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OTTAWA, ON (April 25, 2017)— Forty-eight of the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking industry have earned honours through the 4th annual Top Fleet Employers program, Trucking HR Canada has announced. Fleets of every size were rated on topics including recruitment and retention practices, workplace culture, compensation, training and skills development, and innovative HR practices.

logging and sawmilling journal cover

Munden Ventures of Kamloops, B.C. got involved in logging more by accident than by design, but it’s turned out to be a solid business decision. For long-established trucking company Munden Ventures Ltd of Kamloops, B.C., their entrance into doing logging happened more by accident than by design, though it has turned out to be a very solid business decision. “We were hauling logs and lumber for Weyerhaeuser and Tolko mills in the region,” explains Greg Munden, the company’s president, who runs the business with his brother, Chad. “Weyerhaeuser was closing some of their mill operations in B.C., and they were down to mills in Princeton and Kamloops, and in the end, the company ...

Munden logging truck on magazine cover

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia – It’s 15 below Celsius near Kamloops and that’s the way Greg Munden likes it. “It’s our peak logging season right now and the cold temperatures make the roads better and more uniform,” he said. “It’s still very challenging to work in sub-zero temperatures, with three feet of snow on the ground – especially when temps dip below -20 – but our guys can handle it. We think they’re a cut above, and the hardest working drivers out there. They are a special breed, able to handle the weather and road conditions. They have to constantly chain up, and be razor-sharp when driving ice-covered logging roads. It’s ...