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  • Roger McKnight
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    Crude oil transportation shouldn’t be a problem, right? Wrong!

    July 22, 2015 1:27PM by Roger McKnight

    When is a pipeline not a pipeline? When it’s better to move it by truck, that’s when! But isn’t this counter-intuitive, which is a chin scratching term for “are you crazy?!” Surely it’s more cost effective to move crude oil

  • Kevin Snobel
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    To Be or NOT TO BE ???

    July 17, 2015 3:57PM by Kevin Snobel

    I read the article in Road Today by Bruce Outridge, and I was intrigued. It struck similar chords with me. I also left my job 4 years ago. I had no job to go to, luckily a wife that works

  • James Menzies
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    We have $6,000 to give away to a deserving Canadian owner/operator

    July 15, 2015 10:22AM by James Menzies

    I’m often asked, as editor of Truck News, what is my favourite part of my job? Is it getting the opportunity to travel and to visit sometimes-glamorous locations for glitzy product launches? Is it driving the newest trucks before they

  • Carolina Billings
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    So you have a great business idea…now what ?

    July 13, 2015 5:13PM by Carolina Billings

    Do you know how many times in my life I wished I owned my own business? I would often look at entrepreneurs in awe. How do they know what to sell? I was and still am in awe of entrepreneurs

  • Ray Haight
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    Ode to the Safety Managers

    July 8, 2015 3:13PM by Ray Haight

    Hello folks hope all is well, I am laying the framework and a set of rules for all the safety personnel that this industry depends on so heavily. My friend and colleague Mr. Jim O’Neil, President of O&S Trucking, put it as

  • Harry Rudolfs
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    When is it OK to be a little bit racist?

    July 7, 2015 5:24PM by Harry Rudolfs

    I’m wondering about the young man who gunned down all those Black folks in the church in South Carolina. Nobody’s mentioned much about this kid’s background. Were his murderous actions the result of a racist upbringing by family members or

  • Mike McCarron
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    Every conversation, LinkedIn post, or sales call should enhance your brand. Don’t take one moment off.

    July 5, 2015 7:27PM by Mike McCarron

    Attending the Masters is on the bucket list of every serious sports fan. Even if golf isn’t your thing, you’ve no doubt heard that Augusta National is one those places that will leave you breathless. Personally, I’ve always been skeptical

  • Mike McCarron
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    Content marketing strategies that build an audience

    July 5, 2015 7:24PM by Mike McCarron

    Now that you’ve cleaned up your online profile and taken ownership of your personal brand, it’s time to make some noise in a very noisy world. Perhaps more than what you’re selling, educated buyers want help and expertise. Having something compelling

  • Mike McCarron
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    If you lost your job today would you hire yourself based on your Google search results?

    July 5, 2015 7:20PM by Mike McCarron

    Carrying the gold medals onto the ice during the final game of the recent World Junior Hockey Champion­ship was one of the greatest experiences of my life. It was also the scariest! As I stepped onto the ice looking like

  • Carolina Billings
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    “I am a person not a brand”

    June 9, 2015 11:36AM by Carolina Billings

    The phrase “personal branding” on my previous blog elicited quite a bit of feedback – both positive and negative. Most of it personal and emotional, which as a writer is great to see as it opens up dialog and debate.

  • Carolina Billings
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    What is your “Brand” worth ?

    June 4, 2015 1:50PM by Carolina Billings

    Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you have probably missed the latest buzz word which would be “Branding”. I was at a seminar recently where HR professionals were encouraged to “Brand” themselves as “Partners”. Organizations develop brands and

  • Kevin Snobel
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    Correct PRE TRIP

    June 3, 2015 6:44PM by Kevin Snobel

    By now we have all heard about the new SCHEDULE 1 (NSC13) and the mess, with OVER ZEALOUS INSPECTORS, IN ONTARIO TICKETING. HEY MR. MTO INSPECTOR TALK TO THE TOP THEY SAY IT IS A 1 YEAR EDUCATION PERIOD ending

  • Earl Galavan
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    Safety! Safety? Safety.

    May 13, 2015 7:40PM by Earl Galavan

    Safety has become a really overused word. It is used, abused, and applied to all manner of things, but in our workplace I wonder if we really understand what we mean by safety. When you ask for safety in your

  • Kevin Snobel
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    CVSA 2015

    May 13, 2015 4:39PM by Kevin Snobel

    That is correct people CVSA is only a couple of weeks away. In order to be prepared for the BLITZ ON CARGO SECUREMENT. remember that means they will be paying special attention to FLATBEDS, ROLL TOPS, SIDEROLLUPS, ANY AND EVERY

  • Ray Haight
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    Is the grass really greener?

    May 13, 2015 3:20PM by Ray Haight

    Now that spring is here I like many of you are looking forward to the warm weather and the turning of things from grey to green. It is also a time when many of us get a little itchy to