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  • Fontaine Fifth Wheel Group introduces new company, Fontaine Coupling Solutions

    July 23, 2014 by Truck News

    TRUSSVILLE, Ala. – The Fontaine Fifth Wheel Group has announced today that it is expanding and introducing a new company – Fontaine Coupling Solutions. The new company will be focusing on the terminal tractor market and will be led by

  • Yokohama Tire moves its western region distribution centre

    July 23, 2014 by Truck News

    FULLERTON, Cali. – Yokohama Tire Corporation announced today that it will be moving its western distribution centre currently located in Fullerton, California to Chino, California, about 22 miles away. The new location is located at 16388 Fern Avenue and was

  • Date set for NATMI/KRTS driver trainer course

    July 23, 2014 by Truck News

    CALEDONIA, Ont. – KRTS has announced the date of the next North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI) certified driver trainer course program. The course will be held this September 10 and 11 at the KRTS facility in Caledonia, Ont. The

  • ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreased in June

    July 22, 2014 by Truck News

    Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ truck tonnage index went down by 0.8% in June. The index equaled 128.9 compared to 129.6 in May. The all-time high for the index was seen last November when it was 131.0. In comparison

  • Alcoa Wheels launches social media photo contest

    July 22, 2014 by Truck News

    CLEVELAND, Oh. – If you like to take photos and love to post on social media Web sites, Alcoa Wheels has the contest for you. Starting today and ending September 15, 2014, Alcoa Wheels is launching its first social media

  • Healthy Fleet Challenge: Week Three progress report

    July 22, 2014 by Sonia Straface

    The Healthy Fleet Challenge is coming to a close in nine short days and competitors are making every last step count to reach the goal of 25,000 miles in the month of July. After 22 days of the competition, 29

  • Easier access for importers

    July 21, 2014 by Truck News

    Federal government updates Customs Self Assessment program.

  • ATA projects continued growth for trucking industry

    July 21, 2014 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The latest edition of the American Trucking Associations look in to the future of freight has been released today. ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025 says that freight tonnage will grow almost 24% from 2013-2025 and

  • A woman’s job

    July 21, 2014 by Carolyn Gruske

    It takes a special mindset for women to succeed in trucking—one that allows them to see opportunities where others don’t, and one that allows them to deal with the harsh realities of working in a man’s world.

  • New leadership for Federal-Mogul

    July 21, 2014 by Truck News

    SOUTHFIELD, Michigan – The company that produces Champion spark plugs and FP Diesel products has made a number of executive appointments. In the move most relevant to Canadian customers, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, has promoted Bob Egan from

  • Quick Truck Lube says thank you to its customers

    July 18, 2014 by Truck News

    AYR, Ont. – If you were looking for barbeque, cheap oil changes and education about lubricants, Ayr, Ontario was the place to be on Friday. Quick Truck Lube is hosting its 9th annual customer appreciation day at its Industrial Road

  • Purolator International expands logistics capabilities

    July 17, 2014 by Truck News

    JERICHO, NY – Purolator International announced today that it is expanding its capabilities through Purolator Logistics. Purolator Logistics will improve speed to market and improve supply chain efficiency and will complement Purolator’s current freight and logistics services. Purolator Logistics will

  • Win-Mar acquires Sure Shot Express

    July 17, 2014 by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. –  The Win-Mar group of companies announced today that it has acquired Sure Shot Express based in Winnipeg, Man. Win-Mar is thrilled to have Sure Shot as part of their group of companies because the acquisition means Win-Mar

  • Canada Cartage supports Project Water

    July 17, 2014 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canada Cartage has once again showed its support for Engage and Change’s Project Water. The project gives bottle water to outreach programs to fight the number of homeless people who die because of dehydration. Canada Cartage volunteered

  • Peterbilt to celebrate 75 years of business this October

    July 17, 2014 by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – This October 25, thousands of Peterbilt employees, owners and enthusiasts will gather in San Joaquin, California to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary. The anniversary celebration will have a special truck show featuring more than 400 trucks that