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Supply Post Industry News - February, 2011

  • Michigan Logger Builds New Chip Fleet With Titan Trailers

    An experienced “equipment guy” finds that light weight and a strong body are the right combination on and off the road.

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    Feb 18, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • 2011-2012 OTA Road Knights Team Announced

    The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is pleased to announce that seven outstanding drivers have been named to the 2011-2012 OTA Road Knights Team. The members of the 2011-2012 Road Knight Team were selected due to their impeccable driving record, demonstrated commitment to safety and desire to share their trucking industry expertise. This is the 9th team the OTA has assembled since the program was launched in 1995. This year’s OTA Road Knights Team is sponsored in part by the OTA Allied Trades Division, who demonstrated their generous support of Team by becoming an annual sponsor.

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    Feb 17, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • New Titan Live Floor Trailer Adds 2,000 Lbs. Capacity for Hauling Aggregates

    The newest aluminum smoothside hauler from Titan Trailers is a streamlined WALKING FLOOR® model designed to reduce weight and increase payloads by up to 2,000 lbs.

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    Feb 17, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • B-C Equipment Sales' Pink Crane Gives Back To Cancer Research

    Link-Belt distributor B-C Equipment Sales has been in the construction equipment business in South Texas for the past 25 years. They represent Link-Belt cranes, LBX Excavators, Shuttlelift cranes, Terex construction equipment, Sakai compactors, Superior Brooms and other attachment lines. B-C Equipment Sales, Inc. is kicking off its 25th year in business by giving back to a cause that is dear to their hearts. Their, Link Belt RTC 8030 II, 30 ton, bright pink crane is sure to get people's attention as well as the attention of the organization that it benefits. The Susan G. Komen For the Cure organization will receive 10% of the monthly rental of this machine. B-C Equipment is hoping to keep this machine busy enough to give the organization $600 per month. This also gives other companies a chance to give back through renting machines that are necessary for their everyday work. B-C Equipment co-founder and CEO, Bill Lathrop Jr. states, " We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate our 25th year in business than giving to a worthy cause. Cancer research is something that is important to my family and I. The fact that Breast Cancer will affect 1 in 8 women is a fact that cannot be ignored. We are honored to be able to partner with the Susan G. Komen For the Cure organization and help fund the groundbreaking work they are doing each day."

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    Feb 17, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Tesab Group Showcasing Latest Product Developments at Con Expo

    The Tesab Group will be showcasing their latest product developments at Con Expo in March, Central Hall, Booth 7686.

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    Feb 16, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Kenworth T800s Help Challenger Meet the Challenge Moving High Profile Beer Vats

    It was a week employees at Challenger Motor Freight will never forget. It was 15 minutes of fame, each day, for nine days.

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    Feb 16, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • 24.4 Ton Reduced Tail Swing Excavator - R235LCR-9, Perfect For Big Jobs In Tight Areas!

    The new R235LCR-9 excavator features new hydraulic technologies and a multitude of standard features that make it outstanding performer and a great value.

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    Feb 15, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Alberta Clarifies CB, Handsfree Rules for Trucking

    In January, Alberta passed sweeping new distracted driving rules that have resulted in confusion over the legislation as it addresses use of CB radios by commercial drivers. AMTA asked the province for clarification, and has now received a response.

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    Feb 15, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Voice Of The Customer Leads To “Re-Invention” of Earthmoving Scrapers at Titan EMD

    When Mike Kloepfer got his first “insider’s” look at an earthmoving scraper, he saw a machine in need of some critical examination.

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    Feb 15, 2011 - 7 years ago

  • Kenworth W900S Mixers and T800 Dump Trucks Enhance Fleet Performance and Fuel Economy

    When three subsidiaries (Century Concrete, Fordyce Concrete and Material Transport) of the largest American-owned cement manufacturer in the country were looking to purchase dependable and reliable trucks several years ago, the choice was Kenworth W900S mixers and Kenworth T800 dump trucks. And they haven’t looked back and now operate more than 60 Kenworth trucks.

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    Feb 14, 2011 - 7 years ago

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