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  • Registration opens for private fleet conference

    January 2, 2020 7:56AM by John G Smith

    MILTON, Ont. — Private fleet operators will be exposed to topics as diverse as electric vehicles, data analytics, and the “truth about commercial insurance” during the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s annual conference in 2020. Registration opens today for

  • PMTC opens latest benchmarking survey

    February 4, 2019 8:24AM by John G Smith

    MILTON, Ont. – Private fleets looking to compare their performance to peers now have the opportunity to participate in the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s (PMTC) third annual Canadian fleet benchmarking survey. “For the last two years, the PMTC

  • PMTC seminar to cover contracts, MELT

    December 13, 2016 7:08AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is hosting a regional seminar Jan. 26, covering third-party contracts and mandatory entry-level training. The seminar will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Richard Lande and Heather Devine will be providing

  • 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

  • Private fleets discuss dispatchers, technology and safety

    October 23, 2015 12:14PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Fulfilling its promise to hold more educational events for members, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) hosted a seminar yesterday on medical marijuana in trucking, followed by a fleet panel discussion on key industry issues.

  • PMTC honours safest private fleets, former president

    June 17, 2015 8:06PM by James Menzies

    KING CITY, Ont. — John Deere and Home Hardware Stores were recognized this evening for having the safest private fleets in Canada. The Private Fleet Safety Awards were presented by the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and MEE, a

  • PMTC defends its turf, as OTA hones in on private fleets

    April 22, 2015 2:31PM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. — The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) today responded to the formation by the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) of a new council for private fleets. Indicating that “imitation is said to be the sincerest form of

  • OTA targets private fleets with formation of new council

    April 21, 2015 4:08PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has established a Private Carrier Council in an attempt to better represent all carrier sectors of the industry. The association announced today it has about 50 private fleets as members. They include