During a meeting on internal trade issues, premieres from across Canada agreed on accelerating the removal of intraprovincial trade barriers and identified several trucking-specific issues in need of attention.
The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, is calling for all state legislatures to require electronic logging devices in commercial trucks that only operate within their state (intrastate).
Market conditions for trucking companies, based on metrics like fuel prices, freight demand and capacity, continues to reflect a strong environment for carriers, according to FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index.
A new report by Stay Metrics’ suggests a substantial portion of drivers who leave fleets do so within the first 90 days, usually as a result if bad experiences with frontline staff like recruiters or dispatchers.
CTA has received additional guidance materials from the Labour Program at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) for federally regulated carriers on the calculation of overtime. These materials provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions on how to calculate overtime.
The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) was founded in 1926, and provides services and public policy advocacy for trucking companies hauling freight into, out of and within the Province of Ontario. OTA is the only trucking association in Ontario that represents all segments of the industry - for-hire carriers, private carriers, intermodal, suppliers, etc. » More...
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