October 30, 2017

Want more money in your pocket? Let’s take a look at your fuel economy. Whether you’re in charge of a large fleet or an independent owner/operator, attention to fuel efficiency could have a significant, long-term effect on your bottom line. There are multiple factors that affect fuel economy: driver experience, road conditions, load weight, and … Continued

September 25, 2017

READY TO PURCHASE? READ THIS FIRST. Purchasing a trailer can be a pain in the neck, but it doesn’t have to be. We have created a list of things to consider when you’re ready to make that purchase. Plus, this is your livelihood. Let’s make it smooth…like Tennessee whiskey. What are you hauling? It’s important to … Continued

June 28, 2017

We are proud to announce the addition of Tom Dorwart to our sales team and the promotion of Mark Miller from Outside Parts Sales Representative to Director of Customer Sales. Tom, a native to Manheim, has over 25 years of sales and management experience. Bill Zeamer, Vice President, had this to say about Tom: “Tom … Continued

April 4, 2017

PennStro Leasing opens branch in Shippensburg, PA. Manheim, PA: PennStro Leasing (PSL) is excited to announce the opening of its second branch location at 15 Hershey Road in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. The expansion will allow PSL to better serve clients along Interstate 81 between Winchester, VA and Harrisburg, PA. The conveniently located branch will also provide another … Continued

November 12, 2015

With the recent change to the U.S. DOT stopping distance requirements, are drum brakes up to the task?  The short answer is yes.  However, are disc brakes the future? Disc brakes carry a hefty $3000 price, or about $500 per wheel, ballpark.  This is why fleets often raise the question on why they should spend … Continued

August 20, 2015

There is always a lot of talk about sharing the road with motorcyclists, and this is a very important topic, but people often forget to share the road with our semi-trailer drivers.  Semi-trailers have numerous disadvantages on the road that many of us forget.  Their blind spots are very difficult to work around.  When you … Continued

August 6, 2015

THE BEST SELLING REEFER IN THE INDUSTRY What makes the Utility Reefer Trailer the bestselling reefer trailer in the industry?  Pretty much everything.  Did you know every trailer is real-world tested on Utility’s custom test track?  The stronger & lightweight design, superior thermal performance built into the roof, walls, and floors, and the best rear door system … Continued

July 15, 2015

8-POINT TRAILER MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST Trailer maintenance ensures you stay compliant with state and federal regulations. For complete compliance, refer to your company’s policies and safety procedures. It saves you money and increases the safety of you and others around you.  Check Your Tires and Wheels Perform regular tire inspections. Verify all tires are the same type … Continued

July 8, 2015

SAVE TIME, MONEY & EXTEND THE LIFE OF YOUR TIRES Looking to get the best performance from your trailer? Do you want to save money on general maintenance, especially on tires? Automatic tire inflation systems keep your tires correctly inflated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, regardless of the weather or delivery schedules. … Continued

September 8, 2014

YOUR ONE-STOP SHOP FOR ALL YOUR SEMI TRAILER NEEDS This Manheim-based business, which turned 35 in February, is looking forward, not backward. It has built a foundation for growth by expanding its product line, adding a shift of employees, growing its lease and rental division, and upgrading its facility, Vice President Bill Zeamer said. Since … Continued