CargoNet reveals cargo theft trends for Q2 2016

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  JERSEY CITY, N.J. — In 2016’s second quarter CargoNet’s Command Center logged 297 reports of cargo theft, identity theft, vehicle theft, and other criminal intelligence matters relating to the United States and Canadian supply chain. Of those incidents, 192 involved… Source: Trucking News

New clean diesel technology results in fewer emissions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The introduction of more advanced diesel truck engines, innovative emissions control systems, and cleaner diesel fuel over the past decade have resulted in major improvements in air quality and fuel efficiency, according to new research compiled by… Source: Trucking News

Planning to exit the stage

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The other day I had the pleasure of speaking to a client who has been with us since 1995. At one time I was his account manager and dealt with him on a regular basis. I happened to answer the… Source: Trucking News

Fleet Advantage reveals Q2, 2016 Truck Lifecycle Data Index

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  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Fleet Advantage released its second quarter, 2016 Truck Lifecycle Data Index (TLDI) today, that compares all-in operating costs of early model Class 8 trucks to all-in operating costs of current model year replacements. The TLDI… Source: Trucking News

TTSAO reveals date for second annual conference

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HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has announced the date for its second annual conference. The TTSAO ‘Striving for Excellence in Training’ Conference will be held February 15-16, 2017 at the Centre for Health and… Source: Trucking News

Total cost of ground transportation declines

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TORONTO, Ont. — The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers decreased by 0.9% in May compared to April according to results published today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI). As well, the base rate index, which excludes… Source: Trucking News

Volvo Trucks names regional v.p. for Canada

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America recently announced that Paul Kudla has been named regional vice-president for its Canada region. In his new role, he will oversee commercial sales and marketing operations. “Paul is very well-known within the industry,… Source: Trucking News

Ritchie Bros. Alberta auction breaks records

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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Records were broken in Lethbridge last week, as Ritchie Bros. sold more than $24 million worth of equipment in two days. Traditionally the company’s southern Alberta site has focused on agriculture auctions, but this month’s sale featured more construction… Source: Trucking News