Month: September 2015

The Importance of the Trucking Industry

In the last couple of blog posts, we discussed the strike that was going on north of the border and it’s impact on the economy. What we basically saw was a threat, that is an organization saying, “We will stop our trucks from transporting goods and services.” Fortunately, the strike only lasted a couple of… Read more »

The Trucking Industry Ended the Summer Strongly

In previous posts, we have discussed how important the trucking industry is to the success of a nation’s economy, to its momentum. Without trucks and reliable drivers, how can we possibly control the flow of goods and services? In this regard, trucks are like gatekeepers, opening and closing the gates of business. Their importance was… Read more »

The CTAO Strike Is Over

In our last post, we discussed the decision of the CTAO (the Container Trucking Association of Ontario) to go on strike. That was on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 and many thought that the strike would make a huge impact in the greater Toronto area. After all, the CTAO represents independent contractors, small business owners, and… Read more »

The Container Trucking Association of Ontario Is on Strike

In recent trucking news, the CTAO (otherwise known as the Container Trucking Association of Ontario) has decided to strike. The announcement was made yesterday (Wednesday, September 9, 2015) and the strike is expected to affect many businesses in the Greater Toronto Area. Representing independent contractors, small business owners, and container truck drivers in the Greater… Read more »