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Trimac weighs privatization offer
Monday May 2, 2016 10:53 AM
CALGARY, AB — Trimac Transportation Ltd. announced that it has received a proposal from its principal shareholder, Trimac Holdings Ltd., to privatize Trimac, a consideration now under...
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PRINT: The Connected Convoy
Monday May 2, 2016 10:28 AM
We got ourselves a convoy. Sure do, but not the way Kris Kristofferson announced it in the iconic movie Convoy, inspired by the classic CW McCall song of the same name. For one thing, we...
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PRINT: Automatic Decisions -- what are you waiting for?
Monday May 2, 2016 10:12 AM
There’s one question all fleets need to ask before spec’ing their first Automated Manual Transmission (AMT): Why did we wait so long? If you’re considering a new truck today, the debate...
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Is social media a waste of time for business?
Saturday April 30, 2016 5:12 PM
BANFF, AB – I’m nervous about live tweeting this event. Sure, there are plenty of followers waiting on news from the Alberta Motor Transport Association. But Kimberly Allison, a certified...
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AMTA identifies key accomplishments of 2015/16
Saturday April 30, 2016 1:27 PM
BANFF, AB – The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) has identified a series of key accomplishments achieved in the past year, at a time when the province’s trucking industry...
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ELDs, environmental focus among industry 'game changers'
Saturday April 30, 2016 1:12 PM
BANFF, AB – Mandated technologies like Electronic Logging Devices and an increasing focus on environmental standards will be among “game changers” for Canada’s trucking industry, Canadian...
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Mason highlights transportation projects in AMTA address
Friday April 29, 2016 11:04 PM
BANFF, AB – Alberta Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Brian Mason spoke to the Alberta Motor Transport Association’s annual conference this afternoon, emphasizing investments being...
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Cash-strapped Alberta rethinks approach to highways
Friday April 29, 2016 10:47 PM
BANFF, AB – A cash-strapped Alberta government is rethinking the way priorities are set for the province’s highway network and related maintenance – both for the short term and decades into...
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