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  • Mullen Group buys DWS Logistics

    February 13, 2018 6:51AM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group has announced the acquisition of DWS Logistics, expanding its third-party logistics and warehousing services. DWS is based in Mississauga, Ont., with distribution centers in the Greater Toronto Area and the Lower Mainland of B.C. Its

  • Mack names MacKay’s Truck Center top Canadian dealer

    February 12, 2018 2:10PM by Truck News

    TRURO, N.S. – Mack Trucks has named its top dealers in North America, and MacKay’s Truck Center in Truro, N.S. was named the top Canadian dealer in 2017. The winner of the overall award, the 2017 North American Dealer of the

  • Suddath names Scott Perry president of global logistics division

    February 12, 2018 11:54AM by Truck News

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Scott Perry has been named president of Suddath’s global logistics division. Perry assumes the position with over 25 years of experience in logistics, transportation, operations and technology. He joins the company after serving as chief operating officer

  • Trimble Transportation Mobility names new president

    February 12, 2018 7:53AM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Trimble Transportation Mobility announced recently that Thomas Fansler has been appointed the president of Transportation Mobility. Fansler currently serves as president of Trimble Transportation Analytics. Jim Rodi was named general manager of the division’s Global Markets, which

  • Kindersley Insurance acquired by Hub International

    February 9, 2018 3:18PM by Truck News

    KINDERSLEY, SK – Trucking insurance specialist Kindersley Insurance has been acquired by Hub International. The global insurance broker disclosed it has acquired shares of the Saskatchewan-based independent and commercial insurance brokerage, however terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kindersley

  • Transportation, warehousing jobs decline

    February 9, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada’s transportation and warehousing sector lost 5,900 jobs in January – down 0.6% overall — but still counted 40,700 more jobs than January 2017, Statistics Canada reports. The findings were included in the latest Labor Force Survey,

  • Pair of Canadian dealerships named to Kenworth Dealer Council

    February 9, 2018 12:44PM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company named its 2018 Kenworth Dealer Council members today, with two from Canada receiving the honor. Representing the 400 Kenworth dealerships in Canada and the U.S., Boyd McConnachie of Inland Kenworth in Burnaby, B.C. and

  • Parking survey deadline extended

    February 9, 2018 11:46AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  The deadline to complete a survey to support a study of truck parking and rest areas in southern Ontario has been extended until April 30, as analysts look to secure more participants. SPR Associates is gathering the information

  • Minimizer names two North American sales managers

    February 9, 2018 9:30AM by Truck News

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minimizer announced the addition of Brian Purcell and Mitch Hollifield as the company’s new North American regional sales managers today. Purcell will oversee the North American Western based sales team and Hollifield will be in charge

  • Healthy Fleet Challenge participants are smashing their goals

    February 9, 2018 7:49AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — The first leg of 2018 Healthy Fleet Challenge is in its final weeks, and participants are smashing their goals, according to organizers. The first leg of the challenge runs January and February, and takes place in the

  • Impact of ELD mandate yet to be determined: FTR

    February 8, 2018 1:06PM by James Menzies

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The full effect of the U.S. electronic logging device (ELD) mandate on trucking capacity remains to be felt, according to an analysis by industry forecaster FTR. Enforcement across the country is not yet in full effect, and

  • News Technology

    OTA weighs in on autonomous vehicles, platooning

    February 8, 2018 10:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) says the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s approach to automated vehicles and truck platooning is “measured and responsible.” However, in its submission to the province in regards to proposed amendments to Reg. 306/51,

  • MTO to host webinar on Green Commercial Vehicle Program

    February 8, 2018 8:20AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Grants Ontario regarding the Green Commercial Vehicle Program (GCVP) on Friday, February 9 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. The program provides rebates

  • Investments paying off for Titanium’s logistics division

    February 8, 2018 7:14AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group says its logistics division achieved record monthly sales in January. The company reported the division brought in more than $5.5 million in the month, thanks to increased sales, operational, and technology initiatives. “Our logistics

  • Carriers, minister meet on labor standards

    February 7, 2018 1:57PM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, NB – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, and several carriers have met with Patty Hajdu – Canada’s minister of employment, workforce development, and labor – to discuss plans for federal labor standards. The minister has