The Best Fleets to Drive For seminar series shares the best practices employed by carriers that drivers really like to work for. Mark Murrell, president of CarriersEdge, puts on the free, half-day seminars, to recognize the industry’s best driver-focused programs and to celebrate the carriers that make this industry a decent career choice for drivers.

The tour got underway today in Windsor. I’ll be attending tomorrow’s seminar in Kitchener and will have coverage on We’ll also be tweeting and Facebooking about the seminar. But nothing beats being there in person. And did I mention they’re free? We’re a sponsor of this seminar series, and I just found out Bose Ride System is as well, so we welcome them aboard. Hope to see you there.

Here’s the seminar schedule and details on how to register. If you’re a recruiter or manager, it’s time well spent, and I mean that:

Dates and Locations
• May 14 – Kitchener, ON
• May 21 – Saskatoon, SK
• May 22 – Winnipeg, MB
• May 27 – London, ON
• May 29 – Toronto, ON
• June 3 – Calgary, AB
• June 4 – Edmonton, AB
• June 5 – Vancouver, BC
• June 12 – Moncton, NB

All seminars will run from 9:00 a.m. till noon, with refreshments provided. Admission is free, but advance registration is required. To register, contact Judi at 905-530-2430 or

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James Menzies is editor of Today's Trucking. He has been covering the Canadian trucking industry for more than 20 years and holds a CDL. Reach him at or follow him on Twitter at @JamesMenzies.

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