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    Who says romance and a trucking business don’t mix?

    February 14, 2017 3:23PM by Derek Clouthier

    SURREY, B.C. – From a hopeless romantic to a young, savvy businessman, HTL Transport has been in loving hands since its modest beginnings in the basement of the Rai family home. Now a 28-year-old trucking company general manager, Deep Rai

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    Getting its members to buy in

    February 14, 2017 3:02PM by Derek Clouthier

    Canadian Fuels sees benefits for it and its members to be aligned with SmartWay program

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    STA looks to continue its lobbying efforts throughout 2017

    February 14, 2017 2:59PM by Derek Clouthier

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) was pleased with its lobbying efforts in 2016, and believes the progress it has seen as a result will set an optimistic tone for the current year. Advocating for single wide-base tire

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    Tolls: Managing your drop in the bucket

    February 10, 2017 2:19PM by Sandy Johnson

    There’s always too much month left at the end of the money, the saying goes. It’s as true for government as it is for the rest of us, and those with roads and bridges to pay for are turning to

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    Linamar Transportation: Delivering more than just auto parts

    February 10, 2017 2:02PM by Sonia Straface

    Private carrier now offers for-hire services and focuses on attracting and retaining drivers through sound HR strategies

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    TomTom’s newest GPS geared for truckers

    February 7, 2017 1:54PM by Harry Rudolfs

    Dutch navigation provider TomTom has jumped into the North American truck GPS business with its Trucker 600. TomTom is a giant in Europe but this is its first attempt to crack the truck navigation market on this continent. This device

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    Truckers without borders: Part four

    February 7, 2017 1:51PM 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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    Getting your truck winter-ready

    February 7, 2017 1:38PM by Sonia Straface

    Avoid downtime this winter with these simple maintenance tips

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    Remanufactured transmissions bring benefits to fleets

    February 2, 2017 1:34PM by James Menzies

    But ‘rebuilt’ and ‘remanufactured’ are two terms that can’t be used interchangeably

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    It’s a different world for millennials

    February 2, 2017 1:25PM by Al Goodhall

    Looking for happiness today derived from the golden days of the past is a fool’s errand. We do that in our politics, in our personal relationships, and it’s a practice we follow in the trucking industry. Even if we could

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    Appreciating the trucking life in Canada

    February 2, 2017 1:20PM by Mark Lee

    I’m sitting writing this from back in my old 20. The family and I had to come over to the UK to do some family stuff, so here we are. Landing at Heathrow means that our journey begins on the

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    Alberta’s new carbon tax

    January 30, 2017 2:53PM by Derek Clouthier

    AMTA believes the levy will have significant impact on trucking industry

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    Tax checkup: The more things change

    January 30, 2017 12:03PM by Scott Taylor

    Last month, I wrote about the new requirement to report the sale of real estate on your personal income tax return. In the past, you had to report real estate sales other than your principal residence. Starting with your 2016

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    PMTC awards season is now open

    January 30, 2017 11:52AM by Mike Millian

    Now that the calendar has turned to 2017, we are in full planning mode for the 2017 Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s annual conference. The speakers and topics have already been lined up, and this year promises to once

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    An industry divided, even on rates

    January 30, 2017 11:44AM by Bill Cameron

    Last year, I read an article quoting a so-called “transportation expert,” and his reaction to some 2015 transportation mergers. He felt these mergers could only improve freight rates. This helped me remember an alternative definition of “expert” that I heard