WINDSOR, ON – Many bridges connecting Ontario to Michigan or New York had less truck traffic in 2013 than they did in 2012.
MONTREAL, QC- TransForce has a $310-million US deal to buy Minnesota-based Transport America, Inc., a truckload carrier in the United States.
PORTLAND, OR – TransCore DAT North American Freight Index climbs again in May, leaving last year’s record in the dust.
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Canadians do trucking well, we’ve always known that, but now there’s even more proof. Seven of 20 companies named the best fleets to drive for by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge are Canadian.
MEMPHIS, TN – FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates by about 3.9 percent, effective March 31.
WASHINGTON, DC – In the U.S., many states have declared a state of emergency due to bad weather, waiving the HOS rules for truckers hauling propane.
WINDSOR, ON – The Ambassador Bridge announced changes to toll collections for all Canada-bound trucks, the Ontario Trucking Association reports.
OTTAWA – Reports suggest that the U.S. are looking for help from Canada when it comes to truck crash accountability.
WARREN, MI – Trucks carrying hazardous goods will not be using the Ambassador Bridge, which connects Detroit to Windsor, the Michigan Department of Transportation has decided.
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry will be opening of its first Canadian office in Ottawa, ON.
WASHINGTON, DC – The value of U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico was $103.1 billion in October, exceeding the $100 billion mark for the first month on record, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
WASHINGTON, DC – January’s extreme cold kept more trucks off the roads, causing freight transportation levels in the U.S. and Canada to fall by 3.4 percent compared to January 2013, U.S. Department of Transportation data shows.
OTTAWA — Exporters have clearly changed the way they go about trading since 9-11, and some have even reverted to practices not seen since before NAFTA, a new study by the Conference Board of Canada has found.
NEENAH, WI – When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) announced earlier this year that commercial drivers are required to possess medical certificates for another year, they weren’t talking about Canadian truck drivers.
TORONTO – There were fewer trucks on Canadian roads in 2013 than 2012 by 5.7 percent, according to analysis of registration data from IHS Automotive, formerly known as Polk.