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  • Kriska hands out 10 scholarships

    September 16, 2019 7:50AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group (KTG) has awarded 10 scholarships to students who are family members of Kriska employees. The scholarship program, in its first year, was proposed by CEO Mark Seymour as a way to help employees’ children

  • Kriska acquires Icon Transportation

    February 11, 2019 7:37AM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group has announced its acquisition of Icon Transportation Logistics (ITL) out of Puslinch, Ont. The company will continue to be led by general manager Alen Delija and its current management team. “ITL is a great

  • Canada can learn from past mistakes when mandating ELDs

    October 10, 2018 6:42PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Canada’s long-awaited electronic logging device (ELD) mandate should differ from the U.S. rule to avoid some of the pitfalls that befell the rollout of similar legislation there. That was the opinion of a panel that discussed the

  • Kriska gives drivers second raise this year

    June 28, 2018 12:43PM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska has announced it’s increasing pay rates for the second time this year. The company says the combined raises represent the biggest annual pay increase in the company’s history. “Kriska has an excellent safety record,” says Kriska

  • 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

  • Kriska partners with Unilever to create safe haven parking program

    December 15, 2015 6:25AM by James Menzies

    How one shipper took a challenging run and made it a driver favourite

  • Kriska’s Seymour honoured for years of service in trucking industry

    November 9, 2015 6:59PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Mark Seymour, a man well-known in the trucking community, was honoured Nov. 6 with the 2015 Shaw Tracking/OTA Service to Industry award. “Some people are destined to lead, and Mark is one of those people,” said David

  • Kriska buys JMF Transport

    April 8, 2015 2:19PM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont. — Kriska Transportation Group (KTG) has announced the acquisition of JMF Transport, a 65-truck fleet out of Valcourt, Que. Kriska announced JMF will continue to operate under its current management team, including general manager Stephan Brizard. “Since the

  • Kriska-Mullen deal closes

    December 1, 2014 7:42PM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. — Mullen Group and Kriska Group have officially closed the deal announced earlier this year, which will see the formation of jointly held Kriska Transportation Group. Under terms of the deal, Mullen will receive a 30% stake in the


    September 30, 2014 6:15AM by James Menzies

    A 3:30 a.m. wake-up call in Hannover, Germany for a 6 a.m. flight to Amsterdam and after a two-hour layover, the eight-hour trek from there back to Toronto. I arrived home jetlagged and sleep-deprived and ready to hit the hay

  • A woman’s job

    July 21, 2014 12:35PM by Carolyn Gruske

    It takes a special mindset for women to succeed in trucking—one that allows them to see opportunities where others don’t, and one that allows them to deal with the harsh realities of working in a man’s world.