BELLEVILLE, Ont. -- On a mild mid-April day, owner/operator Mike Dingler is shooting the breeze with fellow drivers, while waiting for his paperwork before setting out on an afternoon run. Paperwork in hand, he says his farewells and then...
May 28, 2012
Having completed its fourth year, the Best Fleets to Drive For competition has already become one of the most sought after awards a North American trucking company can win.
Apr 24, 2012
SASKATOON, Sask. -- They’ve been in business barely a year-and-a-half, yet Saskatoon’s TimeLine Logistic is already making a name for itself.
Apr 17, 2012
TORONTO, Ont. -- Load securement rules for flatdeck haulers are a constant concern; the rules are often in a state of flux and enforcement’s interpretation of the rules is not always consistent.
Mar 19, 2012
TORONTO, Ont. -- In many jurisdictions across Canada, workers’ compensation premiums have continued to climb in recent years even as trucking’s on-road safety record has improved. The rise in premiums – sometimes in the double...
Feb 27, 2012
Building understanding into how one "ticks" is key to leadership development at Versacold-a Canada-based global 3PL specializing in cold storage and distribution.
Feb 3, 2012
In a study conducted by a major component manufacturer, improper lubrication accounts for 53% of all bearing failures, a major cause of equipment downtime and significant maintenance costs. The majority of failures are caused by: contamination...
Jan 10, 2012
The legislative efforts on both sides of the border to control tailpipe emissions on heavy duty vehicles is something all maintenance managers have had to become familiar with over the past few years. Given the impact of such legislation,...
Jan 4, 2012
A new venture in B.C. claims to offer truckers a way to enhance their bottom lines, saving them money via reduced diesel fuel purchases while putting cash in their pockets by selling carbon offsets.
Dec 5, 2011
LANSING, Mich. -- Moving day, which happens for more than four million Canadians each year, is said to be one of the most stressful days in a person's life.
Nov 30, 2011