DID YOU REALIZE THAT THE TRUCKING BUSINESS ENCOUNTERED ITS FIRST BLAST IN CANADA BY TAKING AN INTEREST IN THE WAR EXERTION? THIS PART, WHICH CURRENTLY SHIP 70% OF THE MERCHANDISE IN NORTH AMERICA, WAS TO BE SURE LIABLE FOR THE EFFECTIVE ARRANGEMENT OF THE CANADIAN POWERS. SINCE IT WAS (AND STILL IS) ANSWERABLE FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF CRUDE MATERIALS AND COMPLETED ITEMS, FOR EXAMPLE, WEAPONS AND AIRPLANE, THE TRUCKING BUSINESS WAS PROCLAIMED FUNDAMENTAL TO THE WAR EXERTION.
BE THAT AS IT MAY, THIS IS A LONG WAY FROM THE MAIN WAY THE TRUCKING BUSINESS IN CANADA HAS DEVELOPED. DIFFERENT CHANGES HAVE ADDITIONALLY OCCURRED THROUGHOUT THE YEARS.
TRUCKING INDUSTRY WORKFORCE DEPENDENT ON MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
Today’s trucking shortage is no accident. On the contrary, it is the result of many factors that have taken place over several years. However, one point can be made: in the trucking industry, supply has not kept pace with demand, which has been growing for years.
While the free trade agreements between the United States and Canada are primarily responsible, the advent of e-commerce has changed the game when it comes to the delivery of goods. The number of online purchases has exploded, resulting in a considerable demand for transport that is difficult for the current workforce to meet. This has led to a change in logistics in order to better handle the high number of deliveries, as well as to
TECHNOLOGICAL EVOLUTIONS THAT BENEFIT TRUCKING
As is apparent everywhere, technology has developed tremendously in recent decades. The arrival of GPS, surveillance and driver assistance systems has brought its share of innovations in road transport. Trucks have gradually been equipped with cabin surveillance cameras, trailer tracking systems and many other new technologies. These have not only improved working conditions for truck drivers, but also improved their safety.
Furthermore, the trucking sector, previously unconcerned about environmental issues, has adopted technologies that have made the business greener. New exhaust filters, more fuel-efficient engines and new, more environmentally friendly fuels have appeared in truck manufacturing plants. Technologies have also driven innovation by creating electric transport vehicles, which have won over more than one company. Electric trucks are becoming increasingly popular on the market.