TORONTO, Ont. — Three trucking companies were among the list of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies award, unveiled in Toronto today.
Established in 1993, Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies one of the country’s business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million.
Day and Ross, of Hartland, N.B.; MacKinnon Transport, of Guelph, Ont.; and Gallop Logistics, of Toronto all made the cut, aligning themselves with the country’s top managed companies in a variety of industries.
“Good businesses do everything right to make a profit; however, Best Managed companies profit as a consequence of doing all the right things. They can’t envisage doing it any other way that’s the key differentiator,” commented John Hughes, national leader of the Best Managed program and Deloitte Partner.
Overall, this year’s winners cited developing unique products or services as their key competitive advantage at 26 per cent, followed by strong leadership at 20 per cent, and employee innovation at 14 per cent. Maintaining a product or service edge over competitors was marked as the key challenge at 26 per cent, followed by maintaining good customer relationships as they continue to grow at 18 per cent.
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