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  • Schneider’s new spec’ designed for drivers

    April 16, 2018 12:33PM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wisc. – In a bid to attract and retain drivers, Schneider is spec’ing better trucks. The company said its new spec’s include factory-installed fridges and storage cabinets, built-in Sirius XM satellite radio with a subscription, and new eight-inch

  • Tingley named president of Day & Ross Freight

    April 12, 2018 1:26PM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. — Day & Ross announced today that Doug Tingley, vice-president of operations, has been promoted to president of Day & Ross Freight. Doug joined Day & Ross in 2013. He will continue to represent Day & Ross on

  • Nikola names new v.p. of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

    April 12, 2018 7:51AM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Nikola Motors has hired Jesse Schneider as vice-president of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Schneider is a hydrogen and fuel cell expert and automotive industry veteran who spent most of his career working for BMW

  • STA releases statement on Humboldt tragedy

    April 9, 2018 6:25PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) has released a statement to Truck West on the tragic collision involving a tractor-trailer and the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. The collision, which happened on the afternoon of

  • ATA names director of safety policy

    April 4, 2018 2:32PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named Dan Horvath, a former director of compliance and safety at TransForce Inc., as its new director of safety policy. He’s also been an auditor with the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier

  • Okanagan trucking pioneer passes away

    March 29, 2018 2:56PM by Truck West

    PENTICTON, B.C. – Stu Berry, co-founder of Berry and Smith Trucking, passed away in Penticton, B.C. March 21. Along with Ted Smith, Berry started the South Okanagan trucking company in 1954, operating the carrier for 44 years before retiring and

  • Scott Smith named CTA chairman

    March 29, 2018 1:21PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has named Scott Smith its chairman. Smith is president and CEO of JD Smith, and was elected chairman at the CTA’s annual spring board meeting. JD Smith is a family trucking firm

  • Bison wins TCA Fleet Safety Award for eighth straight year

    March 27, 2018 10:16PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – For the eighth consecutive year, Bison Transport has been named the grand prize winner in the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) annual Fleet Safety Awards. The awards honor trucking companies that display an unrivaled commitment to safety. Divisional

  • Driver of the Year winners revealed at TCA convention

    March 27, 2018 9:45PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The winners of the coveted Driver of the Year contest were revealed during the 80th annual Truckload Carriers Association’s convention. The awards, given to one owner-operator and one company driver each year, recognize professional drivers who are

  • Talbert names Canadian sales manager

    March 26, 2018 3:12PM by Truck News

    BURLINGTON, Ont. – Talbert Manufacturing has named Steve Gardonyi as Canadian sales manager, in a role that will have him helping Canadian dealers with Talbert trailer sales, marketing, and customization. Gardonyi has nearly 30 years of experience, including operations management,

  • Bison wins Best Fleets contest for third consecutive year

    March 26, 2018 1:25PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – For the third year in a row, Bison Transport has been named the best overall large carrier in the Best Fleets To Drive For program. The Best Fleets survey and contest, now in its tenth year, was

  • Canadian driver wins Highway Angel Award

    March 26, 2018 9:25AM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A driver for Challenger Motor Freight has received the 2017 Truckload Carriers Association’s Highway Angel of the Year Award. John Weston, who has been driving for Challenger for almost a decade, was recognized for the award that

  • Wabco appoints new CTO

    March 20, 2018 7:43AM by Truck News

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – Wabco Holdings today announced that Christian Brenneke has been promoted to chief technology officer. Brenneke succeeds Christian Wiehen as CTO. Wiehen retired in 2017 following a career of nearly 30 years with Wabco. In his new role,

  • Phillips Connect Technologies names business development manager

    March 19, 2018 3:01PM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) has named Kent Crymes its new business development manager. In this new position, Crymes will be in charge of advancing PCT’s smart trailer technology, TrailerNet. He first joined Phillips Industries in 2012

  • U.S. driver turnover slips: ATA

    March 19, 2018 2:47PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Driver turnover at U.S.-based truckload carriers decreased in the final quarter of 2017, but remained at higher levels than the previous year. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) noted the driver market remains tight. “Despite this dip in