27 Jun

Trailcon moving into new Calgary facility

CALGARY, Alta. – Trailcon Leasing will celebrate the opening of its new Calgary location July 2. The new facility is 20,000 sq.-ft., with another 5,000 sq.-ft. available for future expansion. It features eight trailer bays, with room for three more.…

27 Jun

Protecting your asset

As trucks have evolved, so too have front-end protection systems

26 Jun

Roadside breakdowns spike in winter, report finds

ARLINGTON, Va. – If you think winter weather impacts your fleet’s maintenance costs, you’re right. A new benchmarking report from the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations, showed breakdowns increased 22% in the first quarter versus…

24 Jun

Ritchie Bros. Edmonton auction nets over $72 million in sales

EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros.’ latest Edmonton, Alta. auction brought in more than $72 million in sales, with around 70% of the equipment being sold online. “We continue to see strong attendance for our Edmonton auctions in 2019,” said Brian…

24 Jun

Trailer orders reach lowest point since 2016: FTR

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The red-hot trailer market continues to cool, with May orders of 11,700 units marking the lowest total since July 2016. FTR reports orders for 2019 production have come to a halt, as most build slots are already…

24 Jun

Class 8 market showing signs of cooling: ACT

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 retail sales and build are at near record high levels, but there’s evidence that shows a change in direction is mounting. That’s according to ACT Research’s Transportation Digest. “The key message that has dominated our…

20 Jun

Glasvan wins three Great Dane dealer awards

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Glasvan Great Dane collected three top honors at the 2018 Great Dane Dealer of the Year awards celebration. The Mississauga, Ont., dealer won International Flatbed Dealer of the Year, International Refrigerated Dealer of the Year, and International…

20 Jun

Huayi Tire marketing towards Canada’s South Asian trucking community

TORONTO, Ont. – Huayi Tire is reaching out to the South Asian trucking community in Canada, with a Punjabi website and databooks for Double Coin tires. “We recognize that more than half of all truckers in Vancouver and Toronto were…

19 Jun

Mack Museum pays tribute to refuse industry

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Mack is highlighting the refuse industry through a special exhibit at the Mack Trucks Historical Museum in Allentown, Pa. The exhibit is titled: Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry. If features three antique Mack…

19 Jun

Quick Truck Lube opens Napanee location

NAPANEE, Ont. – Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Truckers visiting the newest Quick Truck Lube at Exit 579 on Hwy. 401 in Napanee, Ont., yesterday were treated to burgers and sausages as part of…