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  • Trucking rates expected to increase this year: FTR
  • Arrow launches used truck purchasing program to Prime members
  • Trucking conditions to get better from here: FTR
  • Ford expands its QVM program and enjoys solid commercial sales
  • Ram Commercial highlights two new programs to support upfit process
  • Fuso shows off its fully-electric eCanter at Work Truck Show
  • Cummins unveils improvements to its mid-range lineup of engines
  • NorthEast expands in Dartmouth with acquisition of Provincial Equipment
  • Trailcon appoints a regional manager for Western Canada
  • Canada’s Transaxle now a full-line Paragon dealer
  • PIT Group offers fleet evaluations
  • Daimler names five new executives to its aftermarket and operations organization
  • OTA briefs South Asian truckers on key industry issues
  • Huayi Tire appoints western Canadian regional fleet sales manager
  • Truck-Lite names new vice-president of sales
  • Doepker adds new line to its selection of semi-trailers
  • Freightliner’s new Cascadia in production
  • Five of 20 Best Fleets to Drive For based in Canada
  • TFI International acquires Cavalier Transportation
  • FTR warns shippers trucking capacity to tighten
  • Train Trailer expands its Calgary facility
  • With two new trailers on the road, business is good for Utility Trailer Manufacturing
  • Manitoulin opens larger terminal in Northern Ontario
  • More freight, fewer trucks seen in December: TransCore
  • Transcourt solidifies its focus on Quebec and Maritimes with new hire
  • Truckload pricing could rise 4% this year: FTR
  • Cat Scale marks 40th anniversary of first automated, full-length platform scale
  • STA moves into larger, better equipped location
  • TransForce International buys National Fast Freight
  • Ontario carriers lacking optimism
  • Zavcor Trucking launches training academy
  • Trucking conditions to improve next year: FTR
  • Navistar opens new reconditioning center in Melrose Park, Ill.
  • Lakeside deal demonstrates healthy appetite for Canadian logistics companies: Nix
  • Sarens opens new Canadian head office in Leduc
  • Adapt or go broke
  • US truck tonnage slips in October
  • US trucking conditions moving in carriers’ favor
  • Daimler conference addresses how to meet customer needs
  • Rate increases next year could exceed expectations: FTR
  • Manitoulin Transport utilizes three new terminals in southeastern Ontario
  • Panel to discuss mentoring during Trucking HR Canada’s Driver Connect and Share event
  • Fastfrate investing millions into western Canadian expansion
  • Freight volumes growing faster than truck capacity
  • Fleets continue to worry about driver shortage
  • Truckers should soon return to driver’s seat when it comes to rates
  • Fines, RFPs among contentious issues discussed by shippers and carriers
  • Kriska, Bison execs share tips on succeeding in challenging times
  • Fear factor, reluctance to invest constraining economic growth
  • Peterbilt makes news on 579 EPIQ, SmartLINQ and Denton expansion
  • International Trucks introduces new LT Series
  • FastFrate names Adams vice-president of logistics and commercial development
  • New Brunswick chips in to help solve trucking’s labor shortage
  • Consolidated Fastfrate celebrates 50 years, shifts business strategy
  • Pressure Systems expands in face of growing demand
  • Communication is key when rolling out new technology says panel
  • Trailcon opens its Canadian West Coast location
  • Titanium moves into new headquarters
  • Ritchie Bros. to acquire IronPlanet, enter alliance with Caterpillar
  • Despite adjustments, Kenworth remains optimistic for 2016 and beyond
  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van to be ‘Made in the USA’
  • Mercedes-Benz Worker lineup expanded
  • Trucking stuck in neutral as inventory-to-sales ratios remain high: FTR
  • Examining the broker-carrier relationship
  • US trucking conditions worsen
  • Spot market volumes steady, but capacity flooded with western trucks
  • Trailcon expands in the west with purchase of Stewart Trailers
  • Maritime-Ontario to open Vancouver terminal
  • Paccar Parts’ new distribution center serves 91 western Canadian and US dealerships
  • C.A.T. to open new office in Dallas
  • Ethnic, language and gender diversity key to easing driver shortage: CarriersEdge
  • Andy Transport opens maintenance center in Boucherville
  • OTA’s Bradley reflects back on 30 years in trucking
  • It’s not easy being independent
  • Ryder opens new pre-owned vehicle facility in Calgary
  • Edmonton auctions set record pace for Ritchie Bros.
  • Mack and Volvo offering Omnitracs to increase productivity and safety
  • Tallman Truck opens in Kemptville
  • Navistar names new VP of North American parts and sales
  • TPine Truck Rental achieves full membership with NationaLease
  • International’s design philosophy is ‘drivers first’
  • Become a smarter trucker
  • Earnings up, miles down for ‘Best Fleets’ company drivers in 2016
  • Driving for Profit/Best Fleets To Drive For seminar expands
  • Demand for trailers continues to outpace that for tractors: ACT Research
  • Trucking conditions worsened in March: FTR
  • Trucking HR report says increased diversity needed in industry
  • Inland Kenworth opens new dealership in Phoenix business park
  • Social media about connecting, not selling
  • Base rates flat, fuel surcharges down in February: CGFI
  • Paccar Parts distribution centre opens in state of Washington
  • Titanium outsources North Bay shop
  • Transcourt makes headway in US market
  • Wabash brings on new duo to lead company into the future
  • Daimler opens new headquarter building in Portland
  • Link Suspensions’ Canadian location gets certified
  • Mack invests $70 million into its Lehigh assembly plant
  • Meritor provides students with necessary parts for technician program
  • Newcom partners with HFUSA to launch North American Commercial Vehicle Show
  • Titanium CEO discusses acquisition strategy, driver turnover
  • Westcan expands into new markets with Wheeler Transport acquisition
  • Successful businesses will depend on their diversity, according to Women with Drive panel
  • HX Series headlines International Truck announcements at Work Truck Show
  • Cummins ‘redefines a classic’ with its new B-Series engine
  • Green Truck Summit focuses on transportation sector’s environmental impact
  • Fleets adding trailer capacity to better utilize drivers: ACT Research
  • Trucking to remain “relatively stable” through 2016: FTR
  • Mack Trucks’ partnership with NASCAR puts company’s highway models on display
  • Mack Trucks becomes the official hauler of NASCAR
  • MTA building getting a facelift
  • Daimler opens new parts distribution center in Dallas
  • Kenworth opens Lanoraie facility along busy Trans-Canada corridor
  • What does 2016 have in store for trucking? Growth, but also risk.
  • Trailer Wizards moves to larger facility in Edmonton
  • Cervus opens 12th Peterbilt dealership in Ontario
  • Green Truck Summit focuses on clean vehicle technology of today and tomorrow
  • Custom Truck Sales opens new facility in Swift Current, Sask.
  • Trademark agreement made between Stemco and Goodyear Tire and Rubber
  • EBI opens its fourth CNG fueling station
  • Bridgestone looks to tread globally with its Bandag brand
  • Canadian spot market freight volumes weaken
  • Zonar Systems hires new chief strategy officer
  • Quebec’s Groupe Morneau purchases Total Cold Storage
  • Trucks and equipment up for bid at December auction
  • Maritime-Ontario opens new $20-million Moncton hub
  • Trailer Wizards buys Al’s Trailer Service
  • Rates, capacity, driver availability and technology discussed by leading shippers and carriers
  • Six questions to ask before making an acquisition
  • Northbridge exec discusses emerging risks and the need for innovation
  • Weathering economic volatility
  • Canada’s recession is over, stronger growth ahead, Surface Transportation Summit delegates hear
  • Spot market freight availability rose in September
  • Human Factors seminars to explore best H.R. practices
  • US truck tonnage nears all-time high in July
  • It’s the “calm before the storm” for US trucking: FTR
  • Canadian auto sales to reach record high this year: Scotiabank
  • PMTC announces scholarship for aspiring professional drivers
  • US truck freight to grow 29% over next 11 years: ATA
  • Titanium Group to bring in 240 new Volvos
  • US driver turnover drops sharply
  • Trucking’s getting a breather with weakening freight demand: FTR
  • Firing a driver over a damaging tweet? Not so fast, lawyer warns.
  • Canadian spot market freight volumes up slightly in May
  • LNG projects and shipbuilding contracts will transform transportation in B.C.
  • Top Fleet Employers named by Trucking HR Canada
  • Three ways the Best Fleets to Drive For are dealing with the driver shortage
  • Drivers for ‘Best Fleets’ continue to earn more, drive less
  • First Best Fleets to Drive For Webinar to run Tuesday
  • Costs up, freight down for Ontario carriers
  • PMTC conference to feature seminar on how to earn $10,000 tax credit
  • US trucking conditions soften, but summer rebound expected
  • CIT Group teams with Ryder to help Canadian customers finance pre-owned vehicles
  • Five things you’ll learn at the free Best Fleets to Drive For seminars
  • US truck tonnage bounces back in March
  • Secrets of Best Fleets to Drive For to be shared at free seminars, Webinars
  • CITT launches publicly-verifiable, online list of its current professional logistics experts
  • StakUp launches its benchmarking platform for motor carriers
  • Class 8 truck sales off to strong start in 2015
  • Don’t just train drivers, train them effectively, PIT panel advises
  • Survey shows fleets continuing to stretch life-cycles, despite new truck efficiencies
  • Look out for hard-charging Volvo in Class 8 market share battle
  • Class 8 truck sales continued strong pace in November
  • US trucking conditions improved in November: FTR
  • Trucking HR Canada helps fleets find government funding
  • More trailers ordered in November
  • Fleet cost management: It starts with the trucks you buy
  • Trucking conditions remain favourable: FTR
  • FTR shares six lessons learned in 2014
  • City Smarts: Spec’ing regional and medium-duty trucks
  • Searcy Trucking buys Renold’s Transport
  • Cyber attacks can funnel through trucking companies to shippers
  • Tight truck capacity putting pressure on shippers: FTR
  • US truck tonnage up slightly in October; Solid fall freight season projected
  • ‘The truck comes first’
  • Avaal celebrates 100 classes of teaching students to ‘truck smart’
  • Personal responsibilty of leadership
  • Profiling drivers readies fleets for better legal defences
  • Fleets ordering trailers for next year to get ahead of capacity constraints
  • Natural gas can grow margins and fleet sizes, panelists say
  • How to hire top quality candidates—some emerging trends
  • Sunny outlook for US economy and trucking
  • Features

    Videos

      • THRC’s Angela Splinter Talks ‘Top Fleet Employers’
  • Inside the Numbers: Small Fleet Buying Trends
  • Scotiabank’s Gomes Optimistic About the Economy
  • Becoming a Successful Owner/Operator Part 7: Buying a Truck
  • Freight Bids: The Devils is in the Details
  • Becoming a Successful Owner/Operator Part 6: Choosing the Right Carrier
  • Becoming a Successful Owner/Operator Part 5: Money Management
  • Becoming a Successful Owner/Operator Part 4 Becoming a Successful Owner/Operator Part 4: Understanding and Controlling Costs
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