The CEO of Canada’s largest trucking company, TFI International, says the cross-border COVID-19 vaccine mandate affected a small number of its Canadian drivers.
Trucks, cars and supporters clog Toronto as protests tied to the Freedom Convoy come to multiple Canadian cities to protest vaccine mandates and other issues.
Donation platform GoFundMe shut down the Freedom Convoy fundraiser after consulting with police and reports of violence
For some truck drivers at the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa, the cause of protesting border vaccine mandates means putting up with uncomfortable bedfellows.
Canadian trucking firm Pride Group Logistics dramatically expands its U.S. presence with the acquisition of Texas truckload carrier Arnold Transportation Systems.
Here’s what it looked like in the middle of the “Freedom Convoy” protest In Canada.
Truckers and supporters from the Freedom Convoy pack Ottawa in a morphing protest that originally focused on vaccine mandates at the US-Canada border.
Officials for GoFundMe said organizers of the Freedom Convoy fundraiser have provided a distribution plan for covering participants’ fuel costs.
A Florida trucker with U.S. and Canadian citizenship explains why he joined the Freedom Convoy despite being vaccinated against COVID-19.
GoFundMe says it needs to know how organizers of the Freedom Convoy will distribute money to truckers who are heading to Canada’s capital to protest cross-border vaccine mandates.
As truckers across Canada protest vaccine mandates at the U.S. border, an unvaccinated owner-operator says she faces financial ruin over the jab requirement.
Canadian officials say rules for unvaccinated Canadian truckers at border are still coming into force after erroneous statements sow confusion.
Canada has scrapped plans to subject unvaccinated Canadian truckers to testing and quarantines after returning from the United States.
Transport Canada is investigating an ELD certification body after a vendor alleged that it approved a device that could allow drivers to falsify their logs.
An executive from Pedigree Technologies explains how the North Dakota firm became one of the first ELD providers to successfully get a device certified in Canada. It wasn’t easy.
Canada Cartage makes its fourth acquisition of 2021 with the addition of Rapid Delivery, a Canadian carrier specializing in dedicated domestic and cross-border freight.
A trucker could face prosecution after U.S. border officers say they found nearly 70 pounds of cocaine in a trailer full of watermelons and peppers she was hauling to Canada.
North Dakota will begin giving COVID-19 vaccines to cross-border truckers from Manitoba as Canada contends with a slower vaccination rollout.
Canadian cross-border trucking and logistics company Titanium Transportation Group gains global access to key freight networks in Chicago with the latest U.S. brokerage office.
A trucker jailed in the U.S. on pot-smuggling charges has hired an attorney who previously represented celebrities as he seeks to return to Canada.
TFI International has agreed to acquire APPS Transport Group in a move that will bolster one of the company’s weak links: its Canadian less-than-truckload business.
Fastfrate plans to build up U.S. to Canada cross-border business after acquiring small cross-border carrier Bestway, CEO says.
Authorities say driver caught while attempting to cross Lewiston Bridge into Canada.
After prosecutors drop charges against trucker Prabjot Nagra, U.S. authorities continue to investigate how a truck wound up with $20 million worth of marijuana in its trailer at the U.S.-Canada border.
Judge dismisses criminal case against cross-border truck driver accused of attempting to smuggle $20 million worth of marijuana into the United States from Canada.
Ontario-based Joseph Haulage buys Bergland Transport to build on its growing business serving agriculture and food sectors.
Latest Canada Border Services Agency data shows uptick in commercial vehicle traffic in a good sign for cross-border freight.
The transportation and warehousing sector sheds 10.4% of employees in April as Canadian Trucking Alliance calls for additional federal aid.
As a plunge in freight volumes and rates take a toll, Canada’s trucking industry seeks relief on payroll taxes to hold on to precious cash.
Canadian transportation and logistics company says it laid off or furloughed 1,000 employees as it posts first-quarter results.
Canadian truck driver Nicole Folz learned that she tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks after falling seriously ill during a cross-border run in the US.
From quarantine, Canadian truck driver Nicole Folz recounts the scary reality of falling seriously ill hundreds of miles from home during a less-than-truckload run in the United States.
Murphy’s Law Distillery is supplying Canadian trucking companies with hand sanitizer as COVID-19 puts its artisanal alcohol business on hold.
Directive from Transport Canada has similarities to the U.S. HOS waiver — but with more rules, including a requirement for carriers to provide notice in advance.
While the decision to close the United States and Canadian border for non-essential travel will hopefully slow the spread of the coronavirus, this ban will not affect trucking and trade.
One of Canada’s largest transportation and logistics companies says it will temporarily lay off some employees, suspend dividend and slash executive pay as it braces for economic fallout to hit freight.
Freight keeps on trucking as the United States and Canada prepare to shut down their shared border to non-essential travel as early as Friday night to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Key FreightWaves SONAR index pushes past post-Canadian National strike level as trucks continue to move loads.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says supply chain must keep moving as the province bans large public gatherings and closes restaurants – but leaves key openings that should help freight demand amid coronavirus pandemic.
North American trade agreement clears last major hurdle, but more immediate questions loom about the free flow of freight between Canada and the U.S. amid talk of tighter border controls.
New report highlights the industry’s efforts to recruit and retain drivers as it warns that vacancies will swell above 25,000 in Canada.
Steel giant working to restore normal operations “as quickly as possible” as trucking companies report disruptions in freight from Canadian facility.
Montreal-based Energy Transportation Group moving on loads of bulk commodities as nervous shippers lose patience with two-week disruption of Canada’s rail services from pipeline protests.
Court orders pave the way for bankrupt Celadon to move forward with existing deals to sell two Canadian properties of Hyndman Transport for a combined C$16.25 million — with a portion set aside for former truck drivers and other personnel.
Canadian National begins “disciplined and progressive” shutdown of eastern network and plans to halt all transcontinental service in response to anti-pipeline protests as impact hits intermodal carriers.
Canada’s largest transportation company looks to raise nearly $200 million as it prepares to offer 6 million shares in the United States.
Proceeds could give Canada’s largest transportation company more firepower to pursue acquisitions as it prepares to make a big leap into capital markets south of the border.
C.A.T.’s purchase of Manitoba truckload carrier will rev up east-west moves in Canada and cross-border freight with Western U.S. while expanding tractor count by 50%.
Ontario judge agrees to recognize Celadon’s Chapter 11 case and appoints trustee to supervise liquidation of Canadian assets.
Ex-chief financial officer of Hyndman Transport accuses Celadon in affidavit of depleting funds generated by profitable core business in Canada and hurting former drivers’ and others employees’ ability to claim more than C$2 million in unpaid compensation.
Celadon Group can’t sell off facilities without Canadian court’s OK, judge says as he prepares to place shuttered trucking company in receivership; ruling a victory for former employees, setback for U.S. creditors.
Lawyer representing 211 ex-Hyndman Transport personnel wants Canadian company placed in receivership to help secure more than C$2 million in unpaid compensation.
U.S. federal judge clears Celadon Group to proceed with sale of Ontario facility to Wyndham Street Investments for C$12 million in a deal that could make it harder for Canadian former employees to secure financial claims.
Prospective buyers can bid on defunct Canadian firm’s trucks, trailers and a contract to haul cement to a diamond mine.
Ministry’s probe into terminations at Hyndman Transport following shutdown could lead to hefty payouts for former drivers and other staff.
Employees’ and contractors’ struggles with Celadon-owned Hyndman over outstanding pay and questions about the fate of leased trucks are compounded by the lack of legal proceedings in Canada, but that could change.
New campaign pushes Ottawa to crack down on Canadian carriers engaging in driver misclassification scheme.
Quebec-based Morneau Eskimo nearly doubles fleet with purchase of long-standing Toronto partner Beacon Transit Lines, strengthening coverage of food industry customers.
While trucking companies stand to gain from a competitor’s collapse, they lament the loss of an industry stalwart.
CEO of Canada’s largest transportation and logistics company pushes for crackdown as carriers with dubious labor practices place unprecedented pressure on truckload business
Canadian and U.S. trucking units continue to squeeze revenue and profits from uneven freight market as LTL and last-mile deliver uneven performance.
Murray Mullen suggests freight market weakness could take carriers out of business, but says his company is ready to jump on acquisition opportunities to grow its less-than-truckload business.
CTA President Stephen Laskowski says pivot reflects the political reality of federal election, which will see Trudeau and Liberals return to power weakened but in a Parliament dominated by parties that support carbon pricing.
Stephen Laskowski, president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, calls out “small but growing” segment of the trucking industry that is circumventing regulations, including the practice of intentionally misclassifying employee-drivers as contractors
The Canadian government says employers who abuse the foreign worker program face “serious consequences” after a newspaper investigation reveals how some carriers with bad safety records exploited under-qualified job-seekers and put them on the road.
Canadian transportation and oil services firm ready to make additional acquisitions to boost growth after strong second quarter results.