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  • Changes to Temporary Foreign Worker program explained
    BCTA Webinar explores changes to the TFW program and highlights how the Provincial Nominee Program can help address a shortage of qualified drivers
  • New management for Trailer Wizards
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trailer Wizards have announced two new managers for its Mississauga service centre. Joe Pannella and Michael Dann have been appointed as senior service manager and parts manager, respectively. Pannella will be responsible for the service team and…
  • DTNA and Freightliner celebrate milestones
    DALLAS, Tx. – Today, Daimler Truck North American and Freightliner Trucks have reached major milestones. DTNA has installed it’s 100,000th Detroit Virtual Technician remote diagnostic system and Freightliner has reached 20,000 members in its online community, Team Run Smart. As…
  • Arnold Bros Transport
  • UPS Canada opens new centres in B.C.
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – In order to expand its operations in Canada and support new jobs, UPS announced today that will be opening three new centres in British Columbia – one is Kamloops, another in Nanaimo and one in Comox. UPS…
  • Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake turns 10
    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake is celebrating a decade in business this year. The company came to be ten years ago when Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products joined forces to create a complete source…
  • Tallman Truck Centre to host grand opening for new location
    KINGSTON, Ont. – After more than a year of construction, the Tallman Truck Centre in Oshawa, Ont. is finally complete. Employees moved into the new 20,000 sq-ft. dealership on August 1st. The new space is on four acres of land…
  • Mack and Volvo training programs get CASE accreditation
    GREENSBORO, N.C.  – Mack Trucks Academy and the Volvo Trucks Academy announced today that both have received the Continuing Automotive Service Education (CASE) accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. The accreditation program reviews a training provider’s programs…
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  • US truck tonnage snaps back in July, falls just short of all-time high
    ARLINGTON, Va. — US for-hire truck tonnage rose 1.3% in July, coming within 0.6% of its all-time high recorded in November 2013. The index, compiled by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), is up 3.6% from July 2013, marking the largest…
  • RMCAO hosts third annual Concrete Truck Rodeo
    PICKERING, Ont. — This past Sunday was a fun day for certain Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario (RMCAO) members. On Sunday August 17, twenty-four members of the RMCAO competed in the Concrete Truck Rodeo at Miller Waste Systems in…
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  • Trimble teams up with 3Gtms
    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble has announced today that it has formed an alliance with software company 3Gtms. The alliance is a strategic one as it includes a commercial reseller agreement with TMW Systems (part of Trimble’s logistics division). 3G-TM, now can…
  • FLO Components launches Lube Basics seminars
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – FLO Components announced the schedule for its upcoming 2014-2015 Lube Basics seminars. The seminars will be held in cities across Ontario with the hopes of helping people avoid common lubrication failures by making them lubrication specialists. The…
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  • TransX
  • Woodcock Brothers
  • Scotlynn
  • Rosedale Group

Condolences To Todd Cochrane…

My condolences go out to Todd Cochrane and his family. According to a post on Todd’s Geek News Central website, his father died in an automobile accident in Michigan on the morning of Monday August 28, 2006. What an awful thing to have happen and to have to live through.

iFuture of Computing…

Everyone has disparaged Microsoft for Windows being clunky and unstable over the years, how hard it used to be to install device drivers, etc. Microsoft has been fighting the device driver problem for many years. The Linux folks are running into exactly the same problems. Microsoft has finally gotten things pretty stable and fairly simple [...]

Virtual Aquarium…

I just posted a “Virtual Aquarium” video of the eye candy program I purchased at www.stardock.com in action. The music in the video is by Ocee Fisher & The Hipp Doggs.

Apple, Trucker Tom Is Here To Help You…

Apple makes great products, no need of convincing me of that. They seem to finally be increasing their worldwide market share, but they’ve got a long ways to go before that share can become significant. I’m here to help them increase their market share. First of all, they’ve got to get rid of the ads [...]

Bullies and Cowards…

Bullies (a.k.a. Palestinians, Hezbollah) often see kindness and restraint as weakness. The response to terrorist aggression has to be very harsh and absolutely ruthless. The idea that bold response will just somehow “make more terrorists” is absurd. What emboldens terrorists (a.k.a. bullies) is a tepid, “we all just want to get along” type of response. [...]

Mac Mini…

I purchased a year-old Mac Mini from my friend Victor Cajiao and it arrived Thursday afternoon. I’ve got to admit I’m impressed with the Mac Mini and with the Garageband application in particular. Pretty neat stuff!

I’m heading back to work this morning. I’ve got to go over to Memphis, Tennessee to pick up a [...]