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    CTEA heads for the Hill

    November 20, 2018 12:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA) has a new home closer to Parliament Hill, with the opening of an Ottawa office. It’s hoped that having an office “close to the action” will improve the access to federal

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    Mack donates Anthem to attract veterans

    November 19, 2018 9:15AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks has donated an Anthem with 70-inch stand-up sleeper to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to help the group recruit military veterans. The camo Anthem will travel across the U.S. and be used to encourage veterans

  • Navistar revamps communications team

    November 16, 2018 1:14PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has revamped its communications structure with two new appointments. Bre Whalen is now manager of on-highway product communications. She is new to Navistar, but has eight years of media relations experience. Darwin Minnis is manager of

  • 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

  • How to attract – and keep – millennials

    October 31, 2018 11:26AM by James Menzies

    AUSTIN, Texas – Attracting millennials to the trucking industry isn’t impossible, but they’re more likely to be drawn to a company and a role with purpose. That was one of the conclusions of a panel discussion on attracting millennials, at

  • Driver shortage trucking industry’s top concern

    October 29, 2018 9:11AM by Truck News

    AUSTIN, Texas – The driver shortage has emerged as the trucking industry’s top concern for the second year in a row. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) published its list of the top 10 critical issues facing the trucking industry,

  • Driver Inc. model condemned by CRA, ESDC

    October 23, 2018 11:51AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The jig may be up for drivers and carriers operating under the Driver Inc. model. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) have clarified how they will treat drivers who incorporate themselves

  • Transcourt promotes Trianos

    October 19, 2018 10:38AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Transcourt Tank Leasing has named Michael Trianos its director of fleet services and procurement for the entire North American market. Previously, he was director of business development for Ontario and Manitoba. The company says he was promoted

  • CVSA names executive leaders

    October 16, 2018 11:25AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Lt. Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol is now serving as the 2018/19 president for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Alliance (CVSA), an association dedicated to uniform commercial vehicle enforcement in North America. Richard Roberts — the

  • Trucks for Change delivers for charity

    October 12, 2018 9:50AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trucks for Change Network, an organization that connects charities to those who can haul their freight, has just transported its 20 millionth pound of donated food — and that’s just a sample of what has been accomplished

  • 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

  • Driver turnover on the rise: ATA

    October 3, 2018 11:37AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Driver turnover at large truckload fleets hit its highest level since 2015, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “So far this year, the turnover rate at large truckload fleets is up 10 percentage points,” said ATA

  • Weather doesn’t dampen spirit for Alberta Truck Convoy

    October 1, 2018 5:28PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Despite chilly temperatures, the Alberta Truck Convoy for Special Olympics rolled on Sept. 22 in Calgary, with 75 trucks taking part and raising $25,000. The money will go to Special Olympics Alberta and Special Olympics Alberta –

  • Mammarella named Timken national sales manager

    September 21, 2018 9:30AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Timken has named Albert Mammarella the national sales manager – automotive/commercial vehicle aftermarket in a role that will have him focusing on Canada. Mammarella brings 30 years of industry experience to the role, said the supplier

  • Navistar already benefits from Traton alliance: Clarke

    September 20, 2018 4:29PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – Navistar is already realizing the benefits of extra purchasing power made possible through a 17% equity stake secured by Volkswagen Truck and Bus – recently rebranded as Traton Group. A related joint venture for procurement activities offered