Truck News


  • Manitoulin acquires Express Havre St-Pierre

    November 6, 2018 10:22AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Manitoulin Transport has acquired Express Havre St-Pierre (EHSP) of Quebec. The acquisition builds out Manitoulin’s coverage in Central and Eastern Quebec, particularly in the province’s rural areas, the company said in a release. Express Havre St-Pierre provides

  • Applications open for 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program

    November 6, 2018 9:54AM by Sonia Straface

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Applications are now open for Trucking HR Canada’s 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program, which recognizes fleets who demonstrate a commitment to going above and beyond in their human resources practices. Applications and online submissions will be

  • TFI names new CFO

    November 6, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. —  TFI International announced recently that David Saperstein, vice-president of mergers and acquisitions, will be promoted to chief financial officer, effective January 1, 2019. As previously announced, Greg Rumble will be retiring from his CFO role.  Saperstein joined TFI

  • Feature Transportation

    A trucker’s guide to CPP

    November 6, 2018 8:49AM by Scott Taylor

    Most people in Canada between the ages of 18 and 70 who earn more than $3,500 a year contribute to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) – except in Quebec, where the Quebec Pension Plan provides benefits. Like an insurance plan,

  • Class 8 orders continue to climb in October

    November 5, 2018 11:22AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Class 8 orders are strong once again. Both FTR and ACT Research reported orders for October surpassing 43,000 units for  the eighth month in a row.  October 2018 orders were the 10th best ever; 2% above a strong September

  • Nikola launches new truck for European market

    November 5, 2018 10:27AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ari. — Nikola Motor Company has recently launched a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Reservations for the Nikola TRE (meaning “Three” in Norwegian) are now open at Guests at the April 16-17 Nikola World in Phoenix will be

  • Stayin’ small

    November 5, 2018 9:00AM by Sonia Straface

    GUELPH, Ont. — For some, the road to success is a winding one. For others, it’s one that’s straight and narrow. Flash Freight Systems’ road falls closer to the latter. The business was started in 1998 as a part of Spruce

  • Great Dane mourns the loss of former v.p.

    November 2, 2018 2:30PM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane announced today that its former v.p. of design and development, Charles Fetz, has passed away. Fetz had a celebrated career in engineering before retiring from Great Dane in 2016. “Charlie was a stalwart champion of

  • Drivewyze to bring scale bypass to Ontario

    November 2, 2018 1:23PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Drivewyze has announced it’s bringing its weigh station bypass platform to Ontario. It will offer bypasses at 32 Ontario scales by the end of the year, the company told at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference

  • Trucking and trade

    November 2, 2018 12:54PM by Derek Clouthier

    Fields on Wheels panel addresses trade, MELT, and truck transportation in Manitoba

  • Tallman Group adds Doepker trailers to product offerings

    November 1, 2018 10:06AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Tallman Group announced today that it has added Doepker Industries trailers to its product offerings. The new line will be available at all Tallman and Tru-Nor dealership locations in Ontario. “The addition of the Doepker Industries hopper, steel

  • Stay hip

    October 31, 2018 1:22PM by Karen Bowen

    Truck drivers need to take care of their hips due to long hours of sitting

  • We need you, driver!

    October 31, 2018 1:18PM by Mike Millian

    It seems it’s almost impossible to pick up a magazine (trucking industry publications, included) or tune into the news without reading a story about the next great breakthrough in autonomous technologies – complete with opinions on when the vehicles will

  • Bridging Border Barriers summit set for Nov. 14

    October 31, 2018 11:34AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Bridging Border Barriers half-day conference hosted by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is set for November 14 at the Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Centre. The event will feature conversations on cross-border commerce between Canada and

  • Haldex and Wabash to continue partnership

    October 31, 2018 11:26AM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Miss. – Haldex and Wabash National Corporation announced today that they have mutually executed a Long Term Agreement through 2021. The new agreement outlines Haldex is to be the standard brake adjuster and actuator supplier on Wabash, Transcraft,