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  • Roger McKnight
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    A Spaceman Visits a Petroleum Analyst

    July 30, 2014 by Roger McKnight

    So there I was at the drive-through window, waiting to order my Eleganté Colosochino Frapatelli Insignifiaco medio latte (eat your heart out auto-correct!), which I had budgeted for at $11.50. When suddenly there was a tap on my car window.

  • James Menzies
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    Technology is making trucking cool again

    July 18, 2014 by James Menzies

    I’m not a complete idiot. I know it’s unwise to shake a tree while standing underneath a hornet’s nest. Still, I’m going to go out on a limb and contend that emerging technologies which relieve drivers of the more mundane

  • Dan Goodwill
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    The “Fun” is Back in the LTL Freight Industry

    July 18, 2014 by Dan Goodwill

    As I look at the LTL freight transportation today, it is hard to believe that just a few years ago, this was one of the most battered sectors of the freight industry. The LTL freight industry took a tremendous pounding

  • Earl Galavan
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    Supervisor? Me?

    July 16, 2014 by Earl Galavan

    I sat by and watched an accident being created and I was powerless to help. An uncomfortable place for any safety person. Let me explain. I was sitting in a public place and watched a contractor arrive to complete the

  • Roger McKnight
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    Fortune Cookies and Global Light Oil Supply

    July 14, 2014 by Roger McKnight

    I recently opened the world’s longest sentence ever found in a Fortune Cookie, which read: “Only shoot the messenger when you don’t like the message – not when you don’t understand it.” I like those super-sized cookies! Recently, many people

  • David Benjatschek
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    Help Choose 2 More Trucks for Canada’s Big Rig Calendar

    July 13, 2014 by David Benjatschek

    Since 2008 the Wowtrucks® Calendar has celebrated 13 Canadian drivers and their rigs.  For the past two years a contest on the Wowtrucks® Facebook Page has helped select some of the winners into the calendar.  This year’s voting just started

  • Kevin Snobel
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    Passionate

    July 11, 2014 by Kevin Snobel

    I was in a meeting the other day, and I was told I was very passionate about our industry. I thought to myself what exactly do they mean?  So I came home pulled out MR. WEBSTER and looked up the

  • Ray Haight
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    TCA Annual Convention

    July 7, 2014 by Ray Haight

    Reflecting on my favorite industry event of the year, the Truckload Carriers Association annual convention, held this year in Grapevine Texas at the Gaylord Texan. As usual we had a blast catching up with old friends and meeting new ones.

  • David Benjatschek
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    An Important Key to Launching your Leadership Success.

    July 7, 2014 by David Benjatschek

    As a leader it is critical to realize that you control no one else. You don’t control your employees, your boss, your spouse and/ or your kids.  The more you try the closer to burnout you’ll get.  You can have

  • Carolina Billings
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    Finding Sara. Why I believe true personal change can only occur from within.

    July 6, 2014 by Carolina Billings

    First and foremost let me reassure you Sara is ok.  She is not lost nor has harm befallen upon her.  Sara is someone who exists but has never been given the opportunity to be.  Sara is me.  Well part of

  • Blog

    Thank You For #CASL Mr. Harper

    June 30, 2014 by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto - tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  Tomorrow July 1, is Canada Day, a day where Canadians in our own way celebrate the difference that is Canada. But tomorrow will not be a happy day for many businesses, sales people and sales organizations. July 1,

  • Mike McCarron
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    Lazy, hazy, crazy opportunity

    June 27, 2014 by Mike McCarron

    Combatting the summer sales doldrums

  • Dan Goodwill
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    The Amazon Fire Phone – what it could mean to the Transportation Industry

    June 26, 2014 by Dan Goodwill

    Amazon launched a new mobile phone, the Fire Phone that could be a true “game changer,” not just for mobile communications or retail sales but also for freight transportation. Let me tell you why. Unlike other cell phone manufacturers, Amazon

  • Dan Goodwill
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    As Retailers Modify their “Footprints,” Freight Companies Must Reshape their Businesses

    June 12, 2014 by Dan Goodwill

    E-commerce purchases make up 5 percent of Sales in the United States and about 3.4 percent in Canada.  These relatively small percentages may cause retailers and trucking companies to downplay the role that e-commerce is having and will have on

  • Lee Palmer
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    Life is a game of inches

    June 9, 2014 by Lee Palmer

    I recently watched an old Pacino movie “Any Given Sunday”. Somewhere in the body of the film, there’s a motivational speech about how the game (in this case football) is won an inch at a time. It really stuck with