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.
Since 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.”
Another 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.
Wills Transfer Limited
Three consecutive year winners:
Blue Water Group
Campbell Bros. Movers Limited
First Industries Corporation
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.
Milgram & Company Ltd.
Platinum club members (7 and above year winners):
Armour Transportation Systems
Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
Day & Ross Transportation Group
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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