Transport

Camionnage CP first Canadian fleet to order electric Kenworth T680E

Camionnage CP has become the first company in Canada to order an electric Kenworth T680E truck. It will be deployed in drayage operations at the Port of Montreal. “Camionnage CP is committed to reducing our emissions and creating a more sustainable future for generations to come,” said Martin Moisan, Camionnage CP co-owner. “We’re proud to …

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Canada Cartage buys Rapid Delivery

Canada Cartage has purchased London, Ont.-based Rapid Delivery, expanding its service in Southwestern Ontario and the Northeastern U.S. Rapid Delivery has terminals in London and Windsor, and provides truckload, expedited, and dedicated transportation to customers in Ontario and the Greak Lakes states. It’s the fourth acquisition of the year for Canada Cartage. “We are excited …

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Ritchie Bros. promotes Kessler to president

Ritchie Bros. on Wednesday announced that its chief operating officer, Jim Kessler, will take on the additional role of president, effective immediately. “The president role will align our global revenue, services, operations, and critical support functions under Jim’s leadership,” said Ritchie Bros. CEO Ann Fandozzi. “As we accelerate our growth strategy as a company, we need a more …

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‘Hauling LCVs is a challenge of its own’

Dmitri ZarembaLCV DriverBison TransportSaskatoon, Sask. This is one in a series of interviews with frontline workers as Today’s Trucking celebrates National Trucking Week, Sept. 5-11. What can you tell us about your job and the work it includes? At this moment I’m a long combination vehicle (LCV) interprovincial operator, moving the turnpike doubles between Alberta, Manitoba, and …

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‘I like working for myself and doing the hours I want’

Alain LamoureuxOwner-operatorLogging industryMont-Laurier, Que. This is one in a series of interviews with frontline workers as Today’s Trucking celebrates National Trucking Week, Sept. 5-11. What can you tell us about your job and the tasks involved? I am self-employed. That means that when there is no work somewhere I go somewhere else. But there is …

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Mullen rebrands newly acquired U.S. 3PL business

Mullen Group has rebranded its recently acquired QuadExpress 3PL business in the U.S. to HAUListic. “Two months ago, we invested in what we believed was a unique 3PL business model,” explained Mullen Group CEO Murray Mullen. “QuadExpress, an operating division of Quad/Graphics, provided our organization with the opportunity to expand our presence in the North America logistics …

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Eaton to work with Ballard on fuel cell technology

Eaton will partner with Canadian fuel cell maker Ballard Fuel Cell Systems and the U.S. Department of Energy to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cell technology. The partnership stems from a U.S. Department of Energy grant Eaton received. It will work with the department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory on developing the technology, which will use Eaton’s …

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Sutherland Group consolidates giving under ‘Love Drive’ umbrella

The Sutherland Group takes pride in its charitable giving, supporting initiatives as diverse as the Canadian Cancer Society’s Plaid for Dad campaign and local food drives. It now plans to build on that tradition with the new Love Drive philanthropic program. The business headquartered in Salmo, B.C., is drawing each charitable campaign under the common …

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‘I want to be part of the rising number of women in the trucking industry’

Dana AllardFood grade tanker driverContransBurford, Ont. This is one in a series of interviews with frontline workers as Today’s Trucking celebrates National Trucking Week, Sept. 5-11. What can you tell us about your job and the work it includes? I work for Contrans out of its KHT yard in Burford, Ont., hauling for the tanker …

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