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    Load Covering Solutions turns 40

    April 23, 2019 10:57AM by Truck News

    WILLIAMSHIRE, N.Y. – Load Covering Solutions (LCS) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and plans to expand its line of aerodynamic products over the coming decade. The company celebrated the milestone at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March. “For

  • News Equipment

    Allison makes pair of electric vehicle technology acquisitions

    April 23, 2019 9:57AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Allison Transmission has announced it has purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle systems division, to complement its electrification strategy. The company says both acquisitions will help it advance its propulsion technology and complement its existing abilities

  • HDA Truck Pride names new COO

    April 23, 2019 9:35AM by Truck News

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — HDA Truck Pride announced today that it has named Tina Hubbard its chief operating officer. In her new role, Hubbard will continue management and oversight of all member, supplier, and industry related activity as well as

  • Dayton Parts relocates corporate headquarters

    April 22, 2019 3:16PM by Truck News

    SHIREMANSTOWN, Pa. – Dayton Parts today announced the company has completed the relocation of its corporate headquarters and distribution center to Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania. The move was made to support the company’s continued growth, as well as to consolidate strategic functions to

  • Trimble joins forces with Cobalt to help fleets recycle old hardware

    April 22, 2019 2:52PM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Trimble announced today that it is teaming with Cobalt to provide Trimble’s fleet mobility customers with the ability to dispose of older onboard equipment in an environmentally-friendly way. Through this effort, Trimble customers that upgrade to new

  • B.C.’s container trucking sector gets a boost from provincial government

    April 22, 2019 2:43PM by Truck News-West

    VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. government approved a series of recommendations to support the province’s container trucking sector recently, including an adjusted rate structure for drivers. The recommendations were included in the B.C. container trucking commissioner’s rate and remuneration report,

  • Canadian ELD final rule to be published this summer: Millian

    April 22, 2019 2:27PM by Sonia Straface

    MILTON, Ont. – The highly-anticipated Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is expected to be finalized this summer, according to Mike Millian, president of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). As it stands, the Canadian transportation industry is

  • Paccar names new CEO

    April 22, 2019 10:53AM by Truck News

    BELLEVUE, Wash. — Paccar announced recently that it has named Preston Feight its new chief executive officer. Feight will start his new position on July 1, 2019. He is currently the company’s executive vice-president, and will succeed Ron Armstrong who

  • Ritchie Bros.’ largest annual Canadian auction in Edmonton April 30

    April 22, 2019 10:41AM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is gearing up for its biggest annual Canadian auction, which will take place in Edmonton April 30. Nearly 11,000 trucks and equipment items are already set to be sold during the five-day event. “We

  • News Equipment

    Hendrickson to open new trailer suspension plant

    April 22, 2019 8:48AM by Truck News

    NAVARRE, Ohio – Hendrickson has acquired 35 acres in Northeastern Ohio, where it plans to build its sixth trailer suspension plant. “This $50 million, state-of-the-art facility will support local and Canadian customers as well as other Hendrickson divisions. It is

  • Freight growth stagnating: ACT Research

    April 22, 2019 8:19AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Freight growth is stagnating while the Class 8 truck population is accelerating, according to an analysis from ACT Research. In its State of the Industry: Classes 5-8 Report, ACT reported Class 8 metrics in March aligned with

  • News Security

    Cargo thefts declined in Q1

    April 22, 2019 8:02AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Cargo thefts in the U.S. and Canada declined 22% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest data from CargoNet. In the quarter, the company recorded 330 supply chain risk intelligence events. Of

  • Trucking conditions continue to weaken

    April 22, 2019 7:51AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – U.S. trucking conditions sled to near neutral territory in February, according to the latest FTR Trucking Conditions Index (TCI). February marked the lowest reading since August 2017. FTR reports the decline is due to weaker freight volumes

  • CTA sees ‘no roadblocks’ to ELD rule

    April 21, 2019 10:42AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) believes it’s in the home stretch in a bid to see electronic logging devices (ELDs) mandated in Canada — and expects a final rule to be published this summer. The comments come

  • B.C. working to develop MELT standard

    April 18, 2019 11:51AM by Derek Clouthier

    BCTA says program must address province’s unique driving challenges