Truck News


  • Mack hits the road to tell drivers’ stories in new series

    May 31, 2018 12:35PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks will air an eight-part series on RoadLifeTV highlighting the stories of men and women behind the wheel. Available on Amazon Prime Video June 19, the video series will showcase what drivers have to deal with

  • Manny Calandrino named president and CEO of Fastfrate Group

    May 31, 2018 10:15AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. — Ron Tepper, executive chairman of Consolidated Fastfrate announced today that Manny Calandrino is the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Fastfrate Group of Companies. The group includes Consolidated Fastfrate, Canada Drayage (CDI), Fastfrate Integrated

  • Let’s get technical

    May 30, 2018 4:33PM by Sonia Straface

    How hiring drivers can and should be more data driven, according to one expert

  • APTA to host Tech & Talent networking event

    May 30, 2018 3:11PM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) has announced its Tech & Talent event, which will take place at the Wingate Dieppe Hotel & Convention Center on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The event offers attendees the opportunity to

  • Trail King names new director of sales operations

    May 30, 2018 3:03PM by Truck News

    MITCHELL, S.D.  – Trail King has announce the recent hire of Jon Duesterhoeft as the director of sales operations. Within this role, Duesterhoeft will support the inside sales team at the Mitchell, SD headquarters location. Duesterhoeft comes to Trail King

  • TST Overland Express announces scholarship recipients

    May 29, 2018 11:34AM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — TST Overland Express has announced the winners of its International Transportation and Customs scholarships. Recent graduates of the two-year transportation-related program, Monica Chaguan and Priscilla Guimaraes each received the scholarship, for their outstanding academic accomplishments. Wayne Gruszka,

  • PMTC to highlight, train young leaders

    May 29, 2018 9:53AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – Four young leaders have been named to the latest panel to be featured during the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s (PMTC’s) upcoming conference in Niagara Falls, Ont. Kimberly Biback, corporate relations and marketing specialists with Sharp

  • Trucking HR Canada releases driver training toolkit

    May 29, 2018 9:47AM by Truck News

    And plans to host webinar on driver training

  • Newcom South Asian Media Co. launches

    May 29, 2018 6:50AM by Truck News

    Joint venture to serve growing South Asian trucking community

  • Let’s try harder to get those on the outside to start looking in

    May 28, 2018 10:52AM by Derek Clouthier

    Trucking is not the only industry with a looming labor shortage knocking at its front door. Several sectors, specifically in the skilled trades, know they will be facing an uphill battle in the coming years as they attempt to attract

  • 600,000 Brazilian truckers are back to work after week-long strike paralyzes country

    May 28, 2018 10:28AM by Truck News

    SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Brazilian President Michel Temer says he will concede to demands just a week after 600,000 truckers went on strike paralyzing the country. A state of emergency was declared in Brazil and the army was ordered to

  • Why training and professional development matters

    May 28, 2018 9:45AM by Isabelle Hétu

    The shortage of qualified employees, particularly truck drivers, is no secret to anyone who has been in the industry for a while. In fact, it’s been a challenge to recruit and retain individuals for several occupations, whether it is drivers,

  • Feature Transportation

    In-cab coaching systems help drivers improve fuel economy

    May 27, 2018 2:03PM by James Menzies

    Real-time coaching using telematics can significantly improve fleet fuel economy. That was the message from Jean-Sebastien Bouchard, vice-president of sales for Isaac Instruments, who discussed the topic during a Truck World Knowledge Stop session April 19. The company got into

  • Charity BBQ raises a record $28,000 in two hours

    May 25, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, MB – Friends, family, customers, and employees of Maxim Truck & Trailer raised $28,000 for charity in just two hours at their annual barbeque. The record amount from this year’s event is going to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation through

  • Feature Transportation

    The benefits, and risks, of connected trucks

    May 25, 2018 1:39PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A fully connected truck will eventually streamline repairs and become an active member of the maintenance department. “A truck will tell the maintenance manager what is wrong with it,” predicted Jason Krajewski, director of connectivity with Daimler Trucks