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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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  • International Truck focuses on driver, fuel efficiency and uptime with new LT Series
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – International Truck unveiled its new LT Series offering of Class 8 over-the-road trucks in Las Vegas Sept. 30, touting the vehicle’s fuel efficiency, driver appeal and best-in-class uptime. “We aren’t producing a truck for the sake…
  • Spireon to release its first solar-powered telematics solution
    IRVINE, Calif. – Spireon has announced its first solar-powered telematics solution for trailers and other assets, providing customers with a new, energy efficient way to gain location information and data. The self-powered solution, the Spireon FleetLocate, is compatible with several…
  • Five ways to make maintenance your competitive advantage
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No matter which way you slice it, a good maintenance program is crucial to the success of your transportation business. That’s according to the truck repair experts at Master Fleet LLC, who gave a presentation to attendees…
  • OTA reveals speakers at its upcoming executive conference
    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is hosting its executive conference once again at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Toronto this year and has revealed its lineup of speakers today. The event is set to take place November 9-10…
  • Canadian rates rose slightly in July: CGFI
    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian ground transportation rates increased by just 0.15% in July, according to the latest Canadian General Freight Index. The base rate was almost flat, up just 0.06% from June. Average fuel surcharges increased, comprising 12.44% of the…
  • Breakdowns put a dent in retirement plans
    I have finally experienced something I thought would never happen. I got a phone call from my repair shop giving me an update on my truck and they told me something that made me feel all warm and fuzzy. The…
  • Drivers to blame for decreasing rates
    For years, I’ve argued for much higher pay for drivers and owner-operators. It seems a stupid argument for a small business owner to make, but at least you know my intentions are genuine. Financially successful employees are easier to work…
  • Sometimes, timing is everything
    There are nearly 200 days until the deadline to file your personal income tax return. It feels like it’s a long way off – heck, it’s not even Christmas yet. But whether you operate one truck or a small fleet…
  • In support of e-logs
    The move to electronic logging devices (ELDs) is a point of contention for some, but on the flip side, there has been a push towards this mandate to help level the playing field across the industry. There is a definite…
  • CTA’s Bradley gives American conference a snapshot of trucking in Canada
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Though they may be neighbors, Canada the US aren’t exactly in line when it comes to trucking matters. David Bradley, president and CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, gave a brief presentation to attendees at the joint…
  • FastFrate names Adams vice-president of logistics and commercial development
    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – Consolidated FastFrate has named Michael Adams as its new vice-president of logistics and commercial development. Working out of the FastFrate head office in Woodbridge, Ont., Adams brings more than 22 years of experience with Canadian Pacific in…
  • Two-truck platoons can reduce fuel consumption by 4%: NACFE
    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Two-truck platoons have the potential to reduce fuel consumption by about 4%, averaged across both vehicles. That’s the finding from the latest North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) confidence report, published today. “Two-truck platooning, an…
  • Navistar SuperTruck doubles freight efficiency
    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar announced today its SuperTruck demonstration vehicle, dubbed CatalIST, improved freight efficiency by 104%. That’s more than double what the US Department of Energy (DOE), which funded the project, had called for. The control vehicle was a…
  • PeopleNet, TMW reveal winners of innovation awards
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — At its joint user conference in Nashville, Tenn. this week, PeopleNet and TMW Systems announced the winners of its 2016 Innovator of the Year awards. The awards recognize customers of each company that have best leveraged technology…
  • Transwestern Truck Centres to hold open house in Calgary
    CALGARY, Alta. – Transwestern Truck Centres will hold a pair of open houses Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 to showcase what the Mack Trucks parts dealership has to offer. Selling and finding parts for light-, medium- and heavy-duty Mack trucks,…
  • How to use data to your advantage
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It seems that in trucking, though there are countless fleets big and small across North America, the same ones receive awards and recognition within the industry. So what are these fleets doing to keep their drivers on…
  • Truck show shines
    Lesco event continues to grow and give to a worthy cause
  • Utility introduces lighter-weight flatbed
    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer has announced the introduction of a lighter-weight 4000AE flatbed trailer. “Our new 4000AE flatbed delivers the strength and long-term benefits of a durable combo trailer,” said Larry Roland, director of marketing for Utility…
  • Mack Trucks awarded for video ‘The Horn’
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks has been recognized for its film production with four bronze awards for its video ‘The Horn.’ Selected from more than 13,000 entries from all 50 states and several countries, the 37th annual Telly Awards honored…
  • New Brunswick chips in to help solve trucking’s labor shortage
    MIRAMICHI, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) will get up to $200,000 from the New Brunswick government to identify ways to address labor shortages in the trucking industry. “The trucking industry is a major employer in our province,…

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