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  • U.S. takes step towards allowing hair testing

    October 25, 2018 7:39AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. signed into law yesterday legislation that will allow fleets to employ hair testing, a move the American Trucking Associations (ATA) has been lobbying for. The bill, which cleared Congress, was designed to combat the opioid

  • TTSAO set to host MELT meeting

    October 24, 2018 3:17PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) will be hosting a meeting on the impact Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) has on the industry. Those who attend the progress meeting will hear from the TTSAO as

  • Day & Ross invests in driving simulator

    October 24, 2018 2:12PM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. — Day & Ross Transportation Group announced today that it has invested in a mobile driving simulator to help further support the development of their professional driving team. The Day & Ross Simulator supports driver evaluation, basic and

  • OTA welcomes Ford’s Making Ontario Open for Business Act

    October 24, 2018 1:05PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is welcoming Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s position on Bill 148, and the Making Ontario Open for Business Act. “The Ontario trucking industry’s hundreds of thousands of workers need a healthy, viable economy

  • News Technology

    First shipment made using blockchain

    October 24, 2018 9:39AM by Truck News

    SUNRISE, Fla. – The first trucking shipment using blockchain and a smart contract has been made. The shipment was made using dexFreight, a decentralized logistics platform. The shipment was a 5,320-lb frozen food load hauled from Preferred Freezer Services in

  • Truck tonnage softens in Q3

    October 23, 2018 1:13PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage slid 0.8% in September, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “Truck freight slowed at the end of the third quarter,” said ATA chief economist Bob Costello. “As anticipated, the year-over-year gains have

  • 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

  • TFI agrees to buy Gorski, raises guidance

    October 23, 2018 10:35AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International raised its 2018 EBITDA guidance yesterday, due to a strong trucking environment. “The general freight environment is strong throughout North America, and all of our segments are benefiting,” Alain Bedard, chairman, president and CEO said

  • Bendix names new plant manager

    October 23, 2018 8:26AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Christopher Camp as plant manager of its Huntington, Indiana, manufacturing campus. A 26-year team member at Bendix Huntington, Camp served as the facility’s interim plant manager since May 2018. Camp joined

  • TFI International posts strong Q3 results

    October 23, 2018 7:37AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International capitalized on a strong trucking environment in the third quarter, posting its second straight quarter of record operating results. Operating income was up 107% year-over-year, at $125.1 million. The company brought in $1.29 billion in

  • Navistar partners with technical schools

    October 22, 2018 9:39AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has partnered with technical schools through its newly formed Navistar Service Essentials Program. “As we focus on growing customer uptime, Navistar and our International Truck and IC Bus dealers are all committed to combating the industry’s

  • Ryder expanding last-mile delivery business

    October 22, 2018 8:48AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Toronto is one of three North American facilities Ryder is expanding to improve its last mile delivery service. The company recently announced the expansion of its Ryder Last Mile business, which focuses on home delivery and white

  • Natural gas truck sales down

    October 22, 2018 8:21AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Natural gas truck sales in the U.S. and Canada have declined 28% this year through August, according to a new report from ACT Research. They were up 13% in 2017. “On a nominal basis, natural gas retail

  • 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

  • Truckers rank the best truck stops in North America

    October 18, 2018 1:18PM by Truck West

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Truck drivers throughout the U.S. and Canada have spoken, naming the top truck stops in North America, with seven receiving a perfect five-star rating. Topping the list of five-star truck stops, which was compiled by the mobile