Truck News

  • Omnitracs buys Blue Dot Solutions

    March 15, 2019 12:09PM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas —  Omnitracs announced it has acquired Blue Dot Solutions. Omnitracs will integrate Blue Dot’s modern, cloud-native MilesAhead platform and product suite into Omnitracs One – the new, unified platform will offer the industry a solution with an unparalleled

  • Learning from the Best Fleets

    March 14, 2019 4:16PM by Sonia Straface

    What the Best Fleets To Drive For are doing to stand out against the competition

  • Titanium on hunt for new CFO

    March 13, 2019 8:06AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Kasia Malz has resigned from her role as chief financial officer of Titanium Transportation Group, to pursue an opportunity in another industry, the company announced. Her resignation is effective March 15, but she has agreed to help

  • Feds announce regulatory changes to the transportation of animals

    February 28, 2019 12:18PM by Truck News-West

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The federal government announced changes to the Health of Animals – Transport Regulations in an effort to improve animal safety and wellness while being transported. The amendments include those related to space requirements and overcrowding of animals,

  • Four takeaways from the TFI International analysts call

    February 28, 2019 10:26AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International posted record fourth quarter results on Feb. 27, and CEO Alain Bedard expanded on the company’s operations and industry trends in a customary conference call with analysts this morning. Here are some key takeaways from

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    Peterbilt recognizes top dealers

    February 28, 2019 9:36AM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Three Canadian Peterbilt dealers were recently recognized as Best-in-Class award winners. Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Peterbilt Manitoba, and Stahl Peterbilt were the Canadian recipients of awards during the truck maker’s 2019 dealer meeting. They were recognized due

  • Arrow Truck Sales names new president

    February 19, 2019 8:21AM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Arrow Truck Sales announced this week that Jeffrey Oldham has been named the company’s new president. Oldham replaces Steve Clough, who has retired.  Oldham has most recently served as COO and general manager of Ag-Power, a multi-location

  • Angela Splinter to host Isaac Instruments’ webinar on human resources

    February 14, 2019 2:26PM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY, Que. — Isaac Instruments putting on a webinar called “Modernize your HR Approach” and its host will be a familiar face. Angela Splinter, CEO of Trucking HR Canada will host the event slotted for the end of February. Splinter

  • STA partnership with NRC to provide carriers insight into efficient fuel practices

    February 6, 2019 4:20PM by Truck News-West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) today announced its partnership with Natural Resources Canada (NRC), with the association offering a number of training opportunities to help carriers increase fuel efficiency. “Educating member companies on these programs is important

  • ATA welcomes Trump’s comments on infrastructure, trade

    February 6, 2019 7:14AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on infrastructure and trade during last night’s State of the Union address. “Tonight, President Trump called for a national, bipartisan effort to restore our country’s declining

  • Mack Trucks names new regional vice-president, Canada

    February 4, 2019 11:51AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks recently named Steve Jugovic as regional vice-president, Canada. Jugovic will be responsible for the end-to-end sales cycle for new business transactions, including dealer and fleet sales, full-service lease, rental and contact maintenance services. “Steve brings

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    Mack Ste.-Foy, Vision Truck Group receive Mack honors

    February 1, 2019 10:00AM by Truck News

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. – Mack Ste.-Foy has been named the Mack Trucks Dealer of the Year for Canada. The North American Dealer of the Year was Kriete Truck Center of Milwaukee, Wisc. Kriete finished the year 17% above its sales

  • Investing in people

    January 31, 2019 12:44PM by Derek Clouthier

    Gary Coleman helps make post-secondary education a reality for inner-city kids

  • International Trucks plans to build on a banner year

    January 23, 2019 2:49PM by Truck News-West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – For International Trucks, 2018 was a banner year in the U.S. and Canada, and the company hopes to continue building on that success. “In Canada, it was phenomenal, we couldn’t keep up,” Joel Shaw, vocational sales

  • 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