Truck News


  • International Truck introduces new LT Series

    September 30, 2016 10:11PM by Derek Clouthier

    Fuel efficiency, driver appeal and uptime focus of new Class 8 tractor

  • Five ways to make maintenance your competitive advantage

    September 29, 2016 2:13PM by Sonia Straface

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No matter which way you slice it, a good maintenance program is crucial to the success of your transportation business. That’s according to the truck repair experts at Master Fleet LLC, who gave a presentation to attendees

  • OTA reveals speakers at its upcoming executive conference

    September 29, 2016 11:58AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is hosting its executive conference once again at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Toronto this year and has revealed its lineup of speakers today. The event is set to take place November 9-10

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    Breakdowns put a dent in retirement plans

    September 29, 2016 8:02AM by Mark Lee

    I have finally experienced something I thought would never happen. I got a phone call from my repair shop giving me an update on my truck and they told me something that made me feel all warm and fuzzy. The

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    Drivers to blame for decreasing rates

    September 29, 2016 8:01AM by Bill Cameron

    For years, I’ve argued for much higher pay for drivers and owner-operators. It seems a stupid argument for a small business owner to make, but at least you know my intentions are genuine. Financially successful employees are easier to work

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    Sometimes, timing is everything

    September 29, 2016 8:01AM by Scott Taylor

    There are nearly 200 days until the deadline to file your personal income tax return. It feels like it’s a long way off – heck, it’s not even Christmas yet. But whether you operate one truck or a small fleet

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    In support of e-logs

    September 29, 2016 8:00AM by Natalie Martin

    The move to electronic logging devices (ELDs) is a point of contention for some, but on the flip side, there has been a push towards this mandate to help level the playing field across the industry. There is a definite

  • CTA’s Bradley gives American conference a snapshot of trucking in Canada

    September 28, 2016 5:51PM by Sonia Straface

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Though they may be neighbors, Canada the US aren’t exactly in line when it comes to trucking matters. David Bradley, president and CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, gave a brief presentation to attendees at the joint

  • PeopleNet, TMW reveal winners of innovation awards

    September 28, 2016 2:02AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — At its joint user conference in Nashville, Tenn. this week, PeopleNet and TMW Systems announced the winners of its 2016 Innovator of the Year awards. The awards recognize customers of each company that have best leveraged technology

  • How to use data to your advantage

    September 27, 2016 5:38PM by Sonia Straface

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It seems that in trucking, though there are countless fleets big and small across North America, the same ones receive awards and recognition within the industry. So what are these fleets doing to keep their drivers on

  • Consolidated Fastfrate celebrates 50 years, shifts business strategy

    September 27, 2016 7:53AM by James Menzies

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – Consolidated Fastfrate on Wednesday kicked off a series of coast-to-coast celebrations of its 50-year history and recognized the contributions of its longest-serving employees. All employees who have served for 20 years or longer will be recognized at

  • Are you ready for ELDs?

    September 26, 2016 7:29PM by Sonia Straface

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Attention US fleets and those Canadian fleets who operate on American soil: Are you prepared for the ELD mandate? With the US ELD mandate deadline coming in closer than many fleets are prepared for, PeopleNet took the

  • Communication is key when rolling out new technology says panel

    September 26, 2016 1:14PM by Sonia Straface

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When it comes to rolling out new technology within your fleet, communication is key, according to the experts. In a educational session, titled ‘Rollouts: How to Effectively Launch a New Product or Feature’ at this year’s in.sight

  • Why you should sell your transportation company sooner rather than later

    September 26, 2016 8:42AM by Mark Borkowski

    With the economy languishing in Canada, many transportation owners are wondering if this is the year to consider selling the business. In most of the major provinces, there are five specific reasons why it would make sense to sell in

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    Let’s talk about mental health

    September 26, 2016 8:02AM by Al Goodhall

    I have something difficult to share. A driver that I had run down the road with several times over the years and had come to know as another one of the hardworking decent guys that are the mainstay of the