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  • Canadian driver named finalist for Goodyear Highway Hero award

    February 20, 2018 1:48PM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – A Canadian has been named one of three finalists in the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Highway Hero Award. The award is celebrating its 35th anniversary on Thursday, March 22, via a special event that will take

  • Celadon Group releases enhanced tracking platform

    February 15, 2018 4:27PM by Elizabeth Bate

    INDIANAPOLIS, IND – Celadon Group is calling on users of its load-tracking platform CelaTrac to test its latest update. The online real time shipment-tracking platform began open beta-testing this week as it introduced enhancements including mobile optimization, the ability to

  • Jobs dip in month-to-month in January

    February 14, 2018 7:01PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian trucking industry saw a dip in jobs in January according to statistics Canada. The agency released job numbers for the first month of the year showing just under 6,000 jobs were lost from December 2017

  • Transportation, warehousing jobs decline

    February 9, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada’s transportation and warehousing sector lost 5,900 jobs in January – down 0.6% overall — but still counted 40,700 more jobs than January 2017, Statistics Canada reports. The findings were included in the latest Labor Force Survey,

  • Healthy Fleet Challenge participants are smashing their goals

    February 9, 2018 7:49AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — The first leg of 2018 Healthy Fleet Challenge is in its final weeks, and participants are smashing their goals, according to organizers. The first leg of the challenge runs January and February, and takes place in the

  • Detention costs $1 billion, increases crash risk: report

    February 7, 2018 1:42PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Delays before loading and unloading activities cost U.S. drivers and carriers more than $1 billion a year – and increase crash risks in the process, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General has found. Each

  • Better rates, volumes offset by weaker U.S. dollar: Titanium

    November 8, 2017 6:22AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group reported stronger third quarter revenue and improving volumes, but profits were negatively affected by the weakening U.S. dollar. Still, the company is optimistic trucking conditions will improve in the months to come. Titanium revenue

  • Long-standing SAF-Holland employee passes

    October 23, 2017 12:50PM by Truck West

    SURREY, B.C. – Kenneth Tanner, who was the facility branch manager for SAF-Holland in Surrey, B.C., passed away Oct. 15 at the age of 65. A long-time employee for SAF-Holland, Tanner was also a sales representative for Western Canada and

  • Stronger economy, “logical” NAFTA outcome in store: STS

    October 11, 2017 10:54AM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The economy should continue to grow in Canada, the U.S., and globally, and logic should prevail during the renegotiation of NAFTA. Those were some of the key messages from leading economists, analysts, and a motor carrier executive

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    International positioned to capitalize on strengthening truck market

    October 10, 2017 2:20PM by James Menzies

    NEW CARLISLE, Ind. – A refreshed International Trucks product line is being rolled out as demand for new trucks strengthens, which should make 2018 a good year for Navistar. “I’m very bullish on 2018,” Jeff Sass, senior vice-president of sales

  • Continental rolls out sensor-centric tire monitoring platform

    September 26, 2017 11:14PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Continental rolled out its new ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform at the first-ever North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show this week. The new system allows fleet managers to view and track tire pressure and temperature data for

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    Stoughton jumping into refrigerated trailer market

    September 26, 2017 3:20PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Stoughton Trailers is re-entering the refrigerated trailer market with the launch of its PureBlue model. The company introduced the new refrigerated trailer at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. It was dubbed PureBlue, because the company wanted

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    Mack holding ground in traditional segments, ready to pounce on longhaul

    September 26, 2017 10:01AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – “It’s a great time to be a bulldog.” That was the message from Jonathan Randall, senior vice-president of sales for Mack Trucks, when he addressed the trade press this morning at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle

  • What marijuana legalization could mean for your insurance coverage

    September 15, 2017 2:57PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The legalization of marijuana will have significant impacts on the insurance and transportation industry as insurance companies will have to extend coverage offerings and anticipate the risks involved in underwriting and dealing with impairment claims. That was

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    Volvo’s North American truck market outlook improves

    September 7, 2017 4:17PM by James Menzies

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo has increased its outlook for the North American Class 8 truck market, now projecting demand for 225,000 trucks this year, with stronger orders coming in the latter part of the year. That’s up from earlier projections