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Thursday, December 8, 2022
Transport Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra, on behalf of Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN), today announced two new calls for proposals and availability of funding for trucking fleets through the new Green Freight Program and the Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Awareness...
Over the past 2 and a ½ years we have witnessed so many changes that affect the trucking industry; from covid restrictions like wearing masks and gloves to mandatory vaccinations and pre border clearance using the arriveCAN app. We...
On Tuesday, November 1, the Federal Government announced a new immigration policy that will add 500,000 new Canadians annually by 2025. The government sees increased immigration as key to securing our economic future. Over the next three years, we will see 1.35 million new Canadians.Federal Immigration Minister Sean Fraser's new immigration targets are necessary to ensure Canada's future economic prosperity.
The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the American Trucking Associations (ATA), numerous Canadian and U.S. industry groups, and 55 members of Congress, led by U.S. Representative Rick Crawford, have called on President Biden to the U.S. border vaccination requirements impacting...
Derek Leathers, Werner Enterprises Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer has been named Chairman of the Board of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Derek succeeds Judy McReynolds, ArcBest Corporation Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, who is completing eight...
As technology finds new ways to make the business of operating a trucking fleet easier, the need for upskilling drivers is more important than ever. But for many companies, the question before investing in upskilling programs is – will...
I was surfing through Facebook one day when a question came through one of the group chats. A driver had just finished his driving course and was looking to find out which carrier he should choose to go work...
When thinking about load securement, everyone immediately thinks about open deck trailers.  Flat decks, step decks, floats, goose necks, etc., but improperly secured loads in and on any type of trailer can create a serious safety hazard.  Checking load...
This month, I’ll go over some of the basic points of dangerous goods and oversized loads.  This is in no way a complete or comprehensive article of everything you need to know regarding these 2 somewhat specialized areas of...
The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index, showed volume and pricing down, with capacity still on the high side, resulting in a lower Supply-Demand Balance in June. The ACT For-Hire Trucking Index is a monthly survey of for-hire trucking service providers. Carter...