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  • Tibor Shanto
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    2 Reason To Always Leave Voice Mail

    February 26, 2015 9:55AM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  Given that we are sitting in sub-zero temps in the north east, -25 C in Toronto, any call you’re going to make today is going to be a cold call. But if you’re a complete B2B sales professional,

  • Kevin Snobel
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    How To Be A Better Shipper

    February 25, 2015 6:56PM by Kevin Snobel

    This is a REPRINT of an article I had printed in INBOUND LOGISTICS about 7 years ago.   When employing a carrier to move loads, shippers often do not realize how big a part they actually play in the delivery

  • Kevin Snobel
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    MTO AUDITS

    February 25, 2015 6:54PM by Kevin Snobel

     When is an audit performed How to Prepare for a Facility Audit The facility audit is one of many methods that enable jurisdictions to monitor a commercial vehicle operator’s compliance with requirements for record keeping, driver control and vehicle maintenance,

  • Lee Palmer
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    Things have changed

    February 24, 2015 4:59PM by Lee Palmer

    Things have changed…again! From our perspective, your online marketing is a detail you need to look at more seriously due to the ease, popularity and importance of the various digital media available. Aligning your online message with the reality of

  • Harry Rudolfs
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    More on “Uber” for trucks, and Phil Cahley gazes into the (near) future

    February 19, 2015 8:30PM by Harry Rudolfs

    While Uber and its competitors are battling the taxi industry world-wide, I’m wondering how technology like this will impact the trucking industry in the very near future. As I’ve been researching, Uber-like platforms are already playing in this pool south

  • Roger McKnight
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    How low will prices go? North American crude production is being maintained but tanks are filling up rapidly

    February 19, 2015 10:24AM by Roger McKnight

    I am only too pleased to vocalize, and even writerize, on the foggy Bermuda Triangle of day-to-day language and how it may or may not apply to the mystifying scrambled egg logic of today’s ship-without-a-rudder energy industry. Let’s start with

  • Tibor Shanto
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    Why Are You Still Doing Pipeline Reviews?

    February 15, 2015 12:31PM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  Why? While this long entrenched ritual has some utility, it more often than not ends up being a painful and torturous waste of time. Reps are rarely truly prepared and while this is not excusable, it is usually

  • Roger McKnight
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    The drop off in rig counts is the litmus test for the health of North American crude production

    February 6, 2015 11:01AM by Roger McKnight

    If one train is travelling at 80 mph from one direction, and another is traveling at 100 mph from a different direction, which one gets to Albuquerque first? I remember being asked this question in grade school, and at the

  • Carolina Billings
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    What would never failing look like? You may be surprised.

    February 5, 2015 4:25PM by Carolina Billings

    Let’s walk through that scenario shall we. Let’s think of a baseball game where nobody failed at their given task, EVER! The pitcher: would of course pitch the perfect strike The batter: would then manage to hit the perfect pitch

  • Harry Rudolfs
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    Four Strong Winds….or better still oil patch blues

    February 4, 2015 11:33PM by Harry Rudolfs

    How things have changed! I wrote about 10 years ago, and at the time I thought $40 barrel was ridiculous–how would that be possible?  But what’s that biblical reference, turn, turn, turn…the first shall be last and the last shall

  • Roger McKnight
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    Where is the price of crude going? You take my answer to the bank

    January 29, 2015 11:34AM by Roger McKnight

    It’s not what you say, it’s when you don’t say it – A bit long for a bumper sticker but snappier than “conspicuous in absencia,” a phrase I just made up because it sounds thoughtful. Both phrases apply to a situation

  • Tibor Shanto
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    How To Lose A Sale With Your First Response

    January 29, 2015 8:32AM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  When you initially approach an unsuspecting prospect, how you present what you sell will go a long way in determining the outcome.Yet when you ask sales people to tell you what they sell, a large majority and their

  • Mark Borkowski
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    Dollars Blowing in the Wind….

    January 27, 2015 4:05PM by Mark Borkowski

    Dollars Blowing In the Wind The 2013 Global Wind Energy Outlook report states that one third of the world’s electricity can be supplied by wind, meaning that 163 billion tones of CO2 can be saved by 2050. From just 4,800

  • Ray Haight
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    Do it right, the taxman cometh!

    January 27, 2015 1:40PM by Ray Haight

    Business is business and all businesses run on the same principle gross revenue comes in you deduct all the related expenses and what is left is either profit or it’s a problem you need to tackle ASAP. So if you’re

  • Mark Borkowski
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    The Golden Age of Panama.

    January 23, 2015 2:41PM by Mark Borkowski

    The golden age of Panama. When the extraordinary becomes the norm. I had the pleasure of working with two professionals who specialize in counseling corporate clients, private investors, and heads of SMEs in their acquisition or sale of commercial, industrial,