business planning and decision conceptual

Choice Amongst Options

A quote that I particularly appreciate is from the ancient ruler Cyrus the Great: “Diversity in counsel, unity in command” .  Without getting deep into history, I will simply...
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The Canadian supply chain – Should we be worried?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of a strong and resilient international supply chain. The tightening and closing of borders, restrictions of movement (people and goods) and the...

Inspection Woes

Every day that I’m is the road I pass several weigh /inspection stations. I remember the days when you had to count on them being open and you needed...

Incoming Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks

Technology related to addressing climate change is all over the media.  In the transportation industry in North America, this dialogue is dominated by the advent of heavy-duty trucks and...

Wildfires: The impact on Canadian transportation.

Wildfire flames reach 50 meters in height with a ground temperature exceeding 1200*C. To put it into perspective…a house fire has a ground temperature of 815*C. A wildfire is...

Corporate Success is Rooted In Employee Happiness

For greater success, do companies want happy customers or happy employees? Evidence points that most successful companies need both. Oxford University published a study in October 2019 about happiness and...

Fierceness and female drivers

If you were asked to name the fiercest animal in the animal kingdom, how would you respond? Would your initial reaction be to say it would be a bear,...

Pre- and Post-Trip Pointers

Pre-trip and post-trip inspections are extremely common terms in the trucking industry in Canada and the USA.  Sometimes referred to as driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs), these inspections are...

Border Crossing Issues You Will Be Facing Due to New Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted!

Directly from Ottawa – The CBSA Canadian Border Services Agency border guards and Airport workers are preparing to begin strike job actions across Canada’s borders on Friday, August 6,...

Ouch! Vehicle Purchase Prices Are On The Rise

Some wonder, will this COVID pandemic rollercoaster ride ever end? The past year and a half have been chaotic for everyone. Hopefully, we will be able to put the...