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Ontario Premier Doug Ford was a guest of Challenger Motor Freight this week, as he toured the carrier’s Cambridge facility, stopped to chat with drivers, technicians and employees and then sat down with company chairman Dan Einwechter as well as Ontario Trucking Association chair David Carruth of One for Freight and president Stephen Laskowski to discuss some of the trucking industry’s most pressing issues.
Nitrogen fertilizer prices jumped sharply higher for the second week in a row, with anhydrous prices increasing 9%.
Greif, a supplier of industrial packaging products, will acquire Caraustar Industries a recycled paperboard and packaging solutions company, for US $1.8 billion.
In documentation provided to CTAand now published on the Agency’s website, CRA explains that while it is legal for Canadians to incorporate, they must understand what this entails and follow the proper filing procedures.
During November, chemical output rose across all regions except the Gulf Coast, where it edged lower.
Global chemicals production improved slightly in October after stable activity in September.
Hand signals are an ideal communication tool when working around noisy farm machinery. Many times the noise is so loud it is impossible to hear even if everyone is yelling. The hand signals provide a way to communicate the needed information effectively. These signals should be learned and used by the farm family, employees and farm visitors such as feed truck drivers, chemical salespeople and Extension agents.
15 essential winter trucking safety tips for driving in snow and bad weather. Winter driving commands a special skill set for professional truck drivers.
Soil testing is a best practice recommended by Michigan State University Extension to achieve the desired agronomic, economic and environmental outcomes from fertilizer practices. Timing wise, there are several reasons to soil test in the fall compared to spring. There is more time available in the fall to collect soil samples and make fertilizer decisions compared to …
The truck-driver shortage is boosting drivers' salaries, but salaries are still as much as 50% lower than they were in the 1970s.
The spread of Canada fleabane in just six years has been staggering, from its initial confirmation in Essex County in 2010 to 2015’s tally of 30 counties, stretching 800 km to the Quebec border.
Confronted with a worker shortage and outdated attitudes, women are leading a push to foster more female big-riggers and overcome the industry-wide reputation for machismo.
MONTREAL — A shortage of truck drivers is hampering the country's forest sector as shipments have been delayed and at least one producer was forced to slow production because of a lack of wood chips.Weyerhaeuser Co. chief
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Canada’s trucking industry appears bullish about the state of the economy this year, findings of the monthly Today’s Trucking Pulse Survey show.
The professional truck driver shortage continues to hold back the Canadian economy and solutions require a new approach to immigration policies and rethinking how long-haul freight is moved throughout the supply chain
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