Great Dane

GATS Pride & Polish preview: Chance 2 Transport 389 glider and van, ‘Twisted Obsession’

Video, photos of Rod Miller's Chance 2 Transport "Twisted Obsession," a 2014 Peterbilt 389 glider/Great Dane dry van combo you'll see out on the show floor at GATS this week.

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Great Dane booth features mobile app, innovations

A new smartphone app and hands-on exhibits of Great Dane's most innovative technology and are among attractions at the company's booth. The app will enable users to easily locate the nearest company branch, dealer or authorized parts and service facility. It will also include the ability to access the company's AdvantEDGE fleet services network, which includes emergency road service. The app is available free for download for Apple and Android phones. The tech exhibits, tying in with the ...

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Great Dane plant’s first trailer

Great Dane's Statesboro, Ga., refrigerated trailer plant sent its first customer trailer to Rowland Transportation of Dade City, Fla.

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Great Dane breaks ground on technology facility

Great Dane breaks ground on a research facility for the trailer maker's engineering and design initiatives.

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Cubby Buddy toolbox maker’s new storage system for load bars

Hensley Inc.-leased owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (pictured), with a Great Dane dry van and Freightliner tractor and a unique line of tool-box systems for owner-operators you may well recall me writing about here back in January, has added yet another patent-pending storage system to the repertoire of his growing Cubby Buddy side business. The business and Zehrer were profiled this month in Truckers News, just in time for the release of the new "Raising the Bar" system for ...

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Great Dane announces national part, service support program

Great Dane announced at the TMC Spring Meeting in Tampa that it is dramatically expanding its existing national account program. The new AdvantEdge customer support program will provide enrolled members nationwide parts and service support from more than 100 Great Dane certified service providers as well as consolidated invoicing, upfront repair estimates and fully warranty coverage for all qualified Great Dane trailers. "This is a customer driven program," says Dave Durand, vice president, aftermarket parts for ...

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Trailer enhancements

Great Dane introduced major advances to its Classic Truckload refrigerated trailer and its Composite dry freight van.

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Read his lips

Owner-operator F. P. Sykes expressed much of the same frustration in September 1965's issue of Overdrive that truckers saythe feel today.

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