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IN PRINT -- The Quest for Uptime: It begins with Preventive Maintenance checks
Thursday March 30, 2017 10:52 AM
We’re learning. We are doing a better job at keeping trucks out of the shop and out on the road earning money, but it’s been a steep learning curve. Ever since the first Diesel Particulate...
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IN PRINT -- The Last Mile: Companies from Amazon to Zootly are transforming trucking
Thursday March 30, 2017 10:47 AM
Consumers are now a click away from just about anything they want to buy. But the story of convenience does not end there. These e-commerce transactions are also transforming the way goods...
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IN PRINT -- A Sense of Scale: The push for more bypass programs is on
Thursday March 30, 2017 10:43 AM
Time is money when stuck in the lineups for roadside inspection facilities. Drivewyze, the Canadian maker of an app used to bypass these ever-dreaded “coops”, has clocked a typical delay at...
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IN PRINT -- Better Safe than Sorry: Safety procedures are there to protect, not annoy
Thursday March 30, 2017 10:34 AM
Tire irons and jacks are not worth a human life, yet a tire service technician in Whitehorse, Yukon died while retrieving his tools from under a truck he had been working on. The incident...
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UPDATEDRCMP seek truck shooting witnesses
Wednesday March 29, 2017 2:41 PM
CHILLIWACK, BC – One man is charged with attempted murder after shots were fired at vehicles on BC highways 16, 37 and 97 over a 14-hour period that began Friday, March 24 at 8:30 pm -- and...
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U.S. rates steady despite volume increases: DAT
Wednesday March 29, 2017 1:06 PM
BEAVERTON, OR – While U.S. truck volumes increased in many van lanes last week, rates are holding steady because of available capacity, DAT RateView reports in its latest findings. Combined...
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Driver turnover dropping at U.S. fleets
Wednesday March 29, 2017 10:48 AM
ARLINGTON, VA – Driver turnover at large truckload fleets has plunged to 71%, reaching the lowest point in six years, the American Trucking Associations reports. The rate has now dropped...
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Quebec renews support for natural gas trucks
Wednesday March 29, 2017 9:26 AM
MONTREAL, QC – Quebec’s latest budget has renewed the Ecocamionnage (green trucking) program until 2020 and offers more financial support to those who want to fuel up with natural gas. And...
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