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…

29 Mar

Goodyear names newest Highway Hero

AKRON, Ohio – Paul Mathias is the latest professional truck driver to be honored with the Goodyear Highway Hero Award. Mathias, a U.S. military veteran, intervened to help a family when their SUV was struck by another vehicle.He had just…

28 Mar

Majority of U.S. drivers have positive view of trucking: Poll

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two-thirds of American drivers have a favorable view of the trucking industry – about the same as 2015 — while about three in four drivers believe the industry plays an important role in the national economy, a…

28 Mar

Andy Transport acquires new terminal space

MONTREAL, Que. — Andy Transport announced today the acquisition of a new terminal located at 12321-12329 Métropolitain East boulevard in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que. The facility is Andy’s largest acquisition so far, consisting of more than 1 million sq. ft. of land,…

28 Mar

TransCore Link Logistics hosts second annual mixer

TORONTO, Ont. – TransCore Link Logistics hosted its second annual LinkMixer Networking Event on March 20 to celebrate the commencement of spring in its Mississauga office. Attendees enjoyed cocktails, appetizers and prizes, and even had the opportunity to try their…

28 Mar

ZF to acquire Wabco in blockbuster deal

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – ZF has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wabco, forming an integrated systems provider for commercial vehicle technologies with annual sales totaling about US$45 billion. The deal is valued at about US$7 billion. Wabco is a global…

30 Nov

18 Wheels of Christmas gearing up for Holiday Season

CALGARY, Alta. – Now in its 16th year, 18 Wheels of Christmas is up and running again in an effort to help local food banks during the Holiday Season. Launched in 2002, the effort was created to give the transportation…

30 Nov

Communication the biggest barrier drivers face

I did something at the end of October I haven’t done for a very long time – I attended a trucking symposium. Sponsored by the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC), it brought together drivers and staff from operations, safety,…

30 Nov

Revamped Bill 148 should balance economy and wages

Within minutes of his election as Ontario Premier, Doug Ford declared Ontario is open for business. The provincial government’s announced review of Bill 148 is definitely a step in the right direction. The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA), with its hundreds…

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…