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  • Erb Transport celebrates 60 years of success

    August 23, 2019 7:24PM by Truck News

    BADEN, Ont. — Hundreds of people showed up on Thursday and Friday to celebrate Erb Transport’s 60th anniversary at the company’s hub in Baden, Ont. Employee families, customers and vendors were treated to barbecues both days. Guests included members of

  • John Caseley of Trendway Transportation dies at 73

    August 16, 2019 1:26PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – John Caseley of Trendway Transportation Services has died, the Ontario Trucking Association announced Friday. He was 73. Caseley passed away suddenly July 29, the association said. Before retiring, Caseley spent many years working in the transportation industry,

  • Women In Trucking chief named Cinderella to CEO

    August 16, 2019 7:54AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wis. – Women In Trucking Association president and CEO Ellen Voie has been named the Cinderella to CEO of the Year. The award recognizes women who have overcome obstacles to change businesses, communities and industries for the better. It

  • Truck drivers pay tribute to couple murdered along Alaska Highway

    August 15, 2019 6:13PM by Truck News-West

    Whitehorse, Yukon – A truck driver from Whitehorse is leading a group of truckers in an effort to remember two people killed along the Alaska Highway in B.C. The CBC reported that Ed Grennan placed a cross and Australian flag

  • Brian Kurtz passes away

    August 14, 2019 5:13PM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – Brian Kurtz, the trucking industry icon who founded the company that bears his name, passed away Aug. 9 at the age of 72. He founded Brian Kurtz Trucking 39 years ago with one truck, recalled the Ontario

  • Tug of war is highlight of truckers’ meet

    August 12, 2019 10:52AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – It is a gathering of truckers with a difference: the main attraction is a game of tug of war, with more than a dozen teams competing in a test of physical strength. Saturday’s event at the Meadowvale

  • Daimler bolsters customer experience

    August 8, 2019 2:59PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. –Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced the creation of a new customer experience organization, and named Paul Romanaggi as its chief. The new organization will lead future transformative efforts across the DTNA business, including Freightliner, Western Star

  • Industry to hold appreciation week for truckers

    August 7, 2019 3:36PM by Abdul Latheef

    TORONTO, Ont. – Preparations are underway for the annual National Trucking Week, which gives the industry an opportunity to thank truckers who keep the country’s freight moving. This year’s event will be held from Sept. 1 through Sept. 7. During

  • TFI focuses on profitable business as trucking rates slump

    July 26, 2019 11:42AM by John G. Smith

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International – Canada’s largest for-hire truck fleet – remains focused on profits and cost controls as it emerges from a record-setting second quarter for 2019. But it’s hardly immune from industry challenges such as slowing freight

  • Erb grants another wish

    July 23, 2019 10:16AM by Truck News

    BADEN, Ont. – For the second time this year, Erb Transport has opened its cab doors to help someone realize a dream. On May 11, Erb driver Lyoness Woodstock gave a 75-kilometer ride to Shirley Barkell, helping her achieve a

  • Canadian companies among top woman-owned businesses

    July 23, 2019 8:09AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wis. – Two Canadian companies are among those recognized by the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association as being the top woman-owned businesses in transportation. B.C.-based Lodgewood Enterprises, owned by president Arlene Gagne, and Ontario Truck Training Academy, owned by

  • Capital Gear adds new rep

    July 23, 2019 7:38AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Capital Gear has hired Darcy Arbuthnot to fill a newly created position as account manager, Prairies and Northern Ontario. Arbuthnot has more than 23 years of aftermarket experience, the company says. His experience ranges from being a

  • Fu named CFO at Titanium

    July 19, 2019 12:05PM by johng@newcom.ca

    BOLTON, Ont. – Alex Fu has been named the chief financial officer of Titanium Transportation Group after four months in the interim role. Fu has served as director of finance since joining the fleet in 2017. “We ultimately felt he

  • Atwal promoted to EVP at TFI

    July 15, 2019 9:02AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MONTREAL, Que. – Kal Atwal will oversee TFI International’s final mile activities in the U.S., in an expanded role as executive vice-president. He remains president of TForce Final Mile Canada. Atwal joined the fleet in 2016 as vice-president of finance

  • Trucking anti-harassment training taking shape

    July 10, 2019 3:44PM by Abdul Latheef

    OTTAWA, Ont. – A federal government program aimed at reducing workplace harassment and violence in the trucking sector is taking shape following its launch last spring. Up to 400 employees will get sector-specific harassment and violence prevention training under the