The only thing certain in trucking is disruption. The massive shift in supply and demand caused by mandated electronic logging devices (ELDs) is a prime example of how one piece of legislation can wreak havoc on an entire sector. Unpredictability […]
TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Trucking Association has unveiled a new sales council, building on the earlier rollout of a dedicated finance council.
BRAMPTON, ON – Hankook Tire has a new director of sales and marketing in Canada.
The company announced today that John Overing will oversee the region’s sales team, and will be instrumental in identifying growth opportunities within the Canadian market.
Overing has more than 18 years of industry experience, including senior-level positions at Yokohama Tire and Michelin North America.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Celadon Group has sold all the assets in its flatbed trucking division to PS Logistics.
The company announced the completion of the disposition of assets Sept. 18, as part of a strategic plan to concentrate resources on other business lines and boost returns.
Assets included in the transaction were primarily leased and owned trailers, which were sold in exchange for an assumption or satisfaction of the lease obligations and cash, Celadon said. It is also entitled to post-closing goodwill payments.
Had a lesson in customer service the other day. Nothing to do with trucking, but an extraordinary example of how to respond to complaints.
LAS VEGAS, NV – Truck and trailer sales continue to drop in Canada, but the value of the aftermarket that serves them continues to rise, according to statistics released during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
ELYRIA, OH – Nine Canadian businesses were among 36 top performers recognized this year by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ Premier Distributor Program.
AUSTIN, TX – Mack Trucks president Dennis Slagle admits that North America’s truck makers are still living through a “hangover” when it comes to sales. “The over-exuberance at the end of 2014 introduced a lot of orders into the system,” he says. “The retail shelves were full, and that affected the number of trucks moving around.” But that is hardly dampening the company’s spirits.
COLUMBUS, IN – North American truckers ordered 583,200 Class 5 -to-8 vehicles over the past 12 months, making the past 12-month period the strongest since December 2006, according to industry data.
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.
OTTAWA — Manufacturing sales rebounded slightly in September after a sharp drop in August, despite total numbers being minimized by decreasing product prices.
LOUISVILLE, KY. – Our reporters are combing the aisles of America’s biggest truck show in pursuit of wisdom and insight. Here are the 10 brightest pearls they’ve unearthed found so far.