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An Introduction to Emergency Dispatching Careers for Students in Dispatch Courses

July 13, 2017

Dispatcher training can lead to many interesting careers, including working for emergency services. Many of the same skills used in truck dispatching apply equally to working to get fire, police, ambulance, and first response teams out to people who need help. For professionals who want a fast-paced, hugely important career, pursuing this kind of option

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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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