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Eating lunch.

Lunch buffet.

Break finished, ate lunch, ready to go again.


Loaded next load here.


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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  • 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, 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…
  • Isotrak plants Canadian roots
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – International fleet management software company Isotrak has established a Canadian office and named its Canada product manager. The UK-headquartered company appointed Andrew Dunne as its head of Canadian operations. Its new Mississauga office expands its footprint to…
  • Truck West June 2017
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  • Housing could be to blame for truck tonnage decline: ATA
    ARLINGTON, Va. – US for-hire truck tonnage dropped 2.5% in April, and decreased 1.8% year-over-year. In March, the American Trucking Associations For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 0.6% year-over-year. Year to date, the index is off 0.3%. “I have to…
  • Thermo King announces platinum sponsorship for Special Olympics Ontario
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Thermo King Eastern Canada (TKEC)  announced this month that is it now a platinum sponsor with the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Summer Games. The event, which is being hosted by the Peel Regional Police, will be taking…
  • Stoughton adds to executive sales team
    STOUGHTON, Wis. — STI Holdings and Stoughton Trailers have recently named Jim Kachidurian as STI Holdings’ senior vice-president of sales and marketing and Luke McMaster as vice-president of sales and marketing, dealer for Stoughton Trailers. Kachidurian will lead sales and…
  • Kinedyne reveals new E-Hook storage solution
    BRANCHBURG, N.J.— Kinedyne  has introduced TheE-Hook brand wall-mounted, freight loading storage solution today. The unique product holds two patents according to the company, safely and securely stows long and unwieldy cargo and keep it off the floor. THE E-Hook mounts…
  • Trucking Moves America Forward unveils new industry mascot
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) introduced an industry mascot today to continue its mission in telling the story of trucking’s essentiality to the American economy.  TMAF executive committee leaders, Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express, Wendy Hamilton, senior…

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