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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