Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Bendix has announced it is procuring the ProSteering business of JM Engineered Products, which remanufactures all makes of steering components. Once closed, Bendix will incorporate the ProSteering brand’s products, manufacturing operations and its sales and service operations into its...
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week welcomed a new trade agreement with Canada. “ATA is pleased that the United States, Canada and Mexico will continue their nearly 25-year-long tradition of free and open trade among North American neighbors,” said ATA...
Driver turnover at large truckload fleets hit its highest level since 2015, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “So far this year, the turnover rate at large truckload fleets is up 10 percentage points,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello....
Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., is putting money into a tech company that matches shippers to carriers, similar to how rivals Uber and Lyft Inc. connect riders to available drivers. Convoy Inc., a trucking technology developer already backed by Bill Gates and...
The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is inviting rate decreases from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Bureau (WSIB). The WSIB reported trucking rate decreases of 30%, from $6.97 to $4.88. The OTA says this move will return $1.45 billion to...
Andy Transport has announced the official launch of its newest business venture: Tristan Fleet Management. The new company operates several heavy truck and trailer maintenance centers and provides personalized fleet management services, such as preventive maintenance, equipment inspection, as well as...
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers held another successful auction in Edmonton this week, selling more than $78 million of equipment. “We continued to see strong pricing for equipment and trucks in this week’s auction,” said Trent Vandenberghe, regional sales manager for Ritchie...
Navistar reported today that David Giroux has been named boss interchanges officer and will lead the organization's corporate correspondences division compelling Sept. 1. "David is an accomplished and regarded pioneer in the North American truck industry, and we are pleased...
Freightliner has delivered its 50,000th new Cascadia since it entered production in January 2017. The truck was delivered to Claremont, N.C.-based Cargo Transporters, which added its 128th new Cascadia upon the delivery. “Our goal was to develop a truck...
Bower heavy-duty bearings by NTN now offer clutch pilot bearings as part of its product offering. According to Bower, its heavy-duty clutch pilot bearings are engineered to withstand the ever-increasing demands on engines and transmissions in today’s marketplace. For applications with...

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