Truck parking worse as April approaches

With hard enforcement of the ELD mandate fast approaching it appears the dire parking situation for commercial drivers is getting worse. In an ongoing poll by Overdrive magazine 70% of truckers indicated “I’ve noticed lots full or very close to full earlier in...

Is winter coming for the industry?

Transport industry is either preparing for spring or winter depending on who you talk to. Canadian logistics industry is learning a lot from their southern neighbors as the April 1, 2018 ELD mandate nears for us Yanks. Canadian commercial drivers will all be on ELDs...

8 things that will save trucking industry

The trucking industry is facing several challenges that will all need to be addressed. We see 100,000 new drivers every year for the next 10 years We specifically target women and millennials in recruitment efforts. We get a makeover from top down to improive our...

Recruiting more women to trucking

  We need more women! That’s a direct message from industry leaders. The traditionally male-dominated trucking career has had a change of heart in recent times with driver shortages, fierce competition to recruit and retain drivers, and an ever expanding demand...

The future of logistics, humanity and the singularity

The road ahead… the longview. Please fasten your seatbelts! It seems every time I sit down to write I am looking at what others have to say which is why I am going out on a limb to describe what I am actually feeling about the future of our industry: shipping,...