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    Kenworth recognizes top dealers

    February 22, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A number of Canadian Kenworth dealers were recently recognized for their achievements at the truck maker’s annual dealer meeting. Kenworth Maska and Kenworth Montreal were named Gold Award winners. Kenworth Maska retailed 350 new Kenworth trucks, excelled

  • U.S. shippers feeling the pinch

    February 22, 2018 10:06AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Shippers in the U.S. are experiencing tight capacity and higher trucking prices, according to the latest Shippers Conditions Index from FTR. The index remained in negative territory at -8.8 in December, unchanged from November’s reading. “The question

  • Volvo says automation won’t displace drivers

    February 22, 2018 9:54AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) says its work towards automation will focus on safety and the driver, and it has created videos to highlight its efforts in this area. Volvo says the rapid advancement of automation can

  • Tremcar West names new management for Weyburn facility

    February 21, 2018 5:27PM by Truck West

    WEYBURN, Sask. – Tremcar West has hired Doug Weir as general manager of its Weyburn facility and Kathy Lokinger as its office manager. The company is also looking for a service manager to complete its management team. Weir comes into

  • Search for wife of trucking company owner ends

    February 21, 2018 1:20PM by Truck West

    VERNON, B.C. – The search in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for the wife of tucking company owner David Chambers has come to an end. Gloria Anne Miller was last seen diving in Puerto Vallarta the morning of Feb. 15. Family members

  • Canada’s spot market freight volumes reach record high

    February 21, 2018 12:09PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics reports that January spot market load volumes on its LoadLink load board reached an all-time high. Canadian and cross-border load volumes surpassed all previous records, surging 81% year-over-year and 41% compared to December 2017.

  • Trucking HR Canada to host webinar on marijuana

    February 21, 2018 11:34AM by Truck News

      OTTAWA, Ont. – Trucking HR Canada announced today it is launching its 2018 webinar series. The webinars will focus on practical HR solutions to help employers address key HR challenges. Topics include the legalization of recreational marijuana; mental health in

  • U.S. turnaround underway: TFI’s Bedard

    February 21, 2018 8:12AM by James Menzies

    TFI International expects improvements in U.S. truckload, P&C segments

  • Acquisitions drive TFI’s Q4 revenue growth

    February 21, 2018 7:01AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International grew its Q4 net income and revenue from continuing operations, during a quarter of transition. The company reported Q4 revenue of $1.06 billion, up 2% year-over-year, and net income from continuing operations of $120.2 million.

  • Trucking contributes to 14% of all work-related crash claims: WorkSafe BC

    February 20, 2018 6:39PM by Truck News

    RICHMOND, B.C. – Motor vehicle incidents (MVI) are the leading cause of traumatic workplace deaths in British Columbia, according to WorkSafe BC. The agency says work-related MVI’s account for one-third of all work-related traumatic deaths in the province. In an

  • DRTA to host MTO information night

    February 20, 2018 3:12PM by Truck News

    AJAX, Ont. — The Durham Region Transportation Association (DRTA) is hosting its Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) annual information night on March 7. Joe Lynch of the MTO is the  guest speaker who will be speaking to attendees about a

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    Peterbilt awards top dealers

    February 20, 2018 2:32PM by Truck News

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Five Canadian Peterbilt dealerships were recently named Best in Class award winners, at the truck maker’s annual dealer meeting. Peterbilt Manitoba, Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Calgary Peterbilt, Stahl Peterbilt, and Peterbilt Trucks Pacific all received the distinction. Best

  • Canadian driver named finalist for Goodyear Highway Hero award

    February 20, 2018 1:48PM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – A Canadian has been named one of three finalists in the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Highway Hero Award. The award is celebrating its 35th anniversary on Thursday, March 22, via a special event that will take

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    New DPF cleaning company sets up shop

    February 20, 2018 1:28PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A new diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning company has set up shop in the Greater Toronto Area. Greensonic Cleaning offers cleaning of DPFs, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) coolers and valves, and other industrial engine parts. The company

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    Canadian Class 8 orders up 259% y-o-y in January

    February 20, 2018 12:55PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – January Class 8 truck orders were up 121% year-over-year, marking their second-best level in history, according to ACT Research. North American Class 8 orders totaled 49,100-plus units. “The only month in history better than January was a