RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Parkit360 Introduces Remote Controlled Trailer Dolly

Wed Jul 26, 2017

150108213853246.jpgMoving a trailer with serious weight requires raw power. But the larger the tow vehicle, often the less maneuverable the rig becomes. With Parkit360's Transformer 15K Trailer Dolly, one person can move a 15,000-pound fifth wheel, tag-a-long, gooseneck or traditional trailer with ease by simply walking and steering with its wireless remote control.

The Transformer 15K's muscle comes from two powerful 1.5 hp Bosch electric motors with planetary gearing. The trailer dolly runs off a user-supplied 12-volt deep cell battery; a charger is built in. Traction to climb a 6 percent grade of grass, gravel or pavement comes from 6.5-inch wide track tires.

15,000 pounds can gain momentum, so the Transformer 15K has a Smart Brake Controller for safe handling. Connected to the trailer's wire harness, it automatically controls electric and surge brakes.

The wireless remote control sets it apart from other power dollies. It provides the operator the ability to walk around the trailer that's being moved for a true 360 degree view. The Transformer 15K delivers the ability to park a trailer with inches to spare. It can even be backed into a space as a theft deterrent — something a truck can never do.

The Transformer 15K features Parkit360's Stableloc Technology. With its included ball mount and king pin adapter, it will connect to almost any hitch right out of the box, according to a press release.

Parkit360's Transformer 15K comes with a two-year warranty. Its list cost is $4,620, but online pricing is commonly available.

Contact Parkit360 at 888-926-5517 or by email at sales@parkit360.com.