Truck News


  • 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

  • OTA partnership brings new industry benchmarking tool

    February 5, 2016 10:36AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) will be hosting a webinar Feb. 17 with inGauge to help those in the trucking industry create efficiencies in their operations and see how they stack up with the competition. The OTA

  • Trailer Wizards names new v.p. of sales for Ontario

    February 4, 2016 2:20PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont.– Trailer Wizards announced today that it has appointed Terry Maw as its new vice-president of sales for the Ontario region. In his new position, Maw will lead the Ontario rental, lease, and dealership sales teams, as well as manage

  • Freightliner names Edmonton one of North America’s hardest working cities

    February 4, 2016 8:13AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. — Edmonton has been declared by Freightliner to be one of North America’s hardest working cities. It joins New York City, Charlotte, N.C. and Seattle-Tacoma as the 2016 recipients. The Hardest Working Cities program from Freightliner honours cities