Opinion: Rural Americans will pay the price in a new way because of old laws

By C.J. Garland, Phoenix Rising Equibusiness Consulting Published: February 13, 2018 As a rural Kansas resident, I feel compelled to express my growing concern about the negative effects the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate, Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) classifications, and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) requirements have on the agriculture and livestock industries. With the extension of the agriculture exemption of […]

Truck driver shortages hitting Canada’s forest products sector

by ROSS MAROWITS, THE CANADIAN PRESS  MONTREAL – A shortage of truck drivers is hampering the country’s forest sector as shipments have been delayed and at least one producer was forced to slow production because of a lack of wood chips. Weyerhaeuser Co. chief executive Doyle Simons said Friday that availability of transportation services has been […]

Drivers Shortage, ELD Rule Top Trucking Industry Concerns

An Article by Jerry Hirsch. (trucks.com) A shortage of drivers is the trucking industry’s top concern. (Photo: Brian Hadden/Trucks.com)   A shortage of drivers tops the pending implementation of the federal electronic logging device mandate as the biggest trucking business concern, according to an industry trade group. In its annual survey, the American Transportation Research Institute […]

“Canada and U.S. remain ‘quite far apart’ on softwood lumber, Freeland says.”

Canada and U.S. remain ‘quite far apart’ on softwood lumber, Freeland says If they think they will tire us out and at some point we will throw in the towel, they’re mistaken: Couillard   The Canadian Press Posted: Jun 12, 2017 1:54 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017 3:55 PM ET Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland […]

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International Trade Brief: The Impact of Softwood Lumber Tariffs on Canadian Companies

International Trade Brief: The Impact of Softwood Lumber Tariffs on Canadian Companies Author(s): Riyaz Dattu, Peter Glossop, Corinne Xu Apr 28, 2017 The United States Department of Commerce announced on April 24, 2017 that it will impose preliminary countervailing duties on allegedly subsidized softwood lumber imports from Canada, with rates of up to 24.12%. Duties will be applied based […]

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Animal Shavings: A Delicate Process From Start To Finish

At Champion Shavings Corporation, we take pride in the process of creating our animal shavings. Each step along the way has an important purpose, and we have spent years perfecting our standalone method. If you want to know what superior quality is, you must find it in the details. Check out our process from start […]