Truck News

  • TFI International posts record Q1 results

    April 24, 2019 12:51PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – It was a record first quarter for TFI International, which posted a profit of $65.1 million, up sharply from a $48.2 million profit during the same quarter last year. It achieved record operating income of $106.3 million,

  • News Equipment

    Making the case for solar

    September 11, 2018 2:29PM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Just 200 trailers with solar panels on their roofs would generate enough power to supply 3,200 residential homes if that power were fed back into the grid. Jeff Kauffman of Tahoe Ventures, speaking at the FTR Transportation

  • FMCSA issues emergency declaration ahead of Alberto

    May 28, 2018 11:33AM by Truck News

    GULF SHORES, Fla. – While most of the United States is observing Memorial Day, Gulf Coast states are bracing for an early start to hurricane season. Although Alberto has been rated a subtropical storm, falling short of the hurricane designation,

  • Celadon to restate prior financials, likely to be delisted

    April 3, 2018 8:06AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Celadon Group announced yesterday that its financial statements for the fiscal year 2016 and the quarters ended Sept. 30, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016 remain under internal investigation. The company also reviewed its current and historical accounting

  • Mack makes enhancements to its Granite model trucks

    March 7, 2018 2:18PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – With continued economic growth in the U.S. and truck sales surging, Mack Trucks announced a handful of enhancements to its products during the Work Truck Show today. Most notable was an increase in ground clearance in six

  • Descartes buys Aljex

    February 2, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. — Descartes Systems Group announced today that it has acquired Aljex Software. Aljex has serving freight broker for more than 20 years and has built a robust platform backed by deep domain expertise, Descartes said. “Managing the capacity

  • FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index falls in November

    January 22, 2018 8:41AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. —  FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for November fell back from October to a more sustainable level with a 5.8 reading. Although there was a significant decline in the index, conditions remained strong for carriers in November, FTR

  • Big opportunities await carriers: FTR

    December 12, 2017 12:51PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. spiked in October, with a reading of 9.48, up from 3.5 in September. FTR’s Trucking Condition Index (TCI) rose on a strong economy, along with pressure from hurricane recovery efforts and the

  • BlackBerry and Fleet Complete form partnership

    September 20, 2017 4:01AM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. – BlackBerry and Fleet Complete announced today that they have entered a reselling partnership where Fleet Complete will be incorporating BlackBerry Radar into its fleet tracking solution. According to the companies, the expanded solution will now enable better

  • Bendix explains how to prepare for Brake Safety Day

    August 30, 2017 10:23AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Day is just around the corner and Bendix is offering up tips to drivers to avoid brake violations and how to improve highway safety with braking maintenance. Brake Safety

  • News Equipment

    Volvo eyes top spot in global truck market

    July 11, 2017 1:09PM by James Menzies

    DUBLIN, Va. — A strong European truck market has offset weakness in North America, providing favorable industry conditions for Volvo Trucks globally. Claes Nilsson, Volvo Truck’s global president, gave an overview of the market when visiting Volvo’s new customer center

  • News Equipment

    May trailer orders exceed expectations

    June 15, 2017 9:22AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – There were 17,850 trailers ordered in May, marking a 27% improvement year-over-year, according to preliminary data from ACT Research. It marked the sixth straight month of positive year-over-year comparisons, though orders were 14% off April’s figures, ACT

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 order backlog rising: ACT

    May 23, 2017 6:40AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 production backlogs have reached their best level since last March, after strong orders surpassed build levels in April, according to ACT Research. The order strength for 2017 has been led by the tractor day cab

  • News Equipment

    Steady vocational market driving Mack’s growth

    May 19, 2017 9:10AM by James Menzies

    Mack’s market share reaches 10-year high as overall Class 8 demand shrinks

  • Tulsa, Okla. to host Shell SuperRigs

    May 11, 2017 11:58AM by Truck News

    HOUSTON, Texas – The 35th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck competition is set to take place at the Exchange Center at Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. May 18-20 with this year’s theme of “Titans of Tulsa.” As always, there will be activities