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  • 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

  • Bison campaign aims to get drivers on two wheels

    May 11, 2016 4:54PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Want to win a Dahon folding bicycle? Bison Transport is giving you the chance through its social media contest, which aims to promote biking while on the road and help drivers stay active. “Professional truck drivers, as

  • Winners of TCA’s 40th annual National Fleet Safety Awards named

    March 9, 2016 2:24AM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The grand prize winners of the 2015 National Fleet Safety Awards were revealed at the TCA Annual Awards Banquet in Las Vegas this week. The awards honour trucking companies that demonstrate an unrivalled commitment to safety.

  • Bison driver named TCA’s Owner/Operator of the Year

    March 9, 2016 1:39AM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The grand prize winners of the Truckload Carriers Association’s 2015 Driver of the Year contest were revealed this week at the TCA’s Annual Awards Banquet in Las Vegas. Earlier this year, finalists of the awards (that are