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  • JLD-Lague expands to offer Peterbilt trucks

    June 11, 2019 7:51AM by Truck News

    LAVAL, Que. – JLD-Lague has received a capital injection of $13.5 million to expand its operations and acquire TransDiff and Centre de transmission JDH in Quebec City. The funding came from Fonds de solidarite FTQ and Fondaction Invest, to the

  • News Equipment

    Trailer order cancellations on the rise

    June 3, 2019 8:02AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer orders are down 37% year to date through April, but fleets are still willing to place orders, ACT Research reports. “Year-to-date net orders through April were just over 80,000 units, down 37% from last year, but

  • News Equipment

    Trailer demand softening

    May 21, 2019 7:58AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – April trailer orders totaled 14,500 units, according to preliminary data from ACT Research, which reflected soft demand for the second straight month. “Order volume was soft in April for the second straight month. Several factors appear to

  • Ritchie Bros.’ largest annual Canadian auction in Edmonton April 30

    April 22, 2019 10:41AM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is gearing up for its biggest annual Canadian auction, which will take place in Edmonton April 30. Nearly 11,000 trucks and equipment items are already set to be sold during the five-day event. “We

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 orders start year on down note

    February 6, 2019 7:34AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – The North American trucking industry booked 15,800 Class 8 trucks in January, down 26% from December and 68% off last January’s pace. Preliminary data from ACT Research also showed medium-duty orders rising to 23,400 units. “With near-record

  • New president/CEO leading Magnum Trailer and Equipment

    November 13, 2018 12:05PM by Truck West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Magnum Trailer and Equipment has named Andrew Taylor as its president and CEO. “Magnum has a huge opportunity in the transportation equipment market. Our products and services are designed to protect trucks and their drivers and improve

  • Tremcar West adds to vacuum units and equipment sales team

    October 9, 2018 6:13PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Tremcar West has appointed Geoff Dowson as its regional sales manager for vacuum units and equipment. With over 18 years of experience in the vac industry, Dowson was previous employed by Westech Vac Systems for more than

  • Pride Trucks Sales opens U.S. location with more to come

    August 31, 2018 1:57PM by elizabeth

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Canadian retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers, Pride Truck Sales, has expanded again opening a new facility in Toledo, Ohio this week. The Mississauga-based company says the new location came about after customer requests to add a

  • Price of petroleum was down in Q3: Stats Can

    February 15, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, ON – The price of petroleum dropped again in the third quarter of 2017 reports Statistics Canada. The federal agency released the unadjusted Wholesale Services Price Index for the middle of last year, showing the change in the price

  • News Equipment

    More U.S. fleets looking to add equipment: ACT Research

    June 19, 2017 6:12AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Fleets in the U.S. are indicating strong intentions to purchase new equipment, according to the latest ACT For-Hire Trucking Index. It showed that May’s purchase intentions remain elevated, recording the strongest three-month sequential reading since the third

  • News Equipment

    Ritchie Bros.’ Edmonton auction to offer ‘supermarket of equipment’

    April 11, 2017 1:18PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – There will be no shortage of items to choose from at this month’s Ritchie Bros. auction in Edmonton, Alta., with just under 8,000 on the list. The four-day event will feature more than 210 truck tractors, over

  • News Equipment

    Truck orders pick up in January

    February 21, 2017 6:30AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 order activity reached a 13-month high in January, according to the latest data from ACT Research. Class 8 orders came in at 22,188 units, suggesting the current cycle bottomed out in the second and third

  • News Equipment

    US fleets increase equipment buying intentions

    February 13, 2017 12:40PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – More US fleets are planning to buy new equipment in the first quarter of this year than last year, according to the latest Fleet Sentiment Survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research (CKCVR). The survey indicates a

  • News Equipment

    Five-day auction expected to be biggest ever

    April 12, 2016 4:58PM by Truck West

    Two El Caminos being sold for charity

  • CURRENCY CONCERNS

    October 15, 2015 12:58PM by James Menzies

    Our own Surface Transportation Summit was held earlier this week and it attracted a record crowd of more than 400 people, representing some of Canada’s top shippers and carriers. Some even stayed for the last session of the day, which