Truck News

  • What the ‘Best Fleets’ are doing to be the best

    March 25, 2018 9:57PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – To be among the best trucking companies in North America, all it takes is a little creativity, according to Mark Murrell and Jane Jazrawy of CarriersEdge, the brains behind the Best Fleets to Drive For program. Both

  • Challenger buys Ed Wiersma Trucking, raises driver pay

    March 21, 2018 10:08AM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Challenger Motor Freight has agreed to acquire the majority of Ed Wiersma Trucking’s assets. The company says the deal is expected to close by the end of March. Challenger said the acquisition will complement its special commodities

  • Volvo rolling out over-the-air updates

    March 6, 2018 2:34PM by James Menzies

    Saia one of the first fleets to take advantage of the service

  • News Equipment

    Dana shows new axles, updated tire analytics program

    March 4, 2018 5:46PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Two new lighter-weight axles and an updated tire analytics platform were among product introductions made by Dana at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Spring meetings. The Spicer S172 single drive axle and D172 tandem axle will replace

  • Omnitracs looks to place more focus on its efforts in Canada

    March 1, 2018 12:03PM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Following last year’s Shaw Tracking acquisition, Omnitracs is focused on increasing its footprint in the Great White North. Speaking during Outlook 2018, Mike Segal, director of product management with Omnitracs, outlined where his company would be focusing

  • 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

  • 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

  • News Equipment

    Denso continues push into heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:35PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Denso is continuing is push into the heavy-duty aftermarket, with the expansion of its diesel particulate filter (DPF) line and the opening of a new warehouse to handle heavy-duty parts. The company made the announcements during

  • News Equipment

    International introduces new vocational models, warranty packages

    January 24, 2018 11:00AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Navistar International has expanded its line of HV vocational trucks, and introduced additional warranty coverage for it’s A26 engine. The company introduced at World of Concrete new HV507 and HV607 models. The trucks feature a shorter

  • Manitoulin buys Direct Right Cartage

    January 10, 2018 9:36AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Manitoulin Transport announced today that it has acquired Direct Right Cartage. This is the seventh purchase for Manitoulin in the last 12 months. According to Manitoulin, the acquisition builds on its existing intermodal offerings and signifies Manitoulin’s

  • Accuride expands distribution network

    December 28, 2017 8:59AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride has announced the expansion of its North American distribution network, which it says will improve lead times. The expansion provides targeted customer coverage in key regional markets, and offers aftermarket customers the full range of Accuride

  • Manitoulin Transport buys Alberta’s Duckering’s Transport

    December 4, 2017 2:41PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Manitoulin Transport has acquired Duckering’s Transport. Duckering’s is a less than truckload (LTL) service provider from Red Deer, Alta. Manitoulin says the acquisition builds on its many previous investments in Western Canada in recent years and further

  • DTNA adds Class 8 and 6 Freightliner 360 trucks to Mexican market

    November 15, 2017 12:28PM by Derek Clouthier

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has upped its game in the Mexican market, announcing the release of two new Freightliner 360 trucks. The Class 8 2528 and Class 6 1217 join the Class 4 715, which was

  • Product Transportation

    Stemco introduces five-year aftermarket wheel end warranty

    October 26, 2017 9:25AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas  – Stemco announced a new aftermarket five-year Platinum Performance System (PPS) wheel end warranty. Previously only available as a three-year package, both three- and five-year warranties extend PPS wheel end coverage with unlimited mileage for tractors and trailers.

  • C.A.T. takes over SLH Transport, tripling capacity

    October 1, 2017 11:39AM by Truck News

    COTEAU-DU-LAC, Que. – C.A.T. has tripled its fleet size with the acquisition of Kingston, Ont.-based SLH Transport, the company announced Sept. 29. “We have been looking for an opportunity like this since the acquisition of Group Express Groupex Inc. in