In an effort to cut unloading time, some suppliers are turning away from conventional trailers and railcars, and toward side-loading trailers. As the name implies, side-loaded trucks or trailers can be loaded and unloaded from the side, not just the rear. A 75% reduction in unloading time makes a big difference for suppliers striving to meet just-in-time inventory deadlines for the automakers.

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    Chilton Company, Incorporated

    One Chilton Way
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19089
  • Authors:
    • McElory, J
  • Publication Date: 1984-2

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  • Accession Number: 00387318
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 28 1984 12:00AM