Truck News

  • Tankmart hosts grand opening for new location in Burlington

    September 22, 2015 11:53AM by Sonia Straface

    BURLINGTON, Ont. – Last Wednesday, Tankmart International held a grand opening for its new facility in Burlington, Ont. The new building was purchased back in July 2014 by the Laval, Que.-based company, however, it was finally completed at summer’s end

  • Gigg Express moves to new facility

    September 2, 2015 8:33PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Gigg Express announced recently that it is moving from its Etobicoke facility to Mississauga. The new terminal gives the company a lot more elbow room going from 4 docks at its old terminal to 40 docks at

  • News Equipment

    Caterpillar ends truck deal with Navistar; will bring production in-house

    July 28, 2015 6:09PM by James Menzies

    Navistar says it will launch a competitive severe-service vocational truck next year

  • Durham Truck & Equipment expands into Peterborough

    July 16, 2015 4:28PM by Truck News

    AJAX, Ont. – Durham Truck & Equipment announced recently that is it opening a new location in Peterborough, Ontario. The new facility is a 10,000 sq-ft. parts and service branch that sits on 4.5 acres of property. According to Emily

  • Premier Bulk hosts grand opening of new terminal

    June 25, 2015 8:26PM by Sonia Straface

    GORMLEY, Ont. – Premier Bulk Systems celebrated its new terminal in Gormley, Ont. with a traditional grand opening today. The event allowed attendees to tour the new facility, have a bite to eat, and watch the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony

  • News Equipment

    Stemco accuses Ridge Corp. of trailer tail patent infringements

    May 31, 2015 7:11PM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — ATDynamics and its new parent company Stemco have filed a patent infringement claim against Ridge Corp. The company is asking the courts to stop Ridge Corp. from making or selling its Green Tail aerodynamic device, on the

  • Groupe Morneau opens 82-door cross-dock terminal

    March 13, 2015 9:27AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. — By the end of this March, trucks operating for the Quebec-based transportation company Groupe Morneau will begin pouring in and out of its new, 82-door LTL terminal, just 5.5 kilometres from its old dry goods terminal in Saint-Léonard,

  • Cowan Insurance names new v.p., business development

    March 6, 2015 2:19PM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Cowan Insurance Group has named David Black as its new v.p., business development Ontario this week. In the new position, Black will be responsible for leading the continued growth, strategy and development of Cowan’s Ontario branch. He

  • In-depth: How to prevent cargo crime at your facilities and on the road

    February 27, 2015 2:18PM by James Menzies

    Bison Transport v.p. of business development Norm Sneyd discusses cargo crime and how to reduce the risk of being victimized

  • Canada signs arrangement with US on new Windsor-Detroit bridge

    February 20, 2015 12:11PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont.–Canada has signed an arrangement to ensure that the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan can proceed without further delay, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced earlier this week. In a statement, Minister Raitt said:

  • News Security

    Trucks’ GPS leads cops to suspected thieves

    December 22, 2014 12:47PM by Truck News

    RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — Two trucks stolen over the weekend were tracked down by police, thanks to the GPS systems installed on the vehicles. Two trucks were reported stolen from a secure compound in Milton just after midnight Dec. 21.

  • OPP worried about increase in truck crashes

    December 22, 2014 12:39PM by Truck News

    ORILLIA, Ont. — The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is alarmed about an increase in collisions involving commercial motor vehicles. The police force said it has responded to more than 1,200 commercial motor vehicle collisions so far this winter. Between Nov.

  • Mullen Group approves $80M in capital spending

    December 18, 2014 8:26PM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. — Mullen Group plans to spend $80 million in capital investments, with half of that directed towards the purchase of new trucks, trailer and specialized equipment. Another $35 million will go towards buying property currently leased by Jay’s

  • Launching Trucker Radio News & Talk

    December 12, 2014 11:05AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —, a Transportation Media property, is partnering with Alexis Broadcasting to produce a weekly trucking radio and talk program, available online. Trucker Radio News & Talk will expand upon the current Trucker Radio program that airs weekly

  • Mother Nature, human nature and the nature of technology

    October 15, 2014 9:11PM by Carolyn Gruske

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Although they may feel like opposing forces, evolving technology and changing weather are working to alter both the trucking industry and the people in it. Silvy Wright, president and CEO of insurance provider Northbridge Financial Corp., told