Today's Trucking
news

Mergers Good for Canadian Trucking Market

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Last week, Manitoulin Transport bought the Canadian assets of Vitran Corporation and that’s just what the Canadian trucking market needs, according to a CIBC World Markets report.

news

Manitoulin May Lose Vitran Deal to TransForce

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TransForce offered to pay $6.50 per share, beating out Manitoulin’s offer of US $6.00, effectively starting a bidding war.

news

Correction: Manitoulin Purchased Vitran’s Canadian assets

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

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.

news

Vitran Goes Interline, Partners with Unnamed Carriers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – Vitran has announced two new partnerships that it says will improve and expand its services to west coast states.

news

Vitran’s Temp Guy From Storied Transport Family

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – The new interim President of Vitran has a surname long associated with Canadian transportation, but it has more to do with air than with airbrakes.

news

Vitran reports $4.2 Million Q2 Net Loss

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – Vitran Corp. reported a Q2 net loss of $4.2 million, but stock price remains stable.

news

Vitran makes first quarter gains

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Vitran Corporation released first quarter financial results for 2008, which noted an improvement from 2007 numbers.

news

Vitran plugs in to a new U.S. system

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Vitran is set to begin streamlining its U.S. LTL operations for future growth and it all started with some new software.

news

Vitran plays it again for Sam

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Vitran Corp., the parent of Canada’s second-largest for-hire carrier, has spent years making its presence known in its home province. And now the LTL giant hopes to make a big splash in another Ontario — this one a little more to the south.

news

TransForce, Mullen, and Vitran Post Q2 Revenue Drops, Set 2013 Strategy

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – The top three carriers on Today’s Trucking’s Top 100 For-Hire Canadian fleets – TransForce, Mullen Group, and Vitran – have finished reporting their second-quarter 2013 results, and it’s decreases for everyone.