It’s a feat like nobody has ever achieved at Bison Transport. Roger Maltman has accumulated 3.25 million safe driving miles. Maltman sat down for a chat with our corporate marketing team hours before he received the honour in November at the company's Annual Dinner & Awards celebration in Winnipeg.
Recently, we received a call from an experienced Canada/U.S. driver who asked about our Grass is Greener campaign. He works for a good company and has good pay but the campaign piqued his interest and he wanted to see what Bison could offer him.
Freight transport is complicated at the best of times, so it’s easy for shippers to stick with what has worked for them in the past. The importance of regularly reviewing cargo transport methods, however, shouldn’t be understated. Costs creep up, methods change and technology advances rapidly, so it’s crucial that shippers regularly review their methods if they want to get the best value for their shipping dollar. Although this is far from a complete list. The following 16 tips could help shippers significantly reduce their total freight costs.
The trucking industry has faced persistent driver and capacity shortages for many years. The easy answer to a capacity shortage is to put more trucks on the road, but with nobody to drive them, that solution falls short. This is good news for professional drivers or those considering a career as a professional driver, as there is a lot of opportunity for them in today’s job market.
Smartphones aren’t just for making calls anymore. You’ve probably heard the saying, “There’s an app for that.” Well, there usually is – for almost everything. Everything.
Technology is changing the way we drive. It has greatly improved safety and efficiency for professionals in our industry. But because there is an app for everything, which are the ones that make driving easier? Which are the ones that boost productivity and keep costs low.
Here is a list of our top 5 favourite apps for driving in North America. Check them out in the Google Play or Apple’s App Store.