Davis custom-built the FLD after locating it in a salvage yard in 2000 -- today he hauls reefer freight with it primarily between Illinois, Texas, Florida and his home base in Michigan.
Carriers like Nussbaum Transportation (dry van), Melton Truck Lines (flatbed) and TWT Refrigerated are boosting pay in new ways to attract owner-operators and company drivers.
Great Dane's Statesboro, Ga., refrigerated trailer plant sent its first customer trailer to Rowland Transportation of Dade City, Fla.
The company’s new Precedent line of temperature-control trailer systems reduces fuel costs.
Used truck prices fell 1 percent. Net orders for van trailers in February were down 32 percent from January.
Rates rose for both dry vans and refrigerated vans compared with August.
Freight volumes in the South and Midwest were hampered by extreme weather conditions during April.
Great Dane introduced major advances to its Classic Truckload refrigerated trailer and its Composite dry freight van.
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