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Clear The Ice, Save A Life

Clear The Ice, Save A Life

I’m driving down the road in my vehicle just flowing along when all of the sudden a huge piece of ice fly’s off the vehicle in front of me. It hits my windshield and smashed it. I managed to stop my car. Good lord, my face is bleeding and...

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Industry Ups & Downs

Industry Ups & Downs

We here a lot today about Northern Pulp in Pictou, N.S, and how the closure is affecting a lot of people and businesses. Like any business, there are ups and downs. There are always two sides to every story and people will take one side...

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The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

Everyday we hear of another business closing their doors. The smaller ones have little affect on the economy, but the big ones have a huge affect on it. They all have suppliers, a work force, and customers that depend on them. When a...

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Corporate Relationship Culture

Corporate Relationship Culture

Corporate Culture can be a tricky thing for some companies. When a company of any kind is started, it needs a “why”.    The Why!  - Why are you doing what your doing? Why is your company in the business it's in? Every...

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Talking Trades

Talking Trades

According to new information released the by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce in their “Taking Action on Skilled Trades” research report, Ontario will face a shortage of about 100,000 skilled trade workers in the manufacturing and building...

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Driver Retention

Driver Retention

We hear a lot these days about driver retention. Companies are having a hard time recruiting new drivers/workers and keeping the ones they have. The average driver is around 55 years old. These drivers will be retiring soon and there...

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Trailer Aerodynamics

Trailer Aerodynamics

Trailer side skirting, you have all seen them on our highways. What do they do and are they cost effective? Trailer side skirts have been on trailers for many years. The purpose of them is to deflect the wind down the side of the trailer...

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Digital Rear-View Side Mirrors

Digital Rear-View Side Mirrors

Is everything digital these days? Did you ever think that your rear-view side mirrors would become digital and be mounted on the inside of your truck? Neither did I! We all remember the mirrors from years gone by that were small, to say...

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