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  • TransForce makes it official

    February 1, 2002 2:23PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — Just one day after Truck News reported TransForce Inc., would soon announce the acquisition of Tr…

  • UPS Canada names new president

    January 21, 2002 9:52AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — United Parcel Service (UPS) today announced Alan Gershenhorn has been promoted to president of…

  • Insurance going up thanks to Sept. 11

    December 4, 2001 10:41AM by Truck News

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. — Call it an aftershock left over from the day that shook the world; insurance costs will be cli…

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    Mark Dalton: Owner/Operator Unaccustomed – Part 3

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Edo van Belkom

    The story so far…Mark picked up a load of German carpet in Montreal heading for Hamburg, New York. He decides to cross into New York State at Lewiston because he’s had problems entering through nort…

  • UPS in the spirit of giving

    November 23, 2001 8:58AM by Truck News

    FREDERICTON, N.B. — The Fredericton Community Kitchen has received a boost of more than $30,000 from United Parcel…

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    Top Canadian truck drivers crowned

    November 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – The National Professional Truck Driving Championship results are in and a host of new winners have been crowned with Saskatchewan dominating the pack.The event, held Sept. 13 to 16 a…

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    Mark Dalton: Owner/Operator Unaccustomed – Part 2

    November 1, 2001 12:00AM by Edo van Belkom

    The story so far…Mark couldn’t believe it. He’d been asked to pull his rig into the lot for inspection, something he hadn’t been asked to do in years.What had gone wrong?He was met at the lot by th…

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    Picking a fight

    November 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is close to floating a legal balloon, which could help fleets and owner/operators recover millions in lost revenues through the courts.When a fre…

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    Cargo thieves hit online logistics companies (November 01, 2001)

    November 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is warning fleet and shippers of a new cargo theft scam targeting freight brokers.”The bad guys are pulling loads right off the Link,” says R…

  • U.S. appoints softwood envoy

    October 17, 2001 9:48PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although the ongoing war in Afghanistan has shifted the softwood lumber dispute into the shadow…

  • Canada’s top drivers crowned at national championships (October 01, 2001)

    October 1, 2001 10:20AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — The National Professional Truck Driving Championship results are in and a host of new winners ha…

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    Insurance is out of control

    October 1, 2001 12:00AM by John Curran

    For the first time ever, I was the victim of a robbery last month.The truly sad part is it happened not once, but twice.First someone broke into my home in Lyndhusrt, Ont. and stole a handful of items…

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    Unaccustomed

    October 1, 2001 12:00AM by Edo van Belkom

    Mark reached Halifax without further incident. He’d had some trouble with a road-raging driver behind the wheel of a lowboy along the way, but he’d taken care of that maniac at a weigh scale back in O…

  • Cargo thieves hit online logistics companies (September 27, 2001)

    September 27, 2001 10:06AM by Truck News

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is warning of a new cargo theft scam targeting freight…

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    The soldier, the preacher and the public reacher

    September 1, 2001 12:00AM by Harry Rudolfs

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Jacob Froese says trucking saved his life – literally.Four and a half years ago he was a practicing Mennonite minister with a busy parish in Edmonton, Alta. But beneath a rock-like ex…