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  • Canada’s spot market sees change of pace

    April 16, 2019 9:25AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian spot market saw a dramatic shift from the norm in March, setting multiple new precedents during the month. For the first time in Loadlink history, load volumes in March were below that of

  • Ritchie Bros. adds to executive team

    April 16, 2019 8:54AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — Ritchie Bros. announced it is undergoing an organizational realignment in North America. According to the organization, the realignment is to prioritize senior management focus on penetrating the Upstream segment of the used equipment disposition market, implement a

  • Volvo Trucks names new PR manager

    April 15, 2019 3:10PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jennifer Edwards has been appointed public relations manager for Volvo Trucks North America. She will begin her new position on April 15, 2019, and will be responsible for all public relations and media relations activities for Volvo Trucks

  • Ontario plates to proclaim ‘Open for Business’

    April 15, 2019 1:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario licence plates will carry new messages as of Feb. 1, with slogans proclaiming the province is “Open for Business” and also “A Place to Grow”. The Open for Business tagline applies to commercial plates. The passenger

  • Celadon unloads logistics business assets

    April 15, 2019 1:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Celadon Group has sold the assets used in its logistics business in an all-cash deal with TA Services, a subsidiary of PS Logistics. The deal was part of a broader strategic plan to streamline operations, reduce debt,

  • March trailer orders plummet: FTR

    April 15, 2019 11:24AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. —  FTR reports preliminary trailer orders for March 2019 at 13,500 units. This is the lowest monthly total since September 2016, FTR said, and the lowest March since 208. Recent comparisons were also very negative -43% month-over-month and -52% year-over-year.

  • Ron Pridmore named Highway Star of the Year

    April 13, 2019 12:13PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Ron Pridmore of Campbell Moving Systems has moved prime ministers, NHL players, and even an astronaut during the course of his 40-year career. Now they can brag they were moved by the 2019 Highway Star of the

  • NACV Show unveils 2019 floorplan

    April 12, 2019 11:05AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) announced today that the 2019 online floorplan is available. To preview the trade show’s current list of exhibitors, click here. NACV Show 2019 will take place in exhibit halls A

  • WIT hosts 10th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel

    April 9, 2019 11:20AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc. – The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) hosted its 10th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel at the Mid-America Trucking Show In Louisville, Kentucky on March 30. One hundred and fifteen female drivers tallying nearly 1,700 collective years

  • Trucking HR Canada names this year’s Top Fleet Employers

    April 9, 2019 10:11AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Sixty-three of the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking and logistics industry have earned honors through the 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program, Trucking HR Canada announced today. All applicants were rated on topics including recruitment and retention

  • You’re hired

    April 8, 2019 11:11AM by Truck News

    Nearly 100 employers sign up recruits during spring Jobs Expo

  • Hankoook Tire Canada names new president and CEO

    April 8, 2019 9:15AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Hankook Tire Canada has named In Hyuk Rhee its new president and CEO. During a career with Hankook Tire spanning back to 1993, Rhee has achieved the outstanding accolades of serving as both manager of the Motorsports

  • “You really have some work to do.”

    April 5, 2019 3:39PM by Truck News-West

    Data shows many young workers have mixed feelings about the trucking industry

  • Bendix claims 2018 was its safest year yet

    April 4, 2019 9:16AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Last year marked Bendix’s safest year ever in its nearly 90-year history. Bendix plants across North America experienced a 30% reduction from 2017’s injury rate. Preventive and corrective safety programs are at the heart of the results,

  • Spring Jobs Expo to be held this Saturday

    April 4, 2019 8:34AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Newcom South Asian Media Company is excited to bring the 2019 Spring edition of ‘Jobs Expo’ to Toronto this weekend. Aimed to meet the hiring needs of trucking and logistics industry, this new event, which is built