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    You go, grill!

    October 1, 2010 12:00AM by Karen Bowen

    As the good weather hangs on, it looks like BBQ season is going to last a while longer. Why not? Barbecuing keeps the heat out of the kitchen and barbecued foods taste so good!

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    Did you know? (August 01, 2010)

    August 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    A slumping economy combined with overzealous equipment purchasing on behalf of carriers can have a measurable impact on capacity concerns among shippers and considerable downward pressure on rates. Ba…

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    As economy improves, Challenger revs up

    June 1, 2010 12:00AM by James Menzies

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Dan Einwechter has seen the future, and the future is long. That’s the conclusion one could arrive at following a recent visit to Challenger Motor Freight headquarters. Parked in the…

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    Post-mortem of a costly recession

    May 1, 2010 12:00AM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – By now, everyone has seen the much-discussed Nike commercial in which the voice of Tiger Woods’ late father said to the golfer: “I want to find out what your thinking was, I want t…

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    Did you know? (May 01, 2010)

    May 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Four in 10 shippers spend more than half their shipping budget on truck transport. Rail and intermodal have been moving aggressively in recent years to cut into this commanding share and have had some…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Keeping the spring in your step

    May 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Your feet; every year, you put many miles on them. You count on them to take you wherever you want to go, yet you probably don’t think about them unless they hurt. I bet your trailer tires get more vi…

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    Lenders say they’re open for business

    May 1, 2010 12:00AM by Ingrid Phaneuf

    TORONTO, Ont. – When it comes to access to credit in the wake of the economic downturn, the good news is it’s slowly becoming more accessible. The bad news is, it’s only becoming more accessible for l…

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    Did you know? (April 01, 2010)

    April 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Since the start of sharply rising transportation prices witnessed since 2004, our Transportation Buying Trends research has found increasingly greater willingness among Canadian shippers to change mod…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Minding your pees and queues

    April 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    On the road, frequent pit stops can really affect your bottom line. Yet, if you’ve ever come down with a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know that the need for frequent urination is one of the firs…

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    The Gap In Shipper And Carrier Freight Volume Projections

    March 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Our research over the years has identified a tendency for shippers to be overly optimistic about future freight volumes. For example, 47% of shippers expected their shipment volumes to increase in 200…

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    What’s The Future Of Trucking?

    February 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Has the recession permanently changed the way we do business? It was one of many questions posed to a large panel of trucking executives at the latest Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) convention but…

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    The Start Of A New Year Is A Good Time To Address Your Health

    February 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Although we’re already getting well into 2010, are you still carrying a bit of extra weight from your holiday celebrations?

  • Feature Transportation

    DPFs Unplugged

    January 1, 2010 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – As the calendar flips to 2010, you could be forgiven if you find yourself thinking more about DEF than DPFs.

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    British Invasion

    January 1, 2010 12:00AM by Eric Berard

    MONTREAL, Que. – Forget about the Beatles or the Rolling Stones. The British invasion in the trucking industry takes the form of a brand new generation of automatic transmissions coming from the UK.

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    Do Your Joints Ache? It Could Be Bursitis

    January 1, 2010 12:00AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    This month I have decide to talk about a common condition called bursitis. In order to understand bursitis, we must first discuss a little bit of anatomy.