Monday, June 17, 2019
An International network of drug smuggling and trafficking has been dismantled in Barrie, ON by the OPP during their joint 15 month long investigation: Project Tattler.  Project Tattler began in December 2017, 15 months of work buy the organized crime...
I am going to focus this month’s column on the reduced load period, commonly referred to as Spring Weight Restrictions, or Frost laws. Although I have touched on this subject before, little has changed, and it needs to be...
These days, it seems like everyone and their dog is labelling their diet; paleo, keto, pescetarian, gluten-free, vegan, the list goes on…  The nutrition world is filled with so much noise, with so many strong opinions, “quick fixes,” conflicting research, and products.   The War on Carbs  Lately, carbs have been labelled as...
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...
Looking to get the most out of your trucking insurance policy? Driver experience, age and upkeep of vehicles, and the time your operation has been in business are key factors insurance providers use to determine premiums. Consider the tips...
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...



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