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May 23, 2017

Cross Border Freight Value Jumps Nearly 11%

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its next door neighbor countries has spiked as all five major transportation modes carried more cargo in March compared to the year before, according to new Transportation Department figures.

May 1, 2017

Two Flatbed Carriers Merge With Daseke

Two open deck specialized transportation companies, The Schilli Companies and Big Freight Systems, have merged with Daseke, which says it's the largest owner of open deck equipment in North America.

April 27, 2017

Trucking’s Share of Cross-Border Freight Declines

Trucking was not a part of the overall increase in the value of freight moved between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners during February, according to new Transportation Department figures.

April 3, 2017

Saia, TST Overland Express Partner on Cross-Border LTL

Saia and TST Overland Express announced an exclusive partnership to serve both companies’ U.S.-Canada cross-border less-than-truckload customers.

March 23, 2017

Cross-Border Freight Value Up for Third Straight Month

The year started out with trucking and the other four major transportation modes carrying more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in January than compared to a year earlier, according to new Transportation Department figures.

February 23, 2017

U.S. Cross-Border Freight Value Inches Higher, Trucking’s Share Falls

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its border neighbors increased in December for the third time in five months following a string of declines, according to new figures released Thursday by the Transportation Department.

February 17, 2017

Mack Names Vision Truck Group Dealer of the Year

Mack Trucks has named the Vision Truck Group of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, its 2016 North American Dealer of the Year.

January 27, 2017

Will Trump's Take on Trade Be Boost or Bust for Fleets?

Last summer, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported that cross-border trade generated by NAFTA alone was worth $89 billion to the trucking industry. So are President Trump’s recent free trade actions a positive move for trucking? Or should American fleet executives be concerned?

January 19, 2017

NAFTA Freight Value Up for Only Second Time in Nearly 2 Years

Newly released figures show the value of cross-border freight moved between the U.S. and its neighbors directly to the north and south increased in November for the only the second time in nearly two years, but trucking had the smallest gain.

January 5, 2017

Cross-Border Truck Freight Value Falls Again

Trucking and two other freight transportation modes carried less U.S. freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in October 2016 compared to the same time a year earlier, according to a new Transportation Department report.

January 4, 2017

NFI Acquires Canadian 3PL Dominion Warehousing & Distribution

Supply chain service provider NFI has acquired Dominion Warehousing & Distribution, a Canadian third-party logistics firm, to expand its service offering in that country.

January 3, 2017

Eaton Brings Flex Reman Transmissions to Canada

Eaton has brought its lineup of Flex Reman transmissions into the Canadian marketplace for the first time.

November 29, 2016

Value of Cross-Border Freight Falls Following One-Month Gain

The value of freight movements between the U.S. and its two next door neighbors moved back into negative territory following the first year-over-year increase since late 2014.

October 27, 2016

Cross-Border Freight Value Posts First Hike in More Than a Year

The total value of U.S. freight moved between Canada and Mexico during August posted its first year-over-year increase since December 2014, according to new Transportation Department figures.

September 22, 2016

NAFTA Trucking Freight Falls; 19th Straight Overall Monthly Drop

Trucking and all other transportation modes except rail carried less cross-border freight by value in July compared to a year earlier, according to new U.S. Transportation Department figures.

August 26, 2016

Canada Scrambling to Develop ELD Standard

Despite an early start on developing an Electronic Logging Device standard, Canadian regulators are now scrambling to get something in place by the time the U.S. rule takes effect in December 2017.

August 26, 2016

Cross-Border Freight Value Moves Lower for 18th Straight Month

New Transportation Department figures show June marked the 18th consecutive month the total value of U.S. freight movements with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico declined from the same time a year earlier.

July 20, 2016

Rodeo du Camion is a Trucking Event Like No Other

Anyone who says all the fun has gone from trucking has never been to Rodeo du Camion. It's a trucking event like no other, where drivers pull 45-ton loads of 2x4 lumber up a 12% grade in pursuit of a few thousands dollars in prize money. Jim Park has more in his On the Road blog.

July 15, 2016

Petro-Canada Grows Partnership with Freightliner Manitoba

Petro-Canada Lubricants has announced the latest growth phase of its partnership with Freightliner Manitoba to now include six Freightliner maintenance facilities across the province of Manitoba.

June 24, 2016

CNG Cylinder Maker Gains Canadian CRN Approval

CNG Cylinders International has received Canadian CRN approval for its Type 3 CNG Cylinder technology in the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario.

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