Truck News

  • Manitoulin Transport opens new terminal in Manitoba

    June 6, 2016 10:56AM by Truck News

    BRANDON, Man. –Manitoulin Transport announced today that it has opened its newly built terminal in Brandon, Man. It is the second new terminal Manitoulin has launched in the province within the last seven months. “Our customers are our top priority and

  • STA pleased with government’s highway spending plan

    June 2, 2016 12:18PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) touted the recently presented budget from the Saskatchewan Party’s Ministry of Highway and Infrastructure, saying it made good on election promises and exceeded $1 billion for the first time in history. “Major

  • Ryder offers new flexible maintenance packages

    May 24, 2016 7:42AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. — Ryder System has introduced what it claims to be the industry’s most flexible leasing and maintenance solutions, Ryder ChoiceLease. The new offerings include two new lease products, designed to provide more flexibility, choice and control for fleet

  • Michelin announces two new services in Canada at Truck World

    April 15, 2016 10:50AM by Derek Clouthier

    TORONTO, Ont. – Michelin North America (Canada) introduced its Michelin Commercial Service Network (MCSN) and Tire Care at Truck World April 14 in Toronto, with COO Harold Phillips saying that offering the services in Canada was part of the company’s

  • Bison wins best overall large carrier award in Best Fleets to Drive For contest

    March 8, 2016 2:44PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — CarriersEdge and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) revealed the winners of the best overall fleets in both the large and small carrier categories at the TCA annual convention in Las Vegas today. The best overall large

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    Meritor introduces lighter-weight axles

    March 2, 2016 10:50AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Meritor introduced a lighter-weight MFS+ steer axle and 13X drive axle at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s spring meetings. The MFS+ steer axle for linehaul applications is about 85 lbs lighter, thanks to a new gooseneck beam

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    Cummins stretches DPF cleaning intervals, offers new extended protection plan

    February 1, 2016 11:18AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins has extended the cleaning intervals on its diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and introduced a new Encore Xtra protection plan for certain engines. The new offerings lower total cost of ownership and enhance residual value for Cummins

  • Quebec’s Groupe Morneau purchases Total Cold Storage

    December 11, 2015 11:06AM by Truck News

    ANJOU, Que. – Quebec transport and distribution company Groupe Morneau finalized the acquisition of Total Cold Storage Dec. 8, expanding the company’s ability to provide services and integrated solutions in the transportation and logistics industries in Eastern Canada. “The food

  • Manitoulin Transport opens new location in Winnipeg

    November 3, 2015 9:34AM by Truck News

      WINNIPEG, Man. – Manitoulin Transport announced today that it has opened a new transportation terminal in Winnipeg next to its formal terminal which is now closed. The new terminal supports the company’s growth in Western Canada, Manitoulin said. “This

  • Peterbilt launches new Red Oval certified pre-owned truck program

    October 7, 2015 10:09AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas –  Peterbilt recently introduced its new Red Oval program in both Canada and the US that provides customers with exclusive certified pre-owned trucks from throughout its dealer network and Paccar Financial Used Truck Centers – complete with a

  • Expert weighs in on dealing with mental illness in the workplace

    September 17, 2015 7:20AM by Sonia Straface

    TRURO, N.S. – Keeping its promise of having more informative seminars throughout the year, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) held its first Atlantic educational seminar earlier this week in Truro, Nova Scotia. The council teamed up with

  • Dicom buys Eastern Connection

    September 10, 2015 9:37AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. – Dicom Transportation Group announced earlier this week that it has acquired Eastern Connection, an asset-light provider of B2B pick-up and delivery services. According to Dicom, the acquisition expands the company’s regional overnight parcel network in the Northeast

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    Volvo, Mack introduce pre-paid maintenance plans

    August 10, 2015 10:31AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo and Mack have introduced new pre-paid preventive maintenance plans in an effort to help customers reduce their operating costs. The maintenance plans cover all model year 2011 and newer Mack and Volvo trucks, powered by Mack

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    Caterpillar ends truck deal with Navistar; will bring production in-house

    July 28, 2015 6:09PM by James Menzies

    Navistar says it will launch a competitive severe-service vocational truck next year

  • Cheetah Chassis adds Transport Trailer Sales to dealer network

    June 23, 2015 9:59AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – Cheetah Chassis announced today that it has added Transport Trailer Sales to its dealer network. Transport Trailer is now authorized to sell and service Cheetah Chassis throughout Ontario, Canada.  “We are extremely pleased to welcome Transport Trailer