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  • Hydrogen fuel cells the right direction for Alberta’s trucking industry

    October 2, 2019 3:27PM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta is the perfect place to test, produce, and operate trucks that run on a hydrogen fuel cell, according to one of the lead researchers involved in the Alberta Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration (AZETEC). Speaking to attendees

  • Manitoba carriers awarded for their safety culture

    August 28, 2019 1:51PM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. –A pair of Manitoba trucking companies received some hardware recently, with Fast Lane Freight the winner of the RPM Award and Bison Transport getting SAFE Work Manitoba’s Safety Culture Award. The Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) RPM Award recognizes

  • AMTA holds Truck Driving Championship at new Edmonton facility

    June 25, 2019 7:48PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta’s Professional Truck Driving Championship was held in Edmonton this past weekend with winners taking home top honors in four categories. Drivers from across the province competed in the 71st annual event, hosted by the Alberta Motor

  • Manitoba’s top drivers awarded

    June 18, 2019 6:34PM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) announced the winners of the Provincial Truck Driving Championship, which was held June 15 in Winnipeg, Man. First place winners make up Team Manitoba and include Bruce McKechnie of Bison Transport (single/tandem);

  • Bison celebrates 50th anniversary

    May 28, 2019 4:52PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Fifty years to the day that Duncan Jessiman launched Bison Transport by deploying 18 trucks in Winnipeg, Man., the company held numerous events at facilities across Canada to celebrate the milestone. To say the company looks vastly

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Bison raises over $162,000 for CancerCare Manitoba

    June 16, 2017 12:56PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport raised more than $162,000 through corporate fundraising, a charity barbecue, and personal initiatives in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The company took part in the 10th annual Challenge for Life, with 114 employees and

  • 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