Social Distancing How Far Do We Go?

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned all our lives upside down. Office work may be changed forever thanks to the pandemic. As the country enters a heavy lockdown in mid-January...

Trucking 2021 – Keeping Safe and Educated

We’ve come the end of another year and I think most of us are happy to see this one go. The year 2020 is like a bad episode of...

Is It Time to Flip the Switch in Truck Driving?

What a year it’s been, we started off with bright futures and goals, hit a pandemic that rocked the world, and transferred our lives from in-person to digital all...

Notice Increased Secondary Inspections at Borders?

One of the many repercussions of the Covid-19 Pandemic that may have gone unreported or unnoticed is the increase in secondary inspections at the borders! Has anyone out there...

Truck stops and Tarmacs

“Don’t reinvent the wheel, just realign it.”  Anthony J. D’Angelo, author We’ve all heard the adage about reinventing the wheel.  Why spend a great deal of time and effort on...

Leading a Helpful Dialogue in 2021 about the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Your...

When it comes to employee benefits your thoughts and actions probably turn to the costs of providing healthcare benefits to your transportation industry workforce. This is a big-ticket item,...

Accidents: An Ounce of Prevention equals A Pound, or more of Cure:

It has been a couple of weeks now that we have been braving the winter season. Statistically, this is when carriers have most of our “minor” property damage incidents....

Joe Biden: A Better U.S. President for Canada?

As the American economy goes, so too goes Canada's. We are the tail that wags to the wishes of the big U.S. dog. The question is, will U.S. economic...

All That Was Good In 2020

2020 will go down in history as one that changed modern society and the future of mankind. I must admit, when challenged to write about the positives arising from...

The more things change, the more they stay the same

President Grover Cleveland created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1887 to prohibit rate discrimination for customers of the railroad.  In 1906 the ICC was authorized to set maximum...