25 Jun

3/8-inch impact wrench delivers the speed

The Ingersoll Rand 2115QXPA 3/8-inch impact wrench promises to be the fastest tool in its class. The tool is ideal for working the bolts inside vehicles, repairing side panels, and also working on engines, the company says. The 2115QXPA boasts a…

25 Jun

Alcoa hub covers updates wheel end appearance

Alcoa Wheels is offering a way to upgrade the look of wheel ends on new and older trucks, through a new one-piece hub cover that holds in place with “secure fit retention”. The system adds three threaded nylon nuts per…

25 Jun

Canada represented at Mack Masters Competition

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Top Dogs from Lounsbury Truck Centre in Moncton, N.B., represented Canada at this year’s Mack Masters Competition. The event evaluates participants’ knowledge of Mack service systems and procedures and pits teams from across North America against…

25 Jun

Trucking HR Canada launches new project focused on Indigenous youth

OTTAWA, Ont. – Trucking HR Canada announced today that it is launching a new project focused on Indigenous youth. Over the next year, Trucking HR Canada will be working in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to deliver career awareness resources to…

25 Jun

Protect your record against ‘non-preventable’ accidents

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched the Crash Preventability Demonstration Program in August 2017. It allows motor carriers or drivers involved in certain crash types to submit Requests for Data Review through FMCSA’s DataQs system. Originally intended to…

25 Jun

Poll forecasts a bright road ahead for trucking

TORONTO, Ont. — The road ahead for the Canadian trucking industry remains smooth despite concerns about driver shortages, plant closures and the new North American Free Trade Agreement, a major survey revealed. The poll of carriers, brokers and owner-operators was…

25 Jun

TTSAO ensuring member schools measure up

GUELPH, Ont. — Want to be a member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO)? You’ve got to earn it. That was the message from Lisa Arseneau, head of the TTSAO’s insurance group, when providing an update at…

25 Jun

Purolator to build $330-million ‘super hub’ in Toronto

TORONTO, Ont. – Purolator will build what it calls a national “super hub” in Toronto as part of a five-year, $1-billion investment plan announced on Tuesday. The $330-million, 430,000-sq-ft hub will be built on 60-acres, and will open in 2021,…

25 Jun

A Jekyll-and-Hyde market for trucking

TORONTO, Ont. — For-hire truck tonnage in the U.S. popped in April, but in Canada there were more trucks chasing loads in the spot market than in any other month in history. And overall trucking conditions in the U.S., as…

24 Jun

CITT awards students, recognizes members

WINNIPEG, Man. – The Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT) awarded a pair of students and recognized its Certified Logistics Professionals (CCLP) during an annual ceremony June 20. Esnart Shepande of Red River Collage received the Walter Kenneth Morris…