Truck News


  • Fleet maintenance summit to be held in conjunction with ExpoCam

    January 20, 2017 7:00AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Fleet maintenance professionals, manufacturers and researchers will gather before ExpoCam this spring for the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit. The event, hosted by Newcom Media Quebec and PIT Group, will help fleet managers better understand and prepare for

  • News Equipment

    Wheel separations can be eliminated, CFMS panel contends

    April 16, 2016 10:43AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Asked if commercial vehicle wheel separations can be completely prevented, all members of a Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS) panel gave a resounding “yes.” However, that ambitious goal will only be achieved if wheel installations are done

  • Many things to consider when trying to avoid information paralysis

    April 13, 2016 2:43PM by Derek Clouthier

    TORONTO, Ont. – Kirk Altrichter, vice-president of maintenance for Crete Carrier Corporation out of Lincoln, Nebraska provided a solid launching point during the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS) April 13 at Toronto’s International Centre for how fleets can avoid information

  • News Equipment

    Big data brings big opportunities, challenges: Ryder’s Dawson

    April 13, 2016 12:02PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — The deluge of data being generated by today’s trucks can be overwhelming to manage. Now imagine you have 180,000 vehicles generating such data and you’ll empathize with Bill Dawson, vice-president of maintenance operations and engineering with Ryder

  • Registration now open for Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit

    January 20, 2016 10:44AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit, to be held Apr. 13 in conjunction with Truck World. The event is being hosted by Newcom Business Media and PIT Group. The event will be held in

  • Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit coming in April

    December 14, 2015 9:45AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — A revitalized Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS), supported by Newcom Business Media and PIT Group, will be held in April in conjunction with Truck World. The event will be held in Toronto Wednesday, April 13 and will

  • News Equipment

    CFMS cancelled, but evening banquet will go on

    April 9, 2015 2:31PM by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. — The Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar has been cancelled. Originally scheduled for May 6, organizers said they couldn’t attract enough delegates to proceed with the seminars. “(The) CFMS Committee has determined the most appropriate plan of action would

  • News

    CFMS – Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar

    February 24, 2015 9:19AM by ATSSA

    It is with great pleasure we announce the 2015 Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar. This year’s seminar will feature three dynamic panel sessions, trade show exhibit areas and ample time to network and renew friendships at the breaks and evening dinner.

  • News Equipment

    CFMS to be held May 6

    February 20, 2015 6:02AM by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. — The Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar and trade show is returning to the Paradise Conference Centre in Concord, Ont. May 6. Topics to be covered include: The maintenance-free truck – fact or fiction?; Warranty recovery – learning to

  • Feature Equipment


    June 24, 2014 1:05PM by James Menzies

    I spent a good part of this morning interviewing Lloyd De Merchant, area maintenance manager, Eastern Canada, with Penske, who was recently named the Volvo Trucks Canada Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year. Lloyd oversees 8,000 pieces of equipment across