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The Driver's Seat takes online video to the next level, with a series of information videos that's both educational and entertaining.

Coupling/Uncoupling


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Series host - and proud novice - Adam Ledlow learns the fine art of coupling a tractor and trailer from KRTS master driver trainer Randy Burry in this step-by-step video. Adam is then given instruction on uncoupling a tractor and trailer.



CSA 2010


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Are you prepared for the coming of the new Comprehensive Safety Analysis rating system? Jett Express's Jeff Davis addresses all you need to know about CSA 2010 in this comprehensive and informative live presentation.



Pre-Trip Inspection: under the hood

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Are you (and your rig) ready to hit the road? KRTS driver trainer Evan Jones gives series host Adam Ledlow a rundown on what to check under the hood before getting behind the wheel.



Pre-Trip Inspection: exterior of the truck

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KRTS master driver trainer Randy Burry teaches series host Adam Ledlow the step-by-step process of an exterior pre-trip inspection.




Pre-Trip Inspection: in the cab

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Get ready for the final frontier of the pre-trip process as KRTS's Randy Burry explains the steps of an in-cab inspection to series host Adam Ledlow.



Transportation Webinars

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Discover how other trucking firms are surviving the current economic crisis. If you are looking for some proven survival tactics and growth strategies from industry leaders and experts, check out the video-taped sessions below.

The Packaging Revolution:


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Jack Ampuja, president of Supply Chain Optimizers, explains the smart way to take out significant costs in transportation without having to touch rates



What Do Shippers Think:


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Editorial director Lou Smyrlis speaks to supply chain managers representing some of Canada's largest shippers about freight volumes, capacity, rates and much more. Hear what Mark Gallant, director Canadian transportation, Home Depot of Canada; Mike Owens, vice president physical logistics, Nestle Canada; and Ginnie Venslovaitis, former manager transportation services, Unilever Canada and Unilever Food Solutions, have to say.



Carrier Concerns:


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The recession is over but the recovery is anything but a piece of cake. Find out what leading motor carrier executives are optimistic about and what is still keeping them awake at night. Join editorial director Lou Smyrlis in a frank discussion with industry leaders Peter Di Tecco, president, Armbro Transport; Doug Munro, president, Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Limited; and Dan Einwechter, president, Challenger Motor Freight



Give your Eyeteeth to Solve IT Dilemmas?


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Consider a common sense approach to outsourcing. Gagan Goraya, COO at Biz IT Solutions, outlines the three areas where outsourcing IT services can offer a potential benefit to your business -- cost reduction, improved efficiency, and leveling the playing field.



You Survived 2009. Now What?


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Elian Terner, director, investment banking, Scotia Capital, walks you through rebuilding the value of your trucking business.



Considering Investing in Transportation Management Software?


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Be sure to listen to the results of a survey of TMS systems. What Jim Papineau, director, Supply Chain Systems & Automation, Dan Goodwill & Associates Inc., has to say will help you make a better purchase.



Is the recovery for real?


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Carlos Gomes, senior economist, Scotiabank. Is the recovery for real? What are the major factors that will affect the freight environment this year and next? Scotiabank's senior economist provides the inside scoop.



How to Reignite your Fleet's Sales Engine


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Dan Goodwill, president, Dan Goodwill & Associates. It's time to switch from survival mode to growth mode. Are you ready? Dan Goowill walks you through how to reignite your fleet's sales engine.



How to Create an Accurate Freight Costing Model


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Kenneth Manning, president, Tranportation Costing Group. Just because the economy is growing again doesn't mean you don't need to keep a close eye on costs. Kenneth Manning outlines how to create an accurate freight costing model.



Real Estate Strategies


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Mark Cascagnette, vice president, Industrial Global Supply Chain Solutions, Cushman & Wakefield. Thinking strategically about real estate is key to a strong bottom line. Mark Cascagnette uses his many years of experience to walk you through real estate strategies that will pay dividends for your fleet operations.



Surviving the Downturn, Carrier Panel


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This session covers the following topics:

  • State of the Canadian Trucking Industry
  • Survival Strategies
  • Future of the Trucking Industry
  • Driver and truck capacity
  • Domestic and cross-border freight traffic
  • Freight rates

Session Leader: by Lou Smyrlis, Editorial Director, Transportation Media

Panelists: Doug Munro, CEO Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Limited; Serge Gagnon, President, XTL Group of Companies; Julie Tanguay, Executive Vice President of Sales, MacKinnon Transport

Sponsored by Dan Goodwill & Associates and Motortruck Fleet Executive Magazine, April 2009


Carrier Panel


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Some of the transportation industry's leading executives discuss current survival strategies, capacity and freight rate projections and the impact on shipper-carrier relations.

Session Leader: by Lou Smyrlis, Editorial Director, Canadian Transportation & Logistics magazine

Panelists: Dan Einwechter, CEO, Challenger Motor Freight; Paul Waite, VP, Intermodal, CN Rail; Doug Harrison, President, Calyx Transportation Group; Joe Guimond, vice president, Purolator Freight

Sponsored by Dan Goodwill & Associates and Motortruck Fleet Executive Magazine, June 2009


Building a Solid Business Plan to Lead your Trucking Company through Tough Times

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This session covers the following topics:

  • Effective crisis management
  • Building an effective business plan
  • Understanding customers’ changing needs
  • Firing up sales
  • Building and leveraging core competence
  • Cost-effective growth strategies
  • Employee retention and downsizing strategie

Speaker: Dan Goodwill, President, Dan Goodwill & Associates Inc.

Sponsored by Dan Goodwill & Associates and Canadian Transportation & Logistics Magazine, April 2009


Creating a Successful Freight Brokerage Operation

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This session covers the following topics:

  • Migrating business to a brokerage division
  • Building the team
  • Creating a carrier network
  • Pricing for profit
  • Working with freight brokers

Speaker: Ibe Khoury, General Manager, MBX Logistics

Sponsored by Dan Goodwill & Associates and Canadian Transportation & Logistics Magazine, April 2009



Streamlining Business Processes to Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiencies

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This session covers the following topics:

  • Documenting business processes
  • Identifying duplication and waste
  • Improving efficiencies
  • Making effective use of technology
  • Cost savings
  • Business wwwelopment

Speakers: Jim Papineau, Director, Supply Chain Systems & Automation, Dan Goodwill & Associates Inc.

Sponsored by Dan Goodwill & Associates and Canadian Transportation & Logistics Magazine, April 2009


Buying and Selling Trucking Companies

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This session covers the following topics:

  • How long can you survive?
  • Determining the value of your business
  • Succession planning
  • How to sell?
  • How to buy?

Speaker: Mike McKenna, Associate Director, Diversified Industry Group, Investment Banking, Scotia Capital

Sponsored by Dan Goodwill & Associates and Canadian Transportation & Logistics Magazine, April 2009