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  • Inside Best Fleets – Part 3

    December 16, 2019 7:50AM by James Menzies

    Best Fleets to Drive For nominees face an intensive interview process

  • How Canada’s Top Fleet Employers buck the trends

    November 28, 2019 9:00AM by Angela Splinter

    Trucking HR Canada’s Top Fleet Employers program is not a competition – it’s a way to recognize companies that showcase this industry as a great place to work, attract a new generation of employees, and set standards that we all

  • Inside Best Fleets – Part 2

    November 11, 2019 9:14AM by James Menzies

    The second in a series from behind the scenes of the Best Fleets to Drive For competition

  • Driver shortage? Look at the numbers

    October 24, 2019 7:00AM by Angela Splinter

    “If I had a dollar for every time I heard the term, ‘truck driver shortage,’ I wouldn’t be here today.” Those are the words of Kristen Monaco, associate commissioner at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Office of Compensation and

  • Search on for Top Fleet Employers

    October 22, 2019 1:50PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Applications are now open for the 2020 Top Fleet Employers program, Trucking HR Canada has announced. This marks the seventh year for the program. It recognizes fleets that demonstrate a commitment to going above and beyond in

  • Big HR tips for small fleets

    October 1, 2019 7:09AM by Angela Splinter

    No matter the size of the company, a business cannot thrive without a team of reliable, competent, well-managed people. And smaller companies face more challenges in this regard. Small business owners often have a strong understanding of their industry but

  • Trucking HR Canada launches labor market survey

    August 28, 2019 10:03AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada has launched an industry-wide labor market survey that will put the hiring, training and retention issues in perspective, the organization said Wednesday. It noted that labor shortages remain a clear and present danger for

  • DTNA names new head of communications

    September 4, 2018 9:08AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Andrea Corso has been named the new head of communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). She assumed the rule Aug. 20, and will handle internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the

  • Inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo rolls out on Sept. 15

    July 5, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Newcom Media will be hosting a series of recruitment & resources expos to address the industry’s significant workforce shortage. The inaugural edition will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. In 2019,

  • Pierquip hires Ontario sales director

    May 17, 2018 11:53AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Pierquip has announced the hiring of Chuck Garvey as its new director of sales for Ontario. “Chuck possesses a strong mechanical background, and has an excellent understanding of all things reefer, combined with 25 years of customer

  • CPC Logistics buys In Transit Personnel

    January 3, 2018 7:50AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – CPC Logistics Canada has announced it has acquired In Transit Personnel. The company says the combined entities will complement services already offered by CPC Logistics, creating one of the top personnel service providers to truck fleets of

  • Roger Poirier named Tallman Group president

    November 3, 2017 11:27AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group has named Roger Poirier its new president, and announced Kevin Tallman is transitioning to the CEO role. Poirier is co-founder and former managing director of Cormark Securities, and has 20 years of experience in the

  • Trucking HR Canada recognizes top employers

    April 25, 2017 10:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada has recognized 48 trucking companies through its Top Fleet Employers program. Fleets were rated on categories including: recruitment and retention strategies; workplace culture; compensation; training and skills development; and innovative human resources practices. “We

  • Managing Your Work / Life Balance

    February 29, 2016 11:59AM by Brad Ling

    Author and former Canadian Air Force Captain, Angela Mondou talks about why those in trucking need to learn to create a better work/life balance.

  • Private fleets talk recruitment struggles and strategies

    February 24, 2016 5:00PM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – While the driver shortage seems to have plagued a majority of for-hire fleets across the continent over the last few years, private fleets have managed to take cover and avoid it. Until now, that is. At the