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February 10, 2016

U.S. Spot Freight Availability Declines, Canadian Market Bounces Back

UPDATED -- U.S. spot-market load availability fell 5.6% during the week ending Feb. 6, with the number of van and refrigerated loads dropping 17% and 12%, respectively, according to DAT Solutions and its network of load boards.

January 29, 2016

U.S. Cross-Border Freight Declines More Than 8%

The value of trans-border freight movements between the U.S. and its neighbors took a steep decline, according to new U.S. Transportation Department numbers, while Canada regained its historical rank as top North America trade partner after falling behind Mexico.

January 11, 2016

Canadian Trucking Head to Step Down in 2017

Canadian Trucking Alliance and Ontario Trucking Association president and CEO David Bradley has announced that he will step down at the end of 2017, after more than 30 years in the position.

January 11, 2016

Southern Cross-Border Freight Outpaces U.S.-Canada Cargo for First Time

A measure of freight moving between the U.S. and its neighbors to the north and south shows for the first time the total value of U.S.-Mexico freight flows exceeded those between the U.S. and Canada.

January 8, 2016

Canadian Kenworth Plant Produces 150,000th Truck

A Kenworth T370 was officially recognized as the the 150,000th truck produced at the Paccar plant in Ste-Therese, Quebec.

December 1, 2015

Economic Watch: Manufacturing Activity Contracts, Construction Booms

A closely watched gauge of activity within the nation’s manufacturing sector shows it not only declined for the fifth straight month, but also that activity contracted during November for the first time in three years, according to the nation’s supply executives.

November 5, 2015

Intermodal Shipments Post Surprising Third Quarter Surge

Despite month-to-month variations, third quarter intermodal freight traffic growth of 3.4% was in line with year-to-date results, according to new figures from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).

October 29, 2015

Cross-Border Freight Value Down More Than 8%

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its neighbors Canada and Mexico fell in August, totaling $92.4 billion, thanks largely to the drop in fuel and oil prices moved by pipeline and vessel.

October 20, 2015

Canadian PIT Group Opens U.S. Offices

The Canada-based trucking industry engineering and research firm, PIT Group, will open a U.S. office to increase its presence in the country.

October 15, 2015

Falling Debris Sparks Controversy Over Detroit's Ambassador Bridge

Debris falling from the 85-year-old Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor has ignited controversy over who should be held responsible.

September 29, 2015

U.S.-Cross Border Freight Movements Drop 8% in Value

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its next door neighbors Canada and Mexico totaled $93 billion in July 2015. All modes except air carried less freight than in July 2014.

September 16, 2015

Schneider Offers New Cross-Border Intermodal Service

Schneider is offering a new cross-border intermodal service for shippers in Canada and the Southeastern U.S.

September 14, 2015

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Canada Added to HDAW Committee

The organizers of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week have added Heavy Duty Aftermarket Canada to the HDAW Joint Operating Committee.

August 27, 2015

Cross-Border Freight Value Falls During June

The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its North America Free Trade Agreement partners fell in June, according to a new Transportation Department report, totaling $99 billion, as all modes except truck carried less freight.

July 31, 2015

Canada Announces Stricter Vehicle, Fuel Standards

The Canadian government has announced new vehicle and fuel standards to reduce air pollution from on-road vehicles.

July 17, 2015

Mack Defense Signs Big Contracts With Canadian Military

Contracts worth C$725 million include more than 1,500 heavy 8x8 trucks, 300 trailers and 150 Armour Protection Systems.

June 25, 2015

U.S. Cross-Border Freight Value Declines

The value of U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $93.3 billion in April, according to new U.S. Transportation Department figures, down 6.8% from the same time a year earlier.

June 25, 2015

Peterbilt Showcases Medium-Duty Products at Fleet Event

Peterbilt Motors Company hosted dozens of medium-duty fleet owners and managers at the PACCAR manufacturing facility in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec.

May 29, 2015

GE Capital Canada, Shell Offer LNG Lease Discount

GE Capital Canada has signed a commercial agreement with Shell Canada Products to facilitate the Canadian trucking industry’s adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the fleet management company announced.

May 28, 2015

U.S. Cross Border Freight Value Declines

Newly released figures show the value of freight moved between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement neighbors totaled $96.1 billion in March, a 5.3% decline from a year ago, but three out of five transportation modes carried more cross-border cargo.


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