Financial Planning: Structure a lease that’s right for you
TORONTO, ON -- What is it that you do best: fix trucks, manage toll payments and fuel taxes, change tires, sell used trucks, or move freight? If you're even a modestly successful fleet in today's market, you're probably pretty good at most of the above, but you probably wish you could devote more time and resources to your core competency - moving freight. About 10 years ago, André Boisvert, vice president and co-owner of Lachine, Quebec-based Trans-West Group, concluded that he was better at transportation and logistics than he was at maintenance and fleet management.
Manac takes share of ABS Remorques
ASBESTOS, QC - Manac has taken a minority stake in ABS Remorques, a Canadian manufacturer of conveyor semi-trailers, the companies have announced. ABS designs and manufactures specialized live-bottom semi-trailers for aggregate haulers, and has a production facility located in Asbestos, Quebec. Manac produces vans, flatbeds, and specialty trailers such as dumps, low beds, grain hoppers, chassis, chip and logging trailers.
Trailer Wizards Goes into “Overdrive” for Trucking Charity
MISSISSAUGA, ON - One of Canada's leading trailer rental and leasing companies, Trailer Wizards, is expanding its partnership with the trucking industry non-profit Trucks For Change Network (T4C), becoming its first ever "Overdrive Partner".
U.S. Proposes Tougher Truck Underride Guard Regulations
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed new regulations that focus on upgrading its Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSSs) that address underride protection in light-vehicle crashes into the rear of trailers and semitrailers.