Expertise in handling time-sensitive longhaul shipments of refrigerated and dry freight has brought steady success for Quest Global Inc, Kennesaw GA. The carrier has been growing by about 20% annual and currently operates 260 tractors and 400 refrigerated trailers.
Thermo King SB-230 refrigeration units are specified on Quest Global’s refrigerated trailers.
Electronic driver logs and vehicle inspection reports are bundled into the Omnitracs on-board computer system.
Freightliner Cascadia tractors in the Quest Global fleet are powered by Detroit DD15 engines rated at 500 horsepower.
TransTex one-piece side skirts have improved aerodynamics and are performing well on Quest Global’s refrigerated trailers.
While Quest Global contracts out most of its maintenance work to TravelCenters of America and Petro Truck Stops, it has a small maintenance shop at the Cartersville GA terminal. Tire work is a key focus.
Ex-Guard’s grille and fender guard protects against large animal strikes that could badly damage the front of a tractor.
ProTech tire chain hangers are being specified on Quest Global’s new tractors.
Quest Global is testing the TrailerTail drag reduction system on a number of trailers.
Phillips gladhands and electrical plugs are standard equipment on the trailers.
Hendrickson’s Tiremaax automatic tire inflation system is specified on refrigerated trailers.
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