This week’s blog post is all about empowering women in trucking. Read through stories from CHET graduates to see these women have made their mark in a traditionally male-dominated industry.
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From an outsider’s perspective, the transportation industry can appear intimidating. But, from the inside, the industry holds a world of dedication, hard work, and passion. This week’s blog post explores bridging the gap between stereotypes and reality with Hannah MacDonald from Better Together Group of Companies.
Canada’s trucking industry is looking for new immigrants to fill truck-driving jobs. This week’s blog post from New Canadian Media talks about the need to bring in these new drivers to fill countless vacancies.
Does the way you pay your drivers affect safety? This week’s blog from CarriersEdge features one of their Roamin’ With Rick travel series articles that discusses whether it is safer to pay hourly, or by-the-mile.
In an era marked by immense volatility and complexity, you may find yourself asking how your organization can emerge stronger from the trials of the recent years. This week’s blog from Margaret Graziano details how you can create a resilient company culture and thrive.
Labour force data released from the latest Canadian Census is disheartening when it comes to women being underrepresented in trucking. This week’s blog post from WTFC discusses the minimal growth, despite enormous efforts, to increase statistics of women represented in trucking.
As many as 30 eligible participants will receive training to prepare them for jobs as professional truck drivers in the Lower Mainland. This week’s blog post from the Government of British Columbia looks at the new Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction’s Community and Employer Partnerships (CEP) project that focuses on providing occupational training and work experience to immigrants.
Machine Learning Breakthrough Predicts Truck Accidents and Fatigue from ELD Data, Improving Fleet Safety Records
Recent advances in Machine Learning are enabling trucking fleets to predict each driver’s probability of getting in a fatigue-related accident on any upcoming shift – before the driver gets behind the wheel. This week’s blog from Fatigue Science details a Machine Learning breakthrough that will predict truck accidents and fatigue from ELD data, which will improve fleet safety records.
When the PMTC attended the fall Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) Compliance & Regulatory Affairs Committee (CRA) meetings in Ottawa on November 3, 2022, one of the key discussions was an update on ELD regulation. This week’s blog post from Mike Millian and PMTC takes a look at the latest updates provided at the CRA meetings last week.
It’s no secret that staffing shortages that most businesses are facing today are extremely challenging. This week’s blog from Jill J. Johnson, Johnson Consulting Services, looks at what you need to do when you can’t find the talent you need to fill your staffing options.