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  • News Equipment

    Load Covering Solutions turns 40

    April 23, 2019 10:57AM by Truck News

    WILLIAMSHIRE, N.Y. – Load Covering Solutions (LCS) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and plans to expand its line of aerodynamic products over the coming decade. The company celebrated the milestone at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March. “For

  • B.C.’s container trucking sector gets a boost from provincial government

    April 22, 2019 2:43PM by Truck News-West

    VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. government approved a series of recommendations to support the province’s container trucking sector recently, including an adjusted rate structure for drivers. The recommendations were included in the B.C. container trucking commissioner’s rate and remuneration report,

  • Canadian ELD final rule to be published this summer: Millian

    April 22, 2019 2:27PM by Sonia Straface

    MILTON, Ont. – The highly-anticipated Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is expected to be finalized this summer, according to Mike Millian, president of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). As it stands, the Canadian transportation industry is

  • Ritchie Bros.’ largest annual Canadian auction in Edmonton April 30

    April 22, 2019 10:41AM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is gearing up for its biggest annual Canadian auction, which will take place in Edmonton April 30. Nearly 11,000 trucks and equipment items are already set to be sold during the five-day event. “We

  • Trucking conditions continue to weaken

    April 22, 2019 7:51AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – U.S. trucking conditions sled to near neutral territory in February, according to the latest FTR Trucking Conditions Index (TCI). February marked the lowest reading since August 2017. FTR reports the decline is due to weaker freight volumes

  • CTA sees ‘no roadblocks’ to ELD rule

    April 21, 2019 10:42AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) believes it’s in the home stretch in a bid to see electronic logging devices (ELDs) mandated in Canada — and expects a final rule to be published this summer. The comments come

  • B.C. working to develop MELT standard

    April 18, 2019 11:51AM by Derek Clouthier

    BCTA says program must address province’s unique driving challenges

  • OTA LEAD programs are back in action

    April 18, 2019 8:38AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has once again kicked off its LEAD programs – the Next Generation Certificate Program, and the OTA-SEEC Leaders Certificate Program through the Schulich School of Business at York University. The Next Generation

  • Politicians address investment, MELT, and carbon tax during STA event

    April 17, 2019 12:26PM by Derek Clouthier

    REGINA, Sask. – Representatives from the provincial and federal governments highlighted how they are backing the trucking industry in Saskatchewan with investments in infrastructure, support for mandatory training, and fighting the carbon tax. During the Saskatchewan Trucking Association’s (STA) second

  • Volvo Trucks names new PR manager

    April 15, 2019 3:10PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jennifer Edwards has been appointed public relations manager for Volvo Trucks North America. She will begin her new position on April 15, 2019, and will be responsible for all public relations and media relations activities for Volvo Trucks

  • Celadon unloads logistics business assets

    April 15, 2019 1:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Celadon Group has sold the assets used in its logistics business in an all-cash deal with TA Services, a subsidiary of PS Logistics. The deal was part of a broader strategic plan to streamline operations, reduce debt,

  • Ron Pridmore named Highway Star of the Year

    April 13, 2019 12:13PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Ron Pridmore of Campbell Moving Systems has moved prime ministers, NHL players, and even an astronaut during the course of his 40-year career. Now they can brag they were moved by the 2019 Highway Star of the

  • Trucking welcomed into Ontario immigration nominee program

    April 12, 2019 10:32AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is applauding the provincial government for welcoming the trucking industry into the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program, through the in-demand skills stream. The 2019 budget reads: “To better reflect employer and labour market

  • News Technology

    Isaac Instruments turns 20

    April 11, 2019 2:06PM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY, Que. – Isaac Instruments is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and says it continues to grow. The company claims to supply more than 50% of the Quebec trucking market with its telematics, which was launched just five years

  • Drivers asked to weigh in on truck parking information systems

    April 9, 2019 12:32PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Truck drivers are asked to offer insight into their preferences for data formats and delivery mechanisms of truck parking availability information. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has launched an online survey as part of its 2019