Truck News

  • CarriersEdge releases early Best Fleets to Drive for survey results

    October 13, 2016 11:58AM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont.  — Early results are in for CarriersEdge’s Best Fleets to Drive For survey which received a record-breaking number of nominations this year. The survey is in partnership with Truckload Carriers Association and is currently in its ninth year. The early

  • Bridgestone names new president of commercial truck and tire business

    October 13, 2016 11:30AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas announced today that Joseph Saoud has been named the new president, truck and bus radial (TBR) for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO). In his new role, Saoud will be responsible for leading the sales activities for the US

  • Laurentian Bank finalizes acquisition of CIT Group

    October 13, 2016 11:22AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que, —  Laurentian Bank of Canada announced  today that it has completed the acquisition of CIT Group, which has a portfolio valued at approximately $1 billion. This acquisition was first announced at the end of June of this year. As stated

  • Can Video Help Enforce Company Policies?

    October 13, 2016 9:00AM by Brad Ling

    A speaker at the Fleet Safety Council’s annual educational conference tells fleets how video technology can help your company enforce its existing policies.

  • The unending confusion around the new, upcoming carbon tax

    October 13, 2016 7:42AM by Roger McKnight

    As a kid, I had a fascination and fear of jugglers I watched on TV variety shows. It wasn’t the ones who threw up into the air multiple chainsaws, machetes, frozen barracudas, and so on – the plate spinners really

  • Top Fleet Employers recognized at Trucking HR Canada’s first ever Awards Gala

    October 12, 2016 10:23PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — The country’s Top Fleet Employers were recognized at Trucking HR Canada’s first ever Awards Gala on Oct. 12 in Toronto, Ont. The event was put on by the HR giant to celebrate the fleets that were named

  • Kenworth Truck Centres Cambridge moves to new facility

    October 12, 2016 4:35PM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Kenworth Truck Centres Cambridge is moving into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility.  The new building is located at 44 Barnes Road in Cambridge, Ont. To celebrate, the company is inviting the industry to its grand opening on October

  • Quebec goes electric

    October 12, 2016 2:17PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que.  —  The province of Quebec announced recently that it will be allocating $8.6 million to five companies dedicated to building electric heavy vehicles. The province is gathering the $8.6 million from its Green Fund, Quebec’s carbon cap and trade

  • Latest forecast shows more growth for trucking

    October 12, 2016 2:05PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) released the latest edition of its look into the future of freight transportation, U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2027 today. The report showed growth in both overall freight volumes and in the amount

  • Feature Transportation

    ICBC’s new numbers game

    October 12, 2016 8:02AM by Sandy Johnson

    Have you ever been blindsided by a rule you didn’t know existed? Like, ‘Officer, honestly, I didn’t know this was a school zone.’ Or, ‘You mean this contract is for three years?’ Recently, I was blindsided myself by a rule

  • Feature Transportation

    Living in harmony

    October 12, 2016 8:01AM by Derek Clouthier

    MTA stresses to government the importance of national and international harmonization

  • Feature Transportation

    Curbing GHG emissions

    October 12, 2016 8:00AM by Derek Clouthier

    BCTA says industry doing what it can, wants more from government

  • CITT presents annual Award of Excellence

    October 11, 2016 1:10PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Warren Sarafinchan of Sun-Rype Products has been named the winner of the 2016 CITT Award of Excellence. The award goes to a supply chain logistics professional who holds their CCLP designation and has demonstrated excellence in the

  • Valley Equipment opens new Salisbury dealership

    October 11, 2016 12:36PM by Truck News

    SALISBURY, N.B. – Utility Trailer has announced the opening of a new full-service dealership, Valley Equipment in Salisbury. “We broke ground on our new facility in Salisbury last September, and it replaces the Moncton location,” said Peter Cook, president of

  • Stoughton Parts Sales breaks ground on warehouse expansion

    October 11, 2016 11:38AM by Truck News

    STOUGHTON, Wisc. — Stoughton Parts Sales broke ground today on the warehouse expansion of its facility in Stoughton, Wisc. The 15,000 sq-ft. warehouse expansion will nearly double the existing space and will be completed by February, the company said. The