Being a Canadian trucking company has its benefits and its challenges.
Most American carriers don't want to deal with the border and quite honestly might not pass driver admissibility requirements. This somewhat insulates Canadian trucking companies from the massive US operations, not to mention Canada is a very small market.
Canadian freight companies are often more competitively priced than their US counterparts, this also helps with the insulation.
One other factor is the extremely rugged terrain in BC and Alberta that would have the majority of drivers white-knuckling in some of the best weather.
Cross-border trucking opens up many new horizons for drivers. But on top of the additional earning opportunities comes greater scrutiny, and a new set of rules and regulations to understand (continue reading here)