DENTON, TX – Thirty five years after the first truck rolled off the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton, TX manufacturing plant, the facility has produced nearly half a million trucks, and that’s a cause for a celebration by the company.
TORONTO, ON – A program designed as an intensive leadership development initiative for the trucking industry’s future leaders has been a big hit, according to organizers and is returning next year.
COLUMBUS, IN – Final numbers for November show orders for new big rigs in North America are down dramatically from earlier in the year while the medium duty market continues to see improvements along with the trailer market.
OAKVILLE, ON — Transcourt Tank Leasing has announced the appointment of its vice president for business development in Western Canada while it has been embarking various customer appreciation events throughout Canada.
AUSTIN, TX and JERSEY CITY, NJ — Don’t let stolen freight ruin your holiday. This year, both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day occur on a Friday, creating two separate three-day weekends, leaving more opportunity for shipments to be left unattended or parked in unsecured locations for extended periods of time.
MONTREAL, QC – The Port of Montreal last week welcomed the addition of another cargo container ship to its regular, weekly schedule and it’s a big one.
LONGVIEW, TX — Stemco has officially reached a trademark license agreement (TMLA) with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co following its recent acquisition of the manufacturer of Goodyear Air Springs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Notice of a proposed rule that would increase the use of inspection data in making Safety Fitness Determinations for motor carriers operating south of the border is expected to be published by Dec. 29, according to the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
VANCOUVER, BC – British Columbia Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone has released design and cost details for the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project that will result in a new 10-lane bridge built over the Fraser River at Highway 99.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) launched a new online registration process that truck and bus companies, freight forwarders, brokers, intermodal equipment providers, and cargo tank manufacturing, inspection and repair facilities use as new applicants for USSDOT registration.
TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) are reminding truckers to keep in mind there are some important dates regarding upcoming border and customs compliance deadlines.
GRAIN VALLEY, MO – Just mere days after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration unveiled regulations that will take effect in two years requiring most U.S. truckers to use electronic logging devices (ELD) the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a lawsuit to stop the requirement.
SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, QC — The trucking and logistics provider Andy Transport has added to its size by purchasing a new terminal. It has acquired Matrec’s terminal, located at 4 chemin du Tremblay in Boucherville.
JOLIETTE, QC — EBI has opened its fourth compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Quebec. Located in Joliette, in the Lanaudière region, on highway 158 and close to Highway 31, its next to Techno Diesel, the largest service center for trucks and trailers in the area, according to the company.
OKOTOKS, AB – The board of the trucking and logistics and oilfield services provider Mullen Group Ltd. has slashed the company capital spending budget for next year, due in large part to the steep decline in oil and gas prices and activity.