Carrier reps to speak at Driving For Profit event

Truck News

CALEDONIA, Ont. –Representatives from three major carriers will take part in a candid discussion about the trucking industry at the Driving for Profit Seminar series’ first event of the New Year April 6.

Rob Penner of Bison Transport, Trevor Kurtz of Kurtz Trucking, and Mark Bylsma of Spring Creek Carriers will join Truck News’ Lou Smyrlis, who will act as moderator during the event at the Capitol Banquet Centre in Mississauga.

Participants will hear about the companies’ best practices, the do’s and don’ts of running a successful trucking company, hurdles that many companies are currently dealing with, as well as a look towards the future.

Kim Richardson, president of KRTS Transportation Specialists and partner of the Driving for Profit seminar series, said: “The companies and the individuals representing their companies have a proven track record of success in the trucking industry. We are very pleased that they are taking the time to come and share their knowledge and advice with the participants who will attend this event.”

Also presenting will be Alf Brown, head carrier enforcement liaison with the Ministry of Transportation. Brown will speak on issues concerning the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world for 2010. Marketing tables are available to industry suppliers at a cost of $500 per table, which includes two passes for the seminar.

For information on the marketing tables, contact Aaron Lindsay at 800-265-1657 ext. 3004.To register, visit

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