Monday, April 22, 2019
Everywhere you go in the freight transportation world, it seems everyone is talking about “Big Data” and how it will influence if not outright change supply chain strategies, logistics operations, even truck maintenance practices. But here’s a question rarely asked in such discussions:...
At the Sweetgrass / Coutts border crossing into Alberta a transport truck was pulled over for secondary screening because the driver was on the CBSA radar as suspected of involvement in drug trafficking. During inspection the CBSA border officers...

Portion Control

Portion control is one of the most effective ways to lose weight. Over the years, the portion sizes have grown tremendously. Burgers have 2-3 patties, pop bottles are triple the size of the original glass ones, and restaurant entrees...
This year, we’d like to share our hopes for the coming year with ten ways to support the Women In Trucking Association mission to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking industry. #1        More carriers will start monitoring...
In recent days i have received back some unhealthy bloodwork that makes me think about and appreciate life. Firstly, I will be ok. God has always had my back. While listening to one of my favourite Bible Teachers last night, John...
Business logistics has traditionally been defined by a focus on trucks and transportation networks. But in recent years, a slew of new technologies have revolutionized the industry. Warehouse management systems can now automate the picking process, ensuring that ordered...
As traumatic as it was at the time, the addition of selective catalytic reduction and diesel particulate filter after treatment to modern trucks will likely go down as one of the industry’s greatest technological triumphs. Clean air comes at a...

Border Wait Times

The US Government Shutdown has definitely had an impact on cross border travel both land and air. Recently drivers have experienced long border wait times and bad winter weather border closures. With the TSA and CBP officers some working...
>>           Have you experienced it before? The low energy, irritable mood, no desire to get out of bed, which usually occurs around this time of year? The Winter Blues, more formally known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a...
As we close the calendar pages on 2018, we wanted to take the opportunity to look back at the amazing growth and successes for Women In Trucking (WIT) Association this past year. In January we started the weekly Women In...

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