Risk transfer is an accepted financing technique usually associated with purchasing insurance to transfer the risk to an insurance company.
Oct 10, 2013
Mark Dalton rides again in “On Ice”, the third and final full-length novel which is now available free from Natural Resources Canada's FleetSmart program Mark Dalton is the trucker-private detective character created by author...
Oct 1, 2013
At its most basic level, a work truck is a piece of equipment that helps your employees do their jobs. Since well-designed equipment enhances productivity, your objective when designing a work truck is to optimize the vehicle to achieve the...
Sep 17, 2013
Ronald Reagan left a legacy of at least three things: deregulation, the war on drugs, and public access to GPS satellites. The jury is still out on the wisdom of the first two initiatives, but overall GPS has been a boon to humanity, and...
Sep 1, 2013
An interesting debate is percolating about the viability of driver-owned smartphones and tablets to serve as on-board computers, performing critical functions such as dispatch and the electronic logging of hours-of-service.
Sep 1, 2013
TORONTO, Ont. -- A 40-year safe trucking career, and we almost ruined it. When Truck News called Than Vermilyea of Belleville, Ont. to inform him he was selected as our 2013 Owner/Operator of the Year, we didn’t yet know he was an...
Sep 1, 2013
When it comes to shunt trucks, you don’t often get splashy new truck launches, complete with elaborate Formula 1-style curtain raisings. What you do get is continuous improvement of existing models.
Aug 1, 2013
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Siphiwe Baleka was a world-class athlete before deciding to embark on a career as a professional driver with Prime Inc.
Jun 17, 2013
My trucking job mostly involves night driving between Toronto and Montreal, in all weather conditions. So I’m keenly aware of the importance of a good headlight system. And commercial drivers obsess about lights all the time – just...
May 21, 2013
The driver shortage is real, it’s already here, and – despite certain opinion that razor-tight capacity is good for the long-term prospects of trucking – a capacity crunch costs carriers and will reign in their ability to grow...
May 6, 2013