Author: Derek Clouthier

AutoTarp aims to alleviate driver injury

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Valid Manufacturing has released its AutoTarp System, revealing the new product today during the Canada North Resources Expo in Prince George, B.C.
With the primary goal of reducing workplace injuries sustained by drivers while ta…

What to consider when transitioning to ELDs

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – With the Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate coming down the pike, Greg Munden of Munden Ventures said there are several reasons carriers need to get on board immediately with the new technology.
Munden said ELDs will…

Impairment comes in many forms

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Impairment can be caused by several different factors when driving truck, and they are not always easy to ascertain.
As a pair of presenters outlined during the Interior Safety Conference today in Prince George, B.C., companies ne…

Navistar’s Edmonton facility awarded

EDMONTON, Alta. – Navistar’s Edmonton Parts Distribution Center has been awarded Top Performing Warehouse in the Truck and Heavy Equipment category by Carlisle & Co.
It is the second year in a row the Edmonton facility has received the honor.
Carli…

Merger creates iHaul Freight Systems

LANGLEY, B.C. – Alberta’s H&R Transport and B.C.’s iHaul Freight Ltd. have merged creating iHaul Freight Systems.
The agreement, which is subject to closing conditions, will see H&R Transport’s over-the-road transportation division unite under …