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  • Tremcar West brings in new management team for Weyburn facility

    February 21, 2018 5:27PM by Truck West

    WEYBURN, Sask. – Tremcar West has hired Doug Weir as general manager of its Weyburn facility and Kathy Lokinger as its office manager. The company is also looking for a service manager to complete its management team. Weir comes into

  • Mack and Moakler partnership “Born Ready” for success

    February 13, 2018 11:09AM by Truck West

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The partnership between Mack Trucks and Steve Moakler appeared “Born Ready” for success, with the singer declaring the truck manufacturer as the inspiration for the title song and upcoming tour. Originally debuting the song during a live

  • AMTA names new president

    January 31, 2018 9:10PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) announced that Chris Nash will be its next president effective March 5. Nash takes over for outgoing president Lorraine Card, who announced her retirement last December. Having started his career in

  • Focusing on the soft skills

    January 31, 2018 2:55PM by Angela Splinter

    The nature of work is always changing. Today, as technology and demographics evolve, our skills have to keep up or else we risk being automated out of a job. But some talents simply cannot be replaced by technology. I am

  • Finding the right carrier

    January 31, 2018 2:52PM by Al Goodhall

    The trucking industry as a whole doesn’t display much empathy for its drivers. Drivers are about the passion for what they do day in and day out. Corporate trucking is about profit. The ground between these two poles is a

  • Movin’ on up

    January 31, 2018 2:46PM by Sonia Straface

    Trucking industry provides room for advancement

  • Kenworth names Canadians to Service Council

    January 30, 2018 12:54PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth has named two Canadians to its 2018 Service Council. The Kenworth Service Council promotes service and product improvements for Kenworth. Canadian members include: Adam Burrough, Edmonton Kenworth, Edmonton, Alta.; and Nicolas Letendre, Kenworth Maska, Sherbrooke, Que.

  • Cooney drivers accept five-year deal

    January 30, 2018 9:02AM by Truck News

    BELLEVILLE, Ont. – Cooney Transport and Cooney Bulk Sales drivers represented by Teamsters Local 91 have accepted a new five-year deal with the company. “The accepted offer annually increases mileage rates, hourly rates, U.S. mileage rates amongst many other significant

  • Tips for a new transportation sales rep and sales manager

    January 24, 2018 10:19AM by Dan Goodwill

    Five years ago, I posted a blog that was derived from a LinkedIn sales management group. A range of people responded to the question, “What advice would you give a new salesperson?” To that list, I added my own observations.

  • Pay day

    January 23, 2018 1:33PM by James Menzies

    Carriers increasing driver pay to take advantage of strong market

  • Rumble to retire from TFI

    January 18, 2018 4:27PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Gregory Rumble will be retiring as executive vice-president and chief financial officer of TFI International in April 2019, the company announced. He served in those roles for TFI (then TransForce) since 2015, and was president of Contrans

  • Zonar hires former CVSA president as its compliance manager

    January 8, 2018 4:59PM by Truck West

    SEATTLE, Wash. – Former Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) president Ron Cordova has joined Zonar Systems’ compliance team. As compliance manager, Cordova will work with a group that is dedicated to ensuring Zonar and its customers adhere to the Department

  • PMTC Young Leaders add to board

    December 19, 2017 2:08PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Young Leaders Group (YLG) of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has added three members to its board. Kimberly Black, a consultant, Byron Eveley, sales with Eveley International, and Meredith Vincent, regional sales manager

  • David Bradley to join Titanium board

    December 18, 2017 10:10AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group has announced David Bradley is joining its board, as an independent director. Bradley is retiring as the longtime head of the Canadian Trucking Alliance and Ontario Trucking Association. He will assume his position on

  • Freightliner honors top sales reps

    December 14, 2017 1:58PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Freightliner Trucks recently recognized its top dealers sales representatives, including 19 from Canada. The program recognizes and rewards excellent sales results, with the top 44 sales pros and seven sales managers honored at a special awards ceremony.