Awards & Recognition - Corporate

Canada's Best Managed Companies

  • 2019

    Canada's Best Managed Companies, Platinum Club

    Achieved for sustaining excellence in business performance. Qualified in 1994 and re-qualified every year since.

Fleet Owner Magazine

  • 2016

    Fleet of the Year Award

    Awarded top honours in the for-hire truckload category by Fleet Owner Magazine for efforts in building an outstanding corporate culture and safety record.


  • 2016

    Forbes Canada's Best Employers

    One of 250 employers that 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.

Inbound Logistics

  • 2021

    Inbound Logistics Top 100 Trucker Award

    Selected as one of Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carriers as a logistics leader in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2014 and 2010.

Manitoba Chamber of Commerce

  • 2012

    Outstanding Large Business Award

    Awarded by the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce.

Manitoba Supported Employment Network

  • 2019

    Employment Diversity Award

    Named by Manitoba Supported Employment Network (MSEN) with the Employment Diversity Award in the large business category, for demonstrating inclusive and diverse hiring practices.

Payless Shoe Source

  • 2013

    Payless ShoeSource’s Top Long-Haul Performer Award

    Selected for exceeding Payless ShoeSource’s on-time performance goals.


  • 2013

    Purolator’s Long-Haul Carrier of the Year Award

    Selected for outstanding performance and support of Purolator’s business.


  • 2014

    Carrier Quality Award

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

Trucking HR Canada

  • 2021

    Top Large Fleet

    Named Top Large Fleet, by Trucking HR Canada, and recognized for accomplishments in recruitment and retention, workplace culture, compensation and benefits, training and skills development, innovation and employee surveys.

  • 2021

    Canada's Top Fleet Employers

    Named as one of Canada's Top Fleet Employers by Trucking HR Canada. A national program recognizing fleets that offer the best workplaces in Canada's trucking industry. To recognize of this consecutive eight-year achievement, Bison was honoured with their Top Fleet Employer of Distinction status.

  • 2020

    Achievement of Excellence, Workplace Wellness and Mental Health

    Received the highest score in the Workplace Wellness and Mental Health category for Top Fleet Employers by Trucking HR Canada.

  • 2017

    Achievement of Excellence, Training and Skills Development

    Received the highest score in the Training and Skills Development category for Top Fleet Employers by Trucking HR Canada. The category includes coaching and mentoring, performance management, expectation setting, availability of program for professional development offered to employees as well as workplace/on-the-job training.

Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures™

  • 2019

    Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™

    Recognized by Waterstone Human Capital for having one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ for the third consecutive time. In 2013, Bison earned the title in the Mid-Market category but has been named for the second time in the Enterprise category for businesses with revenues above $500 million.

General Mills

  • 2020

    Canadian Carrier of the Year Award

    Awarded by General Mills for the third time (2020, 2017, 2016). The award was evaluated based on a comprehensive analysis process designed by General Mills, focusing on customer service and on-time delivery.


  • 2018

    in.sight Ovation Award

    Recognized at the Trimble PeopleNet in.sight User Conference for leveraging the TMT Fleet Maintenance program.

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