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    Understand the ever-changing ELD

    January 11, 2019 2:24PM by Derek Clouthier

    ELDs and on-board computer systems for fleets are constantly evolving

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    The evolution of active safety systems

    January 11, 2019 2:11PM by James Menzies

    And how to get the most out of their performance

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    Building their reputation through honesty and integrity

    January 6, 2019 3:01PM by Derek Clouthier

    RED DEER, Alta. — The folks at Black Hand Transport aren’t shy about getting their hands dirty to make sure the job is done right. Started by Jeremy Douglas and Kyle Edwards in 2014, Black Hand began operations Oct. 15 of

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    B.C. aims to increase road safety with left lane ban, stricter chain up enforcement

    January 3, 2019 2:48PM by Derek Clothier

    VICTORIA, B.C. — Increasing safety on B.C.’s highways has become a focus for the provincial government of late, and several new regulations will impact commercial trucks traveling across the province. For starters, commercial vehicle drivers will no longer be permitted to

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    Why should anyone care about trucking?

    January 3, 2019 2:40PM by Terry Shaw

    Trucking makes everything possible, from here to tomorrow. This is the message of the Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) new public relations campaign, set to officially launch in 2019. With “movement” as the main theme, the MTA has begun to unveil

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    The center of it all

    January 1, 2019 2:32PM by Derek Clouthier

    CentrePort Canada continues to entice Manitoba trucking companies

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    Icy roads ahead

    January 1, 2019 2:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. — Driving the ice roads in Canada’s north is on several drivers’ bucket list – it’s even a popular (and dramatic) TV show. Despite the drama we see on television, building an ice road is a serious matter, one

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    Turning over turnover

    December 29, 2018 11:56AM by Sonia Straface

    How Woodcock Brothers is keeping its drivers and employees happy

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    Dalton is hailed a cab: Part 3

    December 29, 2018 11:47AM by Edo van Belkom

    The story so far After returning from a long haul to the west coast, Mark Dalton’s dispatcher Bud asks him for a favor. He reluctantly agrees to do some local work. Mark arrives at Intra-City Truck Lines yard ready to

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    The trailer market’s hot

    December 27, 2018 11:43AM by Derek Clouthier

    Trailer demand has never been higher, and product quality has never been better

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    Driver Inc. makes no sense for carriers, either

    December 27, 2018 11:25AM by Scott Taylor

    I got a call recently from a fellow who had Googled us and his first words to me were, “My boss wants me to incorporate. It looks like you guys can do that and look after my books for me.”

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    A condition that requires a rush trip

    December 26, 2018 11:18AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Get to the hospital if suffering from abdominal pain. The load can wait.

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    Winning the common cold war

    December 26, 2018 10:44AM by Karen Bowen

    Keep your rig germ-free

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    Seven human resources issues that will shape the year

    December 25, 2018 10:38AM by Angela Splinter

    The start of any year brings changes to the trucking and logistics industry, and 2019 is no exception. Human resources (HR) managers from coast to coast are dealing with the effects of a tight labor market, new technology, and regulations

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    Looking beyond skills-based training

    December 25, 2018 10:34AM by Al Goodhall

    Are we hung up on skills-based training in the trucking sector? I think we are, and that is the root problem when it comes to hiring and retaining drivers. You see, it’s great to learn a new skill. It’s exciting,