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    Mack brings Canadian Anthem to Truck World

    April 19, 2018 2:22PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The new Mack Anthem made its Canadian debut at Truck World, decked out in a proud Canadian livery. Orders for the new highway tractor have exceeded expectations, Mack officials announced. Stu Russoli, highway product manager for Mack

  • Navistar adds to board of directors

    April 19, 2018 12:03PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill.– Navistar International today announced Raymond T. Miller has been named to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Miller replaces Michael Sirignano, who has resigned from the board after serving for more than four years. Miller has been

  • If you can’t be safe, get out: Laskowski

    April 19, 2018 11:47AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – If you can’t be safe and compliant in trucking, get out, said Steve Laskowski, the president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) at the Truck World kick-off breakfast event on April

  • Fastfrate Group growing

    April 16, 2018 11:47AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – The Fastfrate Group of Companies has announced an expansion and new service offerings, including a new 80-truck contract for its CDI container transport division. The fleet will serve the Vancouver market, while Consolidated Fastfrate also adds a

  • OTA encouraged by enforcement crackdown

    April 16, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is commending the enforcement community for cracking down on carriers that don’t “embrace a culture of safety, environmental and taxation compliance.” The comments come after the Waterloo Regional Police Service laid criminal

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    Kenworth Ontario PacLease named North American PacLease Franchise of the Year

    April 16, 2018 9:53AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Kenworth Ontario PacLease has been named Kenworth North American Franchise of the Year for 2017. “PacLease and our franchise group had a banner year in 2017, with Kenworth Ontario PacLease and Allstate Leasing – a founding member

  • Hiway Refrigeration acquisition to bolster western footprint

    April 12, 2018 7:32PM by Truck West

    PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. – Hiway Refrigeration announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Calgary, Alta.,-based Eskimo Refrigeration. Eskimo provides sales and aftermarket support in Western Canada for products in transport refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating. In business

  • Tingley named president of Day & Ross Freight

    April 12, 2018 1:26PM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. — Day & Ross announced today that Doug Tingley, vice-president of operations, has been promoted to president of Day & Ross Freight. Doug joined Day & Ross in 2013. He will continue to represent Day & Ross on

  • OTA announces Executive Conference speaker lineup

    April 6, 2018 3:31PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Conrad Black, Survivorman Les Stroud, and economist Don Drummond will headline the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) 92nd annual Executive Conference. It will be held at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto, Ont., Nov. 7-8. Early bird registration opens May

  • Help Inc. names new president

    April 5, 2018 11:44AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz.  – Help Inc., the provider of PrePass, has announced it has promoted Mark Doughty to president and COO. Doughty was previously the group’s vice-president and COO. He succeeds Karen Rasmussen in the role of president. Rasmussen will continue

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    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

  • Acquisition strengthens Ryder’s last mile delivery presence

    April 4, 2018 11:32AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System has announced that it purchased MXD Group, an e-commerce fulfillment provider with a national network of facilities and last mile delivery capabilities. The deal closed Apr. 2, and Ryder says the acquisition makes it the

  • Drivers without ELD face out of service violations

    April 2, 2018 10:09AM by Truck News

    GREENBELT, Md. – Those driving trucks in the U.S. without electronic logging devices (ELDs) or grandfathered automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) will now risk 10 hours out of service. Soft enforcement of a related mandate, which began on Dec. 18,

  • Okanagan trucking pioneer passes away

    March 29, 2018 2:56PM by Truck West

    PENTICTON, B.C. – Stu Berry, co-founder of Berry and Smith Trucking, passed away in Penticton, B.C. March 21. Along with Ted Smith, Berry started the South Okanagan trucking company in 1954, operating the carrier for 44 years before retiring and

  • No relief in sight for shippers: FTR

    March 29, 2018 9:17AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Shippers in the U.S. continue to face a tough capacity and rate environment, with no relief in sight. That’s according to the latest Shippers Conditions Index by FTR, which came in a -11.1 rating. FTR projects rate