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Bison Transport Inc


  • Bison wins ATA safety award

    November 19, 2017 7:42PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport has won first place in the American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Safety Contest for the seventh consecutive year. The carrier won the award Nov. 14, for having the lowest U.S. Department of Transportation recordable accident

  • Forbes recognizes Bison Transport as a best employer

    March 8, 2016 6:59AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport has been recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s best employers. Bison was one of 12 organizations from the transportation sector and the only trucking company to receive the award. “It’s an honour to receive

  • Bison adds another safety award to the trophy shelf

    November 10, 2015 3:52PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport has won its fifth consecutive National Truck Safety award from the American Trucking Associations. It won first place in the 2014 Safe Fleet Award competition, for recording the lowest US Department of Transportation recordable accident

  • Searcy Trucking buys Renold’s Transport

    December 1, 2014 2:19PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Searcy Trucking has announced its acquisition of Altona, Man.-based specialized deck transporter Renold’s Transport. Renold provides deck transportation between the US and Western Canada, primarily for the agriculture and construction industries. The acquisition brings Searcy’s fleet to

  • Bison driver named Highway Angel

    October 16, 2014 11:18AM by Truck News

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A British Columbia driver earned his Highway Angel wings due to his CPR skills. Vijaydeep Sahasi of Surrey drives for Bison Transport Inc. In August, he was on Highway 5, just outside of Merritt, B.C. when he

  • Bison driver named Highway Angel

    July 3, 2014 9:54AM by Truck News

    Alexandria, Va. — An Ontario driver is the latest trucker to earn the title of Highway Angel. The heavenly appellation is granted by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and is bestowed upon truck drivers for the “unusual kindness, courtesy, and

  • Ryder honours Canadians

    July 2, 2014 9:00AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Canadian companies were well represented when it came time for Ryder System Inc. to hand out awards to carriers. The company says its annual Ryder Carrier Quality Awards were created to recognize carrier partners that consistently provide

  • Canada Transportation Act comes under early review

    June 25, 2014 3:20PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, MB — Spurred on by the serious backlog in grain deliveries that occurred during the 2013-14 crop year, transportation minister Lisa Raitt has bumped up a scheduled review of Canada’s transportation legislation. The Canada Transportation Act was set to

  • Bison named one of Payless ShoeSource’s best long-haul performers

    June 17, 2014 10:36AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport announced today that it has been named one of Payless ShoeSource’s top long haul performers for 2013 because it exceeded the shoe company’s on-time performance goals. “This is a significant achievement for us, given Payless’s

  • Bison named Canadian Truckload Carrier of the Year by Ryder

    June 10, 2014 6:59PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – For the second year in a row Bison Transport has been named the Canadian Truckload Carrier of the Year by Ryder and has earned the 2013 Ryder Carrier Quality award. This is the fourth time Bison has

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    BISON, MAXIM RAISE NEARLY $200K FOR CANCER CARE

    June 9, 2014 3:03PM by James Menzies

    The Blazing Bisons and the Maxim Great Dames and Dudes did the trucking industry proud over the weekend. The Bisons (representing Bison Transport) topped all corporate fundraisers, contributing $107,449 to CancerCare Manitoba for its Challenge for Life 20K Walk. And

  • Bison Transport raises more than $107,000 for 2014 Challenge For Life walk

    June 9, 2014 12:57PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport raised almost $110,000 for the Cancer Care Manitoba fundraiser when it took part of the 2014 Challenge for Life –  a 20 kilometre walk  through the streets of Winnipeg this past Saturday, June 7. Calling

  • CARGO THEFT PREVENTION STRATEGIES

    May 27, 2014 8:12AM by James Menzies

    I spent a couple hours Monday visiting with Norm Sneyd, v.p. of business development with Bison Transport. We talked about cargo theft prevention for an upcoming video series you’ll be able to catch on Trucknews.com in a week or so.

  • Bison drivers win provincial, national and international titles

    May 12, 2014 3:13PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Today, Bison Transport announced an accomplishment few fleets have managed. Over the last year, the company’s drivers have earned Driver of the Year awards at a provincial, national and international level. Mark Tricco, who has 33 years

  • Bison Transport driver wins Manitoba Driver of the Year award

    June 18, 2013 1:55PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — The Manitoba Trucking Association and Volvo Trucks Canada have named Bison Transport’s Mark Tricco as this year’s Manitoba Driver of the Year. Tricco was selected from a group of 12 Industry Excellence Award…