Truck News


  • Fleet Safety Council – Ottawa Chapter to hold meeting on wheel-off prevention

    February 11, 2016 9:01AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – A special wheel-off presentation session is taking place in early March courtesy of the Ottawa Fleet Safety Council Chapter. The presentation invites members of the transportation industry to join the meeting where they can gain valuable knowledge

  • Oil and gas sector “a mess”: Mullen

    February 11, 2016 6:51AM by Truck News

    Mullen Group profits declined nearly 86% in 2015, but it grew trucking/logistics revenue

  • Women In Trucking Association teams up with MindShare Strategies

    February 10, 2016 1:10PM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. – The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) board of directors met recently to set goals for 2016 and it was decided that MindShare Strategies was to be WIT’s new association management firm. According to WIT, the group will

  • Newcom, JGK Media partner to bring South Asian community to Truck World

    February 9, 2016 9:03PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Newcom Business Media and JGK Media are pleased to announce a strategic partnership aimed at bringing members of the South Asian community to this year’s Truck World show that is set for April 12-14 at the International

  • VersaCold buys cross-border trucking firm

    February 9, 2016 2:36PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — VersaCold Logistic Services has announced its acquisition of the assets of cross-border carrier Gary Heer Transport. The move marks VersaCold’s entry into the US cross-border transportation segment. The company will launch its new subsidiary VersaCold North America

  • Southeastern Freight Lines expands Canadian service

    February 9, 2016 11:00AM by Truck News

    LEXINGTON, S.C. — Southeastern Freight Lines is enhancing its service into Canada, with the addition of door-to-door cross-border delivery service between Canada and the US. The company says it has a Canadian team based in Toronto, which will streamline operations

  • Taxi protest planned this weekend in Toronto

    February 9, 2016 10:52AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Toronto taxi drivers have planned a protest this coming Friday, February 12 in the downtown core. The protest is in response to Uber’s ride-sharing service, which the taxi industry claims is operating “illegally” in the city. The

  • Nominations open for Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year Award

    February 9, 2016 9:38AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The deadline to nominate this year’s Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year is fast approaching and organizers are encouraging fleets across the country to nominate a maintenance manager that is worthy of the award. The award,

  • Dana publishes white paper on optimized tire pressure

    February 9, 2016 8:57AM by Truck News

     MAUMEE, Ohio – To help prevent blowouts and other tire events, Dana Holding published a white paper recently for the commercial trucking industry titled “Optimized Tire-Pressure Management.” The white paper was written by the company’s engineering manager for advanced chassis

  • PMTC conference date and location set

    February 8, 2016 1:07PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) will again hold its annual conference at the Kingbridge Conference Centre in King City, Ont., 20 minutes north of Toronto. The event will run from June 16-17 and will

  • Pilot project could reduce operational hours at Port of Raymond

    February 8, 2016 12:01PM by Truck West

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a battle with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in early December 2015, the offices of Montana Senator Steve Daines and House Representative Ryan Zinke said they are again attempting to stop an effort to close

  • APTA lauds N.B. for shelving road toll plans

    February 8, 2016 8:42AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) says it was wise of the New Brunswick government to not move forward in implementing highway tolls. The association says the province could not absorb both an HST hike and highway

  • News Equipment

    Top Peterbilt dealers recognized

    February 8, 2016 8:36AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Four Canadian Peterbilt dealers were recent recipients of Best in Class awards from the truck maker. Cervus Equipment Peterbilt (Cal Johnson), Peterbilt Manitoba (Doug Danylchuk), Stahl Peterbilt (Eddy Stahl) and Transdiff Peterbilt (Pierre, Guillaume and Jean-Phillipe Pouliot)

  • Canadian spot market freight volumes rise in January

    February 8, 2016 8:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — TransCore reports load volumes increased in January, on the heels of four consecutive months of declines. January spot market freight volumes were up 12% above December but down 28% year-over-year. The freight index has shown alternate highs

  • Cummins to celebrate opening of new Mississauga parts facility

    February 5, 2016 12:27PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Cummins Eastern Canada is opening a new parts facility at 6950 Edwards Blvd. in Mississauga. The company began moving the department from 7175 Pacific Circle on Feb. 1. The new warehouse will be used to store parts