Truck News


  • Sutco names new president

    October 16, 2019 11:42AM by Truck News-West

    KELOWNA, B.C. – After more than a decade with the company, Doug Sutherland has been named president of Sutco Transportation Specialists. Sutherland was previously Sutco’s vice-president and general manager for a period of just over eight years. Prior to joining

  • New character joins trucking-safety icons

    October 15, 2019 2:18PM by Truck News

    HALIFAX, N.S. — The Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association has unveiled a new safety character – Dawn – that reflects the diversity of the province’s trucking sector. Dawn, an African Nova Scotian woman, has joined NSTSA’s two well-loved safety icons:

  • Trailcon celebrates opening of Alberta sites

    October 15, 2019 11:38AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Trailcon Leasing has been celebrating the opening of two new state-of-the-art facilities in Alberta as part of its continued expansion into Western Canada. Open houses were held last week at the 20,000-sq.ft. sites in Edmonton and Calgary.

  • CVSA names new president, executive committee

    October 15, 2019 9:33AM by

    GREENBELT, Md. – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) — an organization that oversees commercial vehicle enforcement initiatives across North America — has named its latest executive committee. Sergeant John Samis, currently the motor carrier safety assistance program supervisor for

  • Trade war biggest threat to commercial vehicle market: ACT

    October 15, 2019 9:23AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – A trade war with China remains the key risk to the North American commercial vehicle outlook and the overall economy, according to a new report from ACT Research. But consumer spending remains strong and could keep the

  • Join us as Women with Drive hits the road

    October 15, 2019 8:11AM by Angela Splinter

    Including more women in the trucking and logistics industry is an important issue for fleets across the country. Our Women with Drive networking initiative is designed to help, and we’re pleased to tell you that the program is expanding thanks

  • Last chance to register for Surface Transportation Summit

    October 11, 2019 9:30AM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – The annual Surface Transportation Summit returns on Oct. 16, and there’s one final chance to register – and even save money in the process. The conference, hosted at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., features presentations by

  • Parts for Trucks celebrates a century of success

    October 10, 2019 7:00AM by Truck News

    DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Parts for Trucks has celebrated its 100th birthday by opening a 56,000-sq.ft distribution center in the Burnside Industrial Park in Dartmouth, N.S. “It is actually the biggest parts distribution center east of Montreal,” said marketing manager Lori

  • Laskowski: Non-compliant fleets a giant drag

    October 9, 2019 10:50AM by Abdul Latheef

    ‘We need to cut this out like a cancer’

  • Thunder Bay truck route vote delayed — again

    October 8, 2019 5:04PM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – Thunder Bay, Ont. has once again delayed a vote on a contested truck route, postponing a related vote that was set for this week and will now be scheduled no later than Dec. 2. The Ontario Trucking

  • APTA meeting to discuss emerging technologies

    October 8, 2019 8:00AM by Truck News

    HALIFAX, N.S. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) opens its annual conference here today, but delegates can relax – there will be no speeches on the perennial problem of the driver shortage, or on the ELDs. That is according

  • Registration opens for YLG Driven to Lead program

    October 7, 2019 2:41PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Young Leaders Group of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada has announced that it will offer the Driven to Lead education program again in 2020. The first Driven to Lead program this year attracted more

  • ATA president calls for improvements to NAFTA during MCE keynote address

    October 7, 2019 2:16PM by Derek Clouthier

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – In a spirited keynote address, American Trucking Associations (ATA) president and CEO Chris Spear urged those in trucking to “get out and kick some ass” in an effort to advocate for the betterment of the industry.

  • MGF acquires Miami logistics company

    October 7, 2019 12:53PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Manitoulin Global Forwarding (MGF) has acquired Demark Global Logistics of Miami, Fla., the company announced Monday. The acquisition complements the purchase of N/J International Inc. of Houston, Texas, last year, and further demonstrates the continued expansion of

  • Protect immigration, but crack down on non-compliance: CTA

    October 7, 2019 12:37PM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is advocating for steps to better protect immigrant truck drivers, following a Globe and Mail investigation into the way immigration consultants and non-compliant fleets are exploiting foreign job seekers. The report uncovered