refrigerated trailers

Video, pics: Custom 1988 FreightlinerImage Gallery

| February 21, 2013

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.

Pay trends, part 2: Various segments rewarding performance

| October 17, 2012

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 plant’s first trailer

| September 13, 2012

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

Thermo King launches temperature-control system

| August 10, 2012

The company’s new Precedent line of temperature-control trailer systems reduces fuel costs.

ACT: Used Class 8 truck prices dip

| March 28, 2012

Used truck prices fell 1 percent. Net orders for van trailers in February were down 32 percent from January.

Spot market rates up in September

| October 10, 2011

Rates rose for both dry vans and refrigerated vans compared with August.

TransCore: Spot market freight falls in April

| May 16, 2011

Freight volumes in the South and Midwest were hampered by extreme weather conditions during April.

Trailer enhancements

| March 31, 2011

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

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