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    Tapping into the Aboriginal advantage

    October 12, 2018 10:06AM by Derek Clouthier

    SASKATOON, Sask. — Recent statistic show that in 2016 there were 315 truck drivers who spoke a Cree language, and the numbers have been in decline for the last 15 years. More truck drivers in Canada speak Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, or

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    Truck West October 2018

    September 25, 2018 8:41AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Truck West September 2018

    August 21, 2018 7:42AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Taking control of their own destiny

    August 5, 2018 8:24AM by Derek Clouthier

    SMITHERS, B.C. — Nestled in the tiny northwestern B.C. town of Smithers lies a rather unique delivery operation with a name representative of the area it has served for many years. Bulkley Valley Wholesale is a small three – soon to

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    GPS gems of wisdom

    August 5, 2018 7:53AM by Sandy Johnson

    My mother always had gems of wisdom to share, and one I still carry with me today is, “The more you have, the more you have to look after.” She was right. All the great conveniences we have now—from cars

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    The friendly highways

    August 2, 2018 7:44AM by Derek Clouthier

    Groups look at autonomous friendly corridors for self-driving vehicles

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    Permit please

    August 2, 2018 7:39AM by Derek Clouthier

    Fox Creek’s permit enforcement shines light on need for more commercial rest areas

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    Truck West August 2018

    July 23, 2018 10:28AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    It’s impossible to keep a good company down

    June 28, 2018 11:42AM by Derek Clouthier

    NISKU, Alta. — Resiliency. There’s no better way to describe Frank Guy, John Kilmochko, and Rory Hellings of SKS Logistics. After being laid off in 2007 after their branch was closed during an economic downturn, the ball was in their court,

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    No generational gap

    June 27, 2018 10:59AM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. — It’s rare these days to see two generations, father and son, working for the same company. It’s even rarer to see three generations. Frank, Morgan, and Travis Andrus all work for Bess Tank Lines. Three generations working side

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    The corporation conversation

    June 20, 2018 9:43AM by Scott Taylor

    Two opposing conversations within the same week just highlight that there’s never one answer for all situations. The topic: corporations. My first conversation was with a prospective client’s spouse. She called because she and her husband weren’t happy with the

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    Truck West July 2018

    June 19, 2018 11:25AM by Baxter Hall

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    Know when to hold ’em

    June 7, 2018 11:08AM by Sandy Johnson

    Kenny Rogers got it right with his old country hit, “The Gambler.” You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em. You, my friend, are leaving money on the table when it comes to managing your

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    The kings of auctioneering

    June 7, 2018 10:52AM by Derek Clouthier

    Ritchie Bros. has come a long way since its modest B.C. beginnings

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    Driver training in the spotlight

    June 5, 2018 10:25AM by Derek Clouthier

    Associations have been advocating for mandatory entry-level driver training for a long time