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Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.
  • News

    Altruck launches wheel safety campaign

    March 17, 2016 by Truck News

    BURLINGTON, Ont. — Altruck announced the launch of its new dedication to wheel safety today with its Wheel Check Safety and Awareness Campaign. The campaign is set to run from March 21 – October 31 and Altruck says during that

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    VersaCold set to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress

    March 14, 2016 by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. —VersaCold Logistics Services announced today that it plans to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress (CPX), B.C.’s largest refrigerated carrier. VersaCold did not disclose the financial details of the agreement, but said that it plans to allow CPX to continue operating

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    CITT launches new resource to help fill talent gap in logistics industry

    March 14, 2016 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  CITT announced the launch of a new kind of professional SCL Talent Pool recently. “Despite the enormous number of people who work in supply chain logistics roles across the country, it can actually be very hard for organizations

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    Truckload volumes increase slightly in February

    March 14, 2016 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – TransCore Link Logistics disclosed today that load volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads increased 1% month-over-month from January 2016 to February. However, year-over-year, load volumes were down 21% from February 2015. As well, intra-Canada load volumes represented 26% of the

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  • News

    Next Healthy Fleet Challenge set for May

    March 10, 2016 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The first Healthy Fleet Challenge of 2016 has been scheduled. This year’s Healthy Fleet Challenge, that invites members within the trucking industry to compete to see who can walk the most during the competition period, spans five months.

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    Bridgestone, Shell launch Nationwide Network Shell Lubricants program

    February 23, 2016 by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  Bridgestone Americas together with Shell Lubricants today announced the launch of the Nationwide Network Shell Lubricants program. The program makes Shell Lubricants products such as Pennzoil and Quaker State motor oils and Shell Rotella engine oils available

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    Peterbilt’s Denton plant celebrates 35th anniversary

    December 22, 2015 by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – In 1980, ‘Old No. 1’ rolled off Peterbilt’s assembly line in Denton, Texas, and the company, which has produced nearly 500,000 trucks since, is now celebrating 35 years of ‘quality, safety, efficiency and innovation.’ “The value Peterbilt’s

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    Truck Tonnage Index drops 0.9% in November

    December 22, 2015 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 0.9% in November, after an increase of 1.8% in October. According to the ATA, in November, the index equaled 134.3 (2000=100), down from 135.5 in

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    November trailer sales strong, says ACT

    December 21, 2015 by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – ACT Research says the robust order season for U.S. trailers continued in November with an 18% gain over the previous month and 10% from a year ago. “It can be difficult to fully appreciate the strength of

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    Trademark agreement made between Stemco and Goodyear Tire and Rubber

    December 21, 2015 by Truck West

    LONGVIEW, Texas – Stemco and the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company officially reached a trademark license agreement Dec. 18. The agreement follows Stemco’s acquisition of the manufacturer of Goodyear® Air Springs for truck, trailer, truck cab suspension products and cab

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    Thieves active during Holiday season

    December 21, 2015 by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Information collected by CargoNet found that there were 112 incidents of stolen freight reported in Canada and the U.S. between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2 from the years 2012 to 2015. The data comes out just

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    Maxim’s annual pancake breakfast helps raise $20,000 for charity

    December 7, 2015 by Truck News

      WINNIPEG, Man. – Maxim Truck & Trailer held its 15th annual charity pancake breakfast on December 3. The event took place at Maxim’s head office in Winnipeg and attracted more than 500 hungry guests. In total, the breakfast raised

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    Toronto Transportation Club hosts AGM

    December 6, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Toronto Transportation Club hosted its Annual General Meeting on December 3 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.   During the meeting, the board voted and elected a new committee for next year. Tim Roulston

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  • Product

    Fleet Engineers unveils new mud flaps for wide-base tires

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – Fleet Engineers announced the release of a wide version of its popular AeroFlap mud flap. The new mud flap called the AF-19, is 19” and is sized for wide-base tires. According to the company, the flap offers

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  • Product

    Goodyear adds Unicircle tread to product line

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear is once again offering mixed-service fleets enhanced traction with the release of its new G186 MSA UniCircle retread. According to the company the new retread features spliceless technology and boasts zig-zag circumferential grooves for all-season traction.

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