.
Renn Transportation recently added Hunter tire changing equipment to its maintenance shops.
Maintenance shops in Gilroy CA and Sacramento CA handle preventative maintenance, brake work, tire repairs, and cargo tank testing and inspections.
Standard uninsulated petroleum type trailers can transport 7,000 gallons of bulk lubricants.
ProTech cabinets are specified on tank trailers.
Hendrickson InTraax air suspension/axle systems include a lifting axle in the lead position.
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