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    Truck News – East February 2019

    January 31, 2019 2:32PM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Safeties for sale

    January 31, 2019 9:28AM by Harry Rudolfs

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Heavy equipment mechanic Mark Waschke has become alarmed, after noticing trucks wearing recently-issued safety stickers with defects that should have disqualified them from being on the road. “I’ve seen fresh stickers on trucks with holes in cab floors,

  • Feature Transportation

    Dalton is hailed a cab: Part 3

    December 29, 2018 11:47AM by Edo van Belkom

    The story so far After returning from a long haul to the west coast, Mark Dalton’s dispatcher Bud asks him for a favor. He reluctantly agrees to do some local work. Mark arrives at Intra-City Truck Lines yard ready to

  • Feature Transportation

    Driver Inc. makes no sense for carriers, either

    December 27, 2018 11:25AM by Scott Taylor

    I got a call recently from a fellow who had Googled us and his first words to me were, “My boss wants me to incorporate. It looks like you guys can do that and look after my books for me.”

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    A condition that requires a rush trip

    December 26, 2018 11:18AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Get to the hospital if suffering from abdominal pain. The load can wait.

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    Winning the common cold war

    December 26, 2018 10:44AM by Karen Bowen

    Keep your rig germ-free

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    Seven human resources issues that will shape the year

    December 25, 2018 10:38AM by Angela Splinter

    The start of any year brings changes to the trucking and logistics industry, and 2019 is no exception. Human resources (HR) managers from coast to coast are dealing with the effects of a tight labor market, new technology, and regulations

  • Feature Transportation

    Looking beyond skills-based training

    December 25, 2018 10:34AM by Al Goodhall

    Are we hung up on skills-based training in the trucking sector? I think we are, and that is the root problem when it comes to hiring and retaining drivers. You see, it’s great to learn a new skill. It’s exciting,

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    A Canadian first

    December 23, 2018 9:37AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — Truck platooning has been successfully demonstrated on Canadian public highways for the first time. The tests took place between Oct. 29 and Nov. 2, and were conducted by PIT Group, Transport Canada, Auburn University, and Minimax Express Transportation.

  • News

    Truck News-East January 2019

    December 18, 2018 7:16AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Braving the hardships of the past to keep moving forward

    December 7, 2018 9:40AM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. — Starting a trucking company was never a sure thing for Murray Schur. And, considering the heartbreak he has endured, few would blame him for his apprehension. Schur got his start in trucking in 1993; a few years after

  • Feature Transportation

    The house that IFTA built

    December 7, 2018 9:26AM by Sandy Johnson

    Do you watch home improvement shows? Mike Holmes wouldn’t build a house on anything less than a solid foundation, and neither should you. The same is true for your fleet tax compliance house. In the fleet tax world, the distance

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    SM Freight goes the extra mile

    December 2, 2018 2:58PM by Sonia Straface

    BLENHEIM, Ont. — If there’s one thing Steve Hibbert believes in, it’s treating his employees and customers like gold. SM Freight was founded at the turn of the millennium by a local Blenheim, Ont., resident. By 2007, he sold the company

  • Feature Transportation

    Dalton is hailed a cab: Part 2

    December 2, 2018 2:54PM by Edo van Belkom

    The story so far After returning from a long haul to the west coast, Mark Dalton’s dispatcher Bud asks him for a favor. He reluctantly agrees to do some local work… • The next day, Mark showed up at the

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    Tips to spare

    November 30, 2018 2:52PM by Eric Berard

    Canadian fleets share tire purchasing advice