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  • Investing in people

    January 31, 2019 12:44PM by Derek Clouthier

    Gary Coleman helps make post-secondary education a reality for inner-city kids

  • Westcan’s safety program receives gold recognition

    October 30, 2018 11:57AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Westcan Bulk Transport recently took home gold for being Canada’s Safest Employers in the transportation. The award was handed out by Canadian Occupational Safety in Toronto, recognizing the carrier, which has 800 trucks hauling across Western Canada,

  • Paccar’s Ste-Therese plant wins award

    March 16, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Paccar’s Ste-Therese, Que., medium-duty truck plant has won a Frost & Sullivan award for manufacturing leadership. The award recognizes production technology advancements, and was won for the plant’s frame transfer efficiency improvement project. Paccar says the project

  • Canada Cartage named Coke’s top short-haul carrier

    May 25, 2017 9:40AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada Cartage has been named Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada’s short-haul carrier of the year. The award was handed out during an Apr. 12 reception in Toronto. Canada Cartage won the award for finding new, more efficient ways to

  • News Equipment

    Cummins wins TWNA tech award

    March 2, 2017 12:05PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Cummins X15 Efficiency Series diesel has won the Truck Writers of North America’s (TWNA) 2016 Technical Achievement Award. The presentation was made on March 1, during an awards luncheon at the ATA Technology & Maintenance Council’s

  • News Equipment

    Truck writers identify top technical achievements

    February 22, 2017 9:53AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Truck Writers of North America (TWNA) says the top five finalists for its 2016 Technical Achievement Award include engines, a disc brake, a steel wheel and electronic cruise control products. For the first time, the annual

  • Kroetsch named Safety Professional of the Year

    February 17, 2017 8:27AM by Truck News

    KITCHENER, Ont. – Mike Kroetsch has been named the 2016 Central Ontario Chapter of the Fleet Safety Council’s Safety Professional of the Year. The safety consultant began his career in 1972 as a city driver. He became fleet safety coordinator

  • Continental plant wins energy efficiency award

    November 18, 2016 10:50AM by Truck News

    ST. MARY’S, Ohio – Continental’s St. Mary’s, Ohio plant has been recognized for its energy efficiency. The company took steps to reduce its energy consumption, saving about US$22,700 per year with a lifetime savings projected at US$341,500. As a result

  • CITT presents annual Award of Excellence

    October 11, 2016 1:10PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Warren Sarafinchan of Sun-Rype Products has been named the winner of the 2016 CITT Award of Excellence. The award goes to a supply chain logistics professional who holds their CCLP designation and has demonstrated excellence in the

  • Peterbilt Manitoba receives award of excellence

    September 26, 2016 4:36PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Peterbilt Manitoba’s Winnipeg location was awarded the Peterbilt 2016 Canada Region First Class Service Excellence Award. The award recognizes Peterbilt locations that provide the highest level of service in the company’s network, continuing its effort to provide

  • David Bradley honored by MTO

    June 17, 2016 10:05AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ministry of Transportation has awarded Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) chief David Bradley a distinguished MTO partner award. The Assistant Deputy Minister’s Partnership Award was presented to Bradley for helping keep Ontario’s roads among the safest in

  • Bison’s Garth Pitzel takes home TCA award

    June 14, 2016 1:07PM by Truck West

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Garth Pitzel of Bison Transport has been presented the 2016 Clare C. Casey Professional of the Year award by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Pitzel is the director of safety and driver development with Bison and

  • Utility Trailer receives TTMA Plant Safety Award

    June 7, 2016 9:12PM by Truck West

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company announced June 7 that it was the recipient of the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) Plant Safety Award. Utility manufactures refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds and Tautliner curtain-sided trailers. The

  • Terry Smith wins 2016 Steve Bennett Memorial Professional Driver of the Year Award

    April 29, 2016 8:50AM by Sonia Straface

    MONCTON, N.B. – Terry Smith, a professional driver for SLH Transport, was named the 2016 Steve Bennett Memorial Professional Driver of the Year after completing five million accident free miles. The Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association (NSTSA) presented Smith with

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland wins supplier award from Vanguard

    March 4, 2016 8:35AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has been received an Outstanding Supplier Award from Vanguard National. Vanguard ranks each vendor based on: accuracy; availability; alignment; and advice. SAF-Holland met or exceeded expectations in all categories, the companies announced. “We recognize the commitment