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  • Train Trailer buys Annexus Leasing

    December 11, 2018 2:38PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. —  Train Trailer announced today that it has purchased the assets and customers of Annexus Leasing in Montreal. The purchase will be immediately integrated into Train Trailer’s existing operation at 1111 Pitfield in Montreal. “This is just one

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 orders slide as OEMs’ 2019 order boards fill up

    December 5, 2018 10:56AM by Truck News

    Class 8 orders fell sharply in November, to 27,500 units, marking the end of five consecutive months exceeding 40,000 units, according to preliminary data from FTR. November marked the lowest total this year, and the weakest month since September 2017.

  • Train Trailer expands three facilities

    November 27, 2018 2:51PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Train Trailer announced this week that it has expanded its head office location in Bolton, as well as its Alberta and Quebec facilities. All three relocations will increase workshop capacity, allowing Train Trailer to expand its service

  • Shippers seeing slowly improving conditions: FTR

    November 27, 2018 12:32PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Conditions for U.S. shippers improved in September, and should improve further into 2019, according to the latest FTR Shippers Conditions Index (SCI). The September reading was -7.6, still strongly in truckers’ favor, but was more than a

  • News Equipment

    Trailer order backlogs continue to grow

    November 21, 2018 1:20PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer backlogs are now stretched out to the second quarter of 2019, according to ACT Research. This on the heels of the strongest third quarter for orders in history. ACT Research noted the strong orderboards combined and

  • Capacity increasing in Canadian spot market

    November 16, 2018 1:30PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – There were more trucks chasing every load in the Canadian spot market in October than in two years, according to TransCore Link Logistics. Truck capacity reached an all-time high in October, with equipment postings up 22% compared

  • 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

  • Have trucking conditions peaked?

    November 12, 2018 7:31AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. worsened in September, to their lowest level in a year, according to the FTR Trucking Conditions Index. It’s the first time the index, at 4.58, has fallen to single digits since December

  • Driver who saved two lives honored as Truck Hero of Year at OTA conference

    November 9, 2018 3:21PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Frank Vieria, a truck driver for Tandet Group’s Connell Transport was honored as this year’s Truck Hero at this year’s Ontario Trucking Association’s executive conference. Vieria was just about to deliver his load to a customer in

  • 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,

  • Kinedyne celebrates 50 years

    November 9, 2018 7:56AM by Truck News

    BRANCHBURG, N.J.— Kinedyne is celebrating its 50th-anniversary. “As Kinedyne North America reaches this momentous 50-year milestone in our corporate history, we pause and reflect on our five decades of accomplishments and service to the commercial vehicle industry and government,” said

  • Class 8 orders continue to climb in October

    November 5, 2018 11:22AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Class 8 orders are strong once again. Both FTR and ACT Research reported orders for October surpassing 43,000 units for  the eighth month in a row.  October 2018 orders were the 10th best ever; 2% above a strong September

  • Infrastructure and the cost of doing nothing

    October 29, 2018 2:51PM by James Menzies

    AUSTIN, Texas – Everyone knows the U.S. economy is humming, so the popular All Eyes on the Economy session at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition was replaced this year with discussion of a topic that’s not

  • Day & Ross opens another terminal in Ottawa

    October 25, 2018 4:39PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Day & Ross announced today that it has opened its second facility in Ottawa. The new 5,000 sq.-ft. terminal, located at 1270 Humber Place, will handle freight originating from Toronto, Montreal, and Woodstock, and destined for rural

  • Mullen Group achieves record trucking profit

    October 25, 2018 1:19PM by James Menzies

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group’s trucking and logistics segment achieved record revenue and profit in the third quarter. The segment now makes up about 70% of Mullen Group’s revenue, a stark contrast to its traditional model where it represented about