Bulkers have PneuTech air-to-air coolers, ZC air inlet filters, and ladders mounted on the front of the trailers. A platform [right] for driver trailer access is specified for all Freightliner tractors.
Hugo Vasquez works at a station for the packaging equipment at this 120,000-square-foot warehouse in City of Industry CA.
A Plastic Express tractor/bulker unit is transloaded at one of the company's rail sites. The plastics distribution specialist based in City of Industry CA offers a wide range of services for transporting, packaging, and warehousing plastic resins and other products.
The management team includes [from left] Brian Loft, vice-president of warehousing and packaging; Ray Hufnagel, president; and Tom McKellar, vice-president of transportation and terminals.
This fleet lineup demonstrates the carrier's standardizing of bulk tankers from J&L Tank supplied by Pneumatic Technology (PneuTech) and tractors supplied by Freightliner. Power units are dedicated to individual drivers and bulkers are dedicated by product.
The J&L tankers are equipped with enclosed hose lines [left] and sealed loading lines [center]. Components also include six-inch Sure Seal discharge valves, Dixon-Bayco fourinch and Knappco three-inch check valves, Heil MM pressure covers for manholes, and 40-inch filter canisters. The trailers also have Michelin X One single tires.
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