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  • ‘Sectoral recessions’ likely in 2019: ACT Research

    January 22, 2019 7:34AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – The commercial vehicle market remains strong, but the U.S. economy is expected to decelerate, according to a report from ACT Research. ACT’s Transportation Digest noted Class 8 truck orders enter 2019 with positive momentum from a record-setting

  • National truck driver training standard promised by 2020

    January 21, 2019 5:53PM by johng@newcom.ca

    MONTREAL, Que. – Canada’s transportation ministers have committed to developing a national entry-level driver training standard by 2020 — one of a series of trucking-related initiatives highlighted during a meeting in Montreal. The goal was released as part of a broad-ranging

  • OTA says City of Thunder Bay should re-think new truck route

    January 18, 2019 1:42PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) voiced its opinion on a new designated truck route passed by Thunder Bay City Council. The OTA says the new route will undermine safety rather than strengthen it. “OTA believes that Council’s

  • Trucking HR Canada reveals ‘Women Talking Tech’ panelists

    January 17, 2019 9:39AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada’s 5th annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit, hosted at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre on March 7, will feature a new Women Talking Tech Panel. The panel will take a deep

  • Daseke names new COO

    January 17, 2019 9:20AM by Truck News

    ADDISON, Texas –  Daseke Inc. today named Chris Easter as the company’s chief operating officer. Easter brings Daseke more than 30 years of operational leadership serving in key transportation and logistics roles with the United States Army, Walmart, and Schneider

  • Inland Kenworth helps to combat human trafficking

    January 15, 2019 2:59PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Inland Kenworth and Truckers Against Trafficking have come together to bring more awareness to the serious reality of human and sex trafficking. Both the organization and the heavy-duty truck dealer put together a one of a kind

  • ATA hires new chief commercial officer

    January 15, 2019 9:45AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. —  The American Trucking Associations announced the hiring of Kevin J. Traver to serve as the organization’s chief commercial officer. In the newly created position, Traver will oversee membership sales and operations, product development and marketing for the

  • Trailers of Texas becomes Transcourt’s new representation in Gulf Region

    January 15, 2019 9:13AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Transcourt Tank Leasing announced today it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Trailers of Texas, a major tank trailer distributor in Houston. As part of this agreement, Trailers of Texas will become the official Transcourt Tank

  • Nichols names v.p. of events for Hannover Fairs USA

    January 14, 2019 10:17AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill.  – Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), today announced that it has named Ed Nichols as vice-president of events. Nichols will manage the commercial vehicle show portfolio, which currently includes the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show 2019). He

  • New Cascadia named Best Transportation Technology at CES

    January 14, 2019 7:59AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. –  Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner new Cascadia has won the prestigious honor of “Best Transportation Technology” at the engadget annual ”Best of CES” awards ceremony at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). According the engadget, the

  • Feature Transportation

    Mine truck data and reap the rewards

    January 11, 2019 2:48PM by Elizabeth Bate

    Set reasonable targets, and reap the rewards

  • Feature Transportation

    The evolution of active safety systems

    January 11, 2019 2:11PM by James Menzies

    And how to get the most out of their performance

  • Teamsters looks to block foreign worker bid

    January 11, 2019 10:48AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Teamsters Canada is slamming the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) bid to bring in foreign workers to help address a driver shortage – stressing instead that the focus should be on improving wages and working conditions to make

  • Meritor launches 22 electrification programs

    January 9, 2019 10:55AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. — Meritor announced today that it has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs that is expected to put at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020. “These emission-free solutions offered under

  • Tallman Group wins Presidential Award

    January 9, 2019 8:15AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group has won the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2018, honors the top seven percent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in terms of operating and financial