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22

Jul

EDITORIAL: Mandatory Entry Level Training is Here

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MELT will help ensure carriers will have an adequate supply of consistently trained, quality new drivers in the future

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22

Jul

Survey: Carriers, Drivers Shortchanged by Shipper Detention

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A new survey finds that nearly 63% of commercial truck drivers spend more than three hours waiting for their vehicle to be loaded and unloaded.

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12

Jul

Survey: Millennial Drivers Value Job ‘Perks’ Above All

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A recent survey by U.S. trucking satellite firm EpicVue found that driver preferences for “perks” and other intangible benefits vary by age demographics.

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28

Jun

Game-Changer: Ont Implementing Mandatory Entry Level Training for Tractor-Trailer Drivers

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The first jurisdiction to introduce MELT for tractor-trailer drivers, Ontario is leading the way in further improving highway safety and ensure an adequate supply of consistently trained drivers

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14

Jun

CTA Study: Truck Driver Shortage Accelerating

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Industry at precipice of a ‘demographic cliff’

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1

Jun

OTA Biz Conditions Survey: Carriers Predict Better Days Ahead Despite Headwinds

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Economic uncertainty continues to muddle freight market prospects for Ontario carriers, who, despite stagnant volumes in most lanes, seem to be reasonably optimistic going forward.

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27

May

Legal Marijuana: Impacts Worker Shortage and … Real Estate?

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As Canada moves toward marijuana legalization, carriers might want to look at how similar policies in legalized states impact rucking and its legal responsibilities.

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27

May

Survey: Poor Health Contributing to Driver Shortage

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A recent survey of 3,500 human resources, recruiting, security, and management professionals found that “health issues” is a major reason truck drivers leave the industry

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10

May

Report Makes Business Case For Diversifying Industry

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Trucking HR Canada has unveiled a new report making the sound business case for increased diversity in the nation’s trucking industry.

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3

May

MTO Releases Draft Training Standard for Class A Mandatory Entry-Level Training

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A formal announcement regarding the introduction of mandatory entry-level training (MELT) for Class A drivers in Ontario is expected this spring or early summer

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