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Women In Trucking

Women In Trucking

While trucking and transport services has historically been dominated by men, women in trucking are on the rise. Women are now entering an industry in which they had previously not been included.

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Motherload in the Spotlight

Motherload in the Spotlight

In 2018, Motherload Transport's Erin Tallieu is being recognized locally and North America-wide for her hard work and dedication to growing a strong Canadian company on Vancouver Island.

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The ELD Mandate & What it Means

The ELD Mandate & What it Means

Here it comes: the Electronic Logging Device Mandate is in position, and it’s getting ready to strike. The process all began in 2012, when US Congress enacted the “MAP-21” bill.

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Trucking vs Rail

Trucking vs Rail

The great freight debate continues on, pitting trucks against trains in the search for the most efficient shipping strategy. And while both sides have their merits, trucking still comes out on top – accounting for 70% of all freight transported in the US.

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MAP-21 and what it means for our industry

MAP-21 and what it means for our industry

In 2012, the US enacted the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act. The act aims to strengthen the safety and efficiency of the transportation infrastructure, and spells big changes.

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The Effect of Exchange Rates on Shipping

The Effect of Exchange Rates on Shipping

The Canadian dollar has seen some ups and downs in recent years, from an all-time high in January 2002 of 1.61, to a record low in November 2007 of 0.92. What does this mean for the freight brokerage business?

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Shipping Terminology and definitions

Shipping Terminology and definitions

Like any industry, the world of freight has its own glossary of terms and it's hard to go through any freight brokerage transaction in Canada or the US without encountering a handful of these industry-specific words.

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Growth in the Transport Sector

Growth in the Transport Sector

We've been seeing steady growth over our fifteen years of providing freight brokerage services to all of North America. This increase isn't unique to us though, it's a North America-wide trend.

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