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  • Hydrogen fuel cells the right direction for Alberta’s trucking industry

    October 2, 2019 3:27PM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta is the perfect place to test, produce, and operate trucks that run on a hydrogen fuel cell, according to one of the lead researchers involved in the Alberta Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration (AZETEC). Speaking to attendees

  • Canadian carriers need to prepare for U.S. Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

    October 1, 2019 11:53PM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Canadian carriers operating south of the border need to be ready for the U.S. Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse program. Chris Wilkinson, program consultant for DriverCheck, said though the new regulation is being implemented in the U.S., carriers

  • Interest in PMTC’s Young Leaders Group in Western Canada

    October 1, 2019 11:37PM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The Young Leaders Group (YLG) is looking to expand in Western Canada after carriers have voiced interest in the initiative. Matt Richardson, chairman of the YLG, which was launched by the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada

  • PMTC to hold Ontario regional seminar Oct. 17

    September 9, 2019 1:18PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada will hold a regional half-day seminar in Mississauga, Ont., on Oct. 17, the organization announced Monday. The seminar will cover three major topics: An overview of national ELD regulations and

  • PMTC to hold educational seminar in Edmonton

    July 22, 2019 8:57AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada will hold its 2019 western regional seminar in Edmonton, Alta., on Oct. 1, the organization announced Monday. It is part of the PMTC’s ongoing series of cross-country educational half-day conferences.

  • PMTC recognizes fleet graphics in 34th awards

    June 14, 2019 10:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Fleet graphics are often made of reflective material, but some were shining a little brighter than others during the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s 34th annual vehicle graphics design awards. “This is one of the

  • PMTC hands out annual honors

    June 14, 2019 6:42AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Toronto Raptors hoisted the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy on Thursday night, but several private fleet representatives closed the day by hoisting hardware of their own. The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada honored safe

  • Driver issues remain No.1 concern, PMTC study shows

    June 13, 2019 10:07AM by Truck News

      NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Driver recruiting, hiring and retention continue to be the top concern for private fleet operators, the 2019 Private Motor Truck Council of Canada benchmark survey has revealed. Equipment and maintenance issues have also moved up

  • Devine defines Top 10 legal issues of 2019

    June 13, 2019 9:51AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Heather Devine, a lawyer with Isaacs and Co., is advising truck fleets to take a closer look at everything from employment contracts to telematics data as they look to prepare themselves for the year ahead. Here

  • Brad Fletcher named PMTC chairman

    June 13, 2019 6:55AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Brad Fletcher, a regional fleet manager with the Terrapure Enviromental waste management service, has been named chairman of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada ahead of the group’s annual conference. Shari Lagala of Patene Building

  • Private fleets recruiting for Trucker Buddy

    May 6, 2019 11:32AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is actively recruiting those interested in supporting the Trucker Buddy program that connects over-the-road truck drivers and school classrooms. Trucker Buddy was established in 1992 and has since expanded

  • PMTC opens latest benchmarking survey

    February 4, 2019 8:24AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – Private fleets looking to compare their performance to peers now have the opportunity to participate in the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s (PMTC) third annual Canadian fleet benchmarking survey. “For the last two years, the PMTC

  • PMTC unveils full conference agenda

    January 4, 2019 9:19AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has unveiled the full agenda for its 2019 Conference scheduled for June 12-14 in Niagara Falls. The conference kicks off on June 12 with the council’s annual general meeting

  • Entries open for annual private fleet awards

    January 2, 2019 8:40AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) opens its annual awards season today, accepting entries for a series of honors to be distributed during the group’s annual conference in Niagara Falls. Entries are now being accepted

  • Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 15, 2018 7:24AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Brad Fletcher of Terrapure Environmental has been named the latest chairman of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), replacing John Harrison of CPC Logistics Canada who becomes past-chairman. Shari Lagala of Patene Building Sullies