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    Put your best foot forward

    April 22, 2019 3:24PM by Karen Bowen

    Safety at work is a priority and well-fitting work boots are necessary components of your personal safety equipment. CSA-certified boots offer many features, including a protective toe cap and the following protections: sole puncture, electric-shock, static-dissipation, metatarsal (top of the

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    Looking out for number one

    April 22, 2019 3:08PM by Joanne Ritchie

    Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be anything new to say about the “driver shortage” issue, some fuel gets thrown on the fire. The long-standing myth vs. crisis debate heated up once again a few weeks ago, when an

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    The private fleet advantage

    April 22, 2019 2:59PM by Mike Millian

    A recent Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) panel concluded that to reduce driver turnover, carriers must pay drivers adequately and on time. While this is no doubt true, the fact that a panel has to point this out would indicate adequate

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    The federal skills and training budget

    April 22, 2019 2:58PM by Angela Splinter

    The 2019 federal budget introduced in March is indeed a skills and training budget. It promises money for big-ticket items that can improve human resources management for trucking and logistics employers, while making it easier for workers to get the

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    Road Runners founder passes the baton

    April 18, 2019 2:03PM by Harry Rudolfs

    OSHAWA, Ont. — Craig Irwin knows his best years are behind him. The founder of Road Runners Equipment of Oshawa, Ont., is seriously ill, but he takes comfort in the fact that the business is in good hands, signed over to

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    Why refuse a helping hand?

    April 18, 2019 1:58PM by Al Goodhall

    One of my pleasures every Saturday morning is listening to the Trucker Radio News and Talk podcast with Stan Campbell. This podcast is a great way to stay current with industry news. So, back on the first Saturday in March,

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    Tremcar reaches a milestone

    April 18, 2019 1:33PM by Carroll McCormick

    SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — An object of stainless steel and red enamel beauty was the centerpiece of a March event in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to celebrate the 20,000th tank trailer Tremcar has built since its founding in 1962. Some 200 people converged on the

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    Keep or toss?

    April 16, 2019 2:51PM by Scott Taylor

    There’s nothing like a good Spring cleanup. Hauling out all the things you let pile up in the garage over the winter. Sweeping up dirt and tacking up a shelf for stuff worth keeping off the floor. Putting items in

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    A tribute to Bill MacKinnon

    April 16, 2019 1:33PM by David Bradley

    On March 22, after a long illness and a brave fight, Bill MacKinnon passed away at home, as was his wish. The MacKinnon family has lost a dear husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. The trucking industry has lost one of

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    Active safety systems work

    April 15, 2019 3:12PM by James Menzies

    Unless drivers interfere with them

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    A perfect storm

    April 15, 2019 2:30PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — A perfect storm is embroiling the Canadian trucking insurance industry, preventing trucking start-ups from entering the business and limiting who established fleets can hire. Increasing risks and evasive profits have chased some insurance providers from the transportation segment,

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    The benefits of CK-4 and FA-4 oil

    March 29, 2019 2:09AM by Eric Berard

    CK-4 and FA-4 oils delivering better shear stability, longer drain intervals

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    Emerging issues are hiding in your oil analysis reports

    March 28, 2019 2:04AM by Eric Berard

    Regular oil analyses readings can identify issues as they emerge – and before it’s too late

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    Draining day

    March 27, 2019 3:02PM by Eric Berard

    There’s more to an oil change than simply draining the fluid

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    Climbing one step of the ladder at a time

    March 25, 2019 3:13PM by Derek Clouthier

    SASKATOON, Sask. — There’s a saying in the Punjabi language that says, “sarab saanijhi,” which means “every employee is an owner and they work in the same way.” This is not only the motto of SST Trucking, but also where the