28 Jun

Ontario unveils staggered commercial plate-price rises

TORONTO, Ont. – Commercial plate prices in Ontario will go up by 2% from July 2020 and will continue to rise by 2% until 2023. Meanwhile certain fees, such as oversize single trip and blanket permits will increase by 2%…

27 Jun

Wabco shareholders approve company’s acquisition by ZF

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – Shareholders of Wabco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, have approved the company’s acquisition by the German group ZF Friedrichshafen AG, ZF announced on Thursday. The privately-held ZF is a…

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,…

21 Jun

Ryder names Canadian Ken Bilyea Top Tech of 2019

MIAMI, Fla. – A Canadian has been named the 2019 Ryder Top Technician at the 18th annual competition in Indianapolis. Ken Bilyea of London, Ont., was selected from a pool of eight finalists, the company announced on Thursday. He received…

14 Jun

A look back at the PMTC annual conference

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s annual conference concluded in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday. Here’s look back at some of the events. Tom Moore, senior vice-president at the U.S. National Private Truck Council, announces…

11 Jun

Spot market truckload volumes fall 12% in May

PORTLAND, Ore. – Spot market truckload freight volumes failed to meet expectations in May, transportation information provider DAT Solutions said on Tuesday. The number of full-truckload van loads moved on the spot market declined 12% in May compared to April,…

07 Jun

Industries voice concern as Trump tariffs loom

TORONTO, Ont. — As Mexico braces for the first installment of what U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened would be escalating tariffs, the trucking and automotive industries are warning that the move would have devastating effects on their sectors. Trump…

04 Jun

Jacobs names Quarlink Supplier of the Year

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. – Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a global manufacturer of diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, has named Quarlink Corp. of Taiwan the 2018 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate outstanding performance, primarily in the…

04 Jun

Jacobs names Quarlink Supplier of the Year

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. – Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a global manufacturer of diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, has named Quarlink Corp. of Taiwan the 2018 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate outstanding performance, primarily in the…

18 Sep

Cross-border trucking to be addressed during CTRF conference

WINNIPEG, Man. – Registration is open for the 23rd annual Fields on Wheels Conference, which will tackle ongoing issues with cross-border trade between Canada and the U.S. With tariffs being put in place and falling commodity prices, the Nov. 2…