What Is a Telescopic Semi Trailer?

What Is a Telescopic Semi Trailer?

It’s more common today than ever to see telescopic semi trailers on the road. Also called extendable flatbed trailers, expandable flatbed trailers and stretch-deck trailers, they can carry especially long items that standard flatbeds can’t accommodate.

Semi Trailers and the Move to Renewable Energy

Semi Trailers and the Move to Renewable Energy

As the transportation industry looks for ways to move to renewable, clean energy sources, the focus often is on powering trucks. However, researchers and manufacturers are increasingly looking at the energy needs—and the energy-generating potential—of semi trailers.

Is Your Fleet Prepared for the “Sunset” of 3G GPS Tracking?

Is Your Fleet Prepared for the “Sunset” of 3G GPS Tracking?

The ability to track trucks and semi trailers using GPS (Global Positioning System) technology is essential to efficient and effective operations and fleet management. Using telematics to monitor when and where rigs are traveling can help you reduce fuel usage, complete more jobs in a given time period and provide better customer service, to mention just a few of the advantages.

Interesting Facts About Semi Trailers and Their History

Interesting Facts About Semi Trailers and Their History

Why is it called a “semi trailer”? Who built the first one? How long have semi trailers been in use? If you’re in the transportation business, you might find it interesting to learn more about the back half of the tractor-trailer, which has carried an incalculable amount of cargo and been pivotal in the growth of commerce around the world for the last 125 years.