Truck News

  • News Equipment

    HDDA: Heavy Duty outlines strategic plan for heavy-duty aftermarket

    January 24, 2018 6:16PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – HDDA: Heavy Duty – a community of the Auto Care Association – has developed a four-pronged strategic plan it says will benefit heavy-duty supplier and distributors. Hill Hanvey, president of the Auto Care Association, outlined the

  • CTA pre-budget submission focuses on reducing GHGs

    December 20, 2016 1:30PM by Truck News

    TORNTO, Ont. — The Canadian Trucking Alliance went green in its federal pre-budget submission. In the submission, CTA outlined how the environment is a clear priority for the industry, which is currently engaged in preparing for mandates aimed at reducing GHGs

  • Manitoulin Global Forwarding buys M.A.P. International Freight

    June 13, 2016 3:37PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont.– Manitoulin Global Forwarding announced today that it has acquired M.A.P. International Freight of Vaughan, Ont. Established in 1991, M.A.P. International specializes in the movement of refrigerated, chilled and frozen goods, agri-commodities and goods requiring heating, via ocean, air

  • Governments planning cross-border trucking initiatives

    September 5, 2014 11:55PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. –- Canada and the US have agreed to co-operate more closely on a number of transportation issues and harmonize more safety and security regulations. The consensus to work together was formalized by the Canada-United States Regulatory Co-operation Council

  • Feature Transportation

    Stealing the deal

    March 1, 2012 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    TORONTO, Ont. – Cargo fraud is a $5-billion a year problem in Canada, ($25 billion a year in the US), and is on the rise. For one thing, it’s extremely profitable, and perpetrators have not only a low risk of being caught, but…

  • Feature Transportation

    Canadian firms rethinking logistics business models, new report shows

    June 1, 2011 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    TORONTO, Ont. – Despite the economic downturn, investment in distribution facilities in Canada has increased dramatically over the past five years with total annual investment growing from $674 million in 2005 to $1.39 billion, an increase of…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Dealing with sleep apnea

    May 1, 2011 12:00AM by James Menzies

    It seems you can’t go to an industry convention anymore without the topic of sleep apnea appearing on the agenda. As I learned more about this condition, I began to suspect I suffered from it myself.

  • Feature Transportation

    Lost Keys, Found Hope -Part 3

    March 1, 2010 12:00AM by Edo Van Belkom


  • Feature Transportation

    Views Through The Windshield Of A Second Career Driver

    February 1, 2010 12:00AM by Jim Bray

    CRAPAUD, P.E.I. – A husband and wife team from Prince Edward Island who pulled up stakes and adopted the trucker’s life may represent the future for long-haul trucking.

  • Feature Transportation

    A New Year, A New Fluid

    February 1, 2010 12:00AM by James Menzies

    SARNIA, Ont. – As the first trucks equipped with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems hit the highway, a company with a strong Canadian connection is setting the stage to become a major supplie…

  • Feature Transportation

    Did You Know? (May 01, 2009)

    May 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Projections for next year’s shipment volumes from shippers always tend to be overly optimistic. But the 47% of shippers expecting an increase in their shipment volumes for 2009 was by far the lowest w…

  • Feature Transportation

    Behind the headlines (September 01, 2008)

    September 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    Editorial director Lou Smyrlis was a guest speaker at Transcore’s annual user’s conference. He spoke about industry trends, outlining research that indicates why we may be “just one economic uptick aw…

  • Feature Transportation

    Getting that scratchy feeling: Sore throats

    September 1, 2008 12:00AM by Dr. Christopher Singh

    We all are familiar with the dry, scratchy feeling and painful swallowing that is associated with a sore throat.

  • Feature Transportation

    As Loonie soars to new heights, the trucking industry scrambles to adapt

    December 1, 2007 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    TORONTO, Ont. – It’s not often that the Canadian dollar reigns supreme, but for the first time in 31 years, not only has it matched the US dollar but, at press time, had risen to seven cents above it.

  • Feature Transportation

    Behind the headlines (March 01, 2007)

    March 1, 2007 12:00AM by Truck News

    Editorial director Lou Smyrlis has accepted an invitation from the Heavy Duty Distributor Council to serve as a luncheon speaker at HDDC’s annual conference in June. He will speak on the trends drivin…