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Yanke driver reaches three million mile mark with company

SASKATOON, Sask. -- Yanke Group has announced professional transport operator Wes Nelson has become the first ever driver to rack up three million miles with the company.


Pictured from L-R: Bryan Richards (vice-president), Wes Nelson, Russel Marcoux (president and CEO), Craig Bailey (vice-president).
Pictured from L-R: Bryan Richards (vice-president), Wes Nelson, Russel Marcoux (president and CEO), Craig Bailey (vice-president).

SASKATOON, Sask. — Yanke Group has announced professional transport operator Wes Nelson has become the first ever driver to rack up three million miles with the company.

Nelson was recognized at Yanke’s recent Key Business Indicators ceremonies and presented with a $6,000 award, a custom decal, a model truck mount and jacket crests as well as a Super Bowl-inspired ring.

Yanke crunched some numbers and figured that Nelson could has made the equivalent of: 120.47 trips around the world; 12.56 trips to the moon; or 642.03 trips from Victoria, B.C. to St. John’s, Nfld.

Nelson joined Yanke Group in 1988.

“The ability to attain three million miles is quite the achievement and with Wes being the first PTO to achieve these miles, it is a proud moment in Yanke’s history,” said Russel Marcoux, CEO and president of Yanke Group. “It shows the dedication of Yanke’s professional transport operators and their continued commitment to master their craft.”


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