Manitoulin Transport purchased-pending regulatory approval-the Canadian division of Vitran, estimated to be about 10 percent of the Vitran total-so Mullen Transport definitely remains the second largest fleet in Canada.
TORONTO – February 2014 had the highest recorded year-over-year increase in volume of goods transported by truck – an increase of 60 percent, according to TransCore Link Logistics’ Canadian Freight Index.
Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 223 (CMVSS 223) published a regulation change that will allow for more “boat tail” designs to be used by trucking companies once the provincial regulations are updated.
PORTLAND, OR- Getting folks on the web to agree on anything is nearly impossible, but that’s exactly how Western Star’s ‘Design Our Star’ show truck came into existence.
OTTAWA – Government officials from Canada and the United States announced a new joint border investment plan called Canada-United States Border Infrastructure Investment Plan (BIIP).
TORONTO, ON – Come March, Hydro One will speed up the approval process for overheight loads so truckers will have a service guarantee of three to four business days, according to the OTA.
NORMAN WELLS, NWT – Starting bright and early Monday morning, trucks will no longer be allowed to drive on the Mackenzie Valley Winter Road during the day.
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.
TORONTO- The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) recommends that all provinces follow Ontario and Quebec’s lead in requiring a truck speed limit of no more than 105 kilometres an hour.