Commercial Carriers and Associations


Owners and operators of small and large commercial fleets (also includes affiliated indepedent operators) and Commercial Carrier Associations such as the Ontario Trucking Association and the Association du camionnage du Québec; and livestock transporters, special commodities transport and the Ontario Agribusiness Associations (machinery dealers / manufacturers). This stakeholder encompasses cross-border, , bulk liquid, oversize, less than truckload (LTL) and express carriers. Additionally, this stakeholder may undertake functions of other related stakeholders, such as Customs Brokers, Freight Shippers and Logistics Providers.  

Included In Groups

Goods Movement Companies

Associated Inventory

Commercial Vehicles
Commercial Vehicle Driver
Fleet and Freight Management Systems
Commercial Containers
Fleet and Freight Manager
Cargo Monitoring Equipment

Operational Concepts

AreaRole and Responsibility
Commercial Vehicle OperationsDispatch and monitor movement of truck drivers.
Monitor available traveller information services and media to determine traffic conditions and re-route as necessary.
Send a credentials application to the provincial and state commercial vehicle operations administration agencies including the necessary audit data, tax information, and fee payments as applicable.
Notify the appropriate emergency services or public safety agency in the event of a hazardous materials (dangerous goods) spill.
Exchange safety inspection records and screening records from on-board equipment to the provincial and state commercial vehicle operations roadside facilities.
Provide credentials and identification data to the provincial and state commercial vehicle operations roadside facilities.
International Border CrossingsSupply information upon request concerning vehicles, drivers, and cargo.
Dispatch and monitor movement of truck drivers.
Complete applications for expedited clearance at border crossings.
Policy and GuidanceProvide services and public policy advocacy for trucking companies hauling freight into, out of and within the Provinces.