Monday, July 13, 2020
Trucking associations across the country are facing serious labour shortages as long-haul truckers get older and younger generations are drawn to different industries. Their proposed solution? Hire more newcomers to Canada, and more immigrants in general. While certain labour unions...
Truck driver occupational fatalities rose in 2017 to the highest number since at least 2003, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. BLS says the 840 truck drivers...
The world has uncovered the underbelly of an extraordinary industry: trucking. The featured conduct of certain organizations are a humiliation to trucking sector. So what can Canada do to be able to address these maltreatment? The appropriate response isn't...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance praised an ongoing University of Toronto study requiring a crackdown on altering of substantial truck emission technology yet additionally called attention to the trucking business ought to be glad for being the main cargo mode...
The transport of food and health/sanitary items such as cleaning supplies and paper towels have placed significant strains on the supply chain. Food distributors have to scrutinize significant preventative measures needed to ensure the health and safety of customers,...
With limited access to places to eat, shower and re-supply, many have put their lives on hold to ensure Canada’s supply chain remains open. “I made the decision, I haul groceries,” says Josh O’Keefe, who hauls mostly produce for Bell...
dexFreight, a startup that describes itself as a decentralized logistics platform, completed its first blockchain-based shipment using smart contracts. The dexFreight platform allowed the shipper and carrier to directly connect, negotiate rates, and schedule pickup and delivery. The 5,320-lb...
Trimac Transportation has declared it has procured B&B/Bess Tank Lines, a family-run mass transportation organization with roots in Quebec and Alberta. B&B was established in 1976, and with Bess Tank Lines, works in excess of 110 tractors...
The OTA successfully kicked-off both of their LEAD programs – the Next Generation Certificate Program, and the OTA-SEEC Leaders Certificate Program through the Schulich School of Business at York University. The Next Generation Program – which focuses on the core...
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ordered in late 2017 was generally valuable to trucking industry partners. Notwithstanding cutting rates for enterprises and littler go through element organizations, the law re designed individual duty filings, as well, permitting bigger standard...

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