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  • “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

  • Volvo’s Hagerstown facility gets $1.18 million in rebates

    April 3, 2019 11:52AM by Truck News

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The Volvo Group’s Hagerstown powertrain manufacturing facility received $1,180,400 in rebate incentives from Potomac Edison for a number of energy efficiency upgrades. Since 2016 the facility has saved the equivalent of 9,158,862 kilowatt-hours of electricity, enough to

  • Great Dane opens three new flatbed distribution centers across the U.S.

    April 2, 2019 2:46PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga.  – Great Dane announced today that it has established three new flatbed trailer distribution centers located across the United States. The new locations include Trudell Trailers in Milwaukee, Minnesota; Northeast Great Dane in Florida, New York; and Crossroads

  • Day & Ross expands U.S. operations

    April 2, 2019 7:17AM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. – Day & Ross has expanded its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of A&S Kinard and Buckler Transport. The acquisition makes Day & Ross one of the top 10 suppliers of dedicated services in North America, according to

  • Two Mack Anthems drivers to show off fuel saving efforts online

    April 1, 2019 3:12PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, NC – For the next year, two customers operating Mack Anthem models will track their fuel savings efforts and share their experiences, Mack announced today. Jamie Hagen, owner of Stratford, South Dakota-based Hell Bent Xpress and Joel Morrow, senior

  • Bison acquires H.O. Wolding

    April 1, 2019 1:50PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man.  — Bison Transport announced that it has acquired  the Amherst, Wis.-based H.O. Wolding (HOW). HOW is a 320-truck, dry van fleet with truckload operations in the U.S. Midwest, northeast and southeast regions. “We are very pleased to welcome

  • Brakes, seats, U-joints among updates to out of service criteria

    April 1, 2019 12:18PM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has released the latest updates to its out-of-service criteria that governs when drivers and vehicles should be pulled from the road. The changes to the North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria cover everything from

  • Bendix adds new facility to expand operations in Indiana

    April 1, 2019 12:10PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced today it is expanding its long-standing Huntington, Indiana, footprint with the addition of a sixth location, a 409,000-square-foot facility. The new space, according to Bendix, will enable strategic alignment of its manufacturing

  • CN reaches deal with Unifor

    April 1, 2019 7:57AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – CN and Unifor have announced a new tentative collective agreement, which covers more than 2,150 employees, including 1,000 owner-operator truck drivers. The deal was reached prior to the expiration of its existing contract. “I am very pleased

  • Train Trailer opens new facility in Halifax

    March 29, 2019 3:09PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – Train Trailer announced today that their new Halifax service facility  is open and fully operational. The new location in Halifax (located at 115 Chain Lake Road) was created in response to customer demand. “We have had a

  • Goodyear names newest Highway Hero

    March 29, 2019 8:08AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Paul Mathias is the latest professional truck driver to be honored with the Goodyear Highway Hero Award. Mathias, a U.S. military veteran, intervened to help a family when their SUV was struck by another vehicle.He  had just

  • Majority of U.S. drivers have positive view of trucking: Poll

    March 28, 2019 12:37PM by johng@newcom.ca

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two-thirds of American drivers have a favorable view of the trucking industry – about the same as 2015 — while about three in four drivers believe the industry plays an important role in the national economy, a

  • Andy Transport acquires new terminal space

    March 28, 2019 12:06PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — Andy Transport announced today the acquisition of a new terminal located at 12321-12329 Métropolitain East boulevard in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que. The facility is Andy’s largest acquisition so far, consisting of more than 1 million sq. ft. of land,