Truck News


  • Rourke to replace Schneider’s Lofgren as CEO

    October 31, 2018 11:10AM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Schneider National announced today that Chris Lofgren will retire as president and chief executive officer following the company’s annual meeting of shareholders in April 2019. The Schneider board of directors has selected Mark Rourke, executive vice-president

  • Feature Transportation

    Seeing the light

    October 31, 2018 8:12AM by James Menzies

    Sola panels can help power anti-idling systems, extend battery life

  • CN buys TransX

    October 30, 2018 12:21PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que.  —  CN announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire Winnipeg’s TransX Group of Companies.  “This strategic acquisition allows CN to deepen its supply chain focus, strengthening our exceptional franchise, including our intermodal business, notably the specialized,

  • Feature Transportation

    Trucking industry needs to acknowledge role in climate change

    October 29, 2018 12:51PM by Al Goodhall

    We don’t talk a lot about climate change or climate science in our business, which is at odds with the fact the transportation industry is a massive consumer of fossil fuels. What we do talk a lot about is reducing

  • OOIDA produces video outlining why driver shortage is a myth

    October 29, 2018 10:48AM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) debuted a video dispelling the myth that there is a shortage of truck drivers in the US. “We created this video because we are concerned that messaging in mainstream media

  • Image can be everything

    October 29, 2018 5:00AM by Derek Clouthier

    Panel says industry must step up to attract more people into trucking

  • Trudeau’s carbon tax and pipeline troubles

    October 26, 2018 12:10PM by Roger McKnight

    There’s no denying that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in the trucking industry, but what does success look like? It’s been three years now since I became the editor of Truck West magazine, and

  • What constitutes success in effort to get more women into the industry?

    October 26, 2018 10:49AM by Derek Clouthier

    There’s no denying that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in the trucking industry, but what does success look like? It’s been three years now since I became the editor of Truck West magazine, and

  • Day & Ross opens another terminal in Ottawa

    October 25, 2018 4:39PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Day & Ross announced today that it has opened its second facility in Ottawa. The new 5,000 sq.-ft. terminal, located at 1270 Humber Place, will handle freight originating from Toronto, Montreal, and Woodstock, and destined for rural

  • Wabco opens new Americas headquarters in Michigan

    October 25, 2018 11:42AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Wabco Holdings held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to officially open its new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The new $20 million facility features an open, transparent design and includes office space on two floors, as

  • TTSAO set to host MELT meeting

    October 24, 2018 3:17PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) will be hosting a meeting on the impact Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) has on the industry. Those who attend the progress meeting will hear from the TTSAO as

  • Day & Ross invests in driving simulator

    October 24, 2018 2:12PM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. — Day & Ross Transportation Group announced today that it has invested in a mobile driving simulator to help further support the development of their professional driving team. The Day & Ross Simulator supports driver evaluation, basic and

  • TFI agrees to buy Gorski, raises guidance

    October 23, 2018 10:35AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International raised its 2018 EBITDA guidance yesterday, due to a strong trucking environment. “The general freight environment is strong throughout North America, and all of our segments are benefiting,” Alain Bedard, chairman, president and CEO said

  • Bendix names new plant manager

    October 23, 2018 8:26AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Christopher Camp as plant manager of its Huntington, Indiana, manufacturing campus. A 26-year team member at Bendix Huntington, Camp served as the facility’s interim plant manager since May 2018. Camp joined

  • Navistar partners with technical schools

    October 22, 2018 9:39AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has partnered with technical schools through its newly formed Navistar Service Essentials Program. “As we focus on growing customer uptime, Navistar and our International Truck and IC Bus dealers are all committed to combating the industry’s