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,…

04 Jun

New USMCA deal favors U.S. with Canadian oil

Think before you speak and read it before you sign it. These will be my words of advice to the thundering herd of currently employed and pensioned politicians as they scamper back to their ridings waving their… “remember me?” signs!…

04 Jun

New USMCA deal favors U.S. with Canadian oil

Think before you speak and read it before you sign it. These will be my words of advice to the thundering herd of currently employed and pensioned politicians as they scamper back to their ridings waving their… “remember me?” signs!…

03 Jun

Volvo Group’s Energy Treasure Hunt pays off

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Volvo Group North America says it has identified utility savings equivalent to 15% through an Energy Treasure Hunt at its Charlotte, N.C., remanufacturing facility. The auto giant said on Monday implementing the program would help save 144,270…

03 Jun

Volvo Group’s Energy Treasure Hunt pays off

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Volvo Group North America says it has identified utility savings equivalent to 15% through an Energy Treasure Hunt at its Charlotte, N.C., remanufacturing facility. The auto giant said on Monday implementing the program would help save 144,270…

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…

11 Sep

Driver demand

When Gorski Bulk Transport joined the SmartWay Partnership Program in 2010, then under the domain of the US Environmental Protection Agency, it initially did so at the urging of a customer. “One of our customers who were focused on conserving…

11 Sep

Optimizing each tank of fuel

When rates can’t keep up with the price of trucks or the cost of fuel, fuel economy becomes paramount

23 Aug

STA hands out $5,000 in scholarships

REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) doled out its annual scholarships recently, with three students receiving a combined $5,000. The recipients must have a family member who owns or is employed by a Saskatchewan trucking company. Emily Galey…

22 Aug

Diesel to retain dominance

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Diesel won’t lose its place as the dominant fuel for commercial vehicles, even as alternative fuels and powertrain options become more viable. That was the message from Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, when…