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Spring Driving Tips Every Trucker Should Know

By |2019-04-11T14:28:31-05:00April 5th, 2019|Safety, Trucking|

As winter winds down, we’re conditioned to think that all the bad driving weather is behind us. While no driving weather is quite as bad a whiteouts through rural stretches of our country, spring presents its own driving challenges. Here are four tips to help keep you safe while you’re on the road this spring. [...]

Improving Safety in the Trucking Industry

By |2019-04-02T12:40:26-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Trucking|

Vehicle collisions involving trucks can seem like a regular occurrence on Canadian roads. However, the facts tell a different story. According to the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA), trucks are the safest vehicles on the road, making up, on average, less than 3% of all vehicles involved in collisions. Here is how and why the trucking [...]

Healthy Eating On The Road

By |2019-01-03T15:02:10-05:00January 3rd, 2019|Trucking, Trucking FAQs|

Long hours behind the wheel of a truck can present all kinds of benefits to a driver. You get to see the country, meet new people, and work in a highly-independent environment. Like anything, however, there are challenges that drivers face, including poor eating habits and eating healthy food while on the road. At [...]

Winter Driving Safety Tips

By |2018-11-12T12:08:23-05:00November 12th, 2018|News, Safety, Trucking|

Winter is right around the corner and as heavy-duty commercial truck drivers and logistics personnel, no one is more acutely aware of the obstacles the snow season presents to drivers. Earlier this year, the Ontario Provincial Police reported that transport truck collisions were up 37.5% this year to last, which is a trend we [...]

Safety Tips: Loading & Unloading

By |2018-10-16T08:30:17-05:00October 17th, 2018|Freight, Safety, Trucking|

Properly loading and unloading freight is integral to our continued success at Minimax. It ensures that the truck you’re driving is loaded safely, which safeguards against our drivers getting injured on the job and it allows us to deliver damage-free products to our customers. Here are five great safety tips for loading and unloading [...]

The Future of Trucking

By |2017-12-14T11:28:10-05:00August 1st, 2018|Careers, News, Trucking|

A lot has changed in the trucking industry in the last few decades. There have been significant improvements in alternative fuels, automation technology, and systems to monitor deliveries and shipping in real time. Future of trucking While we cannot be certain what changes are on the horizon, when we look forward to the future [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Professional Truck Driver

By |2017-12-14T11:27:50-05:00July 1st, 2018|Careers, News, Truck Driving Jobs, Trucking|

Professional truck driving is a great career path, with a wide variety of benefits and perks. Here are Minimax Express’s top five reasons to become a professional truck driver: Freedom and camaraderie If you appreciate your independence and enjoy working autonomously, then truck driving can provide you with this freedom. Out on the road, you’re the [...]

Truck Driver Safety Tips

By |2017-12-14T11:27:25-05:00June 1st, 2018|News, Trucking|

At Minimax Express, the safety of our team members is our priority. We know that truck driving involves training, agility, patience, and a high degree of common sense. Safety plays a big role in loading and unloading freight, in driving in all sorts of weather, and when dealing with the unexpected. Here are a [...]

Trucking FAQs

By |2017-12-14T11:26:42-05:00April 1st, 2018|News, Trucking, Trucking FAQs|

At Minimax Express, we get a lot of questions about driving a truck and working in the trucking industry. Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. How can I get my truck driving license? In July 2017, the province of Ontario made training mandatory for all Class A license applicants. [...]

How To Stay Healthy On The Road

By |2017-12-14T11:26:00-05:00January 1st, 2018|News, Trucking|

At Minimax Express, we care about the health and well-being of our drivers. We know that driving a truck for a living requires a lot of endurance, focus, and strength — and we do everything we can to support our drivers in achieving a happy, and healthy, routine. Here are some helpful tips on [...]