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    The reality of building a brand

    April 4, 2017 11:49AM by Rebecka Freels

    When business leaders talk about rebranding, they often think a makeover will fix whatever ails their operation. But charismatic and iconic brands are meticulously crafted from self-knowledge. But let’s start with what a brand really is. A brand is whatever

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    ELDs on a smartphone: smart or not?

    April 4, 2017 11:40AM by Sandy Johnson

    With a smartphone, you don’t have to wonder about anything anymore. All the answers are at your fingertips. How tall was John Wayne? 6 foot 3. Who won the 1942 World Series? The St. Louis Cardinals. No discussion, no arguments,

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    Life can throw some curveballs

    March 14, 2017 4:56PM by Derek Clouthier

    At age 24, taking over his father’s business was an unexpected challenge

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    Freightliner aims to ease upfit process for its customers

    March 14, 2017 4:51PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Freightliner was showing off its 114SD, equipped with a 38-meter concrete Z-boom, at World of Concrete 2017 (WoC); a truck that highlights what the company can do to tailor its vehicles and make the upfit process hassle-free

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    Beep-beep! The fine print and ELDs

    March 13, 2017 4:40PM by Sandy Johnson

    Before Netflix and a thousand cable channels existed, there wasn’t a kid on the street whenever The Bugs Bunny Show came on TV. Who doesn’t remember poor old Wile E. Coyote thinking he had a great idea with his newest

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    Leveling the playing field

    March 13, 2017 4:36PM by Derek Clouthier

    Truck Loggers Association optimistic government review will reveal forestry industry’s problems

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    New home on the way

    March 9, 2017 4:31PM by Derek Clouthier

    AMTA to open new office with test track at Edmonton airport

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    A truck driver’s best friend?

    March 9, 2017 4:18PM by Derek Clouthier

    Woman fired for bringing her service dog along for the ride

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    Easy as pie

    March 9, 2017 4:08PM by Sonia Straface

    Western Star ‘transformer’ so simple to operate even this editor could perform under pressure

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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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    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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    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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    Reporting on the rise

    January 23, 2017 2:38PM by Derek Clothier

    After a year in Western Canada, IBC’s cargo theft reporting program viewed favorably

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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