Trucking shines in Canada’s Best Managed Companies list

TORONTO, ON – Canadian fleets, equipment manufacturers and logistics providers were among many of the winners named on Tuesday in this year’s Canada’s Best Managed Companies list.

Trucking industry shines in 2017's list of Canada's Best Managed CompaniesSince the program’s launch in 1993, Deloitte’s Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards have been bestowed to Canadian companies that display outstanding and courageous business performance, in addition to having revenues over $15 million.

“Leading with a courageous mindset is imperative to being a Best Managed company,” said Peter E. Brown, national co-leader of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program and partner at Deloitte. “When faced with tough situations, these companies have the values and the strength to make hard decisions to ensure that their business continues to move forward and succeed.”

National trailer solutions provider, Trailer Wizards, was named as a winner for the third consecutive year in a row.

“We are thrilled that Trailer Wizards has been selected for three consecutive years,” said Doug Vanderspek, president of Trailer Wizards. “Our leadership team and employees work hard to continually improve our processes to provide our customers the best service in the industry and to be a strategic, well managed company. It is truly a team effort at all levels of the organization.”

Louis Leclair, president and owner of TRANSIT Truck BodiesAnother third-year winner was Canada’s largest truck body manufacturer, TRANSIT Truck Bodies based in Laval, Quebec.

“Thanks to the quality of our work and the very high level of stability of our team, we are pleased to announce that we are maintaining our place in the Best Managed companies in Canada. It is always a great pride to win, year after year, the highest honors,” said Louis Leclair, president and owner of TRANSIT Truck Bodies. “We derive immense motivation to grow the business through sound management in a motivating and positive environment. “

See below for a list of trucking and related businesses that made this year’s cut.

First year winners:

Agrocrop Exports Ltd.

Transport Bourassa

Wills Transfer Limited

Three consecutive year winners:

Blue Water Group

Campbell Bros. Movers Limited

C.A.T. Holding

First Industries Corporation

Jed Express

Transit Truck Bodies Inc.

Liberty Linehaul Inc.

Scout Logistics Corporation

Step Energy Services

Trailer Wizards Ltd.

Gold standard winners (4-6 consecutive year winners):

Borger Group of Companies

Charger Logistics Inc.

Groupe Trans-West

Milgram & Company Ltd.

Oceanex Inc.

Platinum club members (7 and above year winners):

Armour Transportation Systems

Bison Transport

Challenger Motor Freight Inc.

Day & Ross Transportation Group

Fountain Tire

Groupe Robert

Kriska Transportation Group Limited

Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Limited

Tallman Truck Centre Limited

The Miller Group

Trans X Group of Companies

United Van Lines

For more information on Canada’s Best Managed Companies, click here.

Note: Bison Transport was inadvertently left off the list in earlier versons of this article. Our apologies.

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