LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National Corp. has started production on 350 new ArcticLite refrigerated van trailers for Frozen Food Express Industries Inc., the company reports. The production is scheduled to be completed by September.
“We’re excited to continue our long-standing relationship with Wabash National and to provide our customers with the most up-to-date, state-of-the-art equipment. The ArcticLite has proven to be the best temperature-controlled trailer on the market and ensures our customers that their products are being delivered in the most reliable equipment available,” said FFE President Russell Stubbs.
“We have enjoyed a relationship with FFE for over eighteen years now, and their support of our refrigerated van product is a testament to our commitment to providing the best equipment solutions to the market,” said Dick Giromini, Wabash National’s president and CEO.
Established in 1985, Wabash National specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, flatbed trailers, drop deck trailers, dump trailers, truck bodies and intermodal equipment. Its core products are sold under the DuraPlate, ArcticLite, FreightPro, Eagle and Benson brand names. The also company operates two wholly owned subsidiaries; Transcraft Corp., a manufacturer of flatbed, drop deck, dump trailers and truck bodies; and Wabash National Trailer Centers, trailer service centers and retail distributors of new and used trailers and aftermarket parts throughout the U.S.
Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. is a temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload carrier, offering service in over-the-road and intermodal modes for temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload, as well as dry truckload.
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