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    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

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth recognizes top dealers

    February 22, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A number of Canadian Kenworth dealers were recently recognized for their achievements at the truck maker’s annual dealer meeting. Kenworth Maska and Kenworth Montreal were named Gold Award winners. Kenworth Maska retailed 350 new Kenworth trucks, excelled

  • Canada’s spot market freight volumes reach record high

    February 21, 2018 12:09PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics reports that January spot market load volumes on its LoadLink load board reached an all-time high. Canadian and cross-border load volumes surpassed all previous records, surging 81% year-over-year and 41% compared to December 2017.

  • Trucking HR Canada to host webinar on marijuana

    February 21, 2018 11:34AM by Truck News

      OTTAWA, Ont. – Trucking HR Canada announced today it is launching its 2018 webinar series. The webinars will focus on practical HR solutions to help employers address key HR challenges. Topics include the legalization of recreational marijuana; mental health in

  • U.S. turnaround underway: TFI’s Bedard

    February 21, 2018 8:12AM by James Menzies

    TFI International expects improvements in U.S. truckload, P&C segments

  • News Equipment

    Canadian Class 8 orders up 259% y-o-y in January

    February 20, 2018 12:55PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – January Class 8 truck orders were up 121% year-over-year, marking their second-best level in history, according to ACT Research. North American Class 8 orders totaled 49,100-plus units. “The only month in history better than January was a

  • Alliance wants ELDs in ’95 and later trucks

    February 20, 2018 11:04AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on Transport Canada to expedite a mandate for electronic logging devices (ELDs), and even include the devices in trucks back to 1995 model years. The recommendations are among 10 points

  • Trucks for Change moves 10M lbs for Habitat for Humanity

    February 16, 2018 12:33PM by Sonia Straface

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Today marked a major milestone for the Trucks for Change (T4C) Network. At 9 a.m. this morning the charitable mover, that connects charities with affordable, or donated freight services, moved its 10 millionth pound of donations for

  • 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

  • Paid Freightera: Where shipping becomes online shopping

    February 15, 2018 12:00PM by Truck News - SmartWay

    Shopping around for the best price isn’t a task everyone is up to, especially when you’re looking for affordable and reliable transportation and freight shipping services. Enter Freightera, an online freight marketplace at your fingertips where you can browse thousands

  • Price of petroleum was down in Q3: Stats Can

    February 15, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, ON – The price of petroleum dropped again in the third quarter of 2017 reports Statistics Canada. The federal agency released the unadjusted Wholesale Services Price Index for the middle of last year, showing the change in the price

  • Jobs dip in month-to-month in January

    February 14, 2018 7:01PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian trucking industry saw a dip in jobs in January according to statistics Canada. The agency released job numbers for the first month of the year showing just under 6,000 jobs were lost from December 2017

  • PMTC’s next seminar to focus on digital strategy

    February 14, 2018 10:19AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — PMTC announced it is hosting a half-day seminar on digital strategy in April. The seminar is set to take place in Milton, Ont. on April 17 and will focus on how organizations can strengthen their digital strategy.

  • Mack names MacKay’s Truck Center top Canadian dealer

    February 12, 2018 2:10PM by Truck News

    TRURO, N.S. – Mack Trucks has named its top dealers in North America, and MacKay’s Truck Center in Truro, N.S. was named the top Canadian dealer in 2017. The winner of the overall award, the 2017 North American Dealer of the

  • Transportation, warehousing jobs decline

    February 9, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada’s transportation and warehousing sector lost 5,900 jobs in January – down 0.6% overall — but still counted 40,700 more jobs than January 2017, Statistics Canada reports. The findings were included in the latest Labor Force Survey,