New organization will focus on Canada’s HR needs in trucking and logistics

Key leaders of Canada’s trucking industry have signed agreements in principle to partner in developing a new organization that will focus on the Human Resources needs of Canada’s trucking and logistics sectors. The newly formed Trucking Human Resources Canada is supported in principle by the Canadian Trucking Alliance, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada, […]

Element Signs Vendor Finance Agreement with Tremcar Inc.

Element Financial Corporation, Canada’s leading independent equipment finance company, has announced that it has signed a comprehensive vendor finance agreement with Tremcar Inc, Canada’s leading manufacturer of tank trailers. The multi-year agreement provides Element with the opportunity to offer point-of-sale equipment financing to Canadian customers of Montreal-based Tremcar which manufactures custom-made stainless steel and aluminum […]

FleetSmart Offers Free SmartDriver Sessions

Each year FleetSmart’s free SmartDriver for Highway Trucking and SmartDriver in the City training programs help thousands of drivers and hundreds of companies save money on fuel, reduce greenhouse emissions and improve road safety. FleetSmart is now booking SmartDriver sessions up to March 31st, 2013for fleet managers and drivers who have not yet had a […]

Trucking WSIB Premiums to Go Up 2.5% in 2013

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has responded cautiously to the announcement from the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) that premium rates paid by employers will rise by 2.5 per cent in 2013, including the rates for the trucking, warehousing and courier sectors. On the one hand, the 2.5-per cent increase is a lower […]

Navistar, Cummins Finalize Supply Agreements For Emissions Aftertreatment, Heavy-duty Engines

Navistar International Corporation has announced it has reached definitive, long-term supply agreements for heavy-duty diesel engines and emissions aftertreatment technologies with Cummins Inc. Through these agreements, Navistar will offer the Cummins ISX15 in its International ProStar+, PayStar and 9900 models. In addition, Navistar will utilize the proven Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system for the company’s proprietary heavy-duty […]

Cargo Theft Down Overall, but Uptick in Electronics, Auto Parts

The rate of cargo thefts dropped this past summer compared to the second quarter, but there was a increase in the theft of electronics, auto/parts and pharmaceuticals, according to FreightWatch International. The average value of thefts for the period of June-August was $139,172, a 5.6 percent decrease in average value from the previous quarter, according […]

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