14 Jun

ONroute Service Centres sold

TORONTO, Ont. – ONroute Service Centres – a chain of 23 service plazas and rest areas with a presence along major Ontario highways – has been sold to Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP) and Fengate Asset Management. ONroute has the exclusive…

14 Jun

Ontario focusing roadside truck inspection resources

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Ontario trucking industry’s safety record has undeniably improved in the last two decades. While the number of trucks on the road has increased 77%, the number of fatalities involving trucks is down 67%. But there’s…

13 Jun

Loadings growth slowing, rates on the decline: FTR

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking rates are expected to decrease about 7% this year, primarily driven by the spot market, with contract rates flat to down 1%. That’s the projection from industry forecaster FTR, which held a State of Freight webinar…

13 Jun

UPDATED: Canada’s ELD rule announced

ELDs to be required in Canada by 2021

13 Jun

Devine defines Top 10 legal issues of 2019

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Heather Devine, a lawyer with Isaacs and Co., is advising truck fleets to take a closer look at everything from employment contracts to telematics data as they look to prepare themselves for the year ahead. Here…

13 Jun

Brad Fletcher named PMTC chairman

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Brad Fletcher, a regional fleet manager with the Terrapure Enviromental waste management service, has been named chairman of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada ahead of the group’s annual conference. Shari Lagala of Patene Building…

11 Jun

Mack, Volvo offering certified used truck warranties

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack and Volvo have both announced new warranty programs for pre-owned trucks. The Volvo Certified Warranty provides engine and transmission coverage based on its Volvo Engine Plan 2 Protection Plan for new trucks. It offers fully inspected,…

11 Jun

JLD-Lague expands to offer Peterbilt trucks

LAVAL, Que. – JLD-Lague has received a capital injection of $13.5 million to expand its operations and acquire TransDiff and Centre de transmission JDH in Quebec City. The funding came from Fonds de solidarite FTQ and Fondaction Invest, to the…

06 Jun

Wabash invests in new site in Atlantic Canada

MONCTON, N.B. — Wabash Canada, one of the country’s leading commercial trailer companies, has begun the construction of its new sales and service location in Moncton. The Fernette Avenue site will be home to both the Wabash National trailer dealership…

06 Jun

Fort Garry celebrates centennial year

WINNIPEG, Man. – Fort Garry Industries is celebrating 100 years in business today. Established in 1919 by Fred Sicinski as a tire repair shop, the company now offers aftermarket parts and service, trailer sales, and truck equipment, and remains based…