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    IN PRINT — 30 Years and Counting: Today’s Trucking looks back

    July 20, 2017 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    Before we published the first issue of this magazine, we argued hard about the wisdom of buying a fax machine. That’s how long ago 30 years actually is. Now, in 2017, only doctors and real estate agents seem to use faxes, but in 1987 it was a technology in its infancy, soon to be ubiquitous and then mostly gone.

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    Peterbilt wraps up 75th anniversary tour

    January 21, 2015 12:00AM by Allan

    DENTON, TX – Peterbilt’s eight month 75th anniversary tour wrapped up recently, after 100 events that attracted nearly 20,000 attendees.
    “Our customers and brand enthusiasts wholly embraced our anniversary celebration and we thank them for their yearlong support,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt general manager and Paccar vice president. “The anniversary tour provided a great opportunity to reflect on Peterbilt’s storied history and the many future milestones we will together achieve.”
    The centerpiece of the tour was a custom-built, double-expandable, 53-foot trailer with Peterbilt memorabilia, interactive displays, a history wall display, a Paccar MX-13 engine and cab and sleeper cutaways of Peterbilt’s new Models 579 and 567.

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    When trucking’s a family tradition

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    STEINBACH, Man. — It’s been a long time since Seaton “Red” Coleman and his father George put their personal stamp on South East Transfer, and the family is still trucking along.

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    Chief Trailer Wizard Does Magic With Student Loan

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MISSISSAUGA – What started with one trailer has expanded to 19,000, Carl Vanderspek, CEO of Trailer Wizards, told an audience at the company’s Mississauga, ON branch over an appreciation lunch Thursday afternoon.

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    Wilcox Bodies Celebrates 50th

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MILTON, ON – On October 3, 1962, Wilcox celebrated 50 years in the body building business.