+ Safety Training Initiatives
Our professional drivers are qualified and knowledgeable in all aspects of their equipment specifications, load limits, and travel jurisdictions. We take pride in our comprehensive driver training program which uses instructor-led classes and hands-on learning techniques in order to perfect driver skills. It is our goal to educate and train our drivers so they can perform to the best of their ability and have a successful career at Q-Line Trucking.
Professional Driver Improvement Certification | Road Test Certification | WHMIS Health & Safety | Hours of Service | Vehicle Weight & Dimension | Cargo Securement | Pre-Trip Inspection | Air Brakes | C-TPAT | USA Regulation Training | PPE Training
Q-Line Trucking's policy is that all inexperienced drivers/employees will be given the opportunity to establish a mentor relationship with an experienced professional driver and/or senior employee on staff. During this program, the mentor will assist their development and be a point of reference on professional or operation related matters.
Onsite Safety Representatives.
An onsite safety representative is available at each Q-Line Trucking location to provide support and guidance to drivers regarding cargo securement, hours of service, PPE, and vehicle weight & dimension.
+ Environmental Initiatives
Performance Management. Vehicles are equipped with performance monitoring software which allows us to track and manage vehicle and driver behavior related to fuel consumption.
Driver Training. Q-Line Trucking provides drivers with training and techniques to aid in reducing fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions.
Speed Controls. Speed limiters are installed in all company vehicles to ensure maximum speed limit of 105km per hour, thus reducing rapid fuel consumption and emissions.
Optimized Route Planning
Q-Line Trucking has a dedicated planning division that carefully and efficiently plan each shipment route according to specification requirements to ensure optimal route for each load.
Equipment Technology. To ensure the latest technology and equipment standards, Q-Line Trucking requires equipment on fleet to be a model produced within the past seven (7) years. Q-Line Trucking strives to maintain latest industry standards thus replacing truck units with newer models on an ongoing basis. Older models will be accepted on a case by case basis, contingent to rigorous safety testing for emission controls, fuel efficiency, and quality standards.
Equipment Maintenance Plan. Q-Line Trucking equipment is serviced and maintained by journeyman supervised technicians and is subject to an internal maintenance plan in addition to manufactures recommended maintenance plan. In addition to the annual complete service required by SGI, Q-Line services our trucks every 25,000 km and our trailers every 90 days. Regular maintenance reduces inefficiencies and increases public safety.