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