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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

Prepare for eclipse distraction and congestion Monday

WASHINGTON, D.C. "" For two minutes on Monday the world will go dark in 14 states, causing a huge distraction for drivers.Although there are about two solar eclipses a year visible from somewhere on Earth, August 21 marks the first time a total solar eclipse will be able to be viewed from the mainland United States in 38 years.

June delays at border caused by leaky A/C

OTTAWA, ON "" An outage of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) system in June, caused delays at the border for some trucks over a 30-hour period.The Statistics Canada outage that affected the CAED, was caused by a leaking air conditioner the CBC is reporting. According to the news outlet, repairs incorrectly done led to an escalating set of circumstances that triggered the second major outage of the year for the statistics bureau.

Kenworth Ontario moves Ottawa-area dealership

OTTAWA, ON "" Kenworth Ontario has moved its Ottawa-area dealership to a new 43,000-square-foot facility about 35 kilometers southeast of Parliament Hill.

Swint to lead Travis Body and Trailer

HOUSTON, TX "" Truck Bodies and Equipment International (TBEI) has named Stuart Swint as general manager and president of Travis Body and Trailer.

Handheld LED spotlight

Larson Electronics has a new handheld LED spotlight that features an inline transformer and 100-foot cord reel.

New API for FleetWave

Chevin Fleet Solutions has introduced a new Application Program Interface (API) for its FleetWave product, providing external access to specific pockets of software data.

Helpful Moves: Trucks come to the rescue in BC and beyond

British Columbia residents were still fleeing the path of wildfires in mid-July when Shane Reynolds took stock of the supplies on hand. "We're storing 5,000 cots, 5,000 blankets, and other material," said the operations manager at Landtran Logistics' facility in Prince George. "We'll be helping with local delivery of supplies when the Red Cross tells us what has to be done."

Data Driven: ELD's can open door to big data

If knowledge is power, then Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) could be the most powerful device on the truck. Sure, the device at its most basic is responsible only for monitoring hours of service, but the potential of networking and integrating data is impossible to ignore.

Consider it Sold: Tips to maximize used vehicle value

If you've spent any time channel surfing, it's impossible to avoid the proliferation of home improvement and house flipping shows. And they all reflect a common theme: preparing a pre-owned item always pays dividends when it comes time to sell.

For self-driving tech, weather is snow easy job

NASHVILLE, TN "" Trucking is rolling into the future, and the trucks may be getting there all by themselves. Autonomous trucking was the topic of the moment this week at the 2017 In.Sight user conference and expo in Nashville, with panelists disagreeing on what is possible and in what timeline. Development of autonomous technology still faces a lot of obstacles including, one panel noted, snowbanks.