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  • ACT seminar attendees expect moderate growth

    Participants at the recent seminar held by ACT Research Co. expect employment will be positive in the US in 2012, material costs will continue rising at a modest pace, and manufacturing output will grow, but at a slower pace than in 2011. Read More...

  • Global freight volumes remain stagnant

    The latest global freight data collected by the International Transport Forum continues to indicate macroeconomic stagnation. Read More...

  • US van orders down in February

    The performance differences between the van segment and all other trailer categories in the North American market was striking in February. According to ACT research, net orders for van trailers were off 32 per cent month over month while all other trailer segments posted a gain of 31 per cent. Read More...

  • MaxiTRANS expands in Australia

    Australian transport equipment supplier, MaxiTRANS, has announced the acquisition of Queensland Diesel Spares Pty Ltd (QDS). The partnership of its existing parts business, Colrain, with QDS establishes MaxiTRANS as one of the largest truck and trailer parts distribution and retail operations in the country. Read More...

  • Werner announces quarterly dividend

    Werner Enterprises, one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in North America, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.050 (5.0 cents) per common share payable to stockholders of record. Read More...

  • SAF-Holland exceeds sales and earnings targets in financial year 2011

    The SAF-Holland Group has exceeded its growth objectives in 2011. Overall sales rose significantly as compared to the previous year by 31.7 per cent to EUR 831.3 million. The Trailer Systems Business Unit recorded growth of 46.5 per cent and generated 56.9 per cent of the Group's overall sales. Read More...

  • Kögel unveils ‘quick opening mechanism’ for trailer curtains

    German trailer manufacturer Kögel has presented a 'quick opening mechanism' for trailer curtains that opens and closes tarpaulins within 36 seconds at the push of a button. Read More...

  • Executives more optimistic about global economy

    Despite concerns about the eurozone and rising oil prices, executives are much more optimistic about the global economy than they were in December, a McKinsey survey reveals. Read More...

  • Australia’s biggest transport show soars to new heights

    Showcasing 400 exhibits, the 2012 International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show drew record crowd numbers over the duration of the three-day event and significantly enhanced its growing reputation in Australia’s transport industry and beyond. Next to the prestigious Gala Awards Ball on Saturday night, which attracted 700 guests, it also hosted a full outdoor concert for the first time. Read More...

  • LIT receives 50 Kögel Mega units

    German transport company LIT has added 50 height-optimised Kögel Mega units to its fleet. The trailers will be used in LIT's just-in-time business serving the local automotive industry. Read More...

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