Truck News



  • News Technology

    Walmart and SPUD bringing green to grocery deliveries

    February 22, 2018 3:49PM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Grocery deliveries are going green for Metro Vancouver residents. Walmart Canada and Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD) are teaming up to bring customers more environmentally friendly options for grocery delivery. SPUD uses their delivery platform Food-X Urban

  • U.S. truck tonnage up 2% in January

    February 20, 2018 12:33PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. for-hire truck tonnage rose 2% in January, reflecting a solid freight environment in a typically weak month. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 8.8% year-over-year. For all of 2017, the index

  • News Equipment

    Peterbilt unveils driver-inspired UltraLoft sleeper

    February 15, 2018 3:18PM by James Menzies

    More storage, a flat floor, and additional headroom are among the benefits

  • Peterbilt looks to strong 2018 after record-breaking year

    February 15, 2018 1:21PM by James Menzies

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Peterbilt is coming of a record-setting year and planning to take advantage of a strong truck market in 2018. The company says it achieved a new Class 8 heavy-duty market share high in 2017, at 15.3%, surpassing

  • Trucking capacity “maxed out”: FTR

    February 13, 2018 11:56AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. improved in December, with a strong 9.2 reading of the FTR Trucking Conditions Index. The index reflects a full capacity environment, driven by continued strength in freight demand, FTR reported. The industry

  • 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

  • Kenworth showcases its Hybrid Electric Cargo Transport truck

    February 6, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – The truck may be quiet as a mouse but Kenworth made some noise showcasing its hydrogen fuel cell electric truck during a media event Feb. 6 at the Paccar Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Wash. Originally unveiled

  • Trailcon to build new facilities in Calgary and Edmonton

    February 6, 2018 2:47PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trailcon Leasing announced today it will build new facilities in Calgary and Edmonton to support the current and future growth of the trailer and equipment company. With construction set to commence this May and conclude in the

  • Descartes buys Aljex

    February 2, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. — Descartes Systems Group announced today that it has acquired Aljex Software. Aljex has serving freight broker for more than 20 years and has built a robust platform backed by deep domain expertise, Descartes said. “Managing the capacity

  • CTA offers ideas to improve trucking harmonization

    January 30, 2018 2:15PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has made 11 suggestions for improving trucking harmonization in Canada, in a submission to the Council of Transport Ministers. The Council established a federal/provincial/territorial task force in September 2016 to identify areas

  • Atlanta’s ‘Spaghetti Junction’ Top Truck Bottleneck in America

    January 25, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released its annual list highlighting the most congested bottlenecks for trucks in America. The 2018 Top Truck Bottleneck List assesses the level of truck-oriented congestion at 300 locations on the

  • CTA submits comments on Clean Fuel Standard regulation

    January 24, 2018 2:27PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – CTA recently submitted comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) on the regulatory framework of the upcoming federal Clean Fuel Standard regulation. The Clean Fuel Standard has the goal of reducing annual GHG emissions in Canada

  • News Equipment

    Truck orders reach three-year high

    January 5, 2018 10:48AM by Truck News

    Preliminary Class 8 truck orders in December reached levels not seen since December 2014, according to industry analysts. ACT Research reported preliminary Class 8 orders of 37,500 units. “The last month of 2017 was the best monthly order intake since

  • Cummins Westport natural gas engine gets key emissions certifications

    January 4, 2018 5:28PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Cummins Westport’s 2018 ISX12N natural gas engine has been certified by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and California’s Air Resources Board (ARB). The ISX12N meets ARB’s optional low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr, a 90% reduction

  • QRC Logistics moves to Halton Hills

    January 2, 2018 8:55AM by Truck News

    HALTON HILLS, Ont. — QRC Logistics has moved. The company officially celebrated its business relocation on Dec. 20 with an open house to the community, ribbon cutting ceremony and tour of their impressive new facility. The new, ultra-modern facility boasts