Latest Trailer News
Browse the following press releases for the latest trailer news. Sources include trailer manufacturers, vendors, and trailer experts.
ACT Research reports that preliminary trailer net orders closed on a softer note in December.
Component and material availability and staffing continue to be a significant problem for trailer manufacturers.
Wabash has strengthened their trailer manufacturing capacity via a 10-year agreement with Hydro, a leader in the aluminum and energy industry.
IMCO Trailers is now offering a line of Trailstar Aluminum End Dump Trailers.
The Wabash zero-emission composite refrigerated trailer has been recognized as a Top 20 Product by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) magazine.
Razor International’s electronic, automated landing gear control system is now Bluetooth enabled and Smart Trailer ready.
According to the ACT Research Trailer Components Report, trailer manufacturers are struggling with supply chain and staffing issues.
Preliminary reports show trailer OEMs posted 11,100 net orders in June, 20% above May orders, but 19% below the same point last year.
FTR reports that trailer orders sank in May to 9,500 units, 42% below April. Y/Y comparisons were still up 112% versus COVID-impacted 2020.
Trailer OEMs posted 8,800 net orders in May, off 39% versus April, but almost 170% better than the COVID-impacted level last year.
ConMet Preset Plus wheel end hubs will now be the standard base specification on all Utility trailer models.
According to the ACT Research U.S. Trailer Report, net US trailer orders fell 16% in February 2021 but rose 88% compared to February 2020.