Trucking announcements: PMTC names new board of directors, Wellington staff raise $10K to battle cancer

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Every week, TruckNews.com lists notable strikes, promotions and awards within the trucking trade. Our newest installment consists of the Non-public Motor Truck Council of Canada’s new board of administrators, workers at Wellington Group of Corporations placing their hair on the road for charity, and a truck parade marking Kenworth’s 100th anniversary.

PMTC names new board of administrators

The Non-public Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has introduced its incoming administrators whose phrases run July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.

The officers are: previous chairman Jim Dimech, Linde Canada; chairman Steve Garden, Parkland Gasoline Company; 1st vice-chairwoman Leanne Drummond, CPC Logistics Canada; and a couple ofnd vice-chairwoman Angela Munsterman, Coca-Cola Canada Bottling.

The administrators are: Patricia Burke, Canadian Blood Providers; Phil Camp, Paccar Leasing Firm; Kevin Carlyle, Penske Transportation Options; Gerald Carroll, Wesbell Logistics; Brad Fletcher, GFL Environmental; Fred Hildebrand, Rush Truck Leasing; James Johnstone, Big Tiger; Keith Lamb, 4Refuel; Jason Libralesso, Dwelling {Hardware}; David Marvin, Tandet; Kevin Riley, Maple Leaf Meals; and Andy Walker, Molson Coors.

Affiliate members are: Scott Creighton, Northbridge Insurance coverage; Kelly Henderson, Trucking Human Assets Sector Council – Atlantic; Sudhanshu Malhotra, Intact Public Entities; Kim Richardson, Transrep; Matt Richardson, KRTS; Michelle Roberts, IHSA; Michael Thompson, MEE/ISB Canada; Donald Williams, Aviva Canada; and Steve Woodward, Volvo Vans Canada.

In the meantime, PMTC awarded its skilled business motorcar driver coaching scholarship, sponsored by KRTS, to Max Sundquist, a dispatcher at Spring Creek Carriers.

Woman getting head shaved
Alisha Reynolds’ head is shaved after Wellington Group of Corporations workers raised $5,000 for the Canadian Most cancers Society. (Picture: Equipped)

Wellington Group of Corporations workers increase $10K for charity

Employees at Wellington Group of Corporations braved the clippers to gather a hair-raising $10,610 in donations for the Canadian Most cancers Society.

Final week, workers participated in “put on the colour of a most cancers ribbon” theme day, displaying assist for household and buddies impacted by the illness.  

Chris West, vice-president of operations, stated if $750 was donated, workers might shave his beard to a mode of their selecting. Racheal McMunn introduced that the corporate would match the donations.

Because the donations began flowing in, Chris Peters from customer support promised to shave his head if $2,000 was raised. The corporate’s longest-tenured workers member Alisha Reynolds provided to shave her head if $5,000 was collected, and workers raised the cash.

Wellington will match the quantity and $10,000 will likely be donated to the charity.

Truck parade pays tribute to Kenworth’s 100th anniversary

The Kenworth truck meeting plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, just lately held its second annual Kenworth truck parade in downtown Chillicothe, paying tribute to Kenworth’s 100th anniversary.

Picture of a Kenworth at night
(Picture: Kenworth)

The parade featured greater than 50 new, traditional and customised vehicles, together with fashions constructed within the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, a 1976 Bicentennial W900 VIT-200, two Liberty Version Kenworths – a K100 Cabover and W900 Typical, a 1984 W900B from Australia, in addition to Kenworth’s 100th anniversary Signature Version T680 and Restricted Version W900 vehicles.

A T680, just lately delivered to Heartland Specific and representing the milestone 750,000th truck produced on the Kenworth Chillicothe plant, additionally participated within the occasion.

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