Please submit your details today by completing the simple form below. We make every effort to respond to you as soon as we receive your details. Will not share any information you send to us without your consent.
Demand for Drivers
Demand for drivers is expected to increase steadily over the next few years. According to the Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council Study, it is expected that there will be:
To summarize, the opportunities are there for you to join a growing and technologically advanced service industry where you can play an important role and start to develop a rewarding career for yourself.
Retirement of Drivers
Somewhere between 25% and 30% of the current truck driver population is expected to retire over the next ten years, opening up positions for new drivers. The rate of retirement is expected to be highest in Ontario and Quebec, and in long haul.
High driver turnover continues to offer scope for new drivers entering the industry.
Training in the Driver Occupation
Driver trainers and safety supervisors feel that formal training is the most reliable way to learn the skills required to work as a truck driver.
Training issues for Drivers and Owner-Operators
The multi-tiered approach to driver training is suggested. It includes:
Industry stakeholders are encouraged to improve the training of both new and experienced drivers and owner-operators by:
Canadian truck drivers and trucks also play an important role in the carrying of goods both into and out of the United States. Cross-border traffic is the fastest growing business segment with revenues growing at an annual rate of approximately 13% since 1980.