Sunday, August 25, 2019
Class 8 truck requests "scratched the base of the request cycle" in May, as indicated by FTR, coming in at a "crisp" 10,400 units. That is 29% off April numbers and down 71% year-over-year. It was the weakest month...
The US Postal Service recently awarded TuSimple self-driving trucks the contract to haul mail and packages from the USPS trailers to different areas in the US. The autonomous trucks are on a two-week pilot with the firm’s vehicles making five...
Extra shop narrows have enabled the organization to procure more specialists and better use its space, as indicated by branch director Mack Keay. "This additional space has officially improved our capacity to fix a greater amount of our clients' trailers...
Parts for Trucks has acquired Malmberg Truck Trailer Equipment located in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que. The deal makes Dartmouth headquartered Parts for Trucks Inc. one of the largest truck and trailer service providers and parts distributors in North America with...
Transport Canada this week published its Gazette II notice with respect to changes to PART 7 of the TDG regulations covering Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAP). The TDG Act requires any person importing or offering for transport certain higher risk...
The Ministry of Transportation recently resumed data collection for the Commercial Vehicle Survey (CVS) in late April 2019. The survey will further support the Ministry’s understanding of road related freight to improve the efficient movement of goods across Ontario. Ontario’s...
Drivers don’t have a lot of input on their company’s anti-theft strategy but they do play an important role. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Vice President of Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Michael Nischan says vehicle inspections, along with precise...
According to media reports, Ontario Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek says the province is planning to review a proposal to raise speed limits for passenger vehicles on 400-series highways. The Ontario Trucking Association has confirmed with ministry officials that the plan – which...
Despite what the Ontario Trucking Association says was a misguided decision by City of Thunder Bay council to approve a new truck route, OTA continues to try and sway decision makers into at least amending its plan. In a letter to Mayor Bill...
At the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo today in Long Beach, Calif. the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) released its latest report, More Regional Haul: An Opportunity for Trucking? “If you ask most people to define trucking words like ‘over the...

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