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  • 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

  • Roger McKnight
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    The Cap and Trade program is just another cash grab

    May 11, 2015 10:50AM by Roger McKnight

    What’s in a name? Sometimes a lot more than we know! And as any regular Energy Report reader will know, I love to create new words. Take tacifier for instance – I didn’t create this one, but there’s a lot

  • Harry Rudolfs
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    How much should truckers make? Is it enough? How much is too much?

    April 9, 2015 5:09PM by Harry Rudolfs

    A recent posting of the Sunshine List of Ontario employees that showed over half of Toronto police employees making more than $100,000 per year in 2014 has  raised some eyebrows. One constable raked in more than $244,000. The thing is

  • Roger McKnight
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    Crude and gasoline prices about to go for a serious nosedive

    April 8, 2015 11:33AM by Roger McKnight

    Late yesterday afternoon the American Petroleum Institute (API) released their U.S. inventory viewpoint saying that national U.S. crude levels increased by 12.0 million bbls for the week ending April 3. The API is not considered the gold standard of accuracy

  • Roger McKnight
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    The financials of opting for rail to move Alberta crude to tidewater markets

    April 6, 2015 10:06AM by Roger McKnight

    It happened again – Every February ends up being the shortest month of the year that seems to take two months to end! So I cashed in all of my Frequent Snow Shoveler points and bought a book called The

  • Jimmy Sandhu
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    Work safely near forklifts

    March 30, 2015 7:19PM by Jimmy Sandhu

    A 36-year-old man died of his injuries after being hit by a forklift in Delta, BC on January 20, 2015. “Emergency responders were not able to help the man, who reportedly died at the scene,” reads this recent story from

  • Ray Haight
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    Don’t confuse working in your business with working on your business?

    March 30, 2015 8:10AM by Ray Haight

    I know from personal experience and talking to many business owners in trucking that they work very hard within their businesses and they find it hard to find enough time to work on their businesses. It is very easy to

  • Tibor Shanto
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    You Can Play Nice or You Can Play To Win

    March 28, 2015 2:25PM by Tibor Shanto

    By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca  There are times when you hit a wall in a given sale or opportunity, where you have some though choices to make: do you walk away, do you take a different approach with the buyer, or do you

  • Kevin Snobel
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    Fleet Safety Council

    March 20, 2015 2:08PM by Kevin Snobel

    Those of you who are not members of the FLEET SAFETY COUNCIL (YOUR CLOSEST CHAPTER) I for one think you are missing out on a fantastic, informative and cheap forum. We in the Toronto/Mississauga Chapter have guest speakers every month.

  • Roger McKnight
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    The veto of Keystone XL Pipeline is short sighted and egocentric and a perfect example of someone who can, and has, excelled in rhetoric but failed in reality

    March 12, 2015 11:42AM by Roger McKnight

    One of the more memorable lines in TV commercial antiquity comes when the question is posed to an actor depicting an aging life insurance applicant why a certain insurance company’s offer was chosen over all others; the answer given was,