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  • Road Knights hope to bring drivers together, educate Alberta youth

    February 5, 2020 11:16AM by Derek Clouthier

    Brimming with passion and enthusiasm for all things trucking, Alberta’s new Road Knights can hardly wait to take their message to the province’s youth. Miles McNabb, Henry Wolf, David Horst, and Sergio Hernandez were named to the Alberta Motor Transport

  • Alberta’s new Road Knights team announced

    January 9, 2020 12:36PM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta has a new Road Knights team, made up of drivers with superior skills, impeccable records, and a passion for promoting the industry. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) announced the new team today, which is made

  • AMTA holds Truck Driving Championship at new Edmonton facility

    June 25, 2019 7:48PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta’s Professional Truck Driving Championship was held in Edmonton this past weekend with winners taking home top honors in four categories. Drivers from across the province competed in the 71st annual event, hosted by the Alberta Motor

  • Young “hackers” help Canada Cartage fight cargo theft

    February 5, 2019 7:11AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – Canada Cartage recently engaged Ontario university students to help fight cargo theft. More than 600 students participated in 30-hour non-stop “hack-a-thon” event called DeltaHacks on Jan. 26-27. Participating businesses presented the hackers with challenges, and students then

  • Canada Cartage helps launch connected vehicle tech group

    December 13, 2018 12:43PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – Canada Cartage has announced it is part of a group launching the Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility (CITM) to help Ontario companies develop connected vehicles and mobility technologies. The $10.5-million center is a public-private partnership between

  • Canada Cartage buys Doyle Transportation

    November 7, 2017 6:11AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – Canada Cartage has announced its acquisition of Doyle Transportation. Doyle provides dedicated fleet outsourcing, full truckload, and less than truckload services to customers, both domestically and cross-border. The company has a 20,000 sq.-ft. facility in Guelph, which

  • Canada Cartage makes Ottawa flatdeck acquisition

    June 5, 2017 9:03AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Canada Cartage has announced its expansion in the Ottawa area, through the acquisition of the Fred Guy specialty flatdeck division and the opening of a new cross-dock terminal. “Opening a new terminal and taking over the Fred

  • 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

  • Canada Cartage bolsters IT infrastructure through Bell partnership

    November 22, 2016 7:55AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canada Cartage announced it has strengthened its communications and IT infrastructure through a new partnership with Bell. The company is making a shift towards cloud-based services and has co-located its data operations with Bell’s Q9 Networks. The

  • Canada Cartage helping keep the homeless hydrated

    June 21, 2016 8:27AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Noting that more homeless people die from dehydration in the summer months than freeze to death in the winter, Canada Cartage is once again taking steps to deliver drinking water to those who need it. Canada Cartage

  • Canada Cartage makes deliveries for Project Water

    June 26, 2015 11:14AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada Cartage this week transported 300,000 bottles of water as part of Project Water. The water was delivered from Nestle Canada to the Engage and Change parking lot of pick-up by front-line relief organizations. Since its launch,

  • Canada Cartage named Coke’s top Canadian carrier

    April 16, 2015 12:12PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada Cartage has been named Coca-Cola Refreshment’s 2014 Canadian Carrier of the Year. It marks the second consecutive year Canada Cartage has been recognized with the award. Carriers are scored based on: on-time delivery percentage, tender acceptance

  • Class action lawsuit against Canada Cartage allowed to proceed

    February 11, 2015 11:01AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — A $100-million class action lawsuit against Canada Cartage over unpaid overtime has been given the green light to proceed, by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The certification decision determined the case is appropriate to proceed as

  • Canada Cartage to buy Vanguard Global Services

    December 15, 2014 11:12AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada Cartage has announced plans to acquire third-party logistics firm Vanguard Global Services. The transaction is expected to close in January 2015 and the combined companies will provide complete asset and non-asset based transportation services in North