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  • First Ministers’ meeting discusses standardizing super singles and weight regulations

    July 23, 2018 1:00PM by Truck News

    SAINT ANDREWS, N.B. – Canada’s First Ministers say they are committed to standardizing some transportation regulations across the country. In a New Brunswick meeting last week the premiers of all ten provinces agreed to take action on reducing trade barriers

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    Trailer orders slower in summer

    July 23, 2018 6:37AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trailer orders fell for the sixth straight month in June, in line with an expected summer slowdown, according to the latest data from FTR. There were 18,600 units ordered in June, with orders totaling 335,000 units over

  • ATA signs on to Trump worker training pledge

    July 20, 2018 8:40PM by Truck News

    Arlington, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) intends to provide 50,000 people enhanced career opportunities as part of a Trump administration plan to provide pathways to better careers for those in the U.S. The ATA joined 22 other companies

  • Exhibitors report Truck World deals

    July 20, 2018 9:07AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Exhibitors secured plenty of orders in Toronto. Now organizers prepare for Expocam in Montreal. TORONTO, Ont. – Truck World enjoyed record crowds in 2018, but preliminary feedback from exhibitors show that visitors were doing more than learning about products and

  • Isaac to celebrate National Trucking Week at truck stops

    July 20, 2018 7:38AM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY, Que. — Isaac Instruments is gearing up to celebrate National Trucking Week slotted in September. To thank drivers for their hard work,  from September 5-7, the Isaac team will be at truck stops with gifts for drivers. The Isaac

  • SambaSafety reaches 1.7 million subscribers

    July 20, 2018 6:52AM by Truck News

    DENVER, Col. – SambaSafety says it has reached a new milestone, exceeding 1.7 million subscribers to its driver risk management platforms. In the last three years, the company says it has assessed risk on more than 100 million unique regulated

  • Trailer Wizards opens new location in Cornwall

    July 19, 2018 7:07PM by Truck News

    CORNWALL, Ont. — Trailer Wizards’ Cornwall location has gotten an upgrade. The shop specializing in all things commercial trailer opened a new stand-alone facility as a link between the Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal areas. The new location will allow Trailer

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    Bendix produces seven millionth reman’d brake shoe

    July 19, 2018 1:44PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix recently celebrated the production of its seven millionth remanufactured brake shoe since beginning production in 2012. The company says demand continues to increase, as fleets and owner-operators look to optimize value when replacing shoes while maintaining

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    Bendix achieves ISO 14001:2015 certification

    July 19, 2018 1:37PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has announced it has completed ISO 14001:2015 transition audits at all 11 of its facilities across six locations. The standard focuses on environmental management systems and is an update to the previous standard established in 2004.

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    June Class 8 orders one of the strongest months in more than a decade

    July 19, 2018 1:28PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – For the fourth time in six months, North American Class 8 truck orders exceeded 40,000 units, according to the latest data from ACT Research. Orders totaled 42,224 units in June. “North American Class 8 net orders continued

  • Trucking industry at full utilization: FTR

    July 19, 2018 1:20PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Truckers remained at full capacity in May, according to the latest FTR Trucking Conditions Index. An index reading of 11.4 reflected full capacity utilization, and FTR projects trucking conditions to improve further as the freight season enters

  • Mack Granite model now available with Lytx pre-wire option

    July 18, 2018 7:02PM by Sonia Straface

    FONTANA, Calif. –  Mack Trucks announced today that its popular Granite model is now available with a pre-wire option for the Lytx DriveCam safety program and Lytx Video Services. The announcement, made during a ride and drive event here, comes just

  • Kriska wins Ryder Carrier Quality Award

    July 18, 2018 2:47PM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont.  — Kriska Holdings has been named the Canadian TL Carrier at the Ryder Carrier Quality Awards.  This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value, and innovation for

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    DTNA dealers targeting 24-hour turnaround times

    July 18, 2018 11:50AM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Stefan Kurschner wants Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) dealerships to be the Starbucks of truck dealers. The senior vice-president, aftermarket for DTNA, wants customers to know they can go to any location in the continent and receive

  • Alberta company acquires Three Star Trucking

    July 17, 2018 11:28PM by Truck West

    SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – Vertex Resources Group has acquired Three Star Trucking, an environmental services company that provides fluid hauling, pressure truck, hot oilers, and combo vac services in Western Canada. The purchase adds more than 270 pieces of equipment