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  • United we learn

    April 17, 2017 8:29AM by Angela Splinter

    The last thing any company wants, or can afford, is a PR nightmare. Just ask United Airlines. You’ve no doubt seen video of the United passenger being dragged up the aisle by police after he was randomly selected to give

  • Reserve your seat now for first ever Western Women with Drive

    April 10, 2017 10:56AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Time to register for the first Western Women with Drive Leadership Summit is running out, as the inaugural event is set to take place May 10 in Calgary, Alta. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA), along with

  • Why mentorship matters

    April 4, 2017 8:35AM by Angela Splinter

    The concept of mentorship is not new. It is how age-old artisanal crafts and skills have been passed on through generations; it is the heart of the apprenticeship learning model; and it is cited most often by successful people as

  • Traditional methods of attracting drivers won’t work

    March 30, 2017 3:05PM by Al Goodhall

    Carriers are in a pickle when it comes to dealing with the shortage of qualified drivers. Simply put, it’s a job that fewer people are interested in taking up. It’s not seen as a viable career choice due to the

  • Driver turnover plummets in US

    March 29, 2017 10:07AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Driver turnover at large US truckload fleets slipped 10% in the fourth quarter, reaching 71%, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That’s the lowest point turnover has hit in six years. Smaller fleets saw driver turnover

  • Glasvan brings on Bobby Bates

    March 29, 2017 8:40AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Glasvan Great Dane has tapped Bobby Bates as its new equipment account manager. He’ll be charged with selling and leasing all new and used product lines, including Great Dane, Landoll, Chaparral by Doonan, Etnyre, Autocar and Doonan

  • Purolator reaches tentative deal with Teamsters

    March 29, 2017 7:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Purolator and its Teamster local unions have reached a tentative agreement, avoiding a strike that was set to take effect today. The tentative deal must still be ratified by members. Purolator’s final offer was initially rejected by

  • Learning from ladies around the world

    March 28, 2017 2:18PM by Sonia Straface

    Truck drivers, executives from around the globe talk equality at Women with Drive Summit

  • Attracting youth to the industry

    March 28, 2017 2:11PM by Mike Millian

    I joined this industry in 1990 at the age of 18 and even then, I was an abnormality. Most drivers were nearing or above the age of 40, and attracting youth to the industry was a challenge. What has changed

  • Bison named best large fleet to drive for

    March 28, 2017 11:37AM by Sonia Straface

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For the second consecutive year, Winnipeg’s Bison Transport was named the winner of best overall fleet in the large carrier category in the 2017 Best Fleets to Drive For program. The program, now in its ninth year,

  • Braswell in, Kirk out as TMC executive director

    March 28, 2017 11:18AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named longtime Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) technical director Robert Braswell its new acting executive director. He replaces Carl Kirk, who has left the organization. “TMC is a vitally important part

  • Eaton names new boss of vehicle group

    March 28, 2017 10:13AM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Ireland – Eaton has named Joao V. Faria president of its vehicle group, effective May 1. He takes over from Kenneth F. Davis, who will retire Aug. 1. Faria will be responsible for the company’s overall vehicle business, which

  • Purolator to suspend shipments as strike looms

    March 28, 2017 7:08AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A strike by Purolator drivers appears imminent, after the Teamsters rejected the company’s latest offer. Purolator says it’s looking forward to resuming collective bargaining, after 56% of Teamsters members rejected its latest offer. The union has issued

  • Product Human Resources

    TMW integrates TruckRight recruitment tool

    March 27, 2017 8:18AM by Truck News

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – TMW Systems has integrated TruckRight’s driver recruitment tool into its TMW.Suite platform, the company announced. Through the integration, driver data created or modified within the TruckRight portal is automatically pushed to a driver profile within the TMW.Suite

  • Three ways to get more millennials working for you

    March 22, 2017 1:33PM by Sonia Straface

    Career and guidance counsellors say to ditch the brochures if you want to hire more millennials