News and Talk for and about the transportation industry and related topics with veteran broadcaster, Stan Campbell. Interviews with interesting people.


May 30, 2023 17 mins
This week it's Part II in our series on trucking women as we talk to MacKenzie Melton, a Safety Director at Garland Trucking in Findlay, OH. It's true that the trucking industry is still faced with a negative stereotypical image by main street. It's not easy encouraging women to join the trucking industry. Our guest MacKenzie Melton was warned that she would raped and killed if she became a truck driver. We talked to MacKenzie and ...
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This Eposode Number One in a series to conversations with women in the trucking industry or who have retired but are still encouraging women to look seriously at a career in this male dominated industry. This week, we talk to a recently retired 31-year veteran in trucking. Her name is Stephanie Klang. She has quite a story to tell, especially about her grumpy driving companion. She is an award winner and the pride of her fleet owne...
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We talk to a company owner who came out of retirement to save a company. Then he retired...again...and then he came out of retirement again to essentially save another company. He chnaged the turnover rate from 75% to almost zero. How did he do ti?

Are they hiring? No! Because nobody wants to leave. Is this a paradigm shift in leadership and management? Could be. Listen as we talk to Glen Parsons the ower at Alchemist Specialty Carr...
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May 8, 2023 23 mins
Beating a dead horse? Well, maybe two. One is on life support. It's about the alleged driver shortage. According to several people in the trucking industry, we've been told..."no, there's a shortage of QUALIFIED drivers." Where do qualified drivers come from? And if there is a serious driver shortage, what is the trucking industry doing about it in 2023 that's new and more creative than last year...or the decade before? We talk ...
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May 1, 2023 13 mins
We talk to the manager of one of the biggest rowdiest noisiest most fun truck shows anywhere and it happens this summer. It been going on since 1981. We wonder aloud if this is a good place to recruit new people into the trucking industry? After, all about 15,000 people who are interested in all things trucking will all be in one place. In fact, it's a tourist attraction. Listen as we talk to our guest, Maxime Boulianne. By the w...
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April 24, 2023 21 mins
Why did so many truck shows vanish? Wasn't a truck show, that included the public, along with food and entertainment, an opportunity to promote the trucking industry? There is a trucking event coming in July that will be a great place to show off the amazing driving skills of proffessional drivers, and in trun show off the trucking industry's high standards. We talk to Dave Henry (aka Crazy Canuck Dave) about the Manitoba Trucking...
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March 31, 2023 12 mins
This is a segment from our FINAL Trucker Radio Show, airing on radio stations across Canada, in the USA and UK with our guest, Truck News Magazine Editor James Menzies. James had been a regular on our show for about 12 years or more, reporting on the latest trends and new equipment. James talks about the parts deficit, and he looks back at our 17-year history and the chnages that have occurred in trucking in that time...mostly good...
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March 21, 2023 39 mins
CITY-TV reported that the person who cuts your har has more training that some truckers. This is not good for anyone, especially the vast majority of qualified, safe drivers. We all that that "Mandatory Entry Level Training" was going to be the answer to the scourage of bad schools, but it hasn't happened. We talk to PMTC President Mike Millian about the problems and the potential solutions to ensure that all professional drivers a...
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February 27, 2023 18 mins
Ellen Voie is the founder of the organization Women in Trucking. Since it's inception, Ellen has been the President and CEO. Now she is stepping down to make way for a new leaders. Stan Campbell talks to Ellen about her early role, her successes, her accolades and awards, and what comes after WIT, including flying her plane.
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January 30, 2023 21 mins
We feature a conversation with Kate Price, the Executive Director of ACT-Alberta, the Action Coalition on Human Trafficking. ACT-Alberta helps survivors of human trafficking find a path to safety. When you donate to ACT Alberta, you connect victims and survivors to the resources they need to get out of a life-threatening situation. Kate explains the formation of ACT-Alberta and how it has grown into an amazing victim services orga...
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We talk to Sergeant Andrew Gough of Veterans and Everyday Heros, and Kimberley Biback whois leading the 3000 Burpee onslaaught in order to rause funds for this amazing organization bringing acts of kindness to Canadian Veterans and Every(day) Heroes (Police/Fire/EMS/Corr/CBSA/Nurses/Dispatchers/Animal Welfare). We talk to Sgt Gough and Kimberly about the challenge and how of us...can participate by finfing sponsoers and/or...
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This is the second in our series on sex-trafficking, especially focusing on Canada. Our conversation in this episode is with hit country singer, Paul Brandt, who has scored #1 hits songs in the US and Canada. In 2017, having been emotionally moved by the what he saw in a Dateline news feature and then after a heartbreaking view of what he personally experienced in Cambodia, Paul launched a anti-human trafficking organzation, entitl...
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December 20, 2022 17 mins
A conversation with one of the hardest working, most dedicated women in the trucking industry, Shelley Walker, CEO at the Women's Trcuking Federation of Canada.
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November 25, 2022 23 mins
A candid conversation with sex-trafficking survivor Karly Church. Discover how she was deceived by someone she calls a "Romeo pimp" and how she survived and what has happened to her since being rescued. You may be surprised to discover her "new life." We present this podcast and promote it widely to send the message that we ALL need to do what we can to end modern slavery and specifically sex-trafficking.
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November 12, 2022 34 mins
A conversation with podcaster, radio host, media owner Bruce Outridge about everything you ever want to know and some stuff you'd rather you didn't hear.
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October 7, 2022 34 mins
A conversation with Jane Jazrawy of Carriers Edge who explains the enormous amount of detail that goes into choosing the Best Fleets to Drive For. This is the best and most accurate system of identifying the best fleets in the trucking industry in North America. The process takes months. Jane goes through the various steps. We also identify what has changed since Vovid-19 first arrived and how potential employees may now be demand...
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September 25, 2022 27 mins
We feature a lighthearted conversation about a very serious topic and that is a draconian language law passed in the Quebec known as Bill 96 which is intended to promote and protect the French language in the province of Quebec but in reality creates second-class citizenry of Anglos, immigrants and First Nation people. The imposition of the laws surrounding this Bill 96 is inherently racist. Freedom-loving people everywhere shoul...
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September 9, 2022 41 mins
A conversation with Mike "Ace" McCarron about safety, pay-per-hour, and retention and more. We also talk to Naveen Nav or the Trucking Network about the Mega-Job Fair coming up.
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This is Trucker Radio's Truck News Talk Podcast...this week in the toilet. Seriously, we are focusing on the increased need for toilets on board trucks in sleeper cabs or under the co-driver seat. It was once a laughing matter. With more women drivers coming into the trucking industry, an on-board toilet is no longer a luxury. Safety is a primary concern. Two people weigh in on this topic. One is outspoken Roy Craigen, President of...
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July 29, 2022 27 mins
It's about Cargo Crime. It's still growing but there are ways to reduce it or combat it entirely. We interview an expert, Todd Moore. He explains the latest technology to defeat this crime that costs us all. Todd is the Vice President, Product Development for PULSE™ at FocusPoint International, a global assistance company that specializes in critical event management, with an emphasis on mobility risks.
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