What’s your biggest maintenance headache? I actually do want to know because, believe it or not, planning for next spring’s Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit on April 15 is already underway. It’s at a preliminary stage, for sure, but we’re already at it. We haven’t yet held a meeting of the dozen or so members of the advisory council that helps us devise the program, but individually we’re creating short lists of subjects to cover.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Some of the most important factors behind spec’ing decisions are those that promise better fuel economy. A panel of experts at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS) discussed how claims should be weighed, and steps that will deliver a return on investments.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — One of the biggest challenges for any fleet manager is a spec’ing decision, looking to strike the balance between initial purchase prices and performance. Maintenance leaders from Challenger Motor Freight, Bison Transport, and Titanium Transport shared their approaches with peers at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Mike Jeffress of Maverick Transportation reflected on changes in a 30-year maintenance career during a presentation at this year’s Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit. And he shared how a family tragedy continues to guide his decisions.
TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit is fast approaching and will bring high-profile industry speakers from across North America to Toronto’s International Centre on April 18. And there will be plenty to absorb, from electrification, to collision mitigation, spec’ing practices, fuel economy, and more.
TORONTO, ON – The search is on for the 28th Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year, an honor sponsored by Volvo Trucks Canada. Nominations can be submitted through https://www.trucksummit.ca/apply-today/, but close on February 16. Those eligible for the award […]
MONTREAL, QC – Transport Routier publisher Newcom Media Quebec and the equipment testers at PIT Group are in the midst of planning Sommet Canadien sur l’Entretien de Flotte (SCEF) – the Montreal installment of the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit. And that work involves preparing for the arrival of a Dragon.
A man who was the backbone of the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar through its best years, Stan Williamson, has died at the age of 91. Born on September 9, 1925, he died on January 23 in London, ON.
Shell Oil employee for 38 years, Stan had been a member of the Automotive Transportation Service Superintendents Association since 1963. In 1985 he took over as general manager of the CFMS, successfully guiding it with his calm hand through to 2001.
How champion tech Dan Cushing replenishes the dwindling herd
TORONTO — A man who has overseen the maintenance of one of the biggest fleets in the country was named the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the year Thursday in Toronto at the 45th annual Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar (CFMS).
TORONTO — Ontario truckers might be in for some government largesse come this summer, if, that is, they prove to Queen’s Park that they’re making their fleets greener.
TORONTO, ON – A new maintenance conference has emerged as the successor to the venerable Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar (CFMS)