Author: James Menzies

Transcourt promotes Trianos

OAKVILLE, Ont. – Transcourt Tank Leasing has named Michael Trianos its director of fleet services and procurement for the entire North American market.
Previously, he was director of business development for Ontario and Manitoba.
The company says he wa…

OTA offers to help build carbon reduction plan

TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) wants to work with the province to develop a “made-in-Ontario” carbon reduction solution.
The OTA says the industry must continue to do its part to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality, …

Mack, Volvo expand over-the-air capabilities

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack and Volvo have both announced expanded over-the-air (OTA) software and vehicle parameter update capabilities.
They’ve also created a simple portal to allow customers to register their trucks for OTA updates.
“Customers who utili…

Carriers giving capacity to best customers

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Shippers want more capacity and truckers want to give it to them. But new trucks don’t come from the factory with a driver installed, so both shippers and carriers are having to work together to make do with what they have.
The Surf…

Trailer orders shatter all-time high in September

Preliminary trailer orders in September totaled 56,000 units, setting an all-time high over the previous record in October 2014 by more than 10,000 trailers.
September’s orders were up 59% from August and 133% year-over-year, according to FTR. It repor…