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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.
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    Trucking approves as Saskatchewan promises to invest heavily in infrastructure

    March 18, 2015 by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. — The Saskatchewan government earned a toot of the horn from the province’s trucking industry today, after introducing a budget that’s heavy in infrastructure spending. Highways Minister Nancy Heppner said her department would invest $842 million into infrastructure,

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    Trailcon donates tractor-trailer to Mohawk College

    March 13, 2015 by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Students at Mohawk College who hope to be a technician one day received a practical gift from Trailcon Leasing this week. The company recently donated an up-to-date tractor-trailer for the students who are learning to repair, test,

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    TransCore Link Logistics accepting applications for scholarship program

    March 13, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The TransCore Link Logistics LinkScholar Program is back for the second year in a row. The program helps graduating high-school students affiliated with the Canadian transportation industry pursue post-secondary education, as it provides two $2,500 scholarships that

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    Shell Rotella SuperRigs slated for mid-June

    March 12, 2015 by Truck News

    SELMA, Texas – The 33rd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs has been officially scheduled for June 11-13 at the Retama Park in Selma, Texas. The theme of this year’s SuperRigs is “Thoroughbreds of Trucking” and contestants and attendees will be able

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    US trucking conditions soften slightly in January: FTR

    March 12, 2015 by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trucking conditions in the US weakened in January, according to the latest FTR Trucking Conditions Index, which dropped 34% to a reading of 7.8. The drop reflects weaker inputs from freight rates, load growth and capacity, the

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    Bison recognized as safest truckload carrier in North America

    March 11, 2015 by Truck News

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Bison Transport was named one of the safest truckload carriers in North America at the Truckload Carriers Association’s Annual Convention earlier this week. Bison shared the award, which was sponsored by Great West Casualty Company, with FTC

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    Cargo thefts down, but value of stolen loads up

    March 11, 2015 by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — CargoNet has reported cargo theft incidents dropped from 1,098 in 2013 to 844 in 2014, however the average load value continues to increase. Last year the average stolen load was worth $181,681, up from $143,957 in

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    Bolland Driving Solutions to distribute Mobileye system

    March 11, 2015 by Truck News

    NEW MINAS, N.S. — The Workers’ Compensation Board of N.S. and the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association are hosting a meeting March 18, featuring a presentation by Mobileye. The presentation is part of the Trucking Safety Matters conference. Presenters will

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    Nebraska carriers named overall Best Fleets to Drive For

    March 11, 2015 by Truck News

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Grand Island Express and Fremont Contract Carriers, both of Nebraska, have been named the overall winners of the Truckload Carriers Association’s Best Fleets to Drive For program. Grand Island took top honours in the small carrier category

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    Cowan Insurance cracks Best Managed Companies list

    March 11, 2015 by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Cowan Insurance Group has been named one of Canada’s 50 best Managed Companies for a third straight year. The award is sponsored by Deloitte and others. It is a national awards program that recognizes Canadian companies that

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    Kenworth dealer wins Influential Woman in Trucking award

    March 11, 2015 by Truck News

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Kari Rihm, president and CEO of Rihm Kenworth in St. Paul, Minn. has been named the fifth annual winner of the Influential Woman in Trucking Award. The award, sponsored by Navistar, goes to a woman in the

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    Scout Logistics named a Best Managed Company

    March 11, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Scout Logistics is among the transportation companies recognized as part of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. The program is sponsored by Deloitte and others and recognizes sustained growth, financial performance, management practices and the efforts of the

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    PIT conference dubbed a success

    March 10, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) Group has declared its second annual conference a success. The event, held in Toronto Feb. 25-26, brought together fleet managers and industry suppliers to share insights on how to improve truck efficiency.

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    Is your Mack calendar-worthy?

    March 10, 2015 by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks is allowing customers to nominate, and select, six trucks to appear in its 2016 calendar. Customers can nominate their rig on Mack’s Facebook page. The company’s 100,000-plus fans will then vote on the trucks that

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    Trailer Wizards named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

    March 10, 2015 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Trailer Wizards has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. The program, sponsored by Deloitte and others, recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for sustained growth, financial performance, management practices

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