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    Opinion: Rust never sleeps, but what’s your biggest truck maintenance headache?

    May 28, 2019 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    What’s your biggest maintenance headache? I actually do want to know because, believe it or not, planning for next spring’s Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit on April 15 is already underway. It’s at a preliminary stage, for sure, but we’re already at it. We haven’t yet held a meeting of the dozen or so members of the advisory council that helps us devise the program, but individually we’re creating short lists of subjects to cover.

  • ExpoCam truck show records record attendance

    May 7, 2019 9:38AM by John G Smith

    MONTREAL, Que. — ExpoCam, Canada’s biennial truck show based in Montreal, attracted 14,634 attendees from April 11-13, representing 11,532 industry buyers and 3,102 exhibitors. In addition to companies showcasing their latest produce and service offerings, about 47 businesses actively recruited

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    Labor shortage ‘our fault’, speaker says

    April 12, 2019 12:00AM by Nicolas Trepanier

    MONTREAL, Que. – Recruitment and retention challenges took center stage at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit in Montreal this year. According to Bernard Boulé, general manager of Camo-Route, there are currently 1,485 vacant heavy vehicle mechanic positions in Quebec. About

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    Video: Fuel for thought, and action

    April 25, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Some of the most important factors behind spec’ing decisions are those that promise better fuel economy. A panel of experts at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS) discussed how claims should be weighed, and steps that will deliver a return on investments.

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    Video: Find the right spec’ing balance

    April 23, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — One of the biggest challenges for any fleet manager is a spec’ing decision, looking to strike the balance between initial purchase prices and performance. Maintenance leaders from Challenger Motor Freight, Bison Transport, and Titanium Transport shared their approaches with peers at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit.

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    Gear up for April 18 maintenance summit

    March 26, 2018 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit is fast approaching and will bring high-profile industry speakers from across North America to Toronto’s International Centre on April 18. And there will be plenty to absorb, from electrification, to collision mitigation, spec’ing practices, fuel economy, and more.