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  • PMTC hands out annual honors

    June 14, 2019 6:42AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Toronto Raptors hoisted the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy on Thursday night, but several private fleet representatives closed the day by hoisting hardware of their own. The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada honored safe

  • PMTC names two drivers to Hall of Fame

    June 13, 2019 1:17PM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has added drivers from John Deere and Praxair to its Hall of Fame for Professional Drivers. Allan Huffman, a driver assigned to John Deere’s private fleet, has run

  • Devine defines Top 10 legal issues of 2019

    June 13, 2019 9:51AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Heather Devine, a lawyer with Isaacs and Co., is advising truck fleets to take a closer look at everything from employment contracts to telematics data as they look to prepare themselves for the year ahead. Here

  • MELT to be mandated in Manitoba starting Sept. 1

    March 26, 2019 4:12PM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure, Ron Schuler, announced today that the province will implement mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) starting Sept. 1. Schuler said aspiring commercial drivers will be required to complete 121.5 hours of training, though how

  • PMTC unveils full conference agenda

    January 4, 2019 9:19AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has unveiled the full agenda for its 2019 Conference scheduled for June 12-14 in Niagara Falls. The conference kicks off on June 12 with the council’s annual general meeting

  • PMTC seminar series heads west

    July 10, 2018 11:11AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) will be heading west as part of its regional seminar series, with a stop in Calgary Sept. 12. The half-day conference will address several industry topics featuring representatives from

  • Home Hardware, John Deere win fleet safety awards

    June 15, 2018 9:05AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – John Deere Canada and Home Hardware Stores were the winners of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) Fleet Safety Awards. The awards were presented at the PMTC’s annual meeting. John Deere won in the

  • Scholarship to allow aspiring trucker to achieve dream

    June 15, 2018 8:20AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – An aspiring truck driver will see his dream come true thanks to a scholarship from the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). William Gavin of Cardinal, Ont., has won the scholarship to obtain his A/Z

  • Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 15, 2018 7:24AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Brad Fletcher of Terrapure Environmental has been named the latest chairman of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), replacing John Harrison of CPC Logistics Canada who becomes past-chairman. Shari Lagala of Patene Building Sullies

  • First Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award presented

    June 14, 2018 4:10PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Linda Valliere has been named the first-ever winner of the Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award. The Praxair dispatcher has been with the company for 40 years in various roles. She has a legendary

  • Ontario truck blitz results improving

    June 14, 2018 11:10AM by James Menzies

    But proper pre-trip inspections can drive even better results

  • Terrapure’s Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 14, 2018 6:52AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) begins its annual conference today as a new board of directors prepares to take the helm. A record 201 attendees are registered to attend. Brad Fletcher of Terrapure

  • PMTC to highlight, train young leaders

    May 29, 2018 9:53AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – Four young leaders have been named to the latest panel to be featured during the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s (PMTC’s) upcoming conference in Niagara Falls, Ont. Kimberly Biback, corporate relations and marketing specialists with Sharp

  • Private fleet survey opens

    February 5, 2018 9:33AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is collecting data for its second annual benchmarking survey of private and dedicated fleets, building on work by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC)  in the U.S. The survey

  • PMTC Young Leaders add to board

    December 19, 2017 2:08PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Young Leaders Group (YLG) of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has added three members to its board. Kimberly Black, a consultant, Byron Eveley, sales with Eveley International, and Meredith Vincent, regional sales manager