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A Brief History of Semi-Trucks for Students in Dispatch Courses

August 11, 2016

Trucking is a vital industry for the economy. It is the transportation method of choice for a majority of the cargo shipped throughout the country. In Canada, truckers transported over 251.4 billion-tonne kilometers in 2013; a 4.1 per cent increase over 2012 and evidence of a continuously growing industry. As of December 2014, there were

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The Evolution of the Semi-Truck in the 20th Century

January 29, 2015

If you’re not entirely sure what a semi-truck is, you’re probably wondering why its name implies that it’s only “half” of something! Well, any professional with dispatcher training can tell you that a semi-truck consists of a tractor and a half-trailer. While the half-trailer of a semi-truck actually only has back wheels and no front

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