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Saturday, April 20, 2024
Fire suppression costs may be $1.5 billion* The federal government reports, since 1990, “wildland fires” across Canada have consumed an average of 2.5 million hectares a year with some years topping 7M+ hectares. These fires occur in forests, shrub lands...
Trucking is one of the most important pillars of transportation in the Canadian supply chain. Canada’s extensive road network prove the primary mode of transport used to ship goods across the country. The trucking sector is also the key...

Safety & $avings

Preventative trucking maintenance keeps you on track. “Keep on truckin” was one of the first meme/slogans originating from the 60’s meaning - never stop. Well, at some point trucks have to stop, it’s just predicting the stop date that can...
There was a time not that long ago when truck drivers were respected as  “Hero’s of the Highway”. Books were written, movies were produced and we were treated with respect by the motoring public. The average driver knew that...
Thankfully springtime is almost here. But with the rising temperatures comes increased damage to our roadways. In order to help protect our roads, the province enforces reduced load restrictions on trucks to protect Ontario's highways during spring thaw when...
I was recently asked the question on my podcast, “Which carrier is the best carrier to work for as a new driver?” This question is common among new people who don’t understand the industry and how it works. This...
Here in the Ottawa Valley, winter weather has not been cold. But, the snow keeps on piling up, more and more, higher and higher. It is the first year I wish I had a snowblower or a snow-clearing service....
Are tough times ahead? Fear of a recession might be on our doorstep. Both inflation and interest rates are climbing, which experts say slows down the economy or worse. Are you prepared to handle a recession? How can you...
Truck driving for long has been associated with a “money making” occupation but little do the beginners realise the “on road” hardships that await them.  However, do not get dissuaded by the challenges as there is a thrill and an...
As the new year settles in, we can begin focusing on the challenges ahead. In the trucking industry, one of those challenges is driver recruitment and retention. With that in mind, we at The Trucking Network are readying for...