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BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Toronto Regional Truck Driving Championships are set to take place this weekend. The championships will once again be held at the Brampton PowerAde Centre (7575 Kennedy Rd.) where competitors will go head-to-head with other drivers for the
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 7:36 pm
WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport announced recently that is has partnered with the Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) in an effort to bring answers in the ongoing searches for missing children and help to return missing children to a
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:06 pm
Three summer truck shows that should be on your calendar
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:51 pm
WINDSOR, Ont. — Construction of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge should get underway in the summer of 2018, and take four years to build, top officials with the Crown corporation overseeing the bridge’s construction and future operations say. Windsor Detroit
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:35 pm
The North American transportation industry is in the early stages of an era of unprecedented change. Our industry has been inundated with reports of autonomous vehicles, the electrification of trucking and other potential alternative fuels, and the “uberization” of the
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:23 pm
Free healthy meals. Paid workouts. Is Scotlynn Canada's healthiest trucking fleet?
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:18 pm
CHATHAM, Ont. — Transit Trailer announced recently that East Manufacturing has joined its product lineup. “We look forward to expanding our product selection to include more of the finest in the marketplace,” said Murray Campbell, president of Transit Trailer. “East’s acclaimed
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:53 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Two of Great Dane’s manufacturing plants were awarded Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) Plant Safety Awards. The company’s Brazil, Indiana plant was the winning trailer manufacturing plant in the large plant category and the Danville, Pennsylvania plant
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:23 pm
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – International fleet management software company Isotrak has established a Canadian office and named its Canada product manager. The UK-headquartered company appointed Andrew Dunne as its head of Canadian operations. Its new Mississauga office expands its footprint to
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 24, 2017, 12:50 pm
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Author: Lori Thompson-Reid
Posted: May 24, 2017, 12:07 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. – US for-hire truck tonnage dropped 2.5% in April, and decreased 1.8% year-over-year. In March, the American Trucking Associations For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 0.6% year-over-year. Year to date, the index is off 0.3%. “I have to
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 23, 2017, 4:14 pm
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Thermo King Eastern Canada (TKEC)  announced this month that is it now a platinum sponsor with the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Summer Games. The event, which is being hosted by the Peel Regional Police, will be taking
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:44 pm
STOUGHTON, Wis. — STI Holdings and Stoughton Trailers have recently named Jim Kachidurian as STI Holdings’ senior vice-president of sales and marketing and Luke McMaster as vice-president of sales and marketing, dealer for Stoughton Trailers. Kachidurian will lead sales and
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:18 pm
BRANCHBURG, N.J.— Kinedyne  has introduced TheE-Hook brand wall-mounted, freight loading storage solution today. The unique product holds two patents according to the company, safely and securely stows long and unwieldy cargo and keep it off the floor. THE E-Hook mounts
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 23, 2017, 1:49 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) introduced an industry mascot today to continue its mission in telling the story of trucking’s essentiality to the American economy.  TMAF executive committee leaders, Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express, Wendy Hamilton, senior
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 23, 2017, 1:40 pm
Like it or not (I go for curtain two), this is regretfully the season of the garage sale – which in my opinion, should be called a “garbage” sale. In our household, the optics of this event is that of
Author: Roger McKnight
Posted: May 23, 2017, 1:11 pm
SCARBOROUGH, Ont. – J & J Trailer Manufacturing and Sales says it has been certified by the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM). The company says the certification for building compliant trailers aligns it with other manufacturers who are committed
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 23, 2017, 11:43 am
TULSA, Okla. – Bill Rethwisch of Tomah, Wisconsin repeated as Best of Show winner at Shell Rotella SuperRigs May 18-20. The three-time Best of Show winner took home a US$15,000 cash prize and will be featured in the 2018 SuperRigs
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 23, 2017, 11:26 am
TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario trucking providers are feeling better about business conditions over the next few months, according to the latest Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Q2 business conditions survey. Responding fleet managers said uncertainty still prevails, however, they’re seeing freight
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 23, 2017, 11:05 am
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trailer Wizards has named Bryan Burningham its new director of maintenance. He assumed his new role May 15 and reports to Mark Irwin, vice-president of fleet. He will focus on supporting the service team and customers across
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 23, 2017, 10:46 am

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