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Bison Transport


  • MTA and Volvo Trucks Canada name provincial Driver of the Year

    June 20, 2017 4:50PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Ronald J. Rodych of Gordon Food Service has been named the 2017 Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA)/Volvo Trucks Canada’s Driver of the Year. Rodych has been a driver with Gordon Food Service for more than 28 years, and

  • MPI puts brakes on its driver training program

    June 19, 2017 8:10PM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Manitobans looking to have Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) cover their tuition for the Entry Level Professional Truck Driver Training Program will soon reach a dead end, as the program will conclude June 30. Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA)

  • Bison raises over $162,000 for CancerCare Manitoba

    June 16, 2017 12:56PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport raised more than $162,000 through corporate fundraising, a charity barbecue, and personal initiatives in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The company took part in the 10th annual Challenge for Life, with 114 employees and

  • Bison to hold Challenge for Life fundraiser June 1

    May 18, 2017 3:46PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport is holding a barbecue fundraiser for the 10th annual Challenge for Life, which supports the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. “I am tremendously proud of our team at Bison Transport for all of their effort and hard

  • TCA Driver and Owner-Operator of the Year finalists announced

    January 12, 2017 11:08AM by Truck News

    Bison driver a finalist for Driver of the Year

  • Bison driver named Highway Angel

    January 12, 2017 6:22AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – A Bison Transport driver has been recognized by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) for helping another truck driver whose truck jackknifed in B.C. The incident happened May 6, 2016. Taljinder Sohi left a brake check and was

  • Bison achieves top honor as one of Canada’s most admired corporate cultures

    December 5, 2016 10:45AM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – For the second time, Waterstone Human Capitol has named Bison Transport as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, making it the only trucking company and only Manitoba business to earn the honor. “Bison’s Mission Statement

  • Bison teams with Canadian Armed Forces for Wreaths Across Canada

    November 29, 2016 1:27PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport has partnered with several branches of the Canadian Armed Forces to bring the Wreaths Across Canada (WAC) ceremonies to Manitoba and Ottawa. The events, which will take place at Winnipeg’s Fields of Honor at Brookside

  • OTA honors outgoing Road Knights, looks for new candidates

    November 16, 2016 1:26PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) outgoing Road Knights team was recently honored, and nominations for the next team members will be accepted until Dec. 16. Jim Pereira of Onfreight Logistics spoke on behalf of the departing Road

  • MTA hands out 2016 awards to industry members during fall gala

    November 7, 2016 12:40PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) held its annual Fall Awards Gala Nov. 4 in Winnipeg, honoring several industry professionals for their stellar track record and accomplishments in 2016. “Tonight we celebrated the great accomplishments of some of

  • Kriska, Bison execs share tips on succeeding in challenging times

    October 13, 2016 8:14PM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – A sluggish economy, excess capacity and downward pressure on trucking rates have made 2016 a difficult year for trucking providers, which made the panel discussion on Thriving in Challenging Economic Times at today’s Surface Transportation Summit a

  • Doing their part

    October 6, 2016 10:57PM by Derek Clouthier

    Manitoba leads the way in Western Canada truck convoy fundraising efforts for Special Olympics

  • T4C members help make affordable housing a reality

    September 14, 2016 3:20PM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. – Member carriers with Trucks For Change Network (T4C) will be donating their time and skills Sept. 20-22 to help make affordable housing in the Kitchener-Waterloo region a reality. “This is yet another great example of the trucking

  • Three Bison drivers take home top honors for driver of the year

    June 20, 2016 4:24PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transportation was holding its head high after three of the company’s drivers were recognized as Volvo Canada’s Driver of the Year in their respective provinces. In Manitoba, Roger Maltman took home the honor. A long-haul driver

  • Bison’s Garth Pitzel takes home TCA award

    June 14, 2016 1:07PM by Truck West

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Garth Pitzel of Bison Transport has been presented the 2016 Clare C. Casey Professional of the Year award by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Pitzel is the director of safety and driver development with Bison and