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  • Toronto Trucking Association makes donation to help Fort Mac wildfire evacuees
    TORONTO, Ont. — The Toronto Trucking Association announced today that it has donated $5,000 to the Red Cross for the Fort McMurray wildfire relief. Connie Burbidge, the executive director with the Toronto Trucking Association said the TTA’s Board of Directors…
  • More than a third of US truck parking available during peak times: Trucker Path
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — An analysis of truck parking availability in the US by Trucker Path has shed new light on the issue. Trucker Path, which developed a widely used app that allows truck drivers to upload truck parking spot…
  • Montrose Trailers announces new product line
    MONTROSE, Mich. — Montrose Trailers announced a new product line recently that features the  Low Profile Power Tilt technology for its high performance custom-built enclosed aluminum trailers. This fully-enclosed power tilt trailer with 365-degree access is unlike anything in the market to date, the…
  • Chief introduces heavy-duty collision repair line
    MADISON, Ind. — Chief has rolled out a new product line called Chief Heavy-Duty that was designed to help heavy-duty body shops improve technician ergonomics, shop efficiency, repair quality and cycle times. According to a release, the new Chief heavy-duty product…
  • CarriersEdge introduces new driver training course on fuel economy
     MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge  announced it has added a new Maximizing Fuel Efficiency course to its driver training courses. The announcement was made at the Truckload Carriers Association 2016 Safety & Security Division Annual Meeting. The course was designed to help drivers understand…
  • Merrick Murphy named new president of Alcoa Wheels and Transportation Products
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Merrick Murphy was named president of the Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products (AWTP) business recently. Murphy will be reporting to Tim Myers, who recently assumed the role of group president, Alcoa Transportation and Construction Solutions (TCS). The appointment…
  • Dana 44 front axle added to Dana Crate Axle program
    MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana Holding Corp. announced recently it has added the Dana 44 front axle to its Crate  Axle program. The new offering delivers performance for a variety of applications, including off-road vehicles, forklifts, pickup trucks, pushback tugs, and…
  • Conference to examine Internet of Things and its effect on transportation
    TORONTO, Ont. — The inaugural Internet of Things (IoT) Conference scheduled for June 21-22 plans to address the importance of IoT on the Canadian transportation sector. The event will be held at the Sheraton Toronto Airport. It will feature a…
  • Ryder offers new flexible maintenance packages
    MIAMI, Fla. — Ryder System has introduced what it claims to be the industry’s most flexible leasing and maintenance solutions, Ryder ChoiceLease. The new offerings include two new lease products, designed to provide more flexibility, choice and control for fleet…
  • Protect your cargo this Memorial Day Weekend, CargoNet warns
    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — With Memorial Day weekend looming in the US, CargoNet is reminding drivers and carriers to be vigilant to prevent cargo theft. CargoNet indicates over the past four years, there were 98 cargo thefts reported between the…
  • Daimler commits to exhibit at NACVS 2017 in Atlanta
    Joins Exhibitor Advisory Committee
  • Succession planning for private transportation company owners
    Canadians are aging and Canadian entrepreneurs are aging even faster. According to the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, over the next eight years, more than half of the country’s medium sized business owners are expected to retire. In…
  • Champion curler visits Transcourt booth during company’s first year at Truxpo
    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – This was the first year Transcourt Tank Leasing took part in the British Columbia Trucking Association’s Truxpo event, and the company was happy to welcome world champion curler Georgina Wheatcroft to its booth. A member of New…
  • Summit Trailer raises over $6K for Fort Mac evacuees
    EDMONTON, Alta. – Summit Trailer held a barbecue May 10 to raise funds for those displaced by the Fort McMurray wildfire, raising $6,100 for the Canadian Red Cross. “Over the years of doing business, Summit has made many customers and…
  • Mack to demo pair of zero-emission capable trucks
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – In an effort to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollutants, Mack Trucks will demonstrate two zero-emission capable Class 8 drayage trucks as part of a California-based heavy-duty truck development project led by the South Coast Air Quality…
  • Transfer Flow announces its toolbox/fuel tank combo
    CHICO, Calif. – Transfer Flow recently introduced its 70-gallon toolbox and fuel tank combination, which has been designed for 1999 to 2016 Ford, Ram and GM full-sized diesel trucks. With an adjustable toolbox storage area between 5.5 and nine cubic…
  • Driving the Kenworth T680, T880
    Kenworth demonstrates comfort, efficiency and versatility of T680 and T880 models
  • Montague launches new folding mountain bike ideal for truck drivers
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Montague Bikes revealed recently that it has launched the all-new Paratrooper Pro, a mountain bike designed to deliver a rugged all-purpose riding experience for truckers leading active lifestyles. “Truckers spend long hours sitting in the cab and many…
  • BCTA offers inGauge benchmarking service to its members
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA) is the latest organization to join forces with Truckload Carriers Associations (TCA) to offer its members the inGauge Online Performance Benchmarking Service. StakUp and TCA created inGauge to anonymously compare operational results on…
  • Canadian Class 8 orders weak in April: ACT Research
    COLUMBUS, Ind. — April saw healthy medium-duty truck orders and weak demand for Class 8 trucks, according to the latest State of the Industry report from ACT Research. Class 8 orders were down 16% month-over-month and 39% year-over-year in April,…

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