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    The heat is on

    August 25, 2018 12:14PM by Mike Millian

    MELT is expanding. Let’s ensure we get it right, and have come commonality

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    The value of service

    August 25, 2018 11:45AM by Scott Taylor

    There’s a certain big box store near me where the prices are low but I’m not sure things really are less expensive. Paying a buck for something is great as long as it lasts as long as the $2 item.

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    Pay it forward

    August 23, 2018 11:45AM by Joanne Ritchie

    I just got back from the Bramasole Diner, the all-day-breakfast greasy spoon where I’ve been a regular for over 17 years. On a typical Sunday, it was hot and crowded and noisy; the guy beside me at the counter kept

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    Dealing with dealers

    August 23, 2018 11:06AM by Eric Berard

    Shop around and pick the right truck dealer for your needs

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    On the fast track

    August 23, 2018 10:38AM by Sonia Straface

    NASCAR truck drivers combine passions for racing and trucking

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    Taking control of their own destiny

    August 5, 2018 8:24AM by Derek Clouthier

    SMITHERS, B.C. — Nestled in the tiny northwestern B.C. town of Smithers lies a rather unique delivery operation with a name representative of the area it has served for many years. Bulkley Valley Wholesale is a small three – soon to

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    GPS gems of wisdom

    August 5, 2018 7:53AM by Sandy Johnson

    My mother always had gems of wisdom to share, and one I still carry with me today is, “The more you have, the more you have to look after.” She was right. All the great conveniences we have now—from cars

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    Curbing added costs

    August 2, 2018 1:53PM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. — The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) says it’s doing what it can to help mitigate the added costs of the province’s impending carbon levy, set to kick in this September. At the crux of the association’s efforts is increasing

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    The friendly highways

    August 2, 2018 7:44AM by Derek Clouthier

    Groups look at autonomous friendly corridors for self-driving vehicles

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    Permit please

    August 2, 2018 7:39AM by Derek Clouthier

    Fox Creek’s permit enforcement shines light on need for more commercial rest areas

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    Quality over quantity

    July 31, 2018 11:32AM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Larry Young started in trucking in the safety and compliance world. In 1993, he was the go-to guy for many major carriers on how they should be running by the book to stay in the good graces of

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    Greatness is in the eye of the beholder – Part 1

    July 31, 2018 11:17AM by Edo Van Belkom

    Mark spent the last few days driving through the U.S. with a load of electronic components destined for a warehouse in Sante Fe, New Mexico. After that load was delivered, Bud sent him to a food processing terminal in Albuquerque

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    Put it to the test

    July 29, 2018 11:06AM by Karen Bowen

    Driving truck has many perks. It’s interesting – no two days are the same. There’s variety – changing scenes through changing seasons. And independence – you make decisions about loads and routes. Unfortunately, driving truck also brings the risk of

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    Don’t let the bed bugs bite

    July 29, 2018 10:29AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    I recently had a patient who is a professional truck driver tell me that a few trucks in his fleet had bed bugs. As a result, the trucking company had to get all of its trucks professionally cleaned and exterminated.

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    Driver training is key to improved safety and fuel economy

    July 29, 2018 10:04AM by Al Goodhall

    Twenty per cent. That’s the impact on fuel efficiency that can be attributed to a driver’s actions behind the wheel. The thing is, we don’t invest 20% of our training time and training dollars teaching drivers to be fuel-efficient. This