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Supervisors can face stiff implications if they ignore substance abuse in the workplace
Author: Derek Clouthier
Posted: May 28, 2017, 1:18 am
WINNIPEG, Man. – Arne’s Welding, an affiliate of Maxim Truck and Trailer, hit the jackpot when the manufacturer won a contract worth up to $20 million to produce 300 load handling system trailers to be used by Canada’s Department of
Author: Derek Clouthier
Posted: May 27, 2017, 4:43 pm
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Many in the log hauling industry in B.C. would like to see the province fall in line with other jurisdictions and permit the use of 9-axle configurations. A B.C. Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) panel discussed the
Author: Derek Clouthier
Posted: May 27, 2017, 1:39 am
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Every two years those in the logging, mining, trucking, and other resource sectors in Canada’s north gather to showcase the latest and greatest in machinery and technology. Moira Pellerine, marketing and operations manager for Master Promotions,
Author: Derek Clouthier
Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:18 pm
TORONTO, Ont.  — Ontario’s Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca reinforced the MTO’s commitment to return enforcement to the aggregate and excavation sectors by the fall of 2018 at a town hall meeting in Mississauga yesterday. As of late, the MTO has
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:12 pm
Insurance is on every small trucking company’s list of top three aggravations for several reasons, cost being the biggest. Assume you’ve had no claims for a few years. Think of the premiums spent: hundreds of thousands of dollars for just
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 26, 2017, 3:08 pm
PHOENIX, Ari. — The fact Western Star still shines bright 50 years after the creation of the brand is a small miracle. Western Star trucks in the late 1990s were still being custom-built, largely by hand, in Kelowna, B.C. while the
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 26, 2017, 3:05 pm
PHOENIX, Ari. — In addition to overseeing the Western Star truck brand, Kelley Platt also serves as chief diversity officer for parent company Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). It’s a role she clearly relishes and finds gratifying, and she spoke of
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:52 pm
TORONTO, Ont. – Wilson’s Truck Lines is celebrating its 80th birthday this year. The business, that was started in 1937 when John Wesley Wilson and his son Carl Wilson began transporting food with four Dodge single-axle trucks and four 20-foot
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:01 pm
BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Road Today Show and Job Fair takes place May 27 at the Brampton Soccer Center located at Dixie and Sandalwood Roads. This is the ninth edition of the show, which will run from 10 a.m. till
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 25, 2017, 3:14 pm
HOUSTON, Texas – The Shell Rotella Road Show is rolling into Canada this July. The official tour is set to be held from July 2-August 2 and features a 53-foot double bump-out trailer with more than 3,000 square feet of
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:36 pm
LONDON, Ont. — The Healthy Fleet Challenge leaderboard is now public. According to organizers, the site, www.healthyteam.com is open to the public, where visitors can see a real-time ranking of the healthiest fleets in North America. Companies are ranked based on
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:13 pm
TORONTO, Ont. — Canada Cartage has been named Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada’s short-haul carrier of the year. The award was handed out during an Apr. 12 reception in Toronto. Canada Cartage won the award for finding new, more efficient ways to
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 25, 2017, 1:40 pm
Attracting and retaining Millennials to the transportation industry.
Author: Brad Ling
Posted: May 25, 2017, 12:00 pm
BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Toronto Regional Truck Driving Championships are set to take place this weekend. The championships will once again be held at the Brampton PowerAde Centre (7575 Kennedy Rd.) where competitors will go head-to-head with other drivers for the
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 7:36 pm
WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport announced recently that is has partnered with the Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) in an effort to bring answers in the ongoing searches for missing children and help to return missing children to a
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:06 pm
Three summer truck shows that should be on your calendar
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:51 pm
WINDSOR, Ont. — Construction of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge should get underway in the summer of 2018, and take four years to build, top officials with the Crown corporation overseeing the bridge’s construction and future operations say. Windsor Detroit
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:35 pm
The North American transportation industry is in the early stages of an era of unprecedented change. Our industry has been inundated with reports of autonomous vehicles, the electrification of trucking and other potential alternative fuels, and the “uberization” of the
Author: James Menzies
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:23 pm
Free healthy meals. Paid workouts. Is Scotlynn Canada's healthiest trucking fleet?
Author: Sonia Straface
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:18 pm

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