Dara Nagra receives the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Road Today Truck Show.
BRAMPTON, Ont. — Dara Nagra, CEO of Avaal Technology, was named Entrepreneur of the Year by organizers of the Road Today Truck Show May 30.
Harinder Takhar, Minister of Small Business and Entrepreneurship was on-hand for the presentation as well as local MP Gurbax Malhi.
Organizers say the Entrepreneur of the Year Award “recognizes leaders and visionaries who are creating and building world-class businesses.” Recipients must have demonstrated excellence and success in areas such as: innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
While receiving the award, Nagra thanked his family and staff for their support. He also thanked the company’s customers.
“Our customers are like an extended family. They not only come for business, but they establish a lasting relationship with Avaal,” said Nagra. “With their well-wishes, support, and recommendations, this award is possible.”
Avaal operates a dispatch training program which helps people launch a career in the transportation industry. It also provides guidance on how to start a successful transportation business, according to Nagra. The company also offers certifications in freight forwarding and diplomas in logistics management.
Most recently, Avaal launched a new freight management software program called Avaal Express, which can book, dispatch, deliver and track orders from the initial order through final billing, according to the company. Dispatchers can use the program to track equipment, driver activity, locations and manage TL, LTL, brokerage, split trips, cross-docking and intermodal operations, the company claims.
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