Coming soon: New version of ArriveCan

TORONTO, Ont. — Public health authorities plan to release a new version of the ArriveCan app Tuesday, according to the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA). ArriveCan 2.5 will include an optional field for exempt travelers such as cross-border truck …

Tremcar appoints a new sales rep

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. – Tremcar has hired Andre Belanger as sales, parts and service representative for its subsidiary Asybco, the company announced this week. Belanger will be responsible for the sales of Tremcar pneumatic tanks as well as al…

Canadian wins DTNA skills competition

PORTLAND, Ore. – A Canadian technician is among the winners of this year’s skills competition hosted by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Ryan Picken, who works for Metro Freightliner Hamilton in Stoney Creek, Ont., won the engine category. The othe…

ECONOMIC WATCH: Trucking conditions roared back in June

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index swung from a record low reading of -28.66 in April, to its strongest reading in a decade in June at 11.35. But the industry analyst warned it’s unclear how long the positive factors affecting the June…