Winning the Leverage Lottery

Winning the Leverage Lottery Over the decades I’ve seen capacity ebb and flow, but nothing compares to January when millions of truck miles just evaporated into thin air. Sure, the goofy

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Private Investor Looking To Purchase Courier, Final Mile, Or White Glove Service Company

Private Investor Looking To Purchase: GTA based courier, final mile, or white glove service company Direct customers and shippers (low % of Freight broker work) High Owner Operator concentration Seller

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Recruiting by Retaining

Recruiting by Retaining One of the battles that truckers continue to wage is the hiring of drivers. Driving a truck is a tough job that the next generation clearly doesn’t

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Apps Transport Group

Apps Transport Expanding! The buyer is: The Apps Transport Group The deal is in : Toronto Deal Specifics Small-mid-sized cartage companies Ontario and West of Ontario Min 50% LTL Over

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Freight rates have expiry dates

Freight rates have expiry dates In a commoditized industry like trucking, getting a price increase can seem impossible. Every day, truckers tell me that loyalty is fleeting, with many customers willing

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Prepare to go green in 2018

Prepare to go green in 2018 The only thing to like about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is that he’s proving to be a man of his word and keeping his campaign

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A banner for the rafters

A banner for the rafters Without a doubt, the most pivotal event during my 35 year stint in the trucking industry was a hockey game I attend­ed in 1994 at Maple

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Empower your front line

Empower your front line Think about how many times a customer will call or send an email to your company. On the first shipment, I’d guess 14 on the low

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The Cure For First-Shipment-Itis Part 2

The Cure For First-Shipment-Itis Part 2 Based on the feedback I got from my June column it would appear that “first-shipment-itis” is more rampant in the industry than I thought.

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A Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Opportunity

A Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Opportunity I’m convinced that Nat King Cole moonlighted in sales. There is no other way to explain how he could write a song that describes the

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