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Game Changers

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    No changing face here

    November 9, 2018 10:25AM by Derek Clouthier

    South Asians have long been a part of the trucking landscape in B.C.’s Lower Mainland

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    Seeing the light

    October 31, 2018 8:12AM by James Menzies

    Sola panels can help power anti-idling systems, extend battery life

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    A beginner’s guide to trucking in Canada

    October 29, 2018 12:29PM by Mark Lee

    A little over 10 years ago, I left behind all I knew in the United Kingdom and started my Canadian adventure. It’s been a learning curve ever since. I was lucky enough to speak the language, mostly. I still struggle

  • Ryder expanding last-mile delivery business

    October 22, 2018 8:48AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Toronto is one of three North American facilities Ryder is expanding to improve its last mile delivery service. The company recently announced the expansion of its Ryder Last Mile business, which focuses on home delivery and white

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    Looking overseas to help ease Canada’s lack of young qualified drivers

    October 19, 2018 1:38PM by Derek Clouthier

    BURNABY, B.C. — For Daryl Ee, finding and recruiting new drivers shouldn’t be a “speedee” process. Ee is the CEO of Speedee Transport, a thriving transportation company out of Burnaby, B.C., with a motto that centers on being Western Canada’s

  • News Technology

    Mack, Volvo expand over-the-air capabilities

    October 17, 2018 9:17AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack and Volvo have both announced expanded over-the-air (OTA) software and vehicle parameter update capabilities. They’ve also created a simple portal to allow customers to register their trucks for OTA updates. “Customers who utilize Mack Over The

  • Technology and trucking

    October 16, 2018 11:35AM by Sonia Straface

    Experts talk about the trending technologies at this year’s Surface Transportation Summit

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    Tapping into the Aboriginal advantage

    October 12, 2018 10:06AM by Derek Clouthier

    SASKATOON, Sask. — Recent statistic show that in 2016 there were 315 truck drivers who spoke a Cree language, and the numbers have been in decline for the last 15 years. More truck drivers in Canada speak Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, or

  • Trends in eCommerce and last-mile delivery

    October 11, 2018 2:02PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – Last-mile delivery is going to have to keep up with the increasing demands of consumer buying trends. That’s according to a panel who discussed eCommerce and last-mile delivery trends, at this year’s Surface Transportation Summit. The panel

  • Talking ’bout a new generation

    October 2, 2018 11:58AM by Sonia Straface

    How fleets are identifying untapped demographic groups and recruiting their members

  • They’re keepers

    October 2, 2018 11:55AM by Sonia Straface

    How to keep the employees you have

  • Getting onboard

    October 2, 2018 11:52AM by John G. Smith

    Preparing a new driver means more than tossing them the keys

  • Use big data as a teaching mechanism, not an ‘I got ya’ tool

    September 26, 2018 7:01PM by Truck West

    RED DEER, Alta. – Collecting data from today’s truck technologies is about more than improving a carrier’s bottom line, it’s about helping drivers be the best they can be. Derek Tate, president of Enpact Group and former driver, spoke to

  • News Equipment

    ZF developing platooning system

    September 25, 2018 1:20PM by Truck News

    HANOVER, Germany – ZF has announced it’s building a fully integrated platooning system, including sensor sets, the ZF ProAI supercomputer, ReAx electrohydraulic steering, and the TraXon transmission. The complete system is in pre-production, and it will be used to support

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    Coaching the coaches

    September 25, 2018 10:12AM by James Menzies

    Even fuel-efficient owner-ops seeing benefits of in-cab coaching