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Advocacy. Safety. Economy: Susan Ewart

May 06, 2022 | Business Operations, Driver Shortage, Driving the Economy, Government, Safety

As our provinces come out from under the veil of COVID, things have picked up in Saskatchewan and we are...

Kicking Horse Canyon stretch of Hwy 1 closing for a month for construction

Kicking Horse Canyon stretch of Hwy 1 closing for a month for construction Social Sharing

Apr 19, 2022 | Business Operations, Driver Shortage, Highways, Safety

The Kicking Horse Canyon stretch of Highway 1 east of Golden, B.C., will be closed for a month after Easter...

Food Logistics: Global Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2022

Global Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2022

Mar 29, 2022 | Careers, COVID-19, Driver Shortage, Emerging Technology

Many major challenges of 2021—capacity constraints, driver shortage and e-commerce growth—are still causing mayhem in the global supply chain and...

High cost of fuel impacting Sask. trucking industry, consumers

High cost of fuel impacting Sask. trucking industry, consumers

Mar 09, 2022 | Carbon Tax, Driver Shortage, Fuel

Sask. 'not actively' considering reducing fuel tax as prices rise at the pump Alberta to stop collecting provincial gas tax,...

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Trucking. Is. For. Everyone.

Feb 03, 2022 | Careers, Driver Shortage, Supply Chain

Meet Floyd Thiessen who recently graduated from Mandatory Entry-Level Training and received his Class 1A license. A big thanks to...

Trucking HR Canada announces new National  HR Transformative Change advisory group

Trucking HR Canada announces new National HR Transformative Change advisory group

Jan 17, 2022 | Driver Shortage, Job Market, Labour Market Information, News Releases, Only Effective Together

This morning Trucking HR Canada announced its representatives for the National HR Transformative Change Group. Our STA Team Member, Jordan...

‘It’s just been a mess’: Sask. Trucking Association on feds’ vaccine mandate for truckers

‘It’s just been a mess’: Sask. Trucking Association on feds’ vaccine mandate for truckers

Jan 14, 2022 | Business Operations, CBSA, Cross Border, Driver Shortage, Driving the Economy

The executive director of the Saskatchewan Trucking Association is calling the recent flip-flopping by the federal government “confusing” after the...

COVID-19: Saskatchewan trucking industry reacts to upcoming border vaccine mandate

COVID-19: Saskatchewan trucking industry reacts to upcoming border vaccine mandate

Jan 13, 2022 | ArriveCan, Business Operations, Cross Border, CTA, Driver Shortage

Industry experts say it’s going to push about 16,000 drivers out of a job in an already short-staffed sector since...

Government of Saskatchewan Supports Trucking Industry Position on Covid Vaccine Mandate

Government of Saskatchewan Supports Trucking Industry Position on Covid Vaccine Mandate

Jan 12, 2022 | ArriveCan, Business Operations, Cross Border, CTA, Driver Shortage

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association submitted a letter on December 13, 2021 to the Honourable Scott Moe, the Honourable Fred Bradshaw,...

January 2022: Vacancies in Trucking and Logistics

January 2022: Vacancies in Trucking and Logistics

Jan 12, 2022 | Driver Shortage, Driving the Economy, Labour Market Information, We Are Trucking

The vacancy rate in truck transportation is 8% in the third quarter of 2021, compared to 5.4% across the economy....

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