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Mike grew up on a beef farm in rural Southwestern Ontario in Huron County and began his career in the Trucking Industry in 1990 at the age of 18. Mike spent three years working for a local carrier Hauling Livestock and bulk agriculture products. At the age of 21 Mike went to work for a long Haul Refrigerated and general freight carrier and spent 5 years hauling freight in all 48 US Mainland States and 6 Canadian Provinces. The Carrier then opened a Certified Driver Training School in 1998 and Mike came off the road to become one of the Schools First Certified Driver Trainers. In 2000 Mike Transitioned into Safety and Compliance for the Fleet, while still working part time as a Trainer for the School. In 2002 Mike moved over to a Private Fleet and became the Safety, Compliance, Maintenance and Training manager for the Hensall District Co-operative’s Commercial Trucking Fleet. Mike spent the next 12.5 years with Hensall and oversaw the Fleets as it grew from 40 Trucks in 2002 to over 160 in 2015. In January of 2015 Mike moved into the Trucking Association business and was named the President of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada, where he remains in his current role.
Ebulletin March 18/2024 Milton, ON:  The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and Benchmark Sponsor, Ontario Truck Driving School, have announced that the 8th annual PMTC Canadian Private Fleet benchmarking survey instrument is now live! This study is open for completion by...
The Feds, Provinces & Territories Must Work Together to Effectively Monitor Carrier Safety Fitness The System in place currently has been broken for a long time, and solutions offered by the Industry have yet to be acted upon (the below...
Milton, ON:  The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and Benchmark Sponsor, Ontario Truck Driving School, have announced that the 8th annual PMTC Canadian Private Fleet benchmarking survey instrument is live as of today, February 5th.  This study is open...
A year for change to mandatory entry-level training The question is, “How much?” By Mike Millian, President of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada 2024 promises new and positive steps regarding mandatory entry-level training (MELT) in Canada. For starters, Newfoundland officially...
On December 6th I attended the Annual meeting of the Task Force on Vehicle Weights and Dimensions in Montreal. The purpose of the meeting is to receive updates from Provincial, Territorial, and federal governments on their status with complying...
Hello PMTC Members and friends, California is getting ready to implement another environmentally focused truck regulation. The rule is called the Clean Truck Check (CTC), and according to a fact sheet from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), it is the rechristening of...
Invitation au Symposium multimodal sur les pénuries de main-d’œuvre et de compétences Bonjour, Transports Canada vous invite à participer à un Symposium multimodal virtuel sur les pénuries de main-d’œuvre et de compétences dans le secteur des transports. Le thème du Symposium...
Multi-Modal Labour and Skills Shortages Symposium Invitation Hello,  Transport Canada would like to invite you to attend a virtual Multi-Modal Symposium on Labour and Skills Shortages in the transportation sector. The theme of the Symposium is “addressing labour and skills shortages by...
FMCSA has removed two ELDs from the list of registered Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). Motor carriers and drivers using FALCON ELDs and KSK ELDs have 60 days to replace them with compliant ELDs. On September 14, 2023, FMCSA removed the following...
The FBCL Announces Toll Parity Exchange Rate Adjustments at Blue Water Bridge POINT EDWARD, Ontario, Sept. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (The FBCL) announced today that it is adjusting the currency parity for toll and...