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    Plan for benefits in driver recruiting, retention

    November 15, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. — Driver recruiting efforts often focus on factors like the core pay per mile, load or hour. But another form of compensation – in the form of benefits plans designed to be there in a driver’s time of need – has its own role to play in recruiting and retention alike.

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    Canadian fleets among best to drive for

    January 30, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MARKHAM, ON – Four Canadian companies have been named among the Best Fleets to Drive For, in an annual competition run by the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge. Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, joins TransPro Freight Systems of Milton, Ontario,

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    Recruiting, retention, and reflecting demographics

    October 24, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MISSISSAUGA, ON – The trucking industry’s average employee is seven years older than a typical Canadian worker, and overwhelmingly male. But a potential generation of new recruits is within reach in the form of largely untapped resources – millennials and women.

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    6 ways to appreciate drivers: CarriersEdge

    September 7, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MARKHAM, ON – Fleets are celebrating National Trucking Week with everything from barbecues to giveaways, but CarriersEdge says that those who show appreciation throughout the year will improve driver recruiting and retention.

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    Best Fleets leads to better surveys

    February 21, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MARKHAM, ON – Provider of online safety and compliance training tools, CarriersEdge has introduced a customizable driver survey that can give fleets insight into company performance and driver satisfaction.

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    Canadian operations among Best Fleets Top 20

    February 2, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MARKHAM, ON – Five Canadian fleets have been recognized in the 2017 Best Fleets to Drive For competition run by CarriersEdge and the Truckload Carriers Association. The Canadian fleets in this year’s list include Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Challenger Motor Freight of Cambridge, Ontario; Kriska Holdings of Prescott, Ontario; One For Freight of Milton, Ontario; and TransPro Freight Systems of Milton, Ontario.
    “These companies represent the best of the best in truckload. As industry innovators, they bring fresh ideas that not only create a desirable workplace for employees, but also propel trucking to exciting new terrains,” said John Lyboldt, Truckload Carriers Association president.

  • CarriersEdge Expands Online Training System

    August 25, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    MARKHAM, ON – CarriersEdge has made several enhancements to its online driver training system, offering fleets greater ability to customize and consolidate their training programs.
    In addition to the core library of online safety training courses, customers now have additional options for adding their own content into their personalized training environments.

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    CarriersEdge updates training regime with enhanced programs

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge is set to provide a couple of new offerings to bolster driver online training.

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    ONLINE INSPECTION COURSE

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Practical Vehicle Inspection online training from CarriersEdge and Techni-Com