Truck News


  • Economic yellow lights flashing, ACT warns

    February 12, 2019 10:21AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Yellow lights continue to burn for the U.S. economy and the North American commercial vehicle industry, ACT Research reports. “While the outlook has less of an orange tinge, sufficient caution flags remain to keep the yellow light

  • GTI buys Precision Specialized Division

    February 11, 2019 10:52AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – GTI Transport Solution has announced it is acquiring Precision Specialized Division, a division of Precision Truck Lines. Precision Specialized focuses on open-deck and heavy-haul transportation, which are also the specialties of GTI Transport Solution. All employees and

  • Kriska acquires Icon Transportation

    February 11, 2019 7:37AM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group has announced its acquisition of Icon Transportation Logistics (ITL) out of Puslinch, Ont. The company will continue to be led by general manager Alen Delija and its current management team. “ITL is a great

  • The challenge of finding and retaining employees in the trucking industry

    February 8, 2019 2:47PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – Recruiting and retaining employees has become complex, and today, there are several steps companies need to take if they are going to find success in the new world of human resources. “Recruitment is partially becoming a sales

  • Manitoba scraps non-RTAC standard, harmonizing with western provinces

    February 8, 2019 11:15AM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Manitoba regulations for vehicle weights and dimensions are changing with the removal of the non-Road Transportation Association of Canada (RTAC) standard. The province had adhered to two standards – RTAC and non-RTAC – and said scrapping the

  • NACFE turns 10

    February 8, 2019 10:31AM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. It aims to provide unbiased information to help North America’s truck fleets double their freight efficiency. The organization was formed in

  • Kenworth names 2019 Parts Council

    February 7, 2019 2:20PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2019 Kenworth Parts Council and three Canadians made the cut. Kenworth Parts Council members for 2019 are: Chairman – Cory Anderson, MHC Kenworth, (Leawood, Kan.); Eric Bontrager, Wisconsin Kenworth (Windsor, Wis.);

  • Mullen Group’s trucking segment achieves record revenue

    February 7, 2019 1:51PM by Truck News

    But “market meltdown” in oil and gas sector leads to $100-million impairment

  • Hino Motors Canada names new president, v.p.

    February 7, 2019 1:02PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Hino Motors Canada has made some changes to its senior executive team. Eric Smith has been named president and chief operating officer of Hino Motors Canada and Tony Caldarone has been appointed senior vice-president of sales and

  • STA partnership with NRC to provide carriers insight into efficient fuel practices

    February 6, 2019 4:20PM by Truck News-West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) today announced its partnership with Natural Resources Canada (NRC), with the association offering a number of training opportunities to help carriers increase fuel efficiency. “Educating member companies on these programs is important

  • TTSAO reveals panelists for upcoming conference

    February 6, 2019 11:59AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has revealed the panelists for the Best Practices for Training Panel session taking place at the upcoming  fourth annual conference taking place at the Centre for Health and Safety

  • Kenworth names 2019 Service Council

    February 4, 2019 3:09PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2019 Kenworth Service Council. Kenworth service managers in the United States and Canada serve on the council, and help promote service and product enhancements for The World’s Best trucks. Members of

  • Sheehan’s Truck Center wins Volvo’s Canada Dealer of the Year award

    February 4, 2019 1:42PM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks has awarded its top dealers for 2018. The 2018 Canada Dealer of the Year was presented to Burlington’s Sheehan’s Truck Center. The award for top dealer for 2018 in North America went to General Truck Sales

  • Linamar, associated families donate $5 million to Guelph hospital

    February 4, 2019 12:12PM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. — Linamar Corporation along with the Hasenfratz, Newton and Stoddart families have made history with a record-breaking donation to health care. The group has donated a whopping $5 million  to Guelph General Hospital in support of the hospital’s most

  • Mack Trucks names new regional vice-president, Canada

    February 4, 2019 11:51AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks recently named Steve Jugovic as regional vice-president, Canada. Jugovic will be responsible for the end-to-end sales cycle for new business transactions, including dealer and fleet sales, full-service lease, rental and contact maintenance services. “Steve brings