Truck News



  • Jacobs names Quarlink Supplier of the Year

    June 4, 2019 11:22AM by Truck News

    BLOOMFIELD, Conn. – Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a global manufacturer of diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, has named Quarlink Corp. of Taiwan the 2018 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate outstanding performance, primarily in the

  • New USMCA deal favors U.S. with Canadian oil

    June 4, 2019 10:09AM by Roger McKnight

    Think before you speak and read it before you sign it. These will be my words of advice to the thundering herd of currently employed and pensioned politicians as they scamper back to their ridings waving their… “remember me?” signs!

  • FBI Group acquires Lucas Freight Management

    June 4, 2019 9:46AM by Truck News

    VAUGHAN, Ont. — The FBI Group has acquired Lucas Freight Management, a non-asset-based provider of cross-border transportation management services, the company announced Tuesday. “This agreement strengthens FBI’s ability to provide customers with the experience, creativity, and personal approach they expect

  • Paid Keep Yourself Safe on the Job

    June 3, 2019 3:42PM by Sponsored

    Did you know? Most serious injuries to professional truck drivers occur when you’re not behind the wheel As a commercial driver, when you think about your job, it’s unlikely that you imagine getting injured by falling from a height. However,

  • Volvo Group’s Energy Treasure Hunt pays off

    June 3, 2019 2:52PM by Truck News

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Volvo Group North America says it has identified utility savings equivalent to 15% through an Energy Treasure Hunt at its Charlotte, N.C., remanufacturing facility. The auto giant said on Monday implementing the program would help save 144,270

  • Carbon tax funds to be available for green truck technology

    June 3, 2019 10:47AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – Revenue from the national carbon pricing system – sometimes referred to as the carbon tax – will be available to support fleets that invest in environmentally friendly trucking technologies, the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) reports. Technologies to

  • Poll forecasts a bright road ahead for trucking

    June 3, 2019 10:45AM by Truck News

    The road ahead for the Canadian trucking industry remains smooth despite concerns about driver shortages, plant closures and the new North American Free Trade Agreement, a major survey revealed. The poll of carriers, brokers and owner-operators was conducted by TransCore

  • Haldex names new CEO

    June 3, 2019 9:35AM by Truck News

    LANDSKRONA, Sweden — Helene Svhan has been named the new CEO of Haldex. Svahn was a board memeber of Hadex and a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and currently Head of Research and Innovation at Permobil.

  • Schneider wins safety award in back-to-back years

    June 3, 2019 9:21AM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Schneider has been named the first company to consecutively win National Safety Council’s Green Cross for Safety Award. “Being honored with the Green Cross for Safety Award in back-to-back years is an amazing accomplishment, underscoring our

  • Canadian named WIT’s Member of the Month

    June 3, 2019 8:58AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc. — Jo-Anne Phillips, COO of Jeramand Trucking, has been named Women in Trucking’s June Member of the Month. Phillips and her husband, Dan Boudreau are both New Brunswick-based entrepreneurs who run a construction and building production facility and

  • P.S.I. announces personnel changes

    June 3, 2019 8:11AM by Truck News

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Pressure Systems International (P.S. I.) has recently made significant personnel appointments. Craig Smith has been hired as marketing manager. Smith will lead marketing aspects for both its CV and RV businesses, focusing on the technical aspects

  • News Equipment

    Trailer order cancellations on the rise

    June 3, 2019 8:02AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer orders are down 37% year to date through April, but fleets are still willing to place orders, ACT Research reports. “Year-to-date net orders through April were just over 80,000 units, down 37% from last year, but

  • Industry needs to tell its story

    June 2, 2019 5:57PM by Derek Clouthier

    KELOWNA, B.C. – B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA) president and CEO Dave Earle says the trucking industry is not good at telling its good news stories. Opening the BCTA’s AGM and Management Conference in Kelowna, B.C. June 1, Earle said if

  • B.C. government highlights initiatives aimed at improving conditions for trucking industry

    June 2, 2019 5:33PM by Derek Clouthier

    KELOWNA, B.C. – B.C.’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure provided an update on a slew of initiatives across the province recently, including the Weight2GoBC bypass program. Issuing over 1.2 million ‘green lights’ for carriers to bypass weigh stations thus far,

  • B.C.’s trucking vacancy rates highest of any sector

    June 2, 2019 1:08PM by Derek Clouthier

    KELOWNA, B.C. – “I don’t even know how you’re operating if that is at all possible.” That was the reaction from B.C. economist Ken Peacock after learning from Statistics Canada that the trucking industry has the highest job vacancy rate