Andrew Stacey, Aviva Risk Management Solutions
It’s hard to find experienced, qualified fleet drivers in today’s labour market. The driver pool is slim, and finding someone with driving experience is nearly impossible.
Kevin Dutchak, Sovereign Insurance
Cargo thefts across Canada and the US are on the rise. According to commercial transportation industry data, thefts have increased 15% from 2021 to 2022.1 While the reason behind this significant jump in cargo crime is complex, according to cargo industry watchdog, CargoNet, supply chain disruptions that began during the COVID-19 pandemic are a significant factor. During the pandemic, the scarcity and rising inflationary costs of products such as computer graphics cards and raw meat products triggered an illicit market demand for these and other goods. Similarly, household items were found to be the most stolen items in 2022, which
The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada announced the award winners of its 2023 Vehicle Graphics Design competition, co-sponsored by 3M Canada. This is the 38th year of the most colourful awards in the trucking community, and presentations were made during the PMTC’s Awards Breakfast as part of its Conference in Hamilton, ON, on June 23, 2023.