Class 8 orders fell sharply in November, to 27,500 units, marking the end of five consecutive months exceeding 40,000 units, according to preliminary data from FTR.
Federal Minister of Labour, Patty Hajdu, drew straight from CTA’s arguments calling for a level the playing field by stopping some employers from misclassifying employees as a way to avoid source deductions or other labour obligations – a practice known as Driver Inc.
OTA says plan and general direction of government sends a positive signal to businesses this is a good time to invest and expand
Increasing driver wages and benefits as well as rebounding fuel prices caused trucking operating costs to increase by 6 percent, according to the latest American Transportation Research Institute report.
The professional truck driver shortage continues to hold back the Canadian economy and solutions require a new approach to immigration policies and rethinking how long-haul freight is moved
The Canadian Trucking Alliance is pleased Canada and the U.S. were able to strike a new trade agreement this week.
Inbound Logistics’ exclusive annual survey of shippers and truckers, which attempts to map out find the industry’s most significant trends and challenges, reveals that finding a truck – and not paying too much more it – are the two biggest concerns for over-the-road shippers.