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McSupper...

Eating lunch.

Lunch buffet.

Break finished, ate lunch, ready to go again.

Lunch

Loaded next load here.

Lunch

Stopped to eat.

Eating lunch after picking next load up at Portland, Maine on my way to deliver to Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

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  • Panel discusses benefits and challenges of 9-axle configurations
    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Many in the log hauling industry in B.C. would like to see the province fall in line with other jurisdictions and permit the use of 9-axle configurations. A B.C. Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) panel discussed the…
  • Expo targets those working in resource sectors in Canada’s north
    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Every two years those in the logging, mining, trucking, and other resource sectors in Canada’s north gather to showcase the latest and greatest in machinery and technology. Moira Pellerine, marketing and operations manager for Master Promotions,…
  • MTO talks compliance in excavation, aggregate sectors
    TORONTO, Ont.  — Ontario’s Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca reinforced the MTO’s commitment to return enforcement to the aggregate and excavation sectors by the fall of 2018 at a town hall meeting in Mississauga yesterday. As of late, the MTO has…
  • Inconsistencies in insurance policies are maddening
    Insurance is on every small trucking company’s list of top three aggravations for several reasons, cost being the biggest. Assume you’ve had no claims for a few years. Think of the premiums spent: hundreds of thousands of dollars for just…
  • Western Star’s Kelowna roots still evident today
    PHOENIX, Ari. — The fact Western Star still shines bright 50 years after the creation of the brand is a small miracle. Western Star trucks in the late 1990s were still being custom-built, largely by hand, in Kelowna, B.C. while the…
  • In conversation with Kelley Platt, Western Star president
    PHOENIX, Ari. — In addition to overseeing the Western Star truck brand, Kelley Platt also serves as chief diversity officer for parent company Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). It’s a role she clearly relishes and finds gratifying, and she spoke of…
  • Wilson’s Truck Lines turns 80
    TORONTO, Ont. – Wilson’s Truck Lines is celebrating its 80th birthday this year. The business, that was started in 1937 when John Wesley Wilson and his son Carl Wilson began transporting food with four Dodge single-axle trucks and four 20-foot…
  • Road Today Show to be held Saturday
    BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Road Today Show and Job Fair takes place May 27 at the Brampton Soccer Center located at Dixie and Sandalwood Roads. This is the ninth edition of the show, which will run from 10 a.m. till…
  • Shell Rotella set to roll through Canada
    HOUSTON, Texas – The Shell Rotella Road Show is rolling into Canada this July. The official tour is set to be held from July 2-August 2 and features a 53-foot double bump-out trailer with more than 3,000 square feet of…
  • Healthy Fleet Challenge launches new public website
    LONDON, Ont. — The Healthy Fleet Challenge leaderboard is now public. According to organizers, the site, www.healthyteam.com is open to the public, where visitors can see a real-time ranking of the healthiest fleets in North America. Companies are ranked based on…
  • Canada Cartage named Coke’s top short-haul carrier
    TORONTO, Ont. — Canada Cartage has been named Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada’s short-haul carrier of the year. The award was handed out during an Apr. 12 reception in Toronto. Canada Cartage won the award for finding new, more efficient ways to…
  • Motivating Millennials
    Attracting and retaining Millennials to the transportation industry.
  • Toronto Regional Truck Driving Championships set for this weekend
    BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Toronto Regional Truck Driving Championships are set to take place this weekend. The championships will once again be held at the Brampton PowerAde Centre (7575 Kennedy Rd.) where competitors will go head-to-head with other drivers for the…
  • Bison teams up with Missing Children Society of Canada
    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport announced recently that is has partnered with the Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) in an effort to bring answers in the ongoing searches for missing children and help to return missing children to a…
  • It’s show time
    Three summer truck shows that should be on your calendar
  • Gordie Howe bridge start date now set for next summer
    WINDSOR, Ont. — Construction of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge should get underway in the summer of 2018, and take four years to build, top officials with the Crown corporation overseeing the bridge’s construction and future operations say. Windsor Detroit…
  • Four predictions for the future of trucking
    The North American transportation industry is in the early stages of an era of unprecedented change. Our industry has been inundated with reports of autonomous vehicles, the electrification of trucking and other potential alternative fuels, and the “uberization” of the…
  • Exercising a good work culture
    Free healthy meals. Paid workouts. Is Scotlynn Canada's healthiest trucking fleet?
  • East Manufacturing joins Transit Trailer product lineup
    CHATHAM, Ont. — Transit Trailer announced recently that East Manufacturing has joined its product lineup. “We look forward to expanding our product selection to include more of the finest in the marketplace,” said Murray Campbell, president of Transit Trailer. “East’s acclaimed…
  • Great Dane wins two Plant Safety Awards
    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Two of Great Dane’s manufacturing plants were awarded Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) Plant Safety Awards. The company’s Brazil, Indiana plant was the winning trailer manufacturing plant in the large plant category and the Danville, Pennsylvania plant…

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