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March 18, 2015

U.S. Freight Movements with Canada, Mexico Increase 4.5% Last Year

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its North America neighbors increased 4.5% in 2014 compared to a year earlier, while over the longer term trucking has some lost market share to other transportation modes.

March 16, 2015

U.S. and Canada Agree to Border Pre-Clearance Deal

The U.S. and Canada have agreed to allow trucks going into the U.S. from Canada to clear customs on the Canadian side of the border, according to a report from The Buffalo News.

February 26, 2015

Trucks Continue Moving Majority of U.S.-NAFTA Trade

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its North America neighbors increased for the 11th consecutive month in December while the total level for 2014 was better than the year before.

February 26, 2015

What's the Best Thing Ever to Happen to Cargo Securement?

Of all the rules truckers must abide by, the cargo securement rules are likely the most often misinterpreted. In many cases, citations result not from willful neglect or negligence, but from simple ignorance or misunderstanding. And it's not always only the driver who's to blame.

February 5, 2015

New U.S. Canadian Bridge Moves Another Step Closer to Construction

The U.S. and Canada have reportedly worked out a deal to clear the last hurdle so work can begin on building a new bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

January 29, 2015

Trucks See Most of Cross-Border Freight Increase

Newly released U.S. Transportation Department figures show the amount of freight moved between the U.S. and its Canadian and Mexican neighbors edged higher by just 0.1% in November from the same time a year earlier.

January 21, 2015

Blue Water Bridge Connecting U.S., Canada to Partially Close in April

The Blue Water Bridge international crossing in Port Huron, Michigan will be partially closed beginning April 1, likely leading to traffic backups between the U.S. and Canada.

January 20, 2015

Radiant Logistics Purchasing Canadian 3PL

Washington-based Radiant Logistics Inc. announced on Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Wheels Group Inc., one of the largest non-asset based third party logistics providers based in Canada.

January 20, 2015

Volvo Hits Record Market Share in Combined Canada & U.S. Sales

Volvo Trucks reached a market share of 15.3% of the Canadian heavy-duty retail market, a record for the manufacturer. It also saw an all-time high market share in combined U.S. and Canadian sales.

January 8, 2015

Trucks Drive Cross-Border Freight, Hitting Record High Level

The amount of freight moved between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners of Canada and Mexico increased in October compared to the same time a year ago, hitting the highest level on record.

January 5, 2015

Canadian Customs Broker Purchases U.S.-Based CK Logistics

The Canada-based customs broker Farrow Co. has acquired CK Logistics Inc., an established customs broker and logistics firm headquartered in San Antonio.

January 5, 2015

Intermodal Rail Traffic Posts More Than 5 Percent Yearly Increase

Intermodal rail traffic moved by U.S. railroads posted a healthy gain for all of last year, according to new figures released by the Association of American Railroads.

December 11, 2014

App Reduces Wait Time at U.S. Canada Border

The Livingston International Tracker app reduces wait times at U.S. Canada border customs by giving drivers the information they need on the clearance status of their shipment as quickly as possible.

December 11, 2014

16th Annual IEOA Truck Light Convoy

The 16th annual Island Equipment Owners Association Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive took place on Vancouver Island, Canada. The line of 80 brightly decorated trucks made their way along a 22 mile long stretch of road showing off their holiday spirit. Photos courtesy of Today's Trucking.

December 4, 2014

Manitoulin Global Buys Canfleet, Other Major Canadian Deals Progressing

The deal is the latest of a number of investments Manitoulin has made in Western Canada in recent years to build its offerings and coverage in the region.

December 1, 2014

Canada's Mullen Group to Make Second-Biggest Acquisition Ever

Alberta-based trucking company Mullen Group Ltd. says it will pay $172 million cash to buy Winnipeg-based transport company Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.

November 25, 2014

U.S.-NAFTA Freight Jumps 8.2% from Year Earlier

The amount freight moved between the U.S. and its neighbors of Canada and Mexico totaled $102.2 billion in September, an 8.2% gain from a year ago, as all five major transportation carried more cargo, according to new U.S. Transportation Department figures.

November 17, 2014

Peterbilt Manitoba Expands with Third Dealership

The Canadian dealership group opened a new parts and service center called Peterbilt Manitoba-East operating in Springfield, Manitoba.

November 3, 2014

TransForce Plans to Shed Truckload, Waste Operations

TransForce CEO Alain Bédard said the Montreal-based company will spin-off the truckload business, possibly in 2015, followed by the waste division, which includes landfills, possibly a couple years later.

October 23, 2014

U.S. NAFTA Freight Above $100 Billion for Sixth Straight Month

U.S. freight movements with Canada and Mexico saw imports increase 3.6% while exports gained 5.2% from a year earlier, according to the U.S. Transportation Department.

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