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Loading up on profits

On April 30, Van's Delivery Service delivered its last load on a $500,000-a-year account. A few weeks earlier, John Nieuwenhuis, chief operat...

Waiting to go broke

One of your customers won't give you the rate you want, so you find one that pays more. After a couple of months, you discover that your prof...

Electronic surveillance for tires

According to the Tire Retread Information Bureau, North American truck and trailer owners spent more than $2 billion last year to buy 18 milli...

CCJ Classifieds

Innovative Computing Corporation announces new fuel surcharge addition Innovative Computing Corporation recently announced the relea...

New tandem axle from ArvinMeritor

ArvinMeritor, Troy, Mich., introduced a new tandem axle that is designed to reduce problems associated with driveline angularity. The company ...
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New medium-duty disc brake

ArvinMeritor announced a four-piston, hydraulic, disc brake called Quadraulic for the medium-duty truck market. This unit will fit inside 19.5...

Extended headlamp life

Truck-Lite, Falconer, N.Y., released Headlamp Extender, a product that limits electric headlamp current to 12.8 volts. The product is designed...

Webasto heater available on Freightliner, Volvo

Webasto Thermosystems, Lapeer, Mich., announced its Air Top 2000 auxiliary air heater is an option on Freightliner Century Class, Columbia and...

Splined disc brake introduced

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Elyria, Oh., introduced a new Splined Disc brake technology which it says can cut time needed for brake mai...

Advanced fuel-tax compliance system

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., has teamed up with Operating Tax Specialists Inc. (OTS), Stow, Oh., to create an advanced fuel-tax complian...

Advantage Air-Ride suspension

Dana Corp.'s Ride & Control Systems Division, Toledo, Oh., introduced a new, integrated trailer suspension module designed specifically to me...

New, cheaper reefer

Thermo King Corporation, Minneapolis, introduced the SB-190 trailer refrigeration unit. The SB-190 offers a similar capacity to the previously...

Sparty Systems, Simoniz Join Forces

Sparty Systems, LLC, Delray Beach, Fla., manufacturers of tire sealants for pneumatic wheeled vehicles, announced that its Tire X-Tend Pro pro...

Kenworth e-flyer program offers monthly parts specials

Kenworth Truck Company, Kirkland, Wash., introduced a new e-flyer program to provide customers with e-mail and Internet access to monthly part...

Lightweight, Heavy-Duty Flatbed

East Manufacturing, Randolph, Oh., introduced the new all-aluminum MMX, a 48-ft platform trailer designed to handle concentrated loads up to 7...