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  • Bison picks up Celadon intermodal business in cash transaction

    April 27, 2019 10:21AM by johng@newcom.ca

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport has acquired Celadon’s container-on-flat-car intermodal operations in an all-cash transaction. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but Celadon reports that the division contributed US $20.2 million in revenue during 2018. Personnel, drivers, customer and supplier

  • CTA names new vice-chairman, secretary-treasurer

    March 26, 2019 3:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has named Jean-Claude Fortin of JE Fortin as vice-chairman, and Greg Munden of Munden Ventures as secretary-treasurer, under a reorganization announced today. They replace Don Streuber of Bison Transport and Mark Seymour

  • Young to lead Trucking HR Canada board

    March 12, 2019 4:21PM by johng@newcom.ca

    OTTAWA, Ont. –Linda Young, the vice-president of HR and people development at Bison Transport, will lead Trucking HR Canada’s board of directors under changes unveiled today. Joining the board for the first time will be Cindy Clarke, formerly from Western

  • Donations come in after truck driver’s untimely death

    December 11, 2018 4:01PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Donations to the family of a 44-year-old truck driver who was killed on the job has reached nearly $70,000. Lalit Sethi died Dec. 3 at a Bison Transport location when he was crushed between a truck and

  • Trucks for Change delivers for charity

    October 12, 2018 9:50AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trucks for Change Network, an organization that connects charities to those who can haul their freight, has just transported its 20 millionth pound of donated food — and that’s just a sample of what has been accomplished

  • Bison receives Ovation Award for use of maintenance technology

    September 13, 2018 5:18PM by Truck West

    HOUSTON, Texas – Bison Transport was recognized with a 2018 in.sight Ovation Award for how the Winnipeg-based carrier has leveraged the TMT Fleet Maintenance program. Trimble handed out several Ovation Awards during the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston this

  • MTA names driving championships award winners

    June 20, 2018 6:54PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The winners of the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) Provincial Truck Driving Championships have been announced, with four carriers boasting champion drivers. Placing first in the straight truck category was Bruce McKechnie from Bison Transport; Brian Hrabarchuk of

  • Bison executive chairman completes term on CentrePort Canada board

    June 2, 2018 11:03PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Don Streuber, executive chairman of Bison Transport, has reached the end of his term as past chair of the board for CentrePort Canada. Chris Lorenc, who served as chairman since April 1, 2016 and also at the

  • All-female panel discuss past, present, and future of trucking

    June 1, 2018 12:12AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – The number of women entering the trucking industry remains low, and it’s not always easy for those who do. That’s according to a panel of four women with various levels of experience in the industry. Each discussed

  • Bison to hold annual fundraising event for CancerCare Manitoba

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport will host its annual Challenge for Life barbecue June 7 to raise funds for the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. “The Bison Transport family has once again put together a team to help raise funds for a

  • SafetyDriven awards seven trucking companies

    May 15, 2018 7:00PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – Seven transportation companies have been honored by SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of B.C. – with Bison Transport accepting the Health and Safety Innovation Award for its leadership. The recognition is for the companies’ commitment to keeping

  • AMTA names its annual award winners

    April 23, 2018 7:00PM by Truck West

    BANFF, Alta. – The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) doled out a handful of awards this past weekend, including the Volvo Trucks Provincial Driver of the Year Lawrence Reichert. Reichert, of Bushell Transport, was the first heavy haul driver to

  • Bison driver recognized as Highway Angel

    September 13, 2017 4:51PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – A Bison Transport driver has been recognized as a Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Highway Angel for assisting another driver who had been struck by vehicle on the side of the road. On his way to Langley, Va.

  • Southern Alberta expo aims to shed light on industry

    July 17, 2017 4:24PM by Derek Clouthier

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – The third annual Southern Alberta Truck Expo and Job Fair went off without a hitch July 15, with Lethbridge mayor Chris Spearman opening the event highlighting how important trucking is to the economy. “You’re essential, and I

  • 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