Today's Trucking

PMTC honors highlight annual event

June 16, 2017 by John Smith

NIAGARA FALLS, ON – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) honored fleets, drivers and retirees alike on Thursday, in a series of awards handed out during the first day of its annual conference.


Private fleet practices differ across border: survey

June 16, 2017 by John Smith

NIAGARA FALLS, ON – Private fleets have much in common, but there are some distinct differences between those that operate in Canada or the U.S., according to new benchmarking research conducted for the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC).


Harrison named PMTC chairman

June 15, 2017 by John Smith

NIAGARA FALLS, ON – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada has named its 2017-18 board of directors, with John Harrison of CPC Logistics Canada serving as chairman.


PMTC unveils conference agenda, opens registration

January 2, 2017 by John Smith

MILTON, ON – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has unveiled the full agenda for its annual conference, scheduled for June 14-16 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. And registration opens today.


PacLease adds 3 BC locations

December 29, 2016 by John Smith

BELLEVUE, WA – PacLease has added three British Columbia locations to a network that now includes 454 facilities throughout North America.

Inland PacLease in West Kelowna, Peterbilt Pacific Leasing in Lantzville, and Peterbilt Pacific Leasing in Delta were among 10 new locations announced this week.

“PacLease had another strong year and we’re finding increased demand for those wanting to rent and lease Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks,” said Jake Civitts, director of franchise operations for PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease). “With the opening of our new PacLease locations, including three in the major markets of the Detroit and Philadelphia areas, along with Birmingham, we’re well situated for continued growth.”


U.S. private fleets report productivity spike, aging drivers

June 17, 2016 by John Smith

KING CITY, ON – Private fleets in the U.S. appear to be in an enviable position. Productivity is up, driver turnover is low, and a growing number of operations are investing in safety-related tools. But initial results from the National Private Truck Council’s annual benchmarking survey also show there are still challenges to overcome, particularly when it comes to an aging driver population.


Webinar: Is Your Private Truck Fleet an Asset or Liability?

November 3, 2015 by sehui

TORONTO, ON — A 45-minute webinar, hosted by Canada Cartage, will walk you through what the fleet outsourcing company says are the factors you should consider when determining the best private fleet model to support your strategic and growth objectives.


Medical Marijuana Focus of PMTC Seminar

August 18, 2015 by sehui

OAKVILLE, ON – The challenges of the increasing use of medical marijuana due to recent federal regulatory changes and the implications for the safety sensitive trucking industry are the focus of an upcoming seminar.


Canada Cartage Offers New Private Fleet Management Tools

July 26, 2015 by sehui

TORONTO — A provider of outsourced fleet services, Canada Cartage, is releasing a series of three private truck fleet benchmarking tools to provide senior management teams with research tools to help them assess fleet return on investment.