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  • New financial broker for transportation companies

    February 27, 2003 8:36AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Dratchev Financial has just opened its doors.

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    Enrich becomes more versatile

    February 1, 2003 12:00AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Richer Systems has added new capabilities to the Enrich Transportation Management System, including freight billing, driver settlement and warehouse management. The new capabilities a…

  • ICBC appoints new executive

    January 28, 2003 9:07AM by Truck News

    VICTORIA, B.C. — The Insurance Corp. of B.C. (ICBC) has appointed Judy Maddocks as senior vice-president, insuranc…

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    Reporting accidents early saves money

    January 1, 2003 12:00AM by Katy de Vries

    TORONTO, Ont. – An accident on a U.S. interstate highway can be a Canadian trucker’s worst nightmare, but it doesn’t have to be.A truck crosses the Canadian-U.S. border every 2.5 seconds so the likeli…

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    OBAC offers contract advisory service

    January 1, 2003 12:00AM by Mike Smith

    “Apples to apples, oranges to oranges.”In other words, let’s be sure that we’re all talking about the same thing before we compare contracts.For owner/operators in the trucking business, this has neve…

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    No documents, please

    November 1, 2002 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Making documents and shipping information more visible to customers is great, but sometimes everyone would like nothing better than to move the paperwork that drives commerce out of …

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    Ontario warns of load broker failures (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Ontario has issued several notices to carriers regarding load brokers recently forfeiting their provincially required surety bonds.1457345 Ontario Inc. (also known as P.B. Syste…

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    Load Brokers: Brokering relationships

    October 1, 2002 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    TORONTO, Ont. – Load brokers are frequent whipping boys in the trucking industry, with perception running rampant that some aren’t always dealing fairly and often don’t pay on time if at all.But carri…

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    People (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    National Truck League (NTL) has expanded its Ontario General Insurance Division with the addition of experienced insurance professional, Stephen Thomas. Thomas has 25-years of insurance experience beh…

  • NTL growing Ontario General Insurance Division

    September 4, 2002 9:37AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — National Truck League (NTL) has expanded its Ontario General Insurance Division with the addition o…

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    Carriers win fight with TCT receiver, for now (September 01, 2002)

    September 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario carriers have been rewarded by the courts in their action to get funds held in trust after the TCT Logistics bankruptcy.Madame Justice Susan E. Greer ruled load broker provisio…

  • Ontario warns of load broker failures (August 22, 2002)

    August 22, 2002 10:39AM by Truck News

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Ontario has issued several notices to carriers regarding load brokers recently forfeiting t…

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    An apple in a sea of oranges

    August 1, 2002 12:00AM by Brandi Cramer

    TORONTO, Ont. – In a world of high insurance fees, customer service has become key to retaining paying customers.The Markel Insurance Company of Canada has kept 90 per cent of its existing clients ove…

  • Carriers win fight with TCT receiver, for now (July 25, 2002)

    July 25, 2002 9:18AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Ontario carriers have been rewarded by the courts in their action to get funds held in trust after…

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    Insurance: Don’t let your broker break you

    July 1, 2002 12:00AM by Wayne Noftle

    TORONTO, Ont. – The truck insurance market in Ontario is without question a unique one, in that it demands a specialized knowledge from not only the insurer, but more importantly, from the broker. Und…