Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Trucking and Logistics: What has changed in the labour market and how Canadians perceive the industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on employment within the trucking and logistics industry. In a very short period of time the industry...

Don’t Miss – PMTC 2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE – September 9th to the 10th

Please note, the entire virtual conference will be recorded and will be made available to all registered attendee’s after the conference has concluded, so even...

CTA Provides Feds with Environmental Strategy for COVID-19 Recovery

On the heels of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) recently releasing its comprehensive COVID-19 recovery roadmap for the trucking industry, the Alliance has provided Environment and...

RIP: Robert Maxwell Haggarty

 It is with sadness OTA announces the passing of former OTA President/Chair and founder of International Truckload Services, Max Haggarty. He was 85. Max served...

How to help your drivers cope during the pandemic. Learn about the challenges they are facing in both their mental and physical health.

Limited food options, no gyms, and no socializing for drivers added to their stress. Throw in the closing of rest areas along the highways...

Sweden’s Deadly Experiment With COVID-19

While Canada and much of the world closed their borders and locked up their businesses in an attempt to conquer Coronavirus, Sweden chose to...

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Border Detector Dog Aided in Arrest

May 2, 2019 A Border Detector Dog alerted the CBSA Agent at the border crossing to a specific Semi-truck entering Canada through the Blue...

Drug Trafficking Ring Seized in Ontario

An International network of drug smuggling and trafficking has been dismantled in Barrie, ON by the OPP during their joint 15 month long investigation:...

How Does Your WSIB Alternative Solution Stack Up?

Are you confused about what you should be looking for when shopping for a WSIB Alternative for your O/O’s? If so, you’re not alone.  Not...

OTA Wants Seat at Table for Drafting Thunder Bay Truck Route Bylaw

Despite what the Ontario Trucking Association says was a misguided decision by City of Thunder Bay council to approve a new truck route, OTA continues to...

Cocaine bust in Alberta

At the Sweetgrass / Coutts border crossing into Alberta a transport truck was pulled over for secondary screening because the driver was on the...

Portion Control

Portion control is one of the most effective ways to lose weight. Over the years, the portion sizes have grown tremendously. Burgers have 2-3...

Border Wait Times

The US Government Shutdown has definitely had an impact on cross border travel both land and air. Recently drivers have experienced long border wait...

Beating the SAD Winter Blues

>>           Have you experienced it before? The low energy, irritable mood, no desire to get out of bed, which usually occurs around this time...

Marijuana/Cannabis & The Borders

      Dawn Truell President, Cross Border Services Marajuana/Cannabis is not yet legal here in Canada, the new set date is October 17, 2018. Regardless of the legalization...

Nothing Happens Before a Sale Takes Place!

  Glenn Caldwell Vice President, Sales NAL Insurance   We all know by now that an experienced, professional driver is one of the most important assets...

Do It for Andy

  Glenn Caldwell Vice President, Sales NAL Insurance   Earlier this week I stopped by an OnRoute to catch up on a few emails and grab...

Supplements for Truckers

  Andrea Morley Nutritionist & Health Coach Healthy Trucker   Whether you eat a perfectly healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables or you rely solely on fast...

OTA Seeks Targeted Enforcement

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is encouraging implementation organizations to target transporters and drivers that don't conform to controls and hoist their security execution. The...

July 20th is the new Deadline for Foundation Scholarship Applications

The due date to submit grant applications to the OTA Education Foundation has been reached out to July 20. Specialized issues with the site that candidates...

Express Mondor raised $25K for Cancer Foundation

Express Mondor has raised $25,000 to support the fight against breast cancer, bringing its five-year total to more than $130,000. The company raised the funds...

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