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  • Truckers rank the best truck stops in North America

    October 18, 2018 1:18PM by Truck West

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Truck drivers throughout the U.S. and Canada have spoken, naming the top truck stops in North America, with seven receiving a perfect five-star rating. Topping the list of five-star truck stops, which was compiled by the mobile

  • Congestion costs trucking industry 1.2 billion hours

    October 18, 2018 12:30PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Traffic congestion in the U.S. cost the trucking industry US$74.5 billion in 2016, a 0.5% increase over the previous year. That’s according to new research from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). The research group relied on

  • APTA to host Transportation Summit in NL next week

    October 18, 2018 8:01AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – Close to 230 trucking industry leaders, representing companies from across the Atlantic provinces and Canada, will participate in the 2018 Transportation Summit taking place October 23-24, 2018 at the St. John’s Convention Centre in Newfoundland. Hosted by

  • Technology and trucking

    October 16, 2018 11:35AM by Sonia Straface

    Experts talk about the trending technologies at this year’s Surface Transportation Summit

  • CVSA names executive leaders

    October 16, 2018 11:25AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Lt. Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol is now serving as the 2018/19 president for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Alliance (CVSA), an association dedicated to uniform commercial vehicle enforcement in North America. Richard Roberts — the

  • Manac names new regional sales manager for the Maritimes

    October 16, 2018 10:40AM by Truck News

    SAINT-GEORGES, Que. — Manac announced the appointment of Marcel Maillet as its new regional sales manager for the Atlantic provinces today. Maillet joins Manac with a solid background in the trucking industry. In his new role, Marcel will be responsible

  • FLO Components names new territory sales manager

    October 16, 2018 8:17AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. –FLO Components announced this week that it has appointed a new territory sales manager for southern Manitoba and northwestern Ontario. Mike Munroe is a native of Winnipeg, and has 16 years of experience in various managerial and technical sales

  • Trucks for Change delivers for charity

    October 12, 2018 9:50AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trucks for Change Network, an organization that connects charities to those who can haul their freight, has just transported its 20 millionth pound of donated food — and that’s just a sample of what has been accomplished

  • Challenger’s Topping named HR Leader of the Year

    October 12, 2018 8:32AM by Sonia Straface

    And other HR awards are handed out during the Trucking HR Canada Gala Awards Dinner

  • Wabash Canada mourns the loss of Rodney Ehrlich

    October 12, 2018 8:01AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Rodney Ehrlich, co-founder and CTO of Wabash National, passed away on Oct. 9. He was 72 years old. Wabash Canada’s president and CEO Brent Larson expressed his sadness of the company’s loss. He had this to say:

  • Get ready to ‘Shift into Winter’

    October 11, 2018 6:10PM by Truck West

    RICHMOND, B.C. – With winter fast approaching – and already a reality in some areas of Western Canada – the Winter Driving Safety Alliance (WDA) is urging truckers and all motorists to drive smart this snow season through its “Shift

  • Trends in eCommerce and last-mile delivery

    October 11, 2018 2:02PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – Last-mile delivery is going to have to keep up with the increasing demands of consumer buying trends. That’s according to a panel who discussed eCommerce and last-mile delivery trends, at this year’s Surface Transportation Summit. The panel

  • Alliance calls for third-party ELD certification

    October 11, 2018 10:58AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance is once again stressing the need to have mandated electronic logging devices (ELDs) certified by third parties, helping to ensure the devices can’t be compromised. The alliance says the final rule has been

  • MELT to be mandated in Alberta this spring

    October 10, 2018 5:03PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The Alberta government announced today that mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) will be mandated in spring 2019 for Class 1 and 2 drivers. The announcement was made at the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) office by Transportation

  • Mack’s Anthem a perfect fit for Westcan’s driver-focused mentality

    October 10, 2018 4:51PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – With the help of Mack Trucks, Westcan Bulk Transport is putting the focus back on the driver. “We need a good product so we can get drivers in the trucks and product to market,” said Howard August,