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  • Feature Transportation

    A trucker’s guide to CPP

    November 6, 2018 8:49AM by Scott Taylor

    Most people in Canada between the ages of 18 and 70 who earn more than $3,500 a year contribute to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) – except in Quebec, where the Quebec Pension Plan provides benefits. Like an insurance plan,

  • Trimac announces pay raise for drivers

    June 22, 2018 12:31PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Trimac Transportation announced significant pay increases across several locations in the Eastern region of Canada for both company drivers and owner-operators running cross border chemical freight. The locations include: Mississauga,Ont., Guelph Ont., Sarnia Ont. and Montreal, Que.

  • Glasvan Great Dane recognized for fifteenth year

    May 8, 2018 2:03PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Glasvan Great Dane has taken top honors in the Great Dane awards for the fifteenth consecutive year. The dealership was awarded in three categories for 2017, receiving the nod for International Flatbed Dealer of the Year, International

  • Volvo Financial Services named a Best Workplace in Canada

    May 1, 2018 8:41AM by Truck News

    AURORA, Ont. — Volvo Financial Services (VFS) Canada has been named a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute. This latest recognition for VFS Canada follows its certification as a Great Place to Work  in July

  • Rocky Mountain Diesel acquires Dunlop Western Star Centre

    April 30, 2018 11:14AM by Truck West

    CRANBROOK, B.C. – Rocky Mountain Diesel (RMD) will be rebranded after its acquisition of Western Star dealership Dunlop Western Star Centre. With 19 years of history under its belt, RMD has been a Western Star dealer since 1991, and will

  • News Equipment

    Sterling Truck & Trailer named top Canadian Volvo dealer

    April 5, 2018 11:11AM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. – Sterling Truck & Trailer Sales was named Canada’s top Volvo dealer for 2017. S&S Volvo of Lima, Ohio, took top honors for North America. Dealers were measured based on new truck sales, market share, parts sales, customer

  • Penske digitizes fleet preventive maintenance processes

    March 5, 2018 1:53PM by Truck News

    READING, Pa. – Penske Truck Leasing has implemented fully digital and voice-directed truck fleet preventive maintenance processes for its fleet of more than 266,000 vehicles. Penske says this new approach improves accuracy and consistency while also reducing and eliminating paperwork,

  • News Equipment

    Michelin introduces new X One, trailer aero kit

    March 4, 2018 5:29PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Michelin has introduced a new X One Grip D wide-base single tire, for improved traction, and an aerodynamic kit for trailers. The products were announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Spring meetings. The X One

  • Mack names MacKay’s Truck Center top Canadian dealer

    February 12, 2018 2:10PM by Truck News

    TRURO, N.S. – Mack Trucks has named its top dealers in North America, and MacKay’s Truck Center in Truro, N.S. was named the top Canadian dealer in 2017. The winner of the overall award, the 2017 North American Dealer of the

  • Tallman Group wins International Truck Presidential Award

    February 6, 2018 1:06PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group announced today that it has received the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2017, honors the top seven per cent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in

  • CarriersEdge, TCA reveal 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For

    January 30, 2018 9:42AM by Truck News

    And four Canadian carriers make the cut

  • Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America names new president

    December 1, 2017 10:08AM by Truck News

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (Fuso) has promoted Justin Palmer to the position of president and CEO. He replaces Jecka Glasman, who is leaving the company to return to Israel, her home country, for family reasons.

  • Opinions mixed

    October 24, 2017 7:30PM by Derek Clouthier

    Panel voices concern, optimism for impact technology and Millennials will have on industry

  • Want to keep your drivers? Listen to them, advises panel

    October 13, 2017 3:01PM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – If you want to recruit and retain the best commercial drivers in North America, you better start listening to them. That was the message given by HR experts in the trucking industry during a panel discussion at

  • Driver wages: The elephant in the room

    September 12, 2017 10:16AM by Ray Haight

    I have been asked to take on this subject on many times by various readers and although I have touched on it on and off over the years on numerous occasions. I’ve never really gone at it head on so