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COVID-19’s Impact on the Heavy Trucking Industry

Aside from the devastating impact on the health and lives of Canadians, one of the most striking results of the COVID-19 pandemic has been economic.

However, despite all of the doom and gloom, one industry, in particular, has demonstrated its vital importance for keeping the global economy moving; the trucking industry.

Commercial truck drivers in Canada and the US have been designated as essential workers, which means that they have had to adapt to the new normal in order to get essential supplies out to hundreds of millions of people.

Read on to find out more about how commercial trucking has been impacted by COVID-19.

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What Is Elite Support Status?

What do you think of when you hear Elite Status? Maybe you think of first-class plane tickets or special upgrades at a hotel that are only available for a few, select customers.

At RJames Management Group Ltd our business is selling trucks and trailers at the highest possible levels of customer support. We offer elite support to all our customers, regardless of status anywhere else.

Please keep reading to find out why it’s so important to us to have Elite Support Status.

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What is the Interior Logging Association?

After World War II, using sustainable practices to manage woodlands in Canada became very important, and by the 1960s, forestry was more focused on ecological concerns than ever before. The ILA has been supporting this approach for decades and is a huge contributor to the overall economy in British Columbia.

That being said, you may not know much about their work, or how we support the ILA. What exactly does the ILA do? How does RJames work with them?

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What Makes up RJames’ Great Company Culture?

What makes a business successful? You can look at profit stats, growth numbers, and even the tenacity within an industry, but you won’t always get the whole picture.

Company culture can put a great company well above a good company. Creating an environment that makes employees proud to be a part of, is key to a company’s long-term success.

Let’s dive deep into what makes RJames Management Group a great heavy truck dealer.

Mike LeBlanc: The Man Who Reached Three Million Miles on his 2002 Western Star 4900 with a C15 Cat Engine

Based in Kamloops, BC Mike LeBlanc is the proud employee of Arrow Transportation Systems. He’s spent four decades on the road and is deeply loved by his wife Kathy, his two children and four grandchildren. He enjoys fishing and sets out whenever he gets the time. Mike’s Journey In 1978, Mike LeBlanc started his career as a truck…

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Top ways to improve heavy truck fuel economy

Improving fuel economy is one of the most effective ways in the trucking industry to improve profit margins and reduce environmental footprints. The heavy truck dealers in Calgary at RJames Western Star know how important fuel economy is to our clients, which is why we have put together the following four ways to improve heavy truck fuel economy….

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How to choose heavy truck parts in BC and Alberta

Whether you own your own truck or you’re in charge of a whole fleet of heavy trucks, when it comes to finding new parts for your vehicles, limiting your downtime is key. In the trucking industry, time is money. Every minute that your truck is out of commission, you lose earnings that could have been made. That’s why…

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Trailer Accessories for Improving Fuel Economy

Fuel costs are only second to labour costs for any trucking fleet, which means that rising and volatile fuel prices can become a significant cause for concern. One effective way to save on the cost of fuel is by improving the fuel efficiency of trailers. At RJames Management Group Ltd., we carry quality trailers, including logging trailer and lowbed…

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