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    People (June 01, 2000)

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    McCoy Bros. will lose the last of its founding family members at the end of next month with the retirement of president and chief operating officer Terry McCoy. McCoy has worked since 1966 with the bu…

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    Con-Way Canada Express expands

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Frank Condron

    TORONTO, Ont. – Another big boy just got bigger in the Canadian LTL market.Con-Way Canada Express has announced that it is expanding its operations into five more provinces as part of the company’s ov…

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    Five-year waivers temporarily suspended

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Daniel Joyce

    I was glad to report two months ago that the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) had finally begun to issue five-year waivers, allowing waiver holders to save the time and expense of ann…

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    Axa dumping commercial truck business

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Axa Canada has announced that it will be leave the commercial fleet trucking business, focusing its insurance products on owner/operators with nine trucks or less, or private carriers….

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    MTA awards round-up

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    The following honors were presented at the recently held Manitoba Trucking Association’s annual convention. At the MTA’s annual Safety Luncheon on April 8, Eugene Allard of Canadian Freightways was a…

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    International trade drops

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – International trade dipped in February with both export and import levels dropping.After four consecutive monthly increases, exports decreased by 2.6 per cent to $32.3 billion in Februa…

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    Dead driver made several mistakes

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Raymond Mercuri

    There’s something to be learned from every accident scenario, and the following situation is no different.I was reviewing the death of an Ontario trucker who was killed after he was thrown from his tr…

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    Truck insurers will merge

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Truck insurers Hargraft Wood Fleming and Schofield Insurance Brokers have announced plans to merge into a firm to be known as Hargraft Schofield Inc., in a deal to close June 7.J. Ross…

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    ATA forum to chart future of safety

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    The American Trucking Associations (ATA) will sponsor a one-day conference in late April to help chart the future of the U.S. truck safety rating process.The U.S. Court of Appeals struck down the old …

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    In for ‘Ripair’, Part 4

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Although he has a load of wind machines bound for the Collingwood, Ont. set of the new Shannon Tweed movie, Snowflakes, Mark can’t pick up his load because of an owner/operators strike at the port of …

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    Windsor adds Canpass lanes

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – The federal government has expanded a 19-month-old program that’s meant to help ease traffic congestion at this city’s international border crossings. Two new Canpass lanes have been a…

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    Caccaro named branch manager

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Kelron Logistics has appointed Sandro Caccaro as branch manager of its Toronto branch. It will be a familiar job for Sandro, who had previously worked as a branch manager with Yellow F…

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    PC*MILER 14 Web-enabled

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    PRINCETON, N.J. – PC*Miler 14, the latest version of the routing software, has now merged with the information superhighway that is the Internet.Among the latest product lines are the Web-enabled PC*M…

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    The future Freightliner

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    What will the future Freightliner look like? Much of that information is hidden behind locked doors at Freightliner offices in Portland, Ore.But in a speech during a Society of Automotive Engineers Bl…

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    Table: Job Satisfaction

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Satisfied/NeutralSomewhat/NotNo opinionVery satisfiedat all satisfiedIndustry average46.0%…