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Triple Eight celebrated Diwali on November 7th, 2018. As part of the festive celebration many staff members dressed in their traditional dress wear for the day. The owners of Triple Eight Deepati and Pardeep supplied various Indian traditional dishes for all employees at lunchtime. The food and companionship were great and enjoyed by all. These types of events are common at Triple Eight which helps make it a great place to work and which in turn supports providing excellent customer...

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Triple Eight Team came dressed for Success! Triple Eight Transport had its first annual Halloween costume challenge. We had an excellent turnout of employees that came to work in spectacular costumes making it more challenging to select a winner. It was an impressive team effort from all departments. By the end of the contest we had a winner, and two runner-ups. Our winner was Maria from payroll in a fierce lion costume. We had 2 runner-ups, Parveen from Operations, in a spooky Witch...

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Slow down – At-fault accidents are mostly due to excessive speed. Driving at the speed limit may be legal, but is often too fast for snow-covered or icy road conditions. Take as much time as necessary. DO NOT HURRY. Speed kills. This rule should ALWAYS be at the top of any winter trucking safety tips list. Keep a safe following distance – Leave plenty of room between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of your truck, and beside your truck, when possible (approx....

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The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is now allowing carriers to apply for permits to operate smart lift axles on trailers, and longer tractors with multi-axle trailers. Drivers can do their job better when they have more information and less hassle. Drivers using PeopleNet can now receive important updates, view messages from the back office, and view their Hours Of Service totals on their own personal mobile devices through the ConnectedDriver™ App. Any time, anywhere...

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Drivers can do their job better when they have more information and less hassle. Drivers using PeopleNet can now receive important updates, view messages from the back office, and view their Hours Of Service totals on their own personal mobile devices through the ConnectedDriver™ App. Any time, anywhere – without cost, and without commitment.   ConnectedDriver™ PeopleNet ConnectedDriver™ brings daily work directly to a driver’s mobile device....

New ELD Regulations FMCSA - 2017

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 by
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ELD Regulation The electronic logging device (ELD) rule – congressionally mandated as a part of MAP-21 – is intended to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier and faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty status (RODS) data. An ELD synchronizes with a vehicle engine to automatically record driving time, for easier, more accurate hours of service (HOS) recording. ELD Timeline Phase 1:  Awareness and Transition Phase: The...

Don't be a victim of fraud

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 by
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Dear valued customer, Nearly all email users in our community have recently been inundated with fraudulent emails from a number of sources including large organizations such as government, agencies, and several major Canadian Banks. In most cases, these emails ask for payment of an invoice and ask the user to click a link to view that invoice.Once the invoice has been clicked, a virus is loaded onto your computer that runs behind the scenes and slowly tries to steal personal information...

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We are pleased to welcome Spring 2017 here at Triple Eight Transport. It's the wonderful time of the year when snow finally melts, trees begin to blossom and the streets look lively and green again! Even though there might've been a bit of a confusion with Mother Nature, who sent some snow for a rather cold welcome to the new season, we can't wait until temperatures start going up, and we see our areas come back alive once more. Spring comes with the idea of rebirth,...

Happy Christmas and New Year 2017

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 by
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The holiday season is upon us! Triple Eight had our Christmas party last week at Himalaya Indian Cuisine in Abbotsford. What a fantastic night it was! Special Thanks to B & W Insurance, Tyrecraft, First Truck Freightliner and Highway Refrigeration for attending and sponsoring the prizes for the event. Our big winner of the night was Harjit from our Safety department, he won a 44" LED TV provided by B & W Insurance. We would also like to thank the Himalaya Indian Cuisine...

Blue Jean Friday - For A Cause

Friday, 25 November 2016 by
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Back in October Triple Eight introduced Blue Jean Friday. What's Blue Jean Friday? Well on Fridays we wear jeans, and those that wear jeans and make donations which will go to our charity of choice. When Blue Jean Friday was introduced we selected 5 local (Abbotsford based) charities. From those 5, employees voted on which charity we should support and the winner was the Abbotsford Food Bank. Since we've started Blue Jean Friday, the support has been fantastic! As the holiday season is...

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