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    Building on its momentum

    January 20, 2017 3:19PM by Derek Clouthier

    AMTA enters 2017 with a rebranded logo, image and identity

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    Drivers weigh in on what makes the career attractive

    January 20, 2017 10:58AM by James Menzies

    Don’t be condescending when marketing to women, one panelists warns

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    Ports America to operate new Nova Scotia mega-terminal

    January 20, 2017 10:53AM by Sonia Straface

    SYDNEY, N.S. —  In mid-December, Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP) announced they had reached an agreement to work together to promote, develop and manage Novaporte – a planned mega-terminal – in the Port of Sydney. The project,

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    The win-win PORTal

    January 20, 2017 10:44AM by By Carroll McCormick

    A new trucker app is improving fluidity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the Port of Montreal

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    Warm hearts persist during frigid 18 Wheels of Christmas campaign

    January 12, 2017 9:58AM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – Rolling across Western Canada again this year, 18 Wheels of Christmas has been collecting donations to help those in need this holiday season. What started in 2002 as an effort to bring together those in trucking industry,

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    Historic Cochrane building was home to trucking company

    January 12, 2017 9:40AM by Derek Clouthier

    COCHRANE, Alta. – Nestled on the grounds of Cochrane, Alta.’s Historic Ranche site, the Westerson Cabin looks like any other wooden structure you would find in Canada’s west. But few would realize that the tiny log cabin, which was built

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    It’s now or never

    January 9, 2017 9:34AM by Sandy Johnson

    To me, Memphis conjures up images of blues bars and Elvis. But the city’s role as a freight hub makes it a big draw for some of the brightest minds in transportation. Not long ago, I was in town for

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    Looking forward to 2017

    January 9, 2017 9:23AM by Derek Clouthier

    Trucking industry remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ about coming year

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    Hey, Alberta: What are you waiting for?

    January 9, 2017 9:16AM by Derek Clouthier

    Pilot project underway, but use of super singles remains limited

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    CCC gets the job done with flying colors

    January 4, 2017 3:53PM by Sonia Straface

    For Canada Colors and Chemicals (CCC), getting the job done and on time is second nature. And it’s not hard to see how when you consider its 99.5% on-time delivery rate, which it is proud to share. CCC began almost

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    Truckers without borders: Part 3

    January 4, 2017 3:42PM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Bud asks Mark to start taking loads for a new company. At first Mark isn’t interested, but Bud convinces him it would be good for Bud’s other drivers, many of whom are looking for regular, steady

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    Cut the weight, move more freight

    January 4, 2017 3:32PM by Derek Clouthier

    You may not be able to bring your semi-truck to the gym or a Zumba class to help it shed those extra pounds, but there are ways fleets can tip the scales in their favor and get their trucks to

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    Newfoundland auditor general says truckers evading inspections

    January 4, 2017 3:29PM by Sonia Straface

    ST. JOHN’S, Nfld. — After reviewing how Newfoundland and Labrador enforces its commercial trucking laws, auditor general Terry Paddon revealed in his 2016 report that he believes there are a number of problems in the industry, especially with the way trucks

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    Electronic logs will raise professionalism, rates

    December 30, 2016 3:27PM by Mark Lee

    I’m going back in time this new year. I finished my last ever log book at the end of December and now a little box of electronic magic will be drawing my lines for me, much the same as the

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    Making the most out of weight loss challenges

    December 30, 2016 3:24PM by Al Goodhall

    The formula for staying healthy on the road is a simple one. Eat less and exercise more. I was reminded of this when I crossed paths with Glen – a driver I had worked with at J&R Hall in the