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  • OTA Cross-Border Council to talk Gordie Howe Bridge, border management

    May 10, 2018 10:47AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Attendees can look forward to talk about cross-border trucking and the Gordie Howe Bridge at this year’s OTA Council Summit scheduled for June 20. According to organizers, the Cross-Border Council session will be exploring the increasing use

  • Titanium achieves record quarter

    May 10, 2018 10:01AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group reported record earnings in the first quarter. Its consolidated revenue was up 53%, to a record $45.5 million, while its consolidated EBITDA also reached a record at $5 million, up 71%. Its logistics EBITDA

  • Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics wins GM award

    May 10, 2018 9:22AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics was named a Global Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year Awards Ceremony held in Orlando, Fla. on April 20. GM recognized 132 of

  • Gerry’s Truck Centre hosts open house for new Woodstock location

    May 10, 2018 8:26AM by Sonia Straface

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. – Gerry’s Truck Centre held a grand opening for its highly anticipated second location in Woodstock on May 9. The event saw suppliers and customers gather for the opening of the brand new building located at 1349 Parkinson

  • Canada’s spot market cooled slightly in April

    May 9, 2018 1:18PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian spot market load volumes were down 19% in April, but remained 42% higher year-over-year, marking the strongest ever April. That’s according to TransCore Link Logistics, which measures load activity across its load board. In April, intra-Canada

  • Registration open for Western Women With Drive

    May 9, 2018 1:15PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Registration for the second annual Western Women With Drive Leadership Conference is open. Taking place at the Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel May 30, the event features three key presentations addressing women in trucking, including a panel

  • Last call for free Truxpo registration

    May 9, 2018 11:27AM by Truck West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – This is the final call to pre-register for Truxpo and attend Western Canada’s largest truck transportation event for free. The show runs from May 11-12 in Abbotsford, B.C., and the Tradex Centre and will feature something for

  • APTA creating trucking career awareness campaign

    May 9, 2018 9:23AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) has hired a transport outreach liaison officer to help it address the labor shortage. “Lately, if you read anything about our industry one topic seems consistent, we are growing, evolving, changing

  • Glasvan Great Dane recognized for fifteenth year

    May 8, 2018 2:03PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Glasvan Great Dane has taken top honors in the Great Dane awards for the fifteenth consecutive year. The dealership was awarded in three categories for 2017, receiving the nod for International Flatbed Dealer of the Year, International

  • Central Ontario Regional Truck Driving Championships scheduled for June 9

    May 8, 2018 1:11PM by Truck News

    KITCHENER, Ont. — The 33rd annual Central Ontario Regional Truck Driving Championships is scheduled for June 9, 2018. The event, this year being held at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex, in Kitchener, Ont., will see the most  talented drivers in

  • CTA wants crackdown on emissions tampering

    May 8, 2018 11:31AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on governments to help fight those who tamper with emissions controls on trucks. While most fleets have complied with ever-tighter emissions standards – and their related costs –  other operators

  • Trucking industry comes together to help N.B. flood victims

    May 8, 2018 10:02AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — Intense flooding has affected residents in New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces’ Trucking Association (APTA) along with the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), and the Trucks for Change Network (T4C)  are all working hard to help. Public Safety

  • Truck-Lite CTO passes away

    May 7, 2018 1:29PM by Truck News

    FALCONER, N.Y. — Truck-Lite regretfully announced today the passing of senior vice-president and chief technology officer Bradley C. Van Riper after a brief battle with cancer. Van Riper, 64, started his career at Truck-Lite in 1978 as a maintenance technician

  • News Equipment

    Volvo launches truck configurator

    May 7, 2018 10:19AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks has developed an online configurator that allows customers to design their own VNR and VNL online. The custom design can be shared via social media, or sent to a Volvo dealer. “The Volvo Trucks online

  • Volvo cars and trucks to share traffic info

    May 7, 2018 9:16AM by Truck News

    GOTHEBURG, Sweden – Volvo trucks and cars in Europe are participating in a cloud-based service to share real-time traffic hazard information. Volvo’s Connected Safety was launched by Volvo Cars in 2016, and is now being rolled out in Volvo Trucks.