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The Tides Are Turning
The Tides Are Turning

Posted by Rylie Slobozian on December 12th, 2017

As 2017 winds down, we are seeing the same trend we’ve been faced with for years, however, this trend is being kicked into overdrive due to recent major changes in the industry. Looking ahead 2018 is going to see a dramatic increase in demand for freight service, this demand running alongside a tightening capacity has […]

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ELD Mandate: Ignorance Is Not Bliss
ELD Mandate: Ignorance Is Not Bliss

Posted by Denis Medeiros on December 6th, 2017

So many Canadian cross-border carriers are simply not ready for the ELD Mandate of December 18, 2017, as many carriers are under the impression that enforcement begins in April of 2018. This common belief is confusing the shippers, some are even suggesting that the mandate will be overturned. The mandate is real and will be […]

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Devastating Crash After Crash, What is Happening? An Outsider’s Perspective
Devastating Crash After Crash, What is Happening? An Outsider’s Perspective

Posted by Rylie Slobozian on November 29th, 2017

Hearing about the recent accidents on the major highways around the GTA, makes you think every time, “That could have been me.” Taking the 401 saves you a lot of time, but when the highway sees an accident, it shuts the whole process down, your quick commute can turn into a four-hour stand still in […]

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The News You Missed: 5 Must-Read Stories Impacting the Industry
The News You Missed: 5 Must-Read Stories Impacting the Industry

Posted by admin on October 31st, 2017

When you’re on the road all day, it’s not easy to keep up with the current news. That’s where we come in. We’ve gathered the top trucking news stories from around the web.






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Let’s Talk About the Driver Shortage:  How to Make Life Worth Working For Long Haul Truck Drivers
Let’s Talk About the Driver Shortage: How to Make Life Worth Working For Long Haul Truck Drivers

Posted by Denis Medeiros on October 13th, 2017

Those of us inside the Industry knew it was just a matter of time: a driver shortage was coming. Estimates are pointing to Canada having a whopping 48,000 driver shortage by 2024. We’ve been here before. In 2008, slow economic growth hit the industry hard causing a freight market recession. For the five years that […]

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Trucking Industry Rallies to Provide Support During Natural Disasters
Trucking Industry Rallies to Provide Support During Natural Disasters

Posted by admin on September 29th, 2017

This year has been a tough one for people across North American and the world. In fact, 2017 came in second as the Worst Hurricane Season in the last 40 years falling behind 2005 which was host to the infamous Hurricane Katrina. Since 1900, 2017 ranked 17th. But it’s not just hurricanes that have been […]

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5 Unique Tourist Spots for Truckers
5 Unique Tourist Spots for Truckers

Posted by admin on August 27th, 2017

Given the nature of the transport industry, many of our drivers find themselves crossing state lines and provincial borders for extended periods of time. While every province, state, city and town has something beautiful to offer, it’s hard to find those hidden gems when the majority of your day is spent inside your rig. So […]

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JBT Transport Spotlight: Kathy McMahon
JBT Transport Spotlight: Kathy McMahon

Posted by admin on August 15th, 2017

Women represent close to 48% of Canada’s labour force, but only 3% of Canada’s truck drivers, technicians, and cargo workers are women. Not at JBT. Female drivers represent 12% of JBT Transport’s fleet and 50% of our office workers. We’re proud to have a diverse team that represent every walk of life imaginable. One of […]

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Life on the Road: Why Our Industry Depends on Driver Health and How You Can Improve Yours
Life on the Road: Why Our Industry Depends on Driver Health and How You Can Improve Yours

Posted by admin on July 30th, 2017

At JBT Transport, we’re part of an industry that relies heavily on a commitment to long shifts, and ever-changing routines. Many truckers experience irregular sleeping patterns, while often relying on greasy food to keep them going. Unlike a job where you’re stuck behind a computer all day, truckers aren’t exactly able to step out for […]

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38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree Draws More than 44,000 Attendees
38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree Draws More than 44,000 Attendees

Posted by Denis Medeiros on July 20th, 2017

The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree took place last weekend and brought more than 44,000 truck drivers and their families together for a weekend of celebrations, fun, and trucks.






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