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  • The state of Canadian fleets discussed during in.sight User Conference

    September 10, 2018 6:33PM by Derek Clouthier

    HOUSTON, Texas – Several issues affecting the Canadian trucking industry were addressed today in Houston, including the idea of mandating onboard video for fleets. Discussed during the PeopleNet and TMW Systems in.sight User Conference and Expo, several attendees, who either

  • Recruitment & Resources Expo sold out

    September 10, 2018 10:34AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo that is set to take place September 15 is now sold out of booth space. The show, aimed at addressing the industry’s significant workforce shortage, is taking place at the International

  • TransCore Link Logistics reveals 2018 scholarship recipients

    September 10, 2018 7:25AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  This scholarship season marks the fourth year TransCore Link Logistics has given back to high school students. The LinkScholar Program identifies talented young people, affiliated with the transportation industry, and helps them fulfill their potential by assisting

  • Mack video features pair of drivers from Western Canada

    September 7, 2018 11:32AM by Truck West

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks’ sixth episode of its RoadLife series titled “Long Way From Home” features two western Canadian long-haul truck drivers. Bill Flynn, originally from Newfoundland, has spent the last 14 years working in Edmonton, Alta., as a

  • Volvo film underscores essential role of the professional truck driver

    September 6, 2018 12:38PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks is rolling out a new film to mark National Trucking Week in Canada and Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the U.S. “Professional truck drivers play a crucial role in almost every aspect of our daily

  • Amazon makes big commitment during grand opening of U.S. Sprinter plant

    September 5, 2018 6:41PM by Derek Clouthier

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Today’s grand opening of the new Sprinter plant in North Charleston was met with some added good news for Mercedes-Benz Vans, with Amazon announcing it will require 20,000 units over the course of the coming year. Pricing

  • CTA celebrates National Trucking Week

    September 5, 2018 10:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and provincial trucking associations are celebrating the role of trucking in the overall economy during National Trucking Week. “Driving truck is a skill and a professional commitment that has received a lot

  • APTA wishes drivers Happy National Trucking Week

    September 4, 2018 10:40AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) is wishing the thousands of professional drivers working in Canada’s eastern provinces a Happy National Trucking Week Sept. 2-8. The association notes 90% of all consumer products in Atlantic Canada are

  • Hamilton Petro Pass offering freebies to truckers

    September 4, 2018 9:23AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – Hamilton Petro Pass will be celebrating truck drivers Sept. 7, with free hot dogs, pizza and drinks. Springers hot dogs will be offered from noon until 1:30 p.m., pizza slices from Pizza Bell from 1:30 till 3

  • Kriska acquires BTC Express

    September 4, 2018 9:04AM by johng@newcom.ca

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group (KTG) has acquired BTC Express of Brantford, Ont., which will continue to operate under general manager Jacob Bicz. Brothers Jacob and Han Bicz have owned and operated BTC for the past 10 years. The

  • Feature Transportation

    Greatness is in the eye of the beholder – Part 2

    August 31, 2018 1:53PM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark travels to New Mexico for a load back to Canada. While he’s there, another driver shows up for a load to Los Angeles. The driver looks Mexican and the shipper was expecting someone white and

  • Navistar names Giroux new chief communications officer

    August 30, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar announced today that David Giroux has been named chief communications officer and will lead the company’s corporate communications department effective Sept. 1. “David is an experienced and respected leader in the North American truck industry, and

  • GoRight hires new senior director of fleet maintenance

    August 29, 2018 3:10PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — GoRight has named Bob Hammond as senior director of fleet maintenance. This is a new role for the company. Hammond brings more than 35 years of industry knowledge and experience to the GoRight team and customers. His

  • Adopting fuel-saving technologies help fleets save millions: NACFE report

    August 28, 2018 1:06PM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The rate of adoption for fuel-saving technologies is up according to the North American Council for Freight Efficiency’s (NACFE) 2018 Annual Fuel Fleet Study. As detailed in the full report, the 20 fleets that participated in

  • Nikola World set for April 16-18

    August 28, 2018 7:46AM by Sonia Straface

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Nikola Motor Company announced it is hosting a new event, Nikola World on April 16-18, 2019. On April 16, Nikola will unveil the pre-production hydrogen electric semi-truck, 2.3 megawatt hydrogen station and the Nikola NZT 4X4. April