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Geotab acquires Fleetcarma to add to its EV offerings

June 13, 2018 by elizabeth

TORONTO, Ont. — Geotab has bought the Waterloo, Ont.-based Fleetcarma.
CEO Neil Cawse announced the acquisition during his opening talk at Geotab’s two-day conference Connect 2018.
The Google-based transportation data company will be adding Fleetcarma’s technology and software to its current offerings.

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Do you have one of Canada’s biggest fleets?

January 15, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Today’s Trucking is compiling its annual list of the Top 100 – Canada’s largest for-hire carriers. And given the ever-changing size of individual businesses, we want to ensure nobody is missed.

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So Long Celadon, Hello Hyndman

May 6, 2015 by Peter Carter

WROXETER,ON.-Come Canada Day, you will see no more Celadon Canada trucks. On July 1, the merger of Celadon and Wroxeter, ON.-based Hyndman Transport will be completed. “We have come to realize the strength of the Hyndman name in Canada,” commented President and CEO of the Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Paul Will. “Hyndman has always promoted and supported a family atmosphere for their drivers and staff. This merger reinforces thae core value of the company.”

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14 K Visitors Can’t be Wrong: ExpoCam 2015 a Huge Success

April 27, 2015 by Peter Carter

MONTREAL – – The Habs are not the only Montrealers celebrating these days. The people who organized ExpoCam, which ran from April 16 to 18 at Place Bonaventure, have just now reported the results of the show and they couldn’t be happier. “Another successful ExpoCam is in the books,” says Joe Glionna, Vice President and General Manager of Newcom Business Media, which owns ExpoCam. (Newcom also publishes Today’s Trucking, Transport Routier, Truck News, Truck West, Fleet Executive and their attendant websites.)
Official ExpoCam attendance clocked in at 14, 813.
“We saw exhibitors invest a lot more in their booths with some terrific displays, cocktail receptions, and special guests,” Glionna says.

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Tallman Rebrands And Refreshes

April 2, 2015 by Peter Carter

KINGSTON, ON– Tallman Truck Centre has rebranded as Tallman Group. The new name brings with it a new logo, motto and website that the company brass says reflects Tallman’s rapid growth and variety of services..

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Harper cuts tax for LNG projects

February 24, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

OTTAWA, ON- Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced last week that he’s cutting taxes on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in an effort to kick-start investment to the industry.

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Cummins posts record revenue in 2014

February 6, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

COLUMBUS, IN- Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. has reported record revenue in 2014 and an 11-percent increase in the fourth quarter from the same time the year before, due to improvements in the North American truck market.

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FedEx ups profit by 23%, invests in e-commerce

December 18, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

MEMPHIS, TN- Trucking and package delivery giant FedEx Corp. reported a 23-percent jump in profit for its fiscal year second quarter.

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Pink truck & trailer = 75-ft. signal that trucking’s good

December 11, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

ST ANDREWS, MB – Trucking has been good to Dave Tyrchniewicz, president of Manitoba-based Turk Enterprises. So he’s sharing that good news in a very loud way: With a flashy pink rig, decked out to call attention to the fight against cancer.

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Used Truck Market Makes Few Gains in October

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

COLUMBUS, IN – North American truckers bought about the same number of used trucks in October as they had in September, according to ACT Research. Class 8 used truck sales rose one percent in October compared to September 2014.

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2015 Economic Overview: You’re going to be busy.

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO –  “I predict that between 2030 and 2035, we’ll have roads designated as ‘driverless-only’ roads,” Thomas Frey of the Louisville-Colorado-based DaVinci Institute, a man described as Google’s “Top-Rated Futurist Speaker” told truckers at the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) annual conference in November.  […]

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Ground Transportation Costs Keep Slipping

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO- The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers dropped another 0.83 percent in September from August, according to the Canadian General Freight Index.

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Mullen’s Second-Biggest Deal: $172M to Buy Gardewine

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

OKOTOKS, AB- Alberta-based trucking company Mullen Group Ltd. said it’ll pay $172 million cash to buy Winnipeg-based transport company Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.

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UPDATE: July 1st is Deadline for New Email Law. Are You Ready?

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA – The Federal Government is bringing in a new Internet law that you should know about and act on, before July 1. If you don’t, you might lose important customers and business, not to mention friends.

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Merger and Acquisition Activity Heats Up in Trucking

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – After several slow years, merger and acquisition activity is on the rise again in the Canadian trucking industry, according to PwC’s Capital Markets Flash, a provider of tax, consulting and deals services.