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Saturday, November 27, 2021
Ever increasing vaccination mandates on essential workers, by both private businesses and governments alike, are causing severe shortages in an already depleted workforce. This is especially true in the supply chain, where severe shortages in workers are prevalent in...
What is the cost of freedom?  In Canada, we are fortunate to carry on our day-to-day lives with the greatest of freedoms and opportunities. How often do we stop and wonder why or what has enabled us to have this...
The Province of Ontario made headlines throughout Canada in October of 2021 when a proposed law was announced to provide delivery drivers with access to washrooms at the businesses they service .  If passed, the law will allow truck...
Human trafficking - one of the fastest-growing crimes in the World today. Ontario reports cases mostly involving sexual exploitation as sex trafficking. Women, girls, boys and people who identify as 2SLGBTQ are all targets. This old yet seemingly resistant...
It makes the American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) Top Industry Issues report every year.  It is spoken about and described by various organisations like Trucking HR Canada.  Outside of North America, countries grapple with it.  The driver shortage is...
The “Supply Chain” is affecting us all. Demand for goods is on the rise, getting them delivered is essential for our economy. Again the importance of the trucking industry has come under the focus. Trucking driving has suddenly become...
New Channels for Supporting Your Employees’ Wellbeing Mental health conditions can have profound personal, occupational, and social consequences for the one in five North Americans who experience them every year. For employers, these consequences have measurable economic impacts due to...
A quote that I particularly appreciate is from the ancient ruler Cyrus the Great: “Diversity in counsel, unity in command” .  Without getting deep into history, I will simply say that Cyrus the Great was a leader and military...
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of a strong and resilient international supply chain. The tightening and closing of borders, restrictions of movement (people and goods) and the closure of businesses all serve as tools to control the...

Inspection Woes

Every day that I’m is the road I pass several weigh /inspection stations. I remember the days when you had to count on them being open and you needed to make sure you were legal. I’ve heard urban myths about...

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