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AMTA enters 2017 with a rebranded logo, image and identity
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 20, 2017, 8:19 pm
COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research revealed that the industry closed 2016 on a solid note as December dry van orders were up 26% year-over-year and reefer orders up almost 140% over 2015. Despite the solid y/y performance, both new and net
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 20, 2017, 4:18 pm
Don’t be condescending when marketing to women, one panelists warns
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 20, 2017, 3:58 pm
SYDNEY, N.S. —  In mid-December, Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP) announced they had reached an agreement to work together to promote, develop and manage Novaporte – a planned mega-terminal – in the Port of Sydney. The project,
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 20, 2017, 3:53 pm
A new trucker app is improving fluidity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the Port of Montreal
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 20, 2017, 3:44 pm
I was looking at Twitter the other day and found a pair of opposing tweets on Alberta’s new carbon tax, which were interesting (and amusing). The first (and I am paraphrasing) read that the NDP government’s new carbon tax is
Author: Derek Clouthier
Posted: January 20, 2017, 3:23 pm
In early January, I visited for the first time the sprawling Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nev. This event is the global showcase for new and future technologies that will change the lives of consumers. Vehicle manufacturers had
Author: James Menzies
Posted: January 20, 2017, 2:10 pm
How a 20-something couple is finding success – and happiness – through their shared experiences from behind the wheel
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 20, 2017, 1:51 pm
And launches a new sister site dedicated to recruitment
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 20, 2017, 1:20 pm
TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian capacity tightened dramatically in December, according to spot market data tracked by TransCore Link Logistics. December cross-border load volumes were “exceptional,” TransCore reports, marking the highest year-over-year increase in recorded history for the month of December.
Author: James Menzies
Posted: January 20, 2017, 12:31 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – HDA Truck Pride has hired Mike Copeland to drum up new business in its western region, including Western Canada. Copeland will serve as business development manager, western region, reporting to Tom Tecklenburg. He was most recently
Author: James Menzies
Posted: January 20, 2017, 12:08 pm
MONTREAL, Que. – Fleet maintenance professionals, manufacturers and researchers will gather before ExpoCam this spring for the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit. The event, hosted by Newcom Media Quebec and PIT Group, will help fleet managers better understand and prepare for
Author: James Menzies
Posted: January 20, 2017, 12:00 pm
Click here to download the February 2017 Truck News Digital Edition
Author: James Faulk
Posted: January 19, 2017, 4:35 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – HDA Truck Pride has named Tom Kennedy to the position of vice-president, product management. He will focus on product category management and growth and product line expansion, the organization, North America’s largest independent provider of parts
Author: James Menzies
Posted: January 19, 2017, 3:37 pm
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — JOST International has introduced the new JSK37USK series air-release fifth wheel with sensor technology. The new product allows the driver to confirm that the fifth wheel is properly and safely coupled from inside the cab. “The streamlining associated with
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 19, 2017, 2:34 pm
Production should realign with demand in 2017, ACT Research reports
Author: James Menzies
Posted: January 19, 2017, 2:31 pm
FALCONER, N.Y. —   Truck-Lite has added the 44 series stop/turn/tail and back-up combination lamp to its existing 44 series offerings. Truck-Lite says the the 44 series stop/turn/tail and back-up combination lamp perform the functions of two lamps in one unit and
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 19, 2017, 2:27 pm
Rosedale's Rolly Uloth discusses the biggest challenge facing carriers today.
Author: Brad Ling
Posted: January 19, 2017, 2:00 pm
LONDON, Ont. — The Healthy Fleet 10 Pound Challenge is off to a roaring start, with more than 177 pounds lost after the first 2 weeks of the challenge, Healthy Trucker announced this week. The 10 Pound Challenge is an opportunity
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 18, 2017, 2:22 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group North America earned a Seal of Distinction for 2017 from WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association and compensation authority, the company announced today. The seal recognizes companies that excel in offering innovative programs and a
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: January 17, 2017, 8:39 pm



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