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    Will owner-operators survive the $200,000 truck?

    July 26, 2018 8:45AM by Joanne Ritchie

    I’m not the first to ponder the fate of the owner-operator and I won’t be the last. Every time there’s a significant shift in trucking’s modis operandi, the pundits start ringing the death knell for the small operator – owner-operators

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    In wake of Humboldt, it’s time to reflect and act

    July 26, 2018 8:24AM by Mike Millian

    On July 6, Saskatchewan RCMP announced charges in relation to the tragic accident involving the Humboldt Broncos’ team bus, and a truck owned by Adesh Deol Trucking, a two-truck operation based out of Calgary, Alta. The driver of the truck,

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    Where’s my refund?

    July 26, 2018 7:24AM by Scott Taylor

    It’s hard to get excited about a tax refund. It means that somewhere along the way you paid more than you owe – and the government never says thanks for the loan. The real frustration sets in when Canada Revenue

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    Home shopping

    July 23, 2018 2:22PM by Eric Berard

    Finding the right location for a terminal requires real estate insight

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    A bridge to the future

    July 23, 2018 2:03PM by Ron Stang

    Flex booths, all-in-one plazas coming to Gordie Howe Bridge

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    Family road trip

    July 23, 2018 1:25PM by Harry Rudolfs

    Four generations of Mackies take 90-year road trip

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    It’s impossible to keep a good company down

    June 28, 2018 11:42AM by Derek Clouthier

    NISKU, Alta. — Resiliency. There’s no better way to describe Frank Guy, John Kilmochko, and Rory Hellings of SKS Logistics. After being laid off in 2007 after their branch was closed during an economic downturn, the ball was in their court,

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    Tax on the Oregon Trail

    June 27, 2018 11:19AM by Sandy Johnson

    Ah, vacation time. You’ve packed the car and hit the road, but there’s this niggling feeling that you’ve forgotten something. Is the stove on, or maybe the iron? Do you have your bathing suit? It’s only after you get back

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    Support needed

    June 27, 2018 11:08AM by Derek Clouthier

    Alberta truck stop needs support from industry if it is to thrive

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    No generational gap

    June 27, 2018 10:59AM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. — It’s rare these days to see two generations, father and son, working for the same company. It’s even rarer to see three generations. Frank, Morgan, and Travis Andrus all work for Bess Tank Lines. Three generations working side

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    The key is flexibility

    June 25, 2018 9:30AM by Sonia Straface

    Apps Transport finds success by being adaptable with customers and staff

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    I have an (in) voice – Part 3

    June 25, 2018 8:51AM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is in a coffee shop outside Calgary where a trucker is on the phone with a company that’s late in paying. The man makes a spectacle of himself and Mark offers to give him a

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    Shopping for shunt trucks

    June 25, 2018 8:13AM by Truck News

    The days of choosing a simple shunt truck are long gone. Today, there are countless spec’s and options to add to your yard truck to make them last longer, and get the demanding job done. We spoke to yard truck

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    You’re hired

    June 22, 2018 1:44PM by Sonia Straface

    Trucking companies are taking steps to be more attractive to new hires

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    Trigger finger: It’s in your hands

    June 22, 2018 1:36PM by Karen Bowen

    After hours of gripping the wheel, do you find it hard to straighten one (or more) of your fingers? If so, you may have developed “trigger finger.” Trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis) is a condition in which your finger (or thumb)