The trucking industry fuels the U.S. economy, transporting over 10.5 billion tons of freight annually. With a huge weight on their shoulders, trucking service providers are beginning to seek new ways to improve efficiency and drive down transportation and labor costs. Subsequently, these changes are creating waves upstream in truck trailer manufacturing.
Luckily, emerging trends in automation, logistics and the workforce are reshaping the industry landscape by day, leading companies to adopt new processes.
Below, we outline four major trends driving change in trucking and truck trailer manufacturing.
From large tractor-trailers to school buses and every niche vehicle in between, the transportation industry has ingrained itself as one of the most formidable industries in American manufacturing.
With so many parts and vehicle components being manufactured on a daily basis, there are a variety of ways that roll forming can benefit the transportation industry.
The transportation industry has long been a staple of the American economy. From Vanderbilt’s railroad empire to Uber’s complete disruption of the ridesharing industry, the way we move and the companies that move us have evolved.