S.7 Trailers, Bodies & Material Handling Study Group Position Paper:
TMC PP 2023-1: Design Recommendations for Next Generation Trailer Electrical Architecture
This Position Paper was developed by the S.7 Trailers, Bodies & Material Handling Study Group of ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC). TMC recommends that the smart trailer expectations outlined in this document be considered by trailer manufacturers to guide development of current and future technologies and by fleets to assess the robustness and applicability of suppliers' offerings. In providing this information, TMC seeks to help ensure that tomorrow’s products are backward compatible and forward looking to enable better safe and efficient commercial vehicle transportation.