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  • Kevin Snobel
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    Emergency???!!

    November 20, 2014 7:43PM by Kevin Snobel

    So Poor Buffalo received over 6 feet of snow yesterday and are receiving more today. I have been speaking with a lot of drivers that were stranded in the mess. Here is my little take on the EMERGENCY. 1) I

  • Tibor Shanto
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    What’s Your Recovery Period?

    November 16, 2014 6:26PM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  No one likes rejection, and I would argue few professions have to put up with as much rejection as sales people do. We face rejection throughout the sale, from the time we try to prospect and engage with

  • Lee Palmer
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    I love fresh thinking

    November 13, 2014 1:01PM by Lee Palmer

    We’ve been doing a little reorganizing at our office and made space for a treat table of sorts. Often people bring in donuts or muffins and now we have a designated place to share these snacks, healthy and not so

  • Tibor Shanto
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    The Best Day To Prospect Is Not Someday!

    November 11, 2014 8:02PM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  I was talking to a rep the other day, he was telling me about his approach to structuring his week to help him succeed. He set certain activities to specific days, and filled in the rest of the

  • Roger McKnight
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    What “direction” are crude, diesel and gasoline prices going?

    November 11, 2014 3:55PM by Roger McKnight

    I may have overstepped the mark last week when I dropped the Goldman Sachs crystal ball, which exploded and broke into pieces on all of their corporate toes – call it oil’s form of road rage. We have all experienced

  • Lee Palmer
    Blog

    A Good Start to the Day

    November 10, 2014 4:43PM by Lee Palmer

    On my way in to work each morning, I typically start my day with a drive thru coffee at Tim Hortons. I have 2 potential spots on my drive from the Kipling Queensway area in Toronto to the airport area.

  • Ray Haight
    Blog

    Making Progress

    November 10, 2014 11:28AM by Ray Haight

    As some of you may recall I have been working with a fifty-driver carrier who contacted me for some consulting services for their growing company. I have called this company Freight Haulers Express (FHE) for the purposes of their anonymity

  • Carolina Billings
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    I know why the caged tiger paces

    November 7, 2014 9:41AM by Carolina Billings

    I meet several people in my every day journey with different personalities and different competencies. We all know them, we are all one of them – we all play a role in the production that is life. There is an

  • Mike McCarron
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    The Bottom Line: Spam is dead. Long live spam.

    November 6, 2014 8:00AM by Mike McCarron

    Canadian Anti-Spam Law lightens inbox

  • Doug Marcello
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    Punitive Damages in Corporate Liability Claims

    November 2, 2014 6:48PM by Doug Marcello

    Punitive damages are often asserted in transportation lawsuits based upon the claims we discussed last week—hiring, training, supervision, entrustment and retention. Claims for punitive damages require more than mere “negligence” and are brought for various reasons. While “punitive damages” is

  • Tibor Shanto
    Blog

    3 Signs Of Bad Phone Breath

    November 2, 2014 6:19PM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  No one likes cold calling, well most don’t, so you can stop writing that e-mail telling me that you’re the exception that proves the rule. I don’t like it, I know it is god’s punishment to sales people,

  • Dan Goodwill
    Blog

    Some Takeaways from the 2014 Surface Transportation Summit – Economic and Trucking Trends

    October 30, 2014 2:43PM by Dan Goodwill

    A sold out crowd attended the 2014 Surface Transportation Summit at the Mississauga Convention Centre on October 15. This year’s conference had 30 speakers and panelists and two networking tracks. While I was not able to attend all of the

  • Doug Marcello
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    TRUCKING DEFENSE BEGINS WITH HIRING

    October 26, 2014 4:36PM by Doug Marcello

    Your defense of an accident suit starts with hiring. Those who see our industry as a “profit center” for litigation are looking beyond the facts of the accident itself and focusing on the hiring, training, and supervision of the driver.

  • Tibor Shanto
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    Don’t Wait To Ask For Referrals

    October 26, 2014 2:47PM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  I continue to be amazed that despite all that is written about the importance and success of referrals, how few sales people actually leverage this proven and effective method of sourcing new sales opportunities. Whenever I ask a

  • Kevin Snobel
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    This week

    October 20, 2014 3:21PM by Kevin Snobel

    This week is COMMERCIAL  DRIVER WEEK CVSA crackdown. For those of you that do not follow the law . No excuses! Those of you that DO, you have nothing to worry about.   With the advent of the computer, smartphones, WIFI, Email,