Truck News


  • Product Transportation

    Total wheel-end package from Bendix now available on International trucks

    August 23, 2016 3:59PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — A full wheel-end portfolio from Bendix – consisting of the ADB22X air disc brake,  EverSure Spring Brake,  Versajust LS Slack Adjuster, and foundation drum brakes – is now available on a range of International Trucks’ medium- and

  • Feature Transportation

    Easy as GST/HST: Except by check

    August 23, 2016 3:10PM by Scott Taylor

    In theory, GST/HST should be a simple tax to file. You write down how much you paid on business expenses and the amount will be fully refunded to you. What’s hard is that there are so many different rates and

  • Feature Transportation

    Pondering truck replacement cycles

    August 23, 2016 3:07PM by Mark Lee

    This past month has been, shall we say, interesting. To start with, it’s the time when a lot of our customers have their annual shutdowns, so freight is a little slower than usual and things have been quiet lately as

  • BCTA touts planned Hwy. 13 improvements at Aldergrove/Lynden border crossing

    August 23, 2016 3:03PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – The British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) is applauding the provincial government’s announcement that approximately $25.5 million will be allocated to widen Hwy. 13 to support border enhancements at the Aldergrove/Lynden crossing. The upgrades will include widening Hwy.

  • Feature Transportation

    Is the driver shortage real or perceived?

    August 23, 2016 3:00PM by Mike Millian

    The driver shortage is something that has been discussed in this industry for as long as I can remember. When I joined the industry as a driver 26 years ago, this discussion was top of mind then. It was discussed

  • ATA Truck Tonnage Index dropped in July

    August 23, 2016 1:20PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.1% in July, following a revised 1.6% decline during June. In July, the index equaled 134.3 (2000=100), down from 137.1 in June. Compared with July 2015, the

  • Stemco expands wheel end support

    August 23, 2016 11:24AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas –Stemco is strengthening the support, engineering and training capabilities of its Wheel End division through the creation of three new area manager positions. Stemco says these new area managers will be responsible for bolstering the wheel end division with

  • Eberspaecher introduces Hydronic S3 Economy engine pre-heater

    August 23, 2016 10:57AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. –Eberspaecher announced today that it is expanding its product portfolio with the new Hydronic S3 Economy (5kW) engine pre-heater. The engine pre-heater features compact dimensions and flexible installation options for simple retrofitting in a large number of day cabs,

  • Fast track your career by creating your own personal coaching staff

    August 23, 2016 9:25AM by Dan Goodwill

    One of the business trends over the past couple of decades has been the employment of personal coaches to help key leaders and executives enhance their skill sets. These coaches can be engaged to tutor an executive in such areas

  • Deadline to start working towards CITT’s CCLP this year is August 31

    August 23, 2016 9:05AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.– CITT is reminding those interested in earning its CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) designation that the deadline to begin CITT courses this year is August 31. CITT’s next semester does not start until the new year, so professionals interested

  • Peterbilt announces Bendix Wingman Fusion, SOFTEK NXT for models 579 and 567

    August 23, 2016 9:00AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt announced this week that it is offering the Bendix Wingman Fusion for its 579 and 567 Models. The Bendix Wingman Fusion is a driver assistance safety system that includes lane departure warning, enhanced collision mitigation and in-lane

  • What is your business worth?

    August 22, 2016 11:36AM by Mark Borkowski

    One of the first questions a business owner has when considering selling his/her business is, “What is my business worth?” The reality is that determining the value of a business is anything but a simple question and there are many

  • Hino Motors Manufacturing honors Dana for superior on-time delivery

    August 19, 2016 3:27PM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio – Dana announced today that it was recognized by Hino Motors Manufacturing for its 100% on-time delivery at the annual Hino Supplier conference in July. Dana currently supplies driveshafts, companion flanges, and yokes to Hino from facilities in

  • The importance of credit checks

    August 19, 2016 8:21AM by Charles Sheppard

    There is very little in the trucking business that is more frustrating than invoicing a customer for a delivered load and then not getting paid in time, or worse, not getting paid at all. This causes significant financial burden; whether

  • Gamache Group expands services in Montreal

    August 18, 2016 3:22PM by Truck News

    ANJOU, Que. — The Gamache Group announced today that it is expanding its services for its Montreal customers. The former Camion Ray Lawson is now Gamache Montreal. The Gamache Group says that this enhancement of services increases opportunities to buy or sell