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  • FTR: Capacity to remain tight

    June 18, 2018 10:09AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The North American economy is strong, but capacity is to remain tight for the remainder of the year, according to experts who spoke during FTR’s State of Freight webinar last week. Avery Vise, v.p. of trucking research,

  • One stop shop

    June 15, 2018 7:36PM by Derek Clouthier

    White’s Travel Center offers something no other in the U.S. does – a pharmacy

  • Home Hardware, John Deere win fleet safety awards

    June 15, 2018 9:05AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – John Deere Canada and Home Hardware Stores were the winners of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) Fleet Safety Awards. The awards were presented at the PMTC’s annual meeting. John Deere won in the

  • News Equipment

    Detroit turns 80, produces millionth HDEP engine

    June 15, 2018 8:29AM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. – Detroit, celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, has announced the production of its millionth heavy-duty engine platform (HDEP) engine. The HDEP line was introduced in 2007 and was jointly developed in Germany, Japan and the U.S. The

  • Scholarship to allow aspiring trucker to achieve dream

    June 15, 2018 8:20AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – An aspiring truck driver will see his dream come true thanks to a scholarship from the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). William Gavin of Cardinal, Ont., has won the scholarship to obtain his A/Z

  • Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 15, 2018 7:24AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Brad Fletcher of Terrapure Environmental has been named the latest chairman of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), replacing John Harrison of CPC Logistics Canada who becomes past-chairman. Shari Lagala of Patene Building Sullies

  • First Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award presented

    June 14, 2018 4:10PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Linda Valliere has been named the first-ever winner of the Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award. The Praxair dispatcher has been with the company for 40 years in various roles. She has a legendary

  • Three private fleet drivers inducted to Hall of Fame

    June 14, 2018 3:46PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Three professional drivers with a combined 16 million kilometers of accident-free driving were inducted into the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s Hall of Fame. David Armstrong, who works for CPC Logistics in the John Deere

  • Government of Canada to provide $2.8 million in funding to Trucking HR Canada

    June 14, 2018 1:37PM by Truck News

    GATINEAU, Que. — Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, has announced funding of $2.8 million to Trucking HR Canada today.  The funding is through the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program (SIP), to develop the sectoral labor market

  • Arves to retire from TFI’s board of directors

    June 14, 2018 1:25PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International announced the retirement of Scott C. Arves from its board of directors, effective June 30, 2018. Arves has served as a director of TFI since 2016 and previously served as president, Transport Corporation of America,

  • ZF unveils new PowerLine automatic transmission for commercial trucks

    June 14, 2018 1:21PM by Sonia Straface

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – ZF introduced its new PowerLine automatic transmission for medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty pickups, and buses at the infamous Lucas Oil Raceway outside of Indianapolis on June 13. The new 8-speed transmission was built with commercial vehicles up to

  • Riding in the ultra-efficient Starship truck

    June 14, 2018 1:02PM by Truck West

    RAPHINE, Va. – Like something out of a sci-fi movie, the AirFlow Starship initiative has produced a futuristic-looking rig that’s been in the making for several years. Beginning with a simple drawing by former driver and owner of AirFlow Truck

  • Ontario truck blitz results improving

    June 14, 2018 11:10AM by James Menzies

    But proper pre-trip inspections can drive even better results

  • Terrapure’s Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 14, 2018 6:52AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) begins its annual conference today as a new board of directors prepares to take the helm. A record 201 attendees are registered to attend. Brad Fletcher of Terrapure

  • New carrier connected to Humboldt incident being carefully monitored by Alberta Transportation

    June 14, 2018 12:43AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – One of the drivers and trucks from the carrier involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus collision is operating under a new numbered company, according to Alberta Transportation. Though the lone driver currently employed by the numbered company