Truck News


  • PMTC seeks nominees for awards program

    April 11, 2016 12:10PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is looking for the best in trucking for its awards of excellence. With five categories in total, the PMTC is looking for nominees for the PMTC and 3M Vehicle

  • OTA accepting Driver of the Year and Truck Hero nominations

    March 23, 2016 11:43AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is looking for the province’s top drivers to be nominated for the 2016 Volvo Trucks-OTA Driver of the Year and the OTA-Bridgestone Truck Hero awards. The Driver of the Year award goes

  • International Truck names Ontario company its North American Dealer of the Year

    March 17, 2016 5:34PM by Truck West

    LISLE, Ill. – Ontario’s Tallman Truck Centre was named International Truck’s North American Dealer of the Year. “This award is a great honour for everyone at Tallman Truck Centre because it recognizes all the hard work and professionalism we bring

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    Canadian Kenworth dealers recognized

    February 19, 2016 12:32PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth Montreal and Kenworth Truck Centres of Ontario recently received Silver Awards from the truck maker. The awards were presented at the company’s annual dealer meeting held recently in San Diego, Calif. Pape Kenworth, which operates a

  • Navistar hands out Diamond Supplier Awards

    February 11, 2016 8:08PM by Truck West

    LISLE, Ill. – Thirty-three suppliers were honoured by Navistar with its Diamond Supplier Award this week, which the company hands out on an annual basis. “We strive to create products that have excellent quality and uptime,” said David McKean, vice-president,

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    NationaLease presents awards to top Canadian members, supplier

    December 16, 2015 11:47AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — TFI Holdings of Montreal and VEL NationaLease of Hartland, N.B. were recently recognized with Most Valuable Performance awards from NationaLease. The awards recognized NationaLease members who have had outstanding performance in the areas of business growth, member

  • New Donna Letterio Leadership Award honours past CIFFA president

    December 15, 2015 11:54AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) announced the new Donna Letterio Leadership Award Dec. 14 in honour of its former president who passed away August 2013. “Donna was a friend, colleague and mentor to so many

  • Volvo Trucks names its Canadian Dealer of the Year

    December 2, 2015 3:48PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – Volvo Trucks has named Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group of Langley, B.C. its 2015 Canadian Dealer of the Year. Volvo Trucks also handed out Dealer of the Year honours to Michigan’s M&K Truck Centers for North American

  • Trimac awarded for being a safety leader

    December 1, 2015 5:50PM by Truck News

    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trimac Transportation has received Certificate of Recognition (COR) status from the B.C. SafetyDriven COR Program, winning two awards of excellence for Large Employer – General Trucking and Best Overall for 2014. “Being recognized as a safety leader

  • Doug Harvey’s philanthropist spirit acknowledged

    November 17, 2015 5:16PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Doug Harvey, president and CEO of Maxim Truck and Trailer, was named Outstanding Philanthropist for 2015 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Manitoba (AFPM). The honour, which was awarded Nov. 13, recognizes Harvey’s generous support of

  • MTA hands out awards during annual gala

    November 16, 2015 1:42PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) handed out some hardware Nov. 13 at its annual awards gala, including Pioneer Club inductees Garth Pitzel and Jeff Odway and Driver of the Year Murray Slack. Slack, of DeckX Transport, was

  • OTA recognizes those reaching their 25 or 50 year mark in the industry

    November 13, 2015 2:19PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Brian Kurtz of Brian Kurtz Trucking Ltd. was inducted into the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Half-Century Club last week for his 50 years of service in the industry. Several other professionals were welcomed into the OTA’s Pioneer

  • Ross Mackie presented with inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award

    November 13, 2015 1:16PM by Truck News

    OSHAWA, Ont. — Ross Mackie has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by North American Van Lines. He received the honour at the North American Van Lines Convention in San Diego, Calif. on Oct. 21. Mackie is the first

  • Real-life Santa Claus takes home National Truck Driver of the Year honours

    November 10, 2015 5:44PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Not many people can say they’ve logged 8.5 million kilometers behind the wheel, and even less could attest to that time being accident free. Dale Cockins can, which is precisely why the Meyers Transport truck driver has

  • Searcy Trucking wins Volvo Trucks Safety Award

    October 21, 2015 5:13AM by Truck News

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A Canadian fleet has once again been recognized by Volvo Trucks as one of the safest in North America. Searcy Trucking was named a winner of the 2015 Volvo Trucks Safety Awards at the American Trucking Associations