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  • LTL total freight costs stabilize

    May 27, 2015 4:14PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers went up by 2.6% in March when compared to February, according to the results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index. The Base Rate Index also increased

  • Kenworth dealership in Quebec relocates

    May 27, 2015 4:06PM by Truck News

    AMOS, Que. — Kenworth dealer Centre du Camion Amos has relocated. The new dealership has moved to a new 37,000-square-foot facility near the intersection of Quebec Routes 109 and 111 in Amos. “We’re pleased to offer this new site so

  • Bendix employees help build home for trucker in need

    May 27, 2015 2:13PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – When the industry gives back to its truckers, it’s a beautiful thing. On May 22, more than 120 Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems employees rolled up their sleeves to help build the walls of a house for a

  • Trailer Wizards appoints new senior service manager

    May 27, 2015 1:26PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trailer Wizards has announced today that Gary Nippard has been appointed its new senior service manager for the Mississauga and Gormley, Ont. operations. With 20 years of service management experience, he will be in charge of the

  • News Equipment

    Love’s offering tire inflation service while drivers fuel

    May 27, 2015 10:48AM by Truck News

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Love’s Travel Stop is now offering a new tire inflation and inspection service, while drivers fuel up. Love’s TirePass is now available at 75 Love’s Travel Stop locations, with the remainder of those that have truck

  • Three ways the Best Fleets to Drive For are dealing with the driver shortage

    May 27, 2015 9:03AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Being recognized as one of the Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For in North America doesn’t mean a carrier is completely insulated from the driver shortage. Only 38% of the Top 20 fleets indicated to the

  • Drivers for ‘Best Fleets’ continue to earn more, drive less

    May 27, 2015 7:20AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Professional drivers working for the Best Fleets to Drive For made more money on fewer miles last year. That’s one of the trends identified through the evaluation process conducted by CarriersEdge while administering the Truckload Carriers Association’s

  • PeopleNet acquires Cadec Global

    May 26, 2015 10:52AM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – PeopleNet, a Trimble Company, has announced today that it has acquired the assets of Cadec Global, a leader in technology for food service and private fleets. “This acquisition combines the best of both Cadec and PeopleNet,” said

  • Competition heats up as the Healthy Fleet Challenge comes to an end

    May 26, 2015 10:39AM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – There’s just one week left of the Healthy Fleet Challenge and the competition is heating up as participants are trying their best to get in all the steps they can before the May 31 deadline. The last

  • Jayne Gunn passes away

    May 26, 2015 8:04AM by Truck News

    BRANTFORD, Ont. — The trucking industry lost a friend over the weekend, with the passing of longtime recruiter and industry advocate Jayne Gunn. She died following a battle with a brain tumour at the age of 51. Gunn was a

  • Titanium Group posts record revenue in first quarter

    May 26, 2015 7:32AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. — Titanium Transportation Group disclosed its first quarter earnings for the first time as a publicly traded company, touting record revenue. The company says its revenue was up 68% and represents an annualized run rate in excess of

  • News Equipment

    Flo Components offering lubrication training

    May 26, 2015 7:06AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — More than half of all bearing failures are caused by improper lubrication, according to a study by a major component manufacturer. In order to avoid such breakdowns, Flo Components is offering a series of Lube Basics seminars

  • Autonomous truck corridor linking Manitoba to Mexico discussed

    May 26, 2015 6:44AM by Truck News

    BISMARCK, N.D. — A trade group in the US is in the early stages of trying to develop an autonomous trucking corridor that would link Manitoba to Mexico. It would run along Route 83, through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South

  • Total Logistics to help with search for missing children

    May 26, 2015 6:31AM by Truck News

    VAUDREUIL-DORION, Que. — Total Logistics Group has announced it will help the Missing Children’s Network locate missing children, by displaying posters on 12 of its trucks. The announcement came during National Missing Children’s Day this week. “This wonderful and unprecedented

  • Aveda Transportation buys Hodges Trucking

    May 25, 2015 11:50AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. — A Canadian oilfield haulage company has announced the acquisition of a US trucking firm. Aveda Transportation and Energy Services of Calgary, Alta., has purchased Hodges Trucking, based in Oklahoma City. The trucking firm was a wholly owned