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Bison Transport is pleased to offer you the ability to estimate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions for the shipment of your freight through our easy to use Greenhouse Gas Calculator.

As a leader in the truckload transportation industry, we have made significant strides towards excellence in many important areas of our business. The list below shows some of the ways Bison Transport has been recognized.

2016 Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™
Recognized by Waterstone Human Capital for having one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ for the second time. Bison Transport is the only company based in Manitoba and the only trucking company in Canada to earn this title. In 2013, Bison earned the title in the Mid-Market category but has now been named in the Enterprise category for businesses with revenues above $500 million.

2016 CTA/Volvo Canada National Driver of the Year Award
Jack Fielding (Ontario) was recognized as the National Volvo Canada Driver of the Year for 2016, a result of his exemplary professionalism both on and off the road.

2016 STA/Volvo Canada Driver of the Year Award
Darrin Ward (Saskatchewan) was recognized as the provincial Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year for 2016, a result of his exemplary professionalism both on and off the road.

US EPA SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award
Won in 2016, 2009 & 2006. This award recognizes special achievements in improving fuel efficiency and reducing the environmental impacts of freight transport.

2016 Inbound Logistics Top 100 Trucker Award
Selected as one of Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carriers as a logistics leader in 2016.

2016 Volvo Trucks Canada Drivers of the Year
Roger Maltman (Manitoba), Randy Kuryk (British Columbia) and Vern Stratton (Alberta) were each recognized as their provincial Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year for 2016, a result of their exemplary professionalism both on and off the road.

2016 Best Fleets to Drive For
Recognized as one of the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and driver training company CarriersEdge. This is the sixth time Bison has earned this distinction.

2016 Best Fleet to Drive For, Large Carrier Division
Recognized as the Best Overall Fleet for the large carrier category, by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and driver training company CarriersEdge. This is the second time Bison has earned this distinction.

2016 Forbes Canada's Best Employers
One of 250 employers who were chosen based on the results of an independent survey conducted among 8,000 Canadian employees working at large companies and institutions from 25 industry sectors. Bison was the only trucking company to be recognized, and one of just 12 organizations on the list from the transportation sector.

2015 Safe Fleet Award
Received the first place Safe Fleet Award in our mileage category for the sixth consecutive year through the American Trucking Associations (ATA) National Truck Safety Contest. Also receiving the President's Trophy in 2012.

2015 National Fleet Safety Award, Grand Prize
Bison received the Truckload Carriers Association's (TCA) National Fleet Safety Award Grand Prize in the large carrier division for the 9th time. No other carrier has achieved this level of success in the history of the awards.

2015 National Fleet Safety Award
Received first place in the Truckload Carriers Association's (TCA) National Fleet Safety Awards for the 10th consecutive time.

2015 Owner Operator of the Year
Mark Tricco (Owner Operator) was awarded TCA's Owner Operator of the Year award for 2015.

2015 Canada's Best Managed Companies, Platinum Club
Achieved for sustaining excellence in business performance. Qualified in 1994 and re-qualified every year since.

2015 NAOSH Week Best Committee Involvement
Recognized by SAFE Work Manitoba/Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) with the Best Committee Involvement Award, as a direct result of our NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health) Week initiatives.

2015 Canada's Top Fleet Employers
Named as one of Canada's Top Fleet Employers by Trucking HR Canada. A national program recognizing fleets which offer the best workplaces in Canada's trucking industry.

2015 Best Fleets to Drive For
Recognized as one of the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and driver training company CarriersEdge. This is the fifth time Bison has earned this distinction.

2014 Safe Fleet Award
Received the first place Safe Fleet Award in our mileage category for the fifth consecutive year through the American Trucking Associations (ATA) National Truck Safety Contest. Also receiving the President's Trophy in 2012.

2014 Carrier Quality Award
For the 5th time, Bison Transport has been awarded Ryder's Carrier Quality Award and recognized as Canadian Truckload Carrier of the Year.

2014 National Fleet Safety Award
Received first place in the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) National Fleet Safety Awards for the 9th consecutive time.  Bison has also received the Grand Prize in the large carrier division for the 8th time.  No other carrier has achieved this level of success in the history of the awards.

2014 Canada's Best Managed Companies (Platinum Club member)
Achieved for sustaining excellence in business performance. Qualified in 1994 and re-qualified every year since.

2014 National Driver of the Year
Mark Tricco (Owner Operator) has been awarded Volvo Canada and the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s National Driver of the Year 2014.

2014 Industry Leader Award
Recognized by SAFE Work Manitoba/Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) with the Industry Leader Award, as a direct result of our NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health) Week initiatives.

2014 Inbound Logistics Top 100 Trucker Award
Selected as one of Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carriers as a logistics leader in 2014.

2014 Canada’s Top 10 Fleet Employers
Named as one of Canada’s Top 10 Fleet Employers by Trucking HR Canada. A national program recognizing fleets which offer the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking industry.

2014 Best Fleets to Drive For
Recognized as one of the 2014 Best Fleets to Drive For. The TCA Best Fleets to Drive For awards are determined through driver nominations and subsequent evaluations by the company's professional Drivers. Companies are evaluated based on a broad range of criteria reflecting current HR best practices. Bison received the highest score ever recorded in the programs section and demonstrated outstanding driver-retention numbers, earning Bison the Top 10 Company Driver Fleets and the 2014's Overall Best Fleet for Company Drivers.

2013 Payless ShoeSource’s Top Long Haul Performer Award
Selected for exceeding Payless ShoeSource’s on-time performance goals.

2013 Carrier Quality Award
Recognized by Ryder with the Carrier Quality Award for 2013 as the Canadian Truckload Carrier of the Year based on transportation provider performance.

2013 Drivers of the Year
Jack Fielding (Company Driver) has been awarded Truckload Carriers Association’s Company Driver of the Year.
Rob Wells (Owner Operator) has been awarded Alberta Motor Transport Association’s Driver of the Year and Canadian Trucking Alliance/Volvo Trucks Canada’s Canadian Driver of the Year.
Mark Tricco (Owner Operator) has been awarded Manitoba Trucking Associations/Volvo Trucks Canada’s Manitoba Driver of the Year!

2013 Purolator’s Long Haul Carrier of the Year Award
Selected for outstanding performance and support of Purolator’s business.

2013 Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™
First trucking company to be named one of the national winners of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ of 2013 by Waterstone Human Capital. Bison won in the mid-market category.

2012 Carrier Quality Award
Recognized by Ryder with the Carrier Quality Award for 2012 as the Canadian Truckload Carrier of the Year based on transportation provider performance.

2012 National Fleet Safety Award
Placing each year since 2005 in the highly coveted Truckload Carriers Association National Fleet Safety Awards and a six time Grand Prize winner. No other fleet has achieved this level of success in the 37 year history of the awards.

2012 American Trucking Associations (ATA) President’s Trophy
Awarded for outstanding safety record and programs.

2012 Walmart Canada Overall Store Delivery Carrier of the Year Award
Recognized by Walmart as a leader in transportation sustainability in Canada.

2012 “Outstanding Large Business” at the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

2012 Best Fleets to Drive For
Recognized as one of the 2012, 2011 and 2010 Best Fleets to Drive For. The TCA Best Fleets to Drive For awards are determined through driver nominations and subsequent evaluations by the company's Professional Drivers. Companies are evaluated based on a broad range of criteria reflecting current HR best practices.

2011 Proctor and Gamble Excellence Award
Wins for performing consistently at high levels within Proctor and Gamble’s internal performance management system.

2011 Walmart Canada Overall Store Delivery Carrier of the Year Award
Selected by Walmart Canada for on-time performance, commitment to excellence, innovative approach, and customer service.

2010 National Truck Safety Safe Fleet Award
Winner of the American Trucking Associations’ Safe Fleet Award in recognition of the lowest accident rate in the over 100 million miles category.

2010 Walmart Innovation Carrier of the Year
Recognized by Walmart as a leader in transportation sustainability in Canada.

2010 Inbound Logistics Top 100 Award
North America's Safest FleetChosen as one of Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carriers as a logistics leader in 2010.

2010 Inbound Logistics 50 Green Supply Chain Partners List
Selected as one of Inbound Logistics 50 Green Supply Chain Partners (G50). The 50 Green Supply Chain Partners list recognizes providers in several categories of logistics service that are committed to supply chain sustainability.

2009 Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability
Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability presented by the Government of Manitoba's Round Table for Sustainable Development.

2009 Volvo Trucks Safety Award
Winner of the Volvo Trucks Safety Award in the over 10 million mile category for efforts in upholding the highest standards of safety in the trucking industry.

2007 Meridian IQ/SCL Award for Innovation
Winner of The Innovation Award for on-going commitment to building strong partnerships with organizations, as well as creating innovative transportation solutions to help improve service to customers and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

CTL Shipper's Choice Award
Named as Canada's Top Carrier in an independent study of major Canadian shippers in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008 & 2009.

US EPA SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award
Won in 2009 & 2006. This award recognizes special achievements in improving fuel efficiency and reducing the environmental impacts of freight transport.

Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies Platinum
Won for sustaining a standard of excellence and leadership in all areas of business practices. Qualified in 1994 for 50 Best, and re-qualified every year since.

OEE National Energy Efficiency Award
Won in 2004 & 1999 for achievements in improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

SCL Outstanding Innovation Award
In 2003, won Manitoba award for outstanding technology innovations in our revolutionary Driver Skills Development Program, named Tatonka.

CTA Fleet Safety Award
Won in 2000 for overall safety programs and strategies.

 

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