Truck News


  • Regional Run on Less demo to come

    November 28, 2018 7:12PM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) is taking to the road with another Run on Less demonstration – this time focusing on regional routes and equipment. The Run on Less 2 road show will define

  • Canada Cartage expands, opens new terminal in Mississauga

    November 28, 2018 9:16AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  Canada Cartage has opened a new terminal at 6767 Davand Drive in Mississauga, Ontario. The new facility will provide additional office space for staff and a more productive and efficient truck yard and cross dock to better

  • Train Trailer expands three facilities

    November 27, 2018 2:51PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Train Trailer announced this week that it has expanded its head office location in Bolton, as well as its Alberta and Quebec facilities. All three relocations will increase workshop capacity, allowing Train Trailer to expand its service

  • Carrier Logistics names new president, CTO

    November 26, 2018 3:14PM by Truck News

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Carrier Logistics has shaken up its leadership team. Ben Wiesen has been named president, while Kevin Linardic has been named the chief technology officer. Wiesen succeeds Don Adams, president and co-founder of the firm, who retired on

  • Transcourt Tank Leasing names new regional account manager for Ontario

    November 26, 2018 2:34PM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. — Transcourt Tank Leasing named Carlos Duarte its newest regional account manager for Ontario. This new addition allows Transcourt to focus their sales force on growth while continuing to provide personalized and customized service to customers,the company said in

  • Search is on for the next HighwayStar

    November 23, 2018 1:59PM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – Newcom Media is looking for Canada’s top truck driver or owner-operator, and is ready to reward them with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes — and the coveted title of HighwayStar of the Year. The annual

  • Trucking industry gears up for ’18 Wheels of Christmas in Atlantic Canada’ food drive

    November 23, 2018 10:49AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) and Trucks For Change Network (T4C) are once again organizing an industry-wide food collection drive in order to fight hunger and help those less fortunate in communities across Atlantic Canada this

  • Feds accelerate deductions, invest in trade

    November 23, 2018 8:49AM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance is calling accelerated capital costs allowances for tractors and trucks an “early Christmas present,” following this week’s federal economic statement. The typical asset deduction for depreciation on trucks is increasing to 60% in

  • OTA begins search for new Road Knights

    November 22, 2018 4:24PM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – The search is on for the 2019-20 Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Road Knights team. Nominations can now be submitted through an online form until Feb. 1, with a team to be selected in early March. Any Ontario-based drivers

  • Feds pushing postal workers back to work

    November 22, 2018 2:00PM by John G. Smith

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Parcels will soon be back on the move at Canada Post, with federal Liberals tabling back-to-work legislation to end rotating strikes that have reportedly stranded hundreds of trailers. “This ongoing work stoppage has had significant negative impacts on

  • Feature Transportation

    A look at the numbers

    November 21, 2018 12:35PM by Kasia Malz

    Why risk being a contract driver, when you can make more money as an owner-operator?

  • TTSAO reveals details of MELT panel

    November 21, 2018 9:02AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. —  The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) announced the participants of the carrier panel to discuss Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) at its December 11, 2018 General Meeting. Caroline Blaise of Kriska Transport, Geoff Topping of

  • UPS to build largest Canadian facility in Caledon

    November 20, 2018 10:29AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — UPS is going big. Today, the company announced its plans of constructing a new $200 million, 850,000 sq.-ft. facility in Caledon, Ontario to service the Greater Toronto Area. The new facility will be the largest in Canada,

  • Tandet, Kriska named winners in this year’s Food Sort Challenge

    November 19, 2018 1:21PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Once again the Daily Bread Food Bank hosted its food sort challenge to get major corporations involved in tackling hunger. Held at Daily Bread’s head office in Etobicoke, 20 teams and over 200 people took part in

  • Left-lane ban on Coq welcome, but BCTA says focus needs to be on chaining up

    November 16, 2018 12:50PM by Truck West

    HOPE, B.C. – The B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA) says the move to prohibit commercial trucks from the left lane on Snowshed Hill on the Coquihalla does not address the main cause of collisions on the mountain pass. Though recognizing the