Truck News



  • Report highlights Top 10 truck bottlenecks in U.S.

    February 12, 2019 10:59AM by johng@newcom.ca

    ARLINGTON, VA. – Atlanta has the dubious distinction of being home to three of the 10 worst bottlenecks for trucks on American highways, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) reports. The institute’s annual list identifies the intersection of I-95 and

  • Goodyear boss discusses tire industry ‘inflection points’

    January 29, 2019 1:00PM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – The tire industry is facing several “inflection points,” and facing disruptive forces that must not be ignored. That was the message from Rich Kramer, chairman, CEO and president of Goodyear, when speaking to more than 2,000 dealers

  • Inland Kenworth helps to combat human trafficking

    January 15, 2019 2:59PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Inland Kenworth and Truckers Against Trafficking have come together to bring more awareness to the serious reality of human and sex trafficking. Both the organization and the heavy-duty truck dealer put together a one of a kind

  • Trailers of Texas becomes Transcourt’s new representation in Gulf Region

    January 15, 2019 9:13AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Transcourt Tank Leasing announced today it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Trailers of Texas, a major tank trailer distributor in Houston. As part of this agreement, Trailers of Texas will become the official Transcourt Tank

  • For Mexican fleet, Canada and U.S. represent opportunity and challenges

    December 3, 2018 8:38AM by James Menzies

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – The demise of NAFTA was a worrying experience for Fernando Paez, owner and CEO of Olympic Transport, which has built a successful business out of trucking from Mexico to the U.S. and Canada. But he’s optimistic

  • 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,

  • Infrastructure and the cost of doing nothing

    October 29, 2018 2:51PM by James Menzies

    AUSTIN, Texas – Everyone knows the U.S. economy is humming, so the popular All Eyes on the Economy session at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition was replaced this year with discussion of a topic that’s not

  • Truckers rank the best truck stops in North America

    October 18, 2018 1:18PM by Truck West

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Truck drivers throughout the U.S. and Canada have spoken, naming the top truck stops in North America, with seven receiving a perfect five-star rating. Topping the list of five-star truck stops, which was compiled by the mobile

  • How will 3D printing affect the supply chain?

    September 13, 2018 5:19PM by James Menzies

    And why is UPS investing in it?

  • ‘Tortoise recovery’ expected to continue

    September 12, 2018 12:39PM by James Menzies

    No signs a recession is looming

  • Humboldt victims to have stars named in their honor

    August 22, 2018 2:54PM by Truck West

    HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The International Star Registry’s Canadian office has agreed to name a star after each person who died as a result of the Humboldt Broncos bus collision last April with a tractor-trailer, thanks to Saskatchewan truck driver Blaine

  • Breaking down blockchain

    July 17, 2018 7:07PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – If trucking wants to take advantage of blockchain, it needs to come together and work as one unified team. That was the message from panelists at this year’s TransCore Link Logistics’ 20th annual conference at the Markland

  • News Equipment

    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according

  • FMCSA issues regulatory clarification on agricultural hauling

    May 31, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is bringing clarity to the Hours of Service (HoS) exemptions for agricultural haulers. The FMCSA received 566 comments and questions during a public consultation period this winter on the

  • News Technology

    Kenworth working with UPS on SuperTruck

    May 25, 2018 6:31AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth and UPS are working together to develop a truck under the U.S. Department of Energy-funded SuperTruck II program. The goal is to improve freight efficiency by more than 100% over a 2009 baseline, and to achieve