Truck News



  • Registration now open for 2018 OTA Executive Conference

    August 10, 2018 8:39AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Ontario Trucking Association’s Executive Conference on November 7 and 8, taking place once again at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto. This is the OTA’s 92nd annual conference. The signature awards dinner

  • Tremcar West celebrates 10 years in Saskatchewan

    August 9, 2018 3:32PM by Truck West

    WEYBURN, Sask. – Tremcar West will marks its 10 anniversary doing business in Saskatchewan with a celebration that will include environment minister Dustin Duncan as a guest speaker. The company’s first service facility opened in October of 2008 in Weyburn.

  • Stronger pricing, ability to attract drivers keys to Titanium’s success

    August 9, 2018 9:13AM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – Improving rates and the ability to add capacity in a driver-starved market were two of the reasons Titanium Transportation Group was able to achieve record revenue and profit in the second quarter. Speaking to analysts about Q2

  • Titanium reports record quarter

    August 9, 2018 6:28AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group rode a strong trucking market to record results in the second quarter. The company reported revenue of $51.8 million, marking a year-over-year increase of 58%. Net income was $2.2 million, or double the previous

  • TruckPro adds Diesel Bros. to its network

    August 8, 2018 2:02PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – TruckPro is expanding again in Ontario, announcing a new member in its network of service and parts shops across the country. Diesel Brothers is bringing its eight service bays and seven mechanics to the TruckPro family. The

  • Nominations open for Women in Trucking award

    August 7, 2018 7:38AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc.  – Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks are seeking candidates for the 2018 Influential Woman in Trucking award. Created in 2010, the award honors female leaders in the trucking industry. Past recipients include Marcia Taylor, CEO

  • Phillips Connect Technologies names new business development manager

    August 2, 2018 11:39AM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) has hired intermodal industry veteran Cliff Creech as its business development manager. In his new position, Creech will primarily guide product and business development efforts for ChassisNet. “Cliff is a thought leader

  • Women drivers safer than men, ATRI finds

    August 1, 2018 10:07AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Violations for reckless driving or failing to yield the right of way remain the top two driving behaviors that predict future crashes, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) says. And when it comes to a battle of

  • Trimble Transportation announces executive promotions

    July 30, 2018 1:12PM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble Transportation today announced three executive leadership appointments.These moves include the promotions of Mark Botticelli to chief technology officer, transportation and Keith Mader to vice-president of analytics, transportation. Trent Lezer will assume the role of senior vice-president

  • Local truck show all about helping the community

    July 28, 2018 8:16PM by Derek Clouthier

    CACHE CREEK, B.C. – In a small town in the interior of B.C. a local truck show has been running for eight years now and has become a valuable part of the community of Cache Creek. Scott McKenzie organizes the

  • Shippers shouldn’t expect relief this year: FTR

    July 27, 2018 12:28PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The FTR Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) remained in negative territory in May, with a -12.3 reading. That comes on the heels of April’s all-time-low reading of -13.4, reflecting the worse conditions for shippers ever seen by FTR.

  • TransCore annual conference and golf tournament a hole-in-one

    July 27, 2018 7:16AM by Truck News

    ETOBICOKE, Ont. — The 20th annual TransCore Link Logistics conference and charity golf tournament was a hole-in-one according to organizers. The sun was shining as members of the transportation industry came out to raise money for Kids Help Phone and

  • TFI International improves margins, profit

    July 27, 2018 6:45AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – A strong trucking market allowed TFI International to boost its margins and profits in the second quarter. The company reported Q2 net income of $80.4 million on revenue of $1.32 billion, an increase of 4%. “Our consistent

  • Canadian shipping costs rose in May: CGFI

    July 26, 2018 8:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased 0.5% in May, according to the latest Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) from Nulogx. The base rate was up 1.2% compared to April, with fuel surcharges accounting for

  • Research points to hydrogen electric trucks as best option for the future

    July 25, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – A research group from the University of Calgary believes the future of freight in Alberta will be heavily reliant on the use of hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks. With growing concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse