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  • Meritor to provide year-long aftermarket training

    December 12, 2018 12:33PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor has announced the launch of a year-long aftermarket training series. It will include nationwide events, interactive distance training sessions, and online, computer-based courses. The training is aimed at heavy-duty truck technicians, parts consultants and management professionals.

  • Train Trailer buys Annexus Leasing

    December 11, 2018 2:38PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. —  Train Trailer announced today that it has purchased the assets and customers of Annexus Leasing in Montreal. The purchase will be immediately integrated into Train Trailer’s existing operation at 1111 Pitfield in Montreal. “This is just one

  • Wakefield creates two new leadership roles to head new divisions

    December 6, 2018 9:27AM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — Wakefield Canada  today announced the creation of two separate sales divisions. Shannon Spano will lead the consumer sales division with Hasan Zobairi responsible for commercial and industrial sales. The move comes after a first full year of

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    Select Trailer Sales wins Stoughton dealer award

    December 6, 2018 7:43AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Select Trailer Sales has been named the first-ever winner of the Stoughton Blue Diamond Dealer Award. The Mississauga trailer dealer has been in business for more than 17 years, and offers Stoughton’s complete line of dry vans,

  • Sharp Transportation launches ‘Driver Inc.’ website

    December 4, 2018 4:52PM by johng@newcom.ca

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Sharp Transportation Systems is joining the fight against Driver Inc. – a business structure that misclassifies employed drivers as independent contractors. And it’s using information as its weapon. The fleet has launched a website at www.driverinc.ca to

  • Canvec acquires Location RP assets

    December 4, 2018 11:55AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MONTREAL, Que. — Canvec Leasing has acquired the assets of Location RP, a Montreal-based business that specialized in renting semi-trailers and container chassis. In the process, Canvec increases its fleet by more than 50%. Most of Location RP’s clients were

  • Payne Transportation donates to Children’s Wish

    December 3, 2018 4:36PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Payne Transportation has donated $4,000 to the Children’s Wish Foundation. The funds were raised from raffles during the carrier’s 6th annual Gala and Awards night, where employees and owner-operators join together to recognize achievements in safety and

  • Registration for Nikola World opens today

    December 3, 2018 10:02AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Nikola World will take over the WestWorld complex in Scottsdale, Arizona for two days on April 16-17, 2019. The event is said to be one to remember with product unveilings, interactive experiences, live music, food and drinks,

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    Daimler continues growth in Mexico

    November 30, 2018 12:43PM by James Menzies

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Freightliner strengthened its Mexican market share in a soft market and is anticipating a stronger end to the year as a new administration takes the helm. “On Dec. 1, we are going to have a new

  • The road ahead

    November 29, 2018 11:23AM by Derek Clouthier

    Winnipeg company’s app that predicts road conditions goes mobile

  • Train Trailer expands three facilities

    November 27, 2018 2:51PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Train Trailer announced this week that it has expanded its head office location in Bolton, as well as its Alberta and Quebec facilities. All three relocations will increase workshop capacity, allowing Train Trailer to expand its service

  • Transcourt Tank Leasing names new regional account manager for Ontario

    November 26, 2018 2:34PM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. — Transcourt Tank Leasing named Carlos Duarte its newest regional account manager for Ontario. This new addition allows Transcourt to focus their sales force on growth while continuing to provide personalized and customized service to customers,the company said in

  • UPS to build largest Canadian facility in Caledon

    November 20, 2018 10:29AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — UPS is going big. Today, the company announced its plans of constructing a new $200 million, 850,000 sq.-ft. facility in Caledon, Ontario to service the Greater Toronto Area. The new facility will be the largest in Canada,

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    Mack donates Anthem to attract veterans

    November 19, 2018 9:15AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks has donated an Anthem with 70-inch stand-up sleeper to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to help the group recruit military veterans. The camo Anthem will travel across the U.S. and be used to encourage veterans

  • Brace for rougher 2019: Mark Seymour

    November 14, 2018 3:08PM by James Menzies

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — “Fasten your seatbelts in 2019, we’re going to be in for maybe a little bit of a rough ride.” That was the sobering warning from Mark Seymour today, who was participating in a panel discussion at the