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  • Feature Transportation

    A trucker’s guide to CPP

    November 6, 2018 8:49AM by Scott Taylor

    Most people in Canada between the ages of 18 and 70 who earn more than $3,500 a year contribute to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) – except in Quebec, where the Quebec Pension Plan provides benefits. Like an insurance plan,

  • Diversity and inclusion in the workplace reliant on each other’s success

    October 3, 2018 7:14PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Diversity and inclusion go hand-in-hand in the workplace, but don’t be fooled into believing they are one in the same. Trades industries, including trucking, have been looking to diversify their workforces for a variety of reason, whether

  • Speakers named for mental health symposium

    September 4, 2018 10:12AM by Truck News

    MISSSISSAUGA, Ont. – The issue of mental health will take center stage Oct. 30, at the Trucking HR Canada’s Gearing Up for Mental Health symposium. Dave Henry, a professional driver with REK Express, will get the day started by discussing

  • Ambrose among speakers at CTEA

    August 17, 2018 2:47PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Rona Ambrose, a one-time Conservative Party leader and an advisor on NAFTA negotiations, will be among speakers at this year’s annual meeting of the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association. The 55th annual conference will be hosted at Toronto’s

  • 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

  • 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,

  • Volvo Group sponsoring Ocean Summit

    May 11, 2018 9:40AM by Truck News

    NEWPORT, R.I. — The Volvo Group is sponsoring the Ocean Summit during the  Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, to educate attendees about ocean health issues, with a focus on plastic pollution. The summit, scheduled for Friday, May 18,

  • ExxonMobil to host seminar on technician shortage at MATS

    February 26, 2018 8:40AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. ‒ ExxonMobil has announced that it will host the Mobil Delvac 2018 Fleet Maintenance Forum, an exclusive event for fleet managers and maintenance executives, in Louisville, KY, on March 21, 2018. The Fleet Maintenance Forum will feature a

  • Ontario expanding 60-ft. trailer trial

    January 29, 2018 6:33AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – For-hire carriers will be allowed to participate in an Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) trial using 60-ft. trailers. Changes to the trial, which previously only involved the retail sector, include: broadening of the trial to include other

  • GCR Tires & Service names new COO

    July 20, 2017 11:36AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.  ― GCR Tires & Service announced Steve Hoeft will join the organization as chief operating officer. Hoeft will be based in Nashville, Tennessee, and will lead the operations function of GCR, driving standardization, process improvement and systems leadership

  • News Equipment

    Cummins extends drain intervals, offers over-the-air programming

    March 1, 2017 9:34AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cummins announced longer drain intervals, over-the-air programming and a new Connected Advisor service at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. Connected Advisor provides fleets with advice concerning engine and aftertreatment-related fault codes. Fleet managers

  • US economy to continue slow expansion this year

    January 24, 2017 11:47AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Truckable economic activity (TEA), a measure of the trucking industry’s health, is expected to grow in 2017 at a slightly stronger rate than last year. That was the message from Robert Dieli, president, RDLB Inc., who

  • Zonar shakes up executive team

    December 6, 2016 9:14AM by Truck News

    SEATTLE,  Wash. – Zonar announced today that Ian McKerlich is its new president and CEO.  McKerlich, who had been serving as president at Zonar, succeeds Brett Brinton in the CEO role as part of a planned leadership transition resulting from

  • Transplace buys Lakeside Logistics

    November 28, 2016 2:32PM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Transplace announced today that it has acquired Ontario-based Lakeside Logistics. In a release, Transplace said that this acquisition expands its presence throughout North America and further supports the company’s commitment to strategic growth in order to meet

  • Rock slide wipes out Trans-Canada

    November 2, 2016 3:35PM by Derek Clouthier

    Truckers detoured more than 200km, adding to hours-of-service