Freight Carriers Canada

Freight Carriers Canada Freight carriers in both Canada and the U.S. have a common support system that keeps them informed on pertinent issues, offers current news about the industry, and gives truckers a voice. The FCA (Freight Carriers Association of Canada) and the corresponding U.S. body, NATC (North American Transportation Council), work to make the… Read More…

Heavy Haul Trucking Companies

Heavy Haul Trucking Companies Need to move extra high, wide or heavy freight? Regular flatbeds or specially designed flatbed trucks called RGNs (Removable Goose Necks) are necessary for this huge type of cargo. Heavy machinery and large industrial building components such as steel beams or extra-large trusses can be safely moved with this trucking equipment…. Read More…

Life of a Long Haul Trucker’s Kids

Life of a Long Haul Trucker’s Kids If you have a young family, you should think long and hard about becoming a long haul trucker. Young children require lots of attention and care. If you leave all of this to your wife for long periods of time, she could very well become resentful. It’s tough… Read More…

Transport Companies Toronto

Transport Companies Toronto Transport companies include trucking, rail, air cargo and shipping. Toronto is fortunate enough to have all four types of transportation for cargo available. Situated along the deep waters of Lake Ontario, the Toronto shipping industry is a key importer and exporter of goods from all over the world. Major international airports provide… Read More…

The Life of a Long Haul Trucker’s Wife

The Life of a Long Haul Trucker’s Wife  There are many occupations that keep husband and wife separated for extended periods of time. Some workers, along with their spouse, face this reality regularly, such as, military personnel during deployment and training, offshore oil drilling workers, working the oil fields in the west when you live… Read More…

Canadian Transportation Industry

Canadian Transportation Industry The Canadian Transportation Industry is alive and well, in spite of minor fluctuations due to global economic changes. With a country as vast as Canada with the population extremely sparse, especially as we move north of the 49th, the transportation industry is the life-line of our economy. While “trains and boats and… Read More…

Life of a Long Haul Trucker

Life of a Long Haul Trucker If you’re looking at long haul trucking as a career, here are some things to consider. As long haul trucker, you may work up to 70 hours a week or 120 hours in a two week period. Work includes loading and unloading, inspection of loads, driving, etc. 70 Hours… Read More…

Trucking Companies in Brampton

Trucking Companies in Brampton The Yellow pages list seven trucking companies that are specifically Brampton based. However, your options should not be confined to the city limits, as there are great trucking companies that offer you a diverse choice of trucking options just outside of Brampton. Your transportation requirements may vary in size and content… Read More…

Container Trucking Companies

Container Trucking Companies Containers, in the context of shipping, refers to large rectangular, steel boxes. The sizes are now internationally standardized, including 6, 12.2, 14.6, and 16.3 metres in length. Large numbers of containers are transported together on freight trains. This is the most economical method of moving freight and is most environmentally friendly. But… Read More…

Trucker Shortage

Trucker Shortage With the Canadian trucking industry going strong and with no sign of substantial waning, there is always a trucker shortage. The dearth of truckers is a perennial issue, making it a go-to choice for those seeking employment. Trucking can be a hard job. Local routes may require loading and unloading of heavy freight…. Read More…

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