Mike grew up on a beef farm in rural Southwestern Ontario in Huron County. Mike began his career in the Trucking Industry in 1990 at the age of 18, spending three years working for a local carrier Hauling Livestock and bulk agriculture products. At the age of 21 Mike went to work for a long Haul Refrigerated and general freight carrier and spent 5 years hauling all sorts of freight in all 48 US Mainland States and 6 Canadian Provinces. The Carrier then opened a Certified Driver Training School in 1998 and Mike came off the road and become one of the Schools first Certified Driver Trainers. In 2000 Mike Transitioned into Safety and Compliance for the Fleet, while still working part time as a Trainer for the School. In 2002 Mike moved over to a Private Fleet and became the Safety, Compliance, Maintenance and Training manger for the Hensall District Co-operative’s Commercial Trucking Fleet. Mike spent the next 12.5 years with Hensall and oversaw the Fleets as it grew from 40 Trucks in 2002 to over 140 in 2015. In January of 2015 Mike moved into the Trucking Association business and was named the President of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada, where he remains in his current role.

For Immediate Release

PRIVATE MOTOR TRUCK COUNCIL OF CANADA
ANNOUNCES 2017 CONFERENCE VENUE AND DATE

The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada is pleased to announce that it’s 2017 Conference and AGM will be going to the Crowne Plaza-Fallsview, in Niagara Falls, Ontario on June 15th & 16th, 2017.

The PMTC annual conference is well known for addressing the issues and challenges facing our industry – particularly those involved with private trucking – and how to effectively manage them.pmtc conference 2017

“Every year this conference proves itself to be the single best opportunity for everyone involved with transportation to learn and network,” said Private Motor Truck Council of Canada president Mike Millian.

“We are excited to be moving to a new venue this year as well”, Millian went on to say. “The Crowne Plaza-Fallsview, will prove to be an excellent facility for our conference. Our sponsors will be excited about the expanded space that is available for our exhibitor’s showcase, which will increase display space and allow for improved networking between our sponsors and conference attendees. Niagara Falls will also offer a great backdrop for those who wish to explore the sights and sounds at the end of the days educational and networking events”

You can take your own interactive tour of the venue at www.niagarafallscrowneplaza.com

The Conference agenda will include 7 educational seminars, as well as our awards program and networking opportunities at our Exhibitors showcase. Speakers and other details are already in the final stages, and will be available on the PMTC website soon.

Mark your calendar now, and watch for more information on the PMTC’s 2017 conference.
For more information contact:

Vanessa Cox
Private Motor Truck Council of Canada Tel: 905-827-0587
Suite 5, 225 Main Street East Fax: 905-827-8212
Milton, Ontario, L9T 1N9 Email: info@pmtc.ca

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Mike grew up on a beef farm in rural Southwestern Ontario in Huron County. Mike began his career in the Trucking Industry in 1990 at the age of 18, spending three years working for a local carrier Hauling Livestock and bulk agriculture products. At the age of 21 Mike went to work for a long Haul Refrigerated and general freight carrier and spent 5 years hauling all sorts of freight in all 48 US Mainland States and 6 Canadian Provinces. The Carrier then opened a Certified Driver Training School in 1998 and Mike came off the road and become one of the Schools first Certified Driver Trainers. In 2000 Mike Transitioned into Safety and Compliance for the Fleet, while still working part time as a Trainer for the School. In 2002 Mike moved over to a Private Fleet and became the Safety, Compliance, Maintenance and Training manger for the Hensall District Co-operative’s Commercial Trucking Fleet. Mike spent the next 12.5 years with Hensall and oversaw the Fleets as it grew from 40 Trucks in 2002 to over 140 in 2015. In January of 2015 Mike moved into the Trucking Association business and was named the President of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada, where he remains in his current role.