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Behind The Headlines (February 01, 2010)

Truck News editor James Menzies has launched a new biweekly industry newsletter designed to provide commentary and analysis on the the news, equipment, management, maintenance and community issues you...


Truck News editor James Menzies has launched a new biweekly industry newsletter designed to provide commentary and analysis on the the news, equipment, management, maintenance and community issues you care about -all in a quick-hit format. The inaugural edition of Hooked Up was e-mailed Dec. 15 to Trucknews.com Headline News e-alert subscribers. Future editions of the newsletter will be distributed electronicaly to subscribers every two weeks. If you’re not already receiving Hooked Up, e-mail jmenzies@trucknews.com to receive the newsletter.

Truck News and TransCore Link Logistics have integrated non-driver job postings between their respective Truck-Ops and Transportplanet.com job boards.

Truck-Ops was launched in February 2007. The job board, owned and operated by Truck News, Truck West and Motortruck Fleet Executive, is hosted at Trucknews.com. Transportation companies can now sign up and submit their non-driving job opportunities for free.

Transportplanet.com was introduced earlier this year by TransCore to meet the needs of recruiters and hiring managers looking for a pool of qualified transportation professionals and entry-level job seekers.

To visit Truck-Ops, go to www.truckops.ca.

The fifth annual Truck News/Chevron charity golf tournament is slated to be back at the Wooden Sticks Golf Club once again this year, for a day of fun, networking and raising money for a good cause Tuesday, June 15.

Trucking for Wishes, an organization founded by NAL Insurance and benefitting Make a Wish, will once again be this year’s benefactor. A full field of 144 golfers is expected. The entry fee includes all competitions, prize draws, lunch, dinner and more. A silent auction and a grand prize raffle will also be featured. An early bird draw will be held for two overnight cabins at Wooden Sticks, so book your foursome today, this event sells out quickly. Please contact Kathy Penner at 416-510-6892 or Brenda Grant at 416-494-3333 to register.

Truck News has joined SelecTrucks of Canada and Pearson Dunn Insurance as the third sponsor for the Driving for Profit seminar series.

This year, Driving for Profit will be hosting two events at the Capital Banquet Centre in Mississauga, Ont. Apr. 6 and Nov. 9. The sessions will remain a half-day format and a full list of topics and speakers for the April event will be announced soon. Marketing tables will be made available to companies looking to promote their business. To register go to www.drivingforprofit.com.


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