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25

Apr

Top Fleet Employers Honoured By Trucking HR Canada

Forty-eight of the “best workplaces in Canada’s trucking industry” have been named by Trucking HR Canada as part of the fourth annual Top Fleet Employers program.

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22

Mar

Connected Truck, ‘Disruptive’ Truck

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Efforts to electronically link all the disparate components on trucks with each other as well as the outside world will disrupt the industry, according to experts at the Technology & Maintenance (TMC) annual meeting.

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17

Mar

Panel: Incoming MELT a Game Changer

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The introduction of Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) this July 1, is going to shake up truck driver training, according to industry stakeholders at the recent Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario’s (TTSAO

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17

Mar

Data: Higher Driver Turnover Can Lead to Poorer CSA Scores

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The Vigillo data firm found that fleets with the highest turnover rates generally have higher crash rates and poorer CSA scores than fleets with better driver turnover rates.

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15

Mar

Youth in Trucking Survey Launched

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Trucking HR Canada has launched its Youth with Drive survey, as a next step in developing a national employment strategy for youth in the trucking industry.

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11

Mar

FTR: ELD Rollout Will lead to “Substantial” Capacity Crunch

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American transportation consultants FTR Associates is forecasting “steadily-deteriorating conditions” for shipping capacity through 2017, in reaction to stronger demand and the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.”

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3

Feb

US Trade Experts: Carving NAFTA Bad for American Truckers Too

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While Canadian carriers in an export-based economy benefit mightily from the North American Free Trade Agreement, their U.S. counterparts stand plenty to lose as well, according to several American trade experts who spoke to Heavy Duty Trucking.

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18

Dec

OTA Biz Survey: Post-Trump Slump?

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These are undoubtedly volatile times for Ontario motor carriers, as perhaps the recent US election and uncertainly over the future of NAFTA could arguably be shaking truckers’ confidence in the North American freight market.

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22

Nov

ATRI Report on Autonomous Vehicles Examines Industry Concerns

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Hours of service, CSA scores and the driver shortage are all areas identified as being impacted by autonomous vehicle technology, in a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.

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25

Oct

CTA to Minister: Truck Driving Jobs Not Disappearing

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Although it’s likely the job of the over-the-road truck driver may evolve somewhat, it will not be eliminated or disappear in the age of autonomous vehicle technology, CTA’s David Bradley wrote in a letter to federal Finance Minister

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