Truck News


  • ATA says freight tonnage to increase 25.6% by 2030

    August 21, 2019 12:45PM by Truck News-East

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is predicting continued growth in the industry, with a 25.6% increase in tonnage by 2030. The projection stems from the ATA’s latest Freight Transportation Forecast: 2019 to 2030, an annual release on

  • Manitoulin buys B.C. logistics company

    May 14, 2019 9:23AM by Truck News

    SURREY, B.C. – Manitoulin Transport has purchased Trident Freight Logistics, marking its first logistics acquisition in B.C. The company says the purchase strengthens the national scope of its logistics operations, with five operation centers across Canada. Trident focuses on the

  • Investments paying off for Titanium’s logistics division

    February 8, 2018 7:14AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group says its logistics division achieved record monthly sales in January. The company reported the division brought in more than $5.5 million in the month, thanks to increased sales, operational, and technology initiatives. “Our logistics

  • Atlas Canada buys Connect Logistics

    June 6, 2017 9:46AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Atlas Canada has made its first acquisition, bringing Connect Logistics into the fold. The company says the acquisition will allow it to more than double its logistics business. Connect Logistics will continue to operate under its current

  • CITT’s spring courses kick off soon

    March 29, 2017 1:43PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – CITT is reminding supply chain and logistics professionals that courses towards its CITT—Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) designation begin May 1. Afterwards, new courses won’t begin until the fall. Prospective students are urged to register immediately if they

  • FastFrate names Adams vice-president of logistics and commercial development

    September 28, 2016 1:55PM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – Consolidated FastFrate has named Michael Adams as its new vice-president of logistics and commercial development. Working out of the FastFrate head office in Woodbridge, Ont., Adams brings more than 22 years of experience with Canadian Pacific in

  • Volvo Group opens new parts distribution centre

    July 1, 2015 9:28AM by Truck News

    BYHALIA, Miss. — Volvo Group has inaugurated its new $70-million central distribution centre in Byhalia, Miss. The one million square foot facility will support the Mack and Volvo truck brands, as well as marine and construction equipment, the company announced.

  • Service Freight Systems turns 20, ships staff to Mexico to celebrate

    June 15, 2015 8:47AM by Truck News

    BURLINGTON, Ont. — A fast-growing Ontario-based logistics company turned 20 recently, and to celebrate it shipped all its staff to Mexico for a long weekend beach vacation. Service Freight Systems, which coordinates customized freight deliveries across North America, sent its

  • CITT to celebrate logistics professionals with events across Canada

    May 25, 2015 9:15AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — CITT is taking some time over the next few weeks to recognize logistics professionals who’ve completed its CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) course. Evenings of celebration and networking are planned in nine Canadian cities. They’re open to the

  • The View with Lou: An unexpected gift

    December 30, 2014 8:30AM by Lou Smyrlis

    3D printing could change transportation patterns and solve the driver shortage in the process

  • Trucking props up Mullen’s Q3 results

    October 28, 2014 3:43PM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen’s trucking business was the bright spot on the balance sheet when the company released its third-quarter results. While the trucking business grew slightly, Mullen’s oilfield service division was weaker in 2014 than it was in 2013,

  • Wal-Mart snaps up logistics companies

    July 2, 2014 3:06PM by Carolyn Gruske

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Wal-Mart Canada Corp. is now an even larger business. The retailer has purchased two privately held Canadian logistics firms that have acted as Wal-Mart service providers: trucking company Translogic Express Dedicated Inc. (TEDI) and distribution centre operator