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    Transporting the world’s most luxurious cars

    March 4, 2018 2:07PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — The first car Wally Horodnyk moved was in 1987. It was from Flint, Mich., and needed to be delivered in Toronto. The job paid US$1,500 – more than quadruple what he was used to, moving general freight

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    AMTA names new president

    March 4, 2018 11:01AM by Derek Clouthier

    Recruitment, ELDs, MELT, and women in trucking all on Nash’s radar

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    Grooming the next crop

    March 4, 2018 9:18AM by Derek Clouthier

    CASTLEGAR, B.C. —  There’s an easy way and a hard way to get your Class 1 driver’s licence, and if you want the easy way out, choosing Mountain Transport Institute (MTI) may not be the right choice for you. I

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    Human resources planning for 2018

    March 1, 2018 2:00PM by Angela Splinter

    Five things to consider when planning the year ahead

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    The Chain’s in Command – Part 3

    March 1, 2018 1:55PM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is traveling to Winnipeg on Hwy. 17. He checks the forecast and it looks bad, so he chains up long before the snow. After driving a while Mark is wondering if the snow will ever

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    Shopping season

    March 1, 2018 1:41PM by James Menzies

    The used truck you buy could make or break your business

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    Recognize, honor, and award your employees

    February 27, 2018 11:51AM by Mike Millian

    Now that the calendar has turned to 2018, we are in full planning mode for the 2018 Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) annual conference. The speakers and topics have already been lined up, and this year promises to

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    Reality show paints trucking in bad light

    February 27, 2018 11:06AM by Al Goodhall

    The first time I watched an episode of Heavy Rescue: 401, I remember thinking to myself, this isn’t the image we need to project of trucking in Ontario. If you’re not familiar with the show, it is a reality cable

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    Fuel and lubricant company thinking outside the box

    February 26, 2018 1:47PM by Derek Clouthier

    RIVERVALE, B.C. — Nestled along the Columbia River in B.C.’s West Kootenay region is a small family operation that you could say prides itself on being a big fish in a little pond. Launched Jan. 6, 1946 by long-time truck driver

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    Did you give your head a shake?

    February 23, 2018 10:16AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Recently, a truck driver patient of mine came into my clinic complaining of severe neck pain. After a brief discussion, it was revealed that the neck pain started after the patient backed into a loading dock while parking his truck.

  • Fair hearing

    February 23, 2018 10:02AM by Karen Bowen

    Was your hearing better when you were younger? Did you know that 25% of people between 55 and 64 experience hearing loss associated with aging? Almost 50% of people over 65 have lost some hearing. Why? In addition to normal

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    Trucking in the blood

    February 23, 2018 9:48AM by Sonia Straface

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — A truck driver often becomes one because his father drove for a living, and before that, his grandfather drove, and so on. For the Barkan brothers, it was their uncle who influenced them to get behind the wheel.

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    Good news! You’re in business

    February 21, 2018 9:47AM by Scott Taylor

    But don’t leap in without doing your homework

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    Guarding the heavies

    February 21, 2018 9:27AM by Carroll McCormick

    Pilot car drivers have a big role in heavy hauls

  • Preparing for blockchain

    February 21, 2018 8:44AM by James Menzies

    Instantaneous payments. The end of customer disputes. The elimination of paperwork. How blockchain technology can revolutionize trucking.