Truck News



  • Titanium touts recruitment and retention success

    February 6, 2019 7:07AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group says it grew its driver base by 14% in 2018, while limiting driver turnover to 18.6%. In the U.S., driver turnover is often more than 90%. Titanium credits its success to establishing a culture

  • Three Canadian fleets among Best to Drive For

    January 29, 2019 3:03PM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge today announced the 2019 Best Fleets to Drive For, including three from Canada. “When it comes to working with drivers, our Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For are North America’s

  • Tallman Group wins Presidential Award

    January 9, 2019 8:15AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group has won the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2018, honors the top seven percent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in terms of operating and financial

  • Premiere Van Lines re-ups with Atlas Canada

    January 3, 2019 10:55AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Atlas Canada has announced it has renewed its contract with Premiere Van Lines Group for another 10 years. The new contract runs through November 2028. Premiere will represent Atlas in Vancouver, B.C., Victoria, B.C., Calgary, Alta., Edmonton,

  • 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