Customers used to seeing vehicles at their facilities from Transport Services, Charles Lawson Trucking and Landes Trucking are now seeing a new name. These three food-products carriers have been consolidated as KAG Food Products.
KAG President and CEO Bruce Blaise talks about the image he thinks most people have of professional truck drivers, why that image is wrong, why it should change, and why he is so passionate about this issue.
Trucking companies are required to be properly insured, but insurance is becoming harder to find and much more expensive. KAG President and CEO Bruce Blaise talks about why this is happening, why shippers should be concerned, and what KAG is doing to properly manage risk for both shippers and KAG.
Rising Insurance Costs Putting Pressure on Carriers
By Kenan Advantage Group
June 19, 2019
In his Q&A this month, CEO Bruce Blaise talked about the insurance challenges faced by KAG related to our vehicles. We face related, but somewhat different, insurance challenges on the KAG Logistics (KAGL) side of the business.
The driver shortage has been a problem for a number of years. KAG responded early with a comprehensive campaign to deal with that problem. This month, KAG President and CEO Bruce Blaise reports on the promising results of those efforts and the outlook for the future.
The last edition of the newsletter included a story about KAG Canada’s RTL-Westcan group building the Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road, the “ice road,” and hauling loads from Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories to the diamond mines to the north. In this edition, Terminal Manager Steve Thompson talks about what it takes to prepare for this project each season.