Truck News


  • More than 80% of carriers optimistic about 2018: TransCore

    March 28, 2018 9:36AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian carriers and brokers benefited from a strong market in 2017, and are optimistic about the current year, according to a new report from TransCore Link Logistics. TruckTalk: Load volumes, investments, profit margins summarizes findings from a

  • Private fleet survey opens

    February 5, 2018 9:33AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is collecting data for its second annual benchmarking survey of private and dedicated fleets, building on work by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC)  in the U.S. The survey

  • OTA fleet survey reveals improving sentiment

    May 23, 2017 7:05AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario trucking providers are feeling better about business conditions over the next few months, according to the latest Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Q2 business conditions survey. Responding fleet managers said uncertainty still prevails, however, they’re seeing freight

  • Survey looks to gather input from truckers on B.C. rest areas

    January 11, 2016 2:39PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – The British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) is searching for input from commercial truck drivers in an effort to help make improvements to rest areas throughout the province. Assisting the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the voluntary

  • Feature Health & Safety


    April 14, 2015 1:17PM by James Menzies

    A researcher in the United Kingdom is looking to interview Canadian long-haul truck drivers about how they access information about health, well-being and physical activity while on the road. Dr. Paul Gorczynski told me he received a great response from

  • Feature Transportation

    Introducing Operation UpGrade

    February 23, 2015 11:56AM by Steve Laskowski

    Driving is a good, rewarding career choice. But let’s not kid ourselves – it’s not an easy job at times. Drivers face many challenges throughout the day in their mission to deliver loads on time for the customers they serve

  • ATRI seeks input from carriers and drivers on truck platooning

    November 17, 2014 12:15PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is asking fleets to weigh in with their input on truck platooning and its potential to reduce fuel costs. Drivers and motor carriers are being asked to take a survey by

  • Ontario carriers remain optimistic about business conditions

    November 12, 2014 5:43AM by Truck News

    Enthusiasm about business conditions has tempered slightly since the last OTA survey, but carriers remain optimistic about freight volumes and rates

  • Ontario carriers continue to feel good about business conditions

    June 2, 2014 11:05AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Ontario truckers continued to express optimism when responding to the latest Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) survey of business conditions. The Q2 survey indicated carrier optimism in Ontario had reached its highest levels of the past decade. Their