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  • Tallman Truck Centre acquires Woodbine Truck Centre
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Truck Centre just got a little bigger. Announced today, the company has acquired Woodbine Truck Centre, which has been an International truck dealership since 1969. Woodbine is also the Kalmar Ottawa Shunt Tractor distributor for the…
  • Women in Trucking auction off ceremonial first pitch for Cleveland Indians game
    PLOVER, Wisc.—Step up to the plate, baseball fans. Women in Trucking is hosting an auction for one lucky person to throw the ceremonial first pitch for the Cleveland Indians on September 27. The highest bidder will throw the first pitch…
  • New sales head at Decisiv
    GLEN ALLEN, Va. – Decisiv Inc. has added a trucking and logistics industry veteran to its senior management team. The service relationship management solutions provider named Vince Polentes as its vice-president of North American sales. In his new role, he…
  • Omnitracs set to acquire XRS Corporation
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Omnitracs announced today that it will be acquiring XRS Corporation for $5.60 a share, or about $178 million in equity value. XRS is a software solutions company that helps fleets comply with changing and ongoing regulations…
  • Eaton appoints a Canadian Authorized Rebuilder
    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton has expanded its Authorized Rebuilder Program onto Canadian soil. The Authorized Rebuilder Program, which gives fleets and drivers the option of purchasing rebuilt transmissions with 100 per cent Eaton components, now includes Truck Pacific, a division…
  • Truck driver arrested after more than 15,000 kg of tobacco seized at border crossing
    MONTREAL, Que. –  A trucker is in some serious heat after the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the RCMP and the Sûreté du Québec worked together to discover he had attempted to smuggle more than 15,000 kg of contraband tobacco…
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  • Canadian DEF prices the same or slightly lower in August
    TORONTO, Ont. — Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) prices in Canada have stayed stable at the pump while decreasing in bulk and smaller quantities. According to DEF Tracker, truckload and less-than-load bulk prices in Canada decreased in August, while the average…
  • Ryder launches new rental Web site
    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System has launched a new Web site today that better helps commercial customers in the US and Canada manage their rental truck needs. The new Ryder Rental Reservation Web site allows customers to reserve trucks with…
  • Benefits of 6×2 axles, Canadian restrictions focus of new video
    With Canadian policymakers set to discuss regulations that prohibit advanced 6x2s axle configurations later this year, manufacturers and fleets have stepped up their efforts to raise awareness of the technology’s benefits. Meritor has produced a nine-minute video, including appearances from…
  • US FedEx drivers ruled employees
    Oakland, Calif. — Over two thousand FedEx drivers in California can now consider themselves employees and not contractors—at least for the time being. The change in status comes about after a court ruling on a case known as Alexander v.…
  • FMCSA responds to letter from ATA about restricting CSA scores
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Anthony Foxx, Transportation Secretary, has responded today to a letter written by the American Trucking Associations and a coalition of other organizations who pleaded for the FMCSA to restrict “unreliable” CSA scores from public view. The FMCSA…
  • ACT Research shows trailer net orders on the rise in July
    COLUMBUS, Ind. – July trailer net orders were way up (37%) year over year according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research. Year-to-date, orders rose 44% over the same time last year. Frank…
  • Bison supports Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Memorial Baton Relay
    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport announced today that is a sponsor of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry’s Memorial Baton Relay. The Memorial Baton Relay, which travels across Canada and reaches Winnipeg on Thursday, marks 100 years of service for…
  • No small bump in the road
    Why a Mississauga entrepreneur wants the province to reconsider its construction plans for Hwy. 401 over the Credit River
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    A view from the Creditview crossing over the 401. A Mississauga businessman would like to see the stretch leveled off before it's widened.
  • Ryder names Top Technicians
    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System announced the winner of it 2014 Top Technicians Recognition Program today. The program was made to identify and reward Ryder’s best technicians. Winners are selected annually from the company’s team of nearly 5,000 technicians based…

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