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    The Top 100: Ranking Canada’s largest for-hire fleets

    March 2, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Today’s Trucking Top 100 has become the definitive ranking of for-hire fleet sizes in Canada, offering insights into those who are adding or retracting available capacity. And the 2018 edition has been released. Rankings are based on a sum of supplied truck, tractor, and trailer counts (shown at the bottom of each listing)

  • Daseke purchases Big Freight, The Schilli Companies

    May 3, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    ADDISON, TX – American-based open deck provider Daseke has acquired Winnipeg-based Big Freight Systems and Indiana’s The Schilli Companies for undisclosed terms. “We’re proud to welcome Schilli and Big Freight, as well as each of their outstanding teams to the Daseke family,” said Don Daseke, president and Chief Executive Officer of Daseke. “Both companies are industry elites in the open deck specialized market, and will bring new dimensions to Daseke’s depth of services and geographic footprint.”

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    Award-winning Trucker with Same Fleet for 36 Years

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    More than three and a half decades without a single incident nets Manitoba man driver of the year award

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    Manitoba’s Driver of the Year Goes to 40 Year Veteran

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WINNIPEG, MB – Driver Ed Dueck of Big Freight Systems Inc., took home the Manitoba Trucking Association’s Volvo Driver of the Year Award last Thursday when the association took time to honour its own.