Day & Ross execs run the Boston Marathon
It's a run-derful life for Doug Tingley and Joel Clarke-Ames HARTLAND, N.B. – Most drivers wouldn’t call the trip from New Brunswick to Boston extensive, but for runners getting there it can be a long haul. The world’s oldest annual marathon played host this year to two executives from Day & Ross – president Day & Ross Freight, Doug Tingley, and director of operations Day & Ross supply chain and trade networks, Joel Clarke-Ames.
Execs learn Olympian lessons at convention
TORONTO, ON - Leadership skills are universal. There are plenty of lessons to be learned outside the trucking industry itself. And in the midst of the Ontario Trucking Association's annual convention, executives had the chance to hear guidance from experts ranging from a "Dragon" to a six-time Olympic medalist.
Women discuss ways to advance transportation careers
TORONTO, ON - Female executives from Canada's transportation industry -- and even the former president of Home Depot Canada -- joined together at a Toronto Transportation Club luncheon on June 14 to discuss ways that women can move forward in their careers. But the messages about networking and standing up to be counted were seen to be just as important for businesses as the individual employees.
Low oil? Struggling fleet? Think positive, says speaker
BANFF, AB -- There is plenty of bad news to report. Alberta fleets can cite low oil prices and a lagging economy as just two examples. But Chris Cummins - a speaker who specializes in sales, leadership and personal development -- told members of the Alberta Motor Transport Association that they have the power to change things. It involves a positive attitude.