Truck News


  • B.C. Trucking Safety Council names new executive director

    October 5, 2015 4:58PM by Truck News

    LANGLEY, B.C. — The Trucking Safety Council of B.C. has announced the appointment of Mark Donnelly as executive director. Donnelly spent the past 10 years in a variety of senior leadership roles in the B.C. Automobile Association, the organization announced.

  • Spot market freight availability rose in September

    October 5, 2015 4:54PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canadian spot market freight volumes spiked in September, delivering an optimistic increase at the end of the third quarter after two consecutive months of unflattering load volumes. TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index saw load volumes increase

  • Human Factors seminars to explore best H.R. practices

    October 5, 2015 4:43PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada is launching a new national seminar series highlighting best practices in human resources, which it says can be adopted by fleets of any size. The Human Factors seminar series will present information on the

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 orders flat in September: FTR

    October 5, 2015 4:33PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Class 8 truck orders were unchanged in September, at 19,460 units, according to preliminary data from FTR. September’s order activity met expectations, albeit with a higher than anticipated cancellation rate for the second month in a row,

  • Polaris names new CEO for global logistics division

    October 5, 2015 4:28PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Polaris Transportation Group has named Jon Saunders CEO of Polaris Global Logistics (PGL). Saunders already served as vice-president, finance for the Group and now will fill dual roles. He joined Polaris earlier this year. Saunders will be

  • How to stay out of trouble with the MTO

    October 4, 2015 10:21PM by James Menzies

    “Your life’s stress-free if you follow the rules” – Mark Bonner, MTO

  • Pink power

    October 4, 2015 9:30PM by James Menzies

    Convoy for a Cure paints the 401 pink

  • Humber’s driver trainer school turns 25

    October 3, 2015 4:46PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – Humber College’s Transportation Training Centre turned 25 this weekend and the school celebrated by doing what they do best – connecting students and employers to keep the transportation industry moving. On Saturday, October 3, Humber hosted a

  • Highway Western Star opens new location in Guelph

    October 2, 2015 1:35PM by Truck News

      AYR, Ont. – Highway Western Star has opened up a brand new location in Guelph, Ontario, the company announced today. The new branch features 10 bays and is a full-service dealer. It also has a driver lounge and is

  • International ProStar to feature Allison TC10 transmission with Cummins ISX15 engine

    October 2, 2015 8:58AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill., — International Truck revealed today that it will be introducing the Allison TC10 fully automatic transmission coupled with the Cummins ISX15 on its International ProStar model. The engine/transmission combination will be available for order in December 2015 with

  • Mullen Group acquires Courtesy Freight Systems

    October 1, 2015 9:33PM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group announced today that it has officially closed its acquisition of Courtesy Freight Systems. Concurrent to the closing of the transaction, Mullen Group entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of the facilities. Courtesy is

  • First leg of the Healthy Fleet Challenge completed

    October 1, 2015 2:40PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — The first month of the new Healthy Fleet Challenge is completed and the second leg of the competition – spanning from October 1 to October 31 is in full swing. According to Healthy Trucker there are no

  • CITT reveals topic for next webinar

    October 1, 2015 1:36PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – CITT has revealed today that its next webinar will be titled Changes in Containerization. The webinar will cover globalization in the context of the changing face of containerization and implications for Canadian and North American ports. It

  • Total freight costs decline

    October 1, 2015 9:10AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers decreased 0.6% in July when compared to June, according to results published recently by The Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI). During the same period, the base rate index

  • Need a parking spot? There’s a helpful app for that.

    September 30, 2015 8:20PM by James Menzies

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bryan Pedlow doesn’t know how many times the Trucker Path app has saved his bacon. “Just about every night,” he told in an interview. As a Winnipeg-based owner/operator hauling overdimensional loads in and out of the