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  • Healthy Trucker now accepting new teams for Healthy Fleet Challenge

    August 9, 2018 1:42PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — Healthy Trucker has announced they are now accepting new teams for the third leg of the Healthy Fleet Challenge, starting September 1. This is the final leg of the challenge for the 2018 year and will end

  • Research points to hydrogen electric trucks as best option for the future

    July 25, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – A research group from the University of Calgary believes the future of freight in Alberta will be heavily reliant on the use of hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks. With growing concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse

  • Crash spike leads to call for vigilance

    July 12, 2018 11:17AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Ontario’s Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is calling on drivers and employers to be “more vigilant” in the wake of an increase in fatal collisions involving heavy vehicles. Citing figures from the Ontario Provincial Police, it

  • OTA reveals details of its Council Summit event

    April 26, 2018 2:42PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association has revealed details for its third annual Council Summit, scheduled for June 22. Among the concurrent sessions will be OTA’s Compliance and Freight Policy Council event, featuring a host of topics and discussions

  • GINCOR and Schmitz partner to bring new trailer to Canada

    April 16, 2018 4:41PM by Truck News

    Mattawa, Ont. – GINCOR Truck and Trailer Werx is partnering with Schmitz Cargobull to bring the company’s temperature control technology to the Canadian market. GINCOR President and CEO Luc Stang says he is excited to introduce the technology provided by

  • Next Healthy Fleet Challenge starts May 1

    April 9, 2018 2:54PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — The next Healthy Fleet Challenge is scheduled to start on May 1. The challenge will run until June 30, and will take place in the Healthy Team app where participants receive education and coaching on living a

  • Winners of the 2018 Healthy Fleet Challenge revealed

    March 9, 2018 8:01AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — During January and February, participants from across the trucking industry took place in a challenge by Healthy Trucker to help them reach their health and wellness goals — and now the final results and winners can be revealed.

  • Navistar posts Q1 loss, predicts “breakout year”

    March 8, 2018 10:14AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar reported a net loss of US$73 million in the first quarter, but raised its full year 2018 guidance and grew its revenue 15% to $1.9 billion in the quarter. The quarter included $46 million in charges

  • ATRI lists Top 10 issues facing trucking

    February 27, 2018 6:30AM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Everyone has issues they have to deal with, and the trucking industry has its fair share, with the much chagrined driver shortage coming in at the top of the list. The American Transport Research Institute (ATRI) has

  • New TDG wording replaces summons with tickets

    February 26, 2018 7:29AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Transport Canada introduced a series of “short form wordings” to be used when enforcing Dangerous Goods offences, which allows tickets to be issued rather than a court summons, the Canadian Trucking Alliance reports. Without the short form

  • 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