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Fleet Maintenance: A Possible Career Path After Transport Operations Training

February 25, 2016

The primary goal of any transportation and trucking company is to ensure freight is delivered on time. In order to deliver goods, a company’s fleet of trucks must be fully operational so that the risk of delays caused faulty engine parts or a vehicle breakdown is substantially reduced. Fleet maintenance professionals are the ones responsible

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3 Career-Boosting Tips for Students Pursuing Dispatching Training

November 12, 2015

Most transportation companies are constantly looking for ways to be more efficient. Efficiency in the industry doesn’t only mean getting the goods to the customer quickly, it can also mean saving money, and having a team of workers who know how to make the best use of their time while on the job. In any

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Introducing the Peterbilt Supertruck

February 26, 2015

Students pursuing dispatching training might one day have the opportunity to drive an innovative semi-trailer truck that’s not only extremely fuel efficient, but is also freight efficient. Any automotive mechanics school graduate knows that most semi-trailer trucks have an average efficiency of about 6 miles per gallon, or 39 litres per 100km—which is actually not

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Top Dispatching Technology

February 19, 2015

Dispatchers are responsible for overseeing tons of daily duties and tasks. Of course, sometimes these responsibilities pile up, and it could become slightly challenging to keep track of everything that needs to be done. Luckily, technology has made it possible for dispatchers to track everything through the use of a single program or tool. Canadian

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4 Ways Dispatchers Keep Drivers Safe in Winter

January 22, 2015

It would be an understatement to say that dispatchers are the guardians of the trucking industry – especially in ravaging winter weather conditions. While truck drivers are limited to what they can do from their cab, dispatchers have access to a wide range of information from computers, radars and other drivers in their fleet. In

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The History of Trucking and the Birth of Big Rigs

December 11, 2014

Today, trucking is seen as a cultural symbol of life in North America. Made famous through T.V., movies, and songs – long stretches of highway, truck stops and country music are all forever associated with the trucking lifestyle. But despite the prevalence of semi-trucks on the road today, trucking only truly began as an industry

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