LiteFlex Partners to Modernize the International Chassis Fleet

An estimated 20-30 percent shortage in available international chassis for hauling shipping containers creates opportunities. With international shipping container volumes increasing 7 percent in 2017, trucking companies are struggling to keep up with the volume and maintaining a modern international chassis fleet. With the advent of new federal truck safety regulations, aging international chassis fleets […]

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Steer Axle Suppliers Focus on Weight Reduction

As reported by Transport Topics (at Steve Sturgess; Contributing Writer; September 8, 2017   Shaving off weight has become a central objective of truck component design, and nowhere is that “lightweighting” trend more apparent than on the front axle. Several suppliers have introduced lighter steer axles in recent years as part of a broader […]

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4 Ways to Save Fuel Cost and Reduce Maintenance for Your Service Fleet

A municipal or county service fleet

Growing demand, shrinking budgets and rising gas prices have city and county service fleet managers in Dayton — and everywhere else — searching for ways to save fuel cost. But there’s one opportunity for savings that many may not have considered: upgraded vehicle suspensions. The traditional leaf suspensions in your fleet are typically made from […]

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