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Press Releases

Trailcon Leasing promotes Brian Jones to Regional Manager, Western Canada

Trailcon Leasing promotes Foss to executive sales position to further develop major retail and transportation accounts

Trailcon Leasing Kicks Off September by Celebrating Its Newest Location in Surrey, British Columbia

Trailcon Leasing Expands Again in Western Canada with the Purchase of Stewart Trailers

Trailcon Leasing Taps Aviation Industry Expertise to Help Streamline its Own Fleet Maintenance

Trailcon Leasing Solidifies Management Team for National Presence

Trailcon Leasing to Sponsor NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Racer Gary Klutt in Next Two Races, July 11 and 15

Trailcon Leasing Makes Appointments to Keep Pace With Growth

Mohawk College Apprentices Benefit From Trailcon's Donation of Truck Trailer

Trailcon Leasing "Rocks 'N' Rolls" to Advanced New Facility in Brampton, Ontario

Trailcon Leasing Purchases Hubs Trailer Service, Changing the Landscape of Trucking Industry Services in Calgary

Trailcon Leasing Strengthens Its Team to Prepare for Coast-To-Coast Operations


Trailcon in the News

Trailcon's Foss is one of Brampton's Top 40 Under 40

Trailcon’s Matt Watters makes the cover page of Truck Tech’s first edition

Gary Klutt Back to Short Track Racing At Edmonton

Trailcon Opens Splashy New HQ in Brampton

Trailcon keeps on trucking from Mississauga to Brampton

Trailcon Leasing rocks ‘n rolls from Mississauga to Brampton

Top Students Win Trucking Scholarships

Trailcon Leasing Scholarship Awarded to "Second Career" Student

Trailcon Leasing Scholarship Awarded to Deserving Dad

Trailcon CEO Awarded for Dedication to Trucking Industry

Trailcon's Al Boughton Honoured with Shaw Tracking OTA Service to Industry Award

Caledon Fair Presented by Trailcon

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NEWS TICKER

Mack eyes growing linehaul market

ORLANDO, FL "" Mack secured a spot in the market for linehaul trucks through the recent release of its Anthem tractor, and the company believes the overall market for such trucks is also on the rise.

Trucking groups call for updated NAFTA

OTTAWA, ON "" Three of North America's largest trucking associations "" the Canadian Trucking Alliance, American Trucking Associations, and Mexico's CANACAR "" have come to the defence of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Daimler reports strong sales, eyes future

ORLANDO, FL "" Against a backdrop of strong sales and the promise of a growing economy, Daimler Trucks North America continues to explore emerging technologies from electrification to platooning.

Driver shortage top issue in ATRI survey

ORLANDO, FL "" The driver shortage has been ranked as the top issue in trucking based on the American Transportation Research Institute's (ATRI's) annual industry survey.

STA 80th awards banquet has glitz and glamour

REGINA, SK "" The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) celebrated its 80th anniversary Saturday with a gala dinner featuring the gilded glamour of the year it was founded "" 1937.In a banquet hall adorned with twinkle lights the association honored its members who have shown exemplary service.Scholarships were given to students entering post-secondary with connections to the industry. The top award of $3,000 went to Dylan Mcleod.Mcleod wasn't the only young person receiving accolades during the evening. At just 26-years-old Kristin Finch was given the Driver of the Year award.

STA looks to increase membership in 2017-2018

REGINA, SK "" Outgoing chairman of the Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA), Graham Newton, says the group has made significant gains in the last year, but still has a long way to go.Newton spoke to the group's members at its annual general meeting (AGM) on Saturday, saying victories in 2016-2017, including getting approval for the use of super single tires in the province, and maintaining support with Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall in their fight against the proposed federal carbon tax, do not mean current members can become complacent in their lobbying efforts.Newton also said the group will be heavily pushing membership on those fleets in the province that already see the advantages of the STA's lobbying efforts without being involved.

Trucking could benefit from apprenticeships: Acosta

ORLANDO, FL "" A presidential executive order calling on remodeled apprenticeships could help the trucking industry to address a skills shortage and put Americans to work, U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta says.

ATA leader applauds Trump plans

ORLANDO, FL "" The U.S. Trump Administration clearly has a friend in America's trucking industry.Chris Spear, president and Chief Executive Officer of the American Trucking Associations (ATA), delivered a wide-ranging state of the industry address at an annual meeting today "" promoting everything from proposed tax reforms to a pending mandate for Electronic Logging Devices, and Trump's commitment to raise more than US $1 million for infrastructure.In the past year, the group has met with U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and all 10 House and Senate Committee leaders and ranking members. But a clear highlight, demonstrated through pictures around the convention hall, was an appearance at the White House with 12 America's Road Team captains. "ATA in now fully engaged in reforming our country's decaying tax laws," he added, referring to the associations hosting a recent meeting with Trump in Pennsylvania. Citing trucks as "the barometer for the nation's economy", Trump at that meeting introduced a proposal for a 20% cut in corporate tax rates and eliminating estate taxes.

Clock is ticking toward U.S. ELD mandate

ORLANDO, FL "" Electronic Logging Devices (ELD's) are on track to be mandated in the U.S. on December 18, as regulators finalize the underlying systems and prepare to relegate paper logbooks to the trash bin of history.

Clock is ticking toward U.S. ELD mandate

ORLANDO, FL "" Electronic Logging Devices (ELD's) are on track to be mandated in the U.S. on December 18, as regulators finalize the underlying systems and prepare to relegate paper logbooks to the trash bin of history.