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Private Carriers Group Launches “Young Leaders” Bursary
Wednesday June 17, 2015 2:49 PM
OAKVILLE, ON-- A new education bursary unveiled by the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) will help the industry's young leaders cover half the tuition fees for specialized...
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1,000 Mullen Employees Lose Jobs as Q1 Profit Plummets
Friday April 24, 2015 3:29 PM
OKOTOKS, AB — Mullen Group let go of some 1,000 employees after its first quarter profit plummeted in its oilfield services division as a result of low oil prices and inactivity.
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Ontario Infrastructure to get $130B Lift
Friday April 24, 2015 12:28 PM
TORONTO—Ontario's Finance Minister Charles Sousa's budget includes a 10-year, $130-billion infrastructure push, generated by supermarket beer sales and selling off 60 percent of...
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TransForce revenue hits $1-billion for the first time
Wednesday March 4, 2015 3:31 PM
MONTREAL, QC— Thanks to the completion of a number of acquisitions, including the takeover of Ontario-based Contrans trucking firm, TrandForce’s Q4 profits ballooned to $43.2 million and...
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Detroit-Windsor Bridge Sees Clear Road
Friday February 20, 2015 1:52 AM
OTTAWA -- Finally, the green light is shining. The last big roadblock to building a new bridge joining Detroit with Windsor, ON has been pushed aside.
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U.S. December trucking conditions best seen all year: FTR
Thursday February 19, 2015 8:17 AM
BLOOMINGTON, IN —U.S. truck freight improved dramatically in December 2014 due to strong freight and high contract rates, according to freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
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5 reasons trucking will be good in 2015
Tuesday February 17, 2015 4:13 PM
COLUMBUS, OH— Analysts at GE Capital compiled a list of expected trucking industry trends for 2015,highlighting expectations for freight, equipment, rates and capacity. And there's...
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Carriers regain control of rate setting: report
Wednesday February 11, 2015 2:20 PM
ST. LOUIS, MO— The U.S. economy is on solid ground and bringing higher transportation costs, according to Rosalyn Wilson, supply chain expert and senior business analyst with the management...
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