Truck News



  • Brace for rougher 2019: Mark Seymour

    November 14, 2018 3:08PM by James Menzies

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — “Fasten your seatbelts in 2019, we’re going to be in for maybe a little bit of a rough ride.” That was the sobering warning from Mark Seymour today, who was participating in a panel discussion at the

  • Ram Tracking moves into bigger office

    November 13, 2018 1:17PM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Ram Tracking has expanded its workforce and moved into a new 2,468 sq.-ft. office. The move was necessitated by a growth in sales and employee count, the company announced. It has recently added new products, including a

  • New president/CEO leading Magnum Trailer and Equipment

    November 13, 2018 12:05PM by Truck West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Magnum Trailer and Equipment has named Andrew Taylor as its president and CEO. “Magnum has a huge opportunity in the transportation equipment market. Our products and services are designed to protect trucks and their drivers and improve

  • Eberspaecher acquires climate control specialist

    November 12, 2018 10:58AM by Truck News

    LYON, France – Eberspaecher has announced it has acquired vehicle climate control specialist Kalori, in a bid to become the world’s leading vendor of climate control systems for commercial and special vehicles. Kalori develops and produces air-conditioning and ventilation systems

  • Inland moves into Saskatchewan and Manitoba with recent acquisition

    November 10, 2018 12:06PM by Truck West

    BURNABY, B.C. – Inland Kenworth extended its dealership network into Saskatchewan and Manitoba with the acquisition of Custom Truck Sales (CTS). “We chose CTS because our companies hold similar values – providing excellent service and quality products with an emphasis

  • Omnitracs’ Mike Ham wins Service to Industry Award

    November 9, 2018 11:58AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — After years of presenting the Service to Industry Award at the OTA’s annual executive conference, Mike Ham finally won it. Ham was presented the award, sponsored by Omnitracs and the OTA on Nov. 8, during the OTA’s

  • WorkSafe NB premiums continue to rise

    November 9, 2018 10:34AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – WorkSafe NB announced the new assessment rate for 2019 recently, and for the third year in a row, New Brunswickers will see an increase to their rates – this time, a whopping 72% increase. The Workers’ Compensation

  • Titanium posts strong Q3 earnings

    November 9, 2018 8:54AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium saw its revenue climb 42% in the third quarter, while netting a profit of $1.1 million. Truck transportation EBITDA climbed 59% to $4.2 million in the quarter, while the logistics segment came in at $1.4 million,

  • News Equipment

    International launches CV Series

    November 8, 2018 10:14AM by James Menzies

    Navistar back in the Class 4/5 segment with new International CV

  • CITT names winner of 2018 Award of Excellence

    November 7, 2018 2:32PM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – CITT has announced that Beverly Jones, CCLP, has been awarded its prestigious annual CITT Award of Excellence for 2018. The award is reserved for a CITT-Certified Logistics Professional designation holder who has demonstrated career-long excellence and leadership

  • Manitoulin acquires Express Havre St-Pierre

    November 6, 2018 10:22AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Manitoulin Transport has acquired Express Havre St-Pierre (EHSP) of Quebec. The acquisition builds out Manitoulin’s coverage in Central and Eastern Quebec, particularly in the province’s rural areas, the company said in a release. Express Havre St-Pierre provides

  • Applications open for 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program

    November 6, 2018 9:54AM by Sonia Straface

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Applications are now open for Trucking HR Canada’s 6th annual Top Fleet Employers program, which recognizes fleets who demonstrate a commitment to going above and beyond in their human resources practices. Applications and online submissions will be

  • TFI names new CFO

    November 6, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. —  TFI International announced recently that David Saperstein, vice-president of mergers and acquisitions, will be promoted to chief financial officer, effective January 1, 2019. As previously announced, Greg Rumble will be retiring from his CFO role.  Saperstein joined TFI

  • 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,

  • Trucking and trade

    November 2, 2018 12:54PM by Derek Clouthier

    Fields on Wheels panel addresses trade, MELT, and truck transportation in Manitoba