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Trailer/Body Builders magazine—June 2019 issue

June 5, 2019
The June 2019 issue includes coverage of the 77th annual TTMA Convention.

Highlights from the June 2019 issue:

TTMA Convention Report Issue: The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association held its 77th annual convention in Bonita Springs, FL. This year’s program included:

Hiring, Training, Retaining: Panelists discuss the challenges and opportunities for bringing skilled workers into the industry—and keeping them.

Industry outlook: ACT Research Economist Jim Meil provides his insight into economic trends and their impact on trailer demand and production.

Associates’ presentations: A roundup of the latest in trailer-related

products and services from selected TTMA associate members.

Who’s who: As with every annual convention, TTMA recognizes the efforts of its various committees and leadership.

Long-term market outlook: What can trailer manufacturers expect from the economy for the next five years? Forecasters share the views of the crystal ball.

Editorial: Time for a break?

Lead story: TTMA 77th Annual Convention: Florida venue perfect for record-setting trailer market


TTMA Convention:

Trailer forecast: 2019 will mark peak production, ‘transition’ period

TTMA recognizes plant safety achievers

Fleets now expect smart, connected equipment

New trailer products, services

TTMA panelists discuss key factors in hiring, retaining employees in a digital age

Another trailer record for 2019, but… A return to a ‘more manageable’ equipment market is expected

Find articles from other back issues of the magazine in the Issue Archive.

Trailer/Body Builders is the only magazine dedicated to the manufacture, sale, and service of commercial trucks and trailers. Its editorial (which includes ideas for management, production, sales, and marketing) targets upper management of these companies.