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  • James Menzies
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    A bright idea, too long coming

    April 24, 2018 10:48AM by James Menzies

    Ghost vehicles must disappear from our roads

  • Isabelle Hétu
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    Recruiting and retention in the era of new technologies

    April 24, 2018 10:19AM by Isabelle Hétu

    According to the mainstream narrative, automation may be the answer to everything from the driver shortage to how we’ll attract younger people into an industry with an aging workforce. From Elon Musk predicting that semi-autonomous vehicles will roam the streets

  • Andrea Morley
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    What to eat at a truck stop

    April 18, 2018 3:56PM by Andrea Morley

    When broken down, there’s two sides to getting healthy: knowing what to do, and actually following through with it. I work with drivers all the time who tell me they’re ready to get healthy, they just don’t know what they

  • Angela Splinter
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    Showcasing all that is trucking

    April 16, 2018 11:21AM by Angela Splinter

    If you’re recruiting at Truck World, go in with a message and a plan

  • Andrea Morley
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    Why should a driver care about his or her health?

    April 6, 2018 2:24PM by Andrea Morley

    Thanks for stopping by to check out my first blog post! You may recognize me from previous posts and articles by Truck News about the Healthy Fleet Challenges. From my bio you’ll see that I’m a nutritionist and health coach

  • Ray Haight
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    How to build an effective driver recruiter strategy

    April 2, 2018 7:58AM by Ray Haight

    Found this in Wikipedia; Strong culture is said to exist where staff respond to stimulus because of their alignment to organizational values. In such environments, strong cultures help firms operate like well-oiled machines, engaging in outstanding execution with only minor adjustments to

  • Harry Rudolfs
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    Snow, snowmobiles and traffic stops: Riding-along with Halton’s finest

    March 29, 2018 8:15AM by Harry Rudolfs

    I live in the small town of Acton where not too much happens. About 10,000 people, very low crime rate, pretty well a homogeneous, white toast, working class community with not too much economic stratification. This adventure occurred in February,

  • Derek Clouthier
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    Spring into action and get your body moving

    March 22, 2018 2:10AM by Derek Clouthier

    Spring is in the air! Well, hopefully it is by the time you read this column. And with warmer weather and longer, sunny days comes the urge to get outside and be more active, and I want to encourage drivers

  • James Menzies
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    Welcome to the Spring Olympics

    March 20, 2018 8:38AM by James Menzies

    The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have concluded, with a record medal count for Canada. But no sooner have those successful Games concluded than the Spring Olympics have come to southern Ontario. Haven’t heard of them? They feature the

  • Harry Rudolfs
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    The one truck parking survey you should fill out

    March 8, 2018 2:04PM by Harry Rudolfs

    The MTO wants your feedback on truck stop and rest area parking. This is important. We all know there is a dearth of truck parking spots available on the 400 series highways in southern Ontario, but the ministry wants to

  • Warren Sarafinchan
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    The importance of satisfaction in negotiations

    March 6, 2018 7:43AM by Warren Sarafinchan

    I was on a flight this past week to see a client in Ohio and was thinking about the importance of leaving the other party in a negotiation satisfied with the deal that they have done with you. Consider a

  • Warren Sarafinchan
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    Should you feel comfortable in a negotiation?

    February 26, 2018 2:37PM by Warren Sarafinchan

    Generally, we all like to find ourselves in comfortable situations where we have a good read on the environment, the people we are doing business with and the methods in which we operate. Negotiations are no different. This is typically

  • Angela Splinter
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    Diversity is a competitive advantage

    February 22, 2018 1:32PM by Angela Splinter

    Attracting, developing, and retaining talent is a competitive advantage in the trucking industry. Successful fleets know that a capable and content workforce improves productivity, client relations, and more. As the talent pool in Canada becomes increasingly diverse, HR strategies need

  • Derek Clouthier
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    Are there warning signs on the horizon that autonomous is coming?

    February 22, 2018 11:35AM by Derek Clouthier

    They said autonomous trucks were years away from replacing drivers, but a pair of developments this past month I’m sure put the fear in some naysayers. Pretty much everyone I talk to in the industry is adamant that drivers will

  • James Menzies
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    Connected vehicles and the potential of blockchain

    February 21, 2018 8:51AM by James Menzies

    If you think the transportation industry is connected today, just wait. We’re only beginning to scratch the surface of what connectivity can do for our industry, and the arrival of blockchain will take it to a whole new level. But