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Lift-A-Deck

Ancra International's Lift-A-Deck II maximizes cargo capacity, the company says. It uses a narrow aluminum, low-profile aircraft style cargo ...

What are the keys to growth in 2002?

"Raise your prices. Actually, I wouldn't do that - we're a small company. We haven't had much luck in 2001, so I don't know about 2002. J...

Alcoa wide base wheel

Alcoa's new 22.5 x 14-inch wide base wheel is designed to work with low profile long-haul tires on drive and trailer axles. Wheel specificati...

Metal-loosening oil

Kano's SiliKroil penetrates, loosens and lubricates parts to reduce maintenance aggravation. It is formulated with penetrating oil enhanced w...

Kenworth adds engine ratings

Kenworth now offers the Cummins ISX 530-hp engine rating for its T2000, T600, T800, W900 and C500 models. The ISX-530 with Intebrake is r...
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A new headhunter for drivers

TLC Transportation Staffing, a supplier of temporary and long-term contract truck drivers for more than 25 years, this month began offering pe...

For a few dollars more

Trucking company owners often overlook important ways to grow revenues. Yes, it's great to land a new customer, but don't overlook two other...

Trucking’s turn at the trough

When terrorists hijacked U.S. commercial jets and used them as weapons against our own citizens, Congress and the White House practically fell...

Automatic parts washer

Cuda Cleaning Systems' H20-2412 is an automatic parts washer designed to eliminate the use of hazardous solvents and reduce labor costs. T...

A few breaks in the storm

Last November, I wrote about "the perfect storm," predicting multiple uncontrollable forces converging upon the trucking industry. A year ag...

Idle Reduction

Espar Heater Systems introduced the Airtronic D2 and D4 air heaters to replace Espar's current model of air heaters, the Compact D1LC and D3L...

NPTC to hold meetings in Austin

The National Private Truck Council and its affiliated Institute for Truck Transportation Management will hold their principal meetings in 2002...

Penske Logistics installing VORAD fleetwide

Penske Logistics, Reading, Pa., is installing the Eaton VORAD EVT-300 Collision Warning System throughout its fleet, following a pilot program...

Low-cost acrylic enamel

Magnet Paints has released its Magnacryl Series 9000 Acrylic Enamels, which the company says offers fleets the durability of name brand paints...

Cargo security system

TydenBrammall's Indicator combines a heavy-duty padlock with a Tyden Ball Seal. The Indicator has a machined brass, satin chrome-plated padlo...