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  • OOIDA suing over Indiana toll fees

    January 14, 2019 7:43AM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is launching a class action lawsuit over “excessive and discriminatory” Indiana tolls. Its lawsuit targets the Indiana Finance Authority, the Indiana Toll Road Concession Company (ITRCC), the Commissioner of the

  • Tallman Group wins Presidential Award

    January 9, 2019 8:15AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group has won the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2018, honors the top seven percent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in terms of operating and financial

  • 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

  • Navistar revamps communications team

    November 16, 2018 1:14PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has revamped its communications structure with two new appointments. Bre Whalen is now manager of on-highway product communications. She is new to Navistar, but has eight years of media relations experience. Darwin Minnis is manager of

  • TFI names new CFO

    November 6, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. —  TFI International announced recently that David Saperstein, vice-president of mergers and acquisitions, will be promoted to chief financial officer, effective January 1, 2019. As previously announced, Greg Rumble will be retiring from his CFO role.  Saperstein joined TFI

  • Feature Transportation

    A trucker’s guide to CPP

    November 6, 2018 8:49AM by Scott Taylor

    Most people in Canada between the ages of 18 and 70 who earn more than $3,500 a year contribute to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) – except in Quebec, where the Quebec Pension Plan provides benefits. Like an insurance plan,

  • How to attract – and keep – millennials

    October 31, 2018 11:26AM by James Menzies

    AUSTIN, Texas – Attracting millennials to the trucking industry isn’t impossible, but they’re more likely to be drawn to a company and a role with purpose. That was one of the conclusions of a panel discussion on attracting millennials, at

  • Rourke to replace Schneider’s Lofgren as CEO

    October 31, 2018 11:10AM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Schneider National announced today that Chris Lofgren will retire as president and chief executive officer following the company’s annual meeting of shareholders in April 2019. The Schneider board of directors has selected Mark Rourke, executive vice-president

  • U.S. economy should remain strong: FTR

    October 11, 2018 12:26PM by James Menzies

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – The U.S. economy is “in a good place” and expected to stay there through 2019. That was the assessment of Bill Witte, senior economist with FTR, who gave an economic update to subscribers during a State of

  • Ground breaks for Gordie Howe Bridge

    October 5, 2018 10:39AM by johng@newcom.ca

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Ground has officially broken on the new Gordie Howe International Bridge, beginning full-scale construction of a six-lane, 2.5-km cable-stay span to link Windsor, Ont. and Detroit, Mich. It should be open to traffic as early as 2022.

  • Mitsubishi Fuso names new CFO

    September 25, 2018 11:34AM by Truck News

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has promoted Gina Harlan. She is the company’s new chief financial officer. She replaces Michael Munz, who is returning to Germany to serve as head of controlling operations for Daimler AG at

  • Change of face

    September 24, 2018 2:00PM by James Menzies

    Canada’s truck driver demographics are rapidly shifting

  • Navistar already benefits from Traton alliance: Clarke

    September 20, 2018 4:29PM by John G. Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany – Navistar is already realizing the benefits of extra purchasing power made possible through a 17% equity stake secured by Volkswagen Truck and Bus – recently rebranded as Traton Group. A related joint venture for procurement activities offered

  • TTSAO to honor commercial driver instructors with new award

    September 20, 2018 3:45AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. —  The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has announced a new award to be presented annually to honor commercial driver instructors. The first ever TTSAO/Paybright Commercial Driving Instructor of the Year award will be presented to

  • ‘Tortoise recovery’ expected to continue

    September 12, 2018 12:39PM by James Menzies

    No signs a recession is looming