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A Day In The Life Of A Minimax Express Driver: Part 2

By |2019-06-28T10:16:48-05:00June 28th, 2019|Careers, News, Trucking, Trucking FAQs|

At Minimax Express, we believe in providing our customers and future drivers with an accurate portrayal of what life is like as a Minimax truck driver. Following up on our 2018 blog post, we talked with some of our drivers to bring you part two of our Day in the Life series. Here’s what it’s [...]

2018 Year In Review with Yves

By |2018-12-21T12:19:22-05:00December 4th, 2018|News|

2017 was a great year for trucking and 2018 is certainly following in its footsteps. We are seeing continued growth, volumes have been strong all year, and volumes continue to be strong in the last quarter. 2018 Challenges The growth our industry has enjoyed in the past two years has come with some challenges. [...]

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 [...]

Track & Trace 101

By |2018-09-17T08:13:52-05:00September 17th, 2018|Freight, News, Services, Shipping Tools|

At Minimax Express, we know that our customers trust us to deliver their freight at their requested destination on time — and that’s exactly what we do. We take shipping seriously and to help meet our customers’ expectations, we’ve developed a detailed, up-to-the-minute tracking tool, so customers can see exactly where their shipment is [...]

Understanding LTL Freight Rates

By |2018-02-12T13:36:45-05:00March 1st, 2018|News|

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) rates are used for shipments that are too big to be shipped as a parcel but too small to fill an entire truckload. Typically, a driver starts off the day at their home terminal by loading several LTL shipments to be delivered in the morning. Once the driver’s trailer is empty, they [...]

A Day in the Life of a Minimax Express Driver

By |2018-01-08T12:02:49-05:00February 1st, 2018|Careers, News, Truck Driving Jobs|

We get a lot of questions from people who are looking to start their truck driving career, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to interview one of our drivers and get a ‘Day in the Life’ example to share. Here is an example of a day in the life of Rob, a senior [...]

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 [...]

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