29 Mar

Train Trailer opens new facility in Halifax

TORONTO, Ont. – Train Trailer announced today that their new Halifax service facility is open and fully operational. The new location in Halifax (located at 115 Chain Lake Road) was created in response to customer demand. “We have had a…

28 Mar

CTA outlines plans for improved truck safety

OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) agrees with the assessment of the judge in the Adesh Deol Trucking ruling, a crash involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus that resulted in 16 fatalities, that “There’s clearly an issue about…

30 Nov

Daimler continues growth in Mexico

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Freightliner strengthened its Mexican market share in a soft market and is anticipating a stronger end to the year as a new administration takes the helm. “On Dec. 1, we are going to have a new…

30 Nov

ATA issues statement on signing of USMCA Trade Pact

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) president and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement today after leaders of the United States, Canada, and Mexico signed the USMCA trade pact during the G-20 Summit in Argentina: “We commend…

30 Nov

Great Dane names new v.p. of aftermarket

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane has named Bill Healy the new vice-president of aftermarket. Healy is the successor to current v.p. of aftermarket Dave Durand, who will retire in 2019. Healy joined Great Dane in February 2018 as the director…

28 Nov

Canada Cartage expands, opens new terminal in Mississauga

TORONTO, Ont. — Canada Cartage has opened a new terminal at 6767 Davand Drive in Mississauga, Ontario. The new facility will provide additional office space for staff and a more productive and efficient truck yard and cross dock to better…

18 Sep

Cross-border trucking to be addressed during CTRF conference

WINNIPEG, Man. – Registration is open for the 23rd annual Fields on Wheels Conference, which will tackle ongoing issues with cross-border trade between Canada and the U.S. With tariffs being put in place and falling commodity prices, the Nov. 2…

17 Sep

Paris Truck Convoy raises $75,000

PARIS, Ont. – In its 14th edition, the Paris Truck Convoy for Special Olympics raised a whopping $75,000. The event, that saw 72 big rigs roll down Highway 401 on September 15, is one of the longest standing fundraisers of…

17 Sep

Trailcon names new senior v.p. and general manager

TORONTO, Ont. — Trailcon announced today that Jerry Brown will assume the role of senior vice-president and general manager, effective October 1, 2018. Alan Boughton, president and co-founder said: “I am delighted to welcome Jerry to the senior management team as…

17 Sep

Farmers flock to Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

WOODSTOCK, Ont. – It was an epic three days for farmers in southern Ontario September 11-13. Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show – the premier outdoor agricultural showcase – took place those dates at Canada’s Outdoor Park in Woodstock Ontario. The show…