Corporate Social Responsibility

Empower Our People

At Bison, we foster a spirit of giving back and we are committed to the betterment of our communities.

We contribute to various causes in our communities through our Bison Cares fundraising initiative, as well as additional volunteer opportunities for our Drivers and staff. We are also committed to providing environmentally conscious freight transportation services.

Each year, Bison hosts two fundraising campaigns in the spring and fall. This helps us to consolidate our fundraising efforts, and creates an opportunity for even greater success by focusing our fundraising on specific charities.

In addition to our fundraising efforts, Bison Drivers and employees volunteer their time and efforts with various community events including:

  • World's Largest Truck Convoy
  • Challenge for Life
  • FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Teams
  • School reading programs
  • ...And more!

Some of the charities we've contributed to through
our Bison Cares program include:

ALS Canada

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Diabetes Association

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Humane Society of Canada

Kidney Foundation of Canada

KidSport Alberta

CancerCare Manitoba

Manitoba CancerCare

Missing Children Society of Canada

MS Society of Canada

Robb Nash Project

Salvation Army

Teen Challenge Alberta

United Way of Canada

The Winnipeg Foundation

Environmental Awareness

As one of Canada's largest transportation companies, Bison Transport understands that we have a large responsibility to our customers and society as a whole when it comes to delivering environmentally conscious transportation solutions. We have invested large amounts of time and energy to become an industry leader when it comes to reducing the amount of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) we emit into the atmosphere for every mile we travel.

We have been able to accomplish this by:

  • Effective Equipment Purchasing: We purchase the most advanced equipment that employs multiple fuel saving devices.
  • Effective Policy: Our Company has implemented both speed limits and idle time expectations in order to improve our fuel efficiency.
  • Training and Education: We use state of the art simulation technology and computer based training to ensure our Drivers are the most fuel efficient Drivers on the road.
  • Multi-modal Transportation: We have developed an intricate transportation network that allows us to move freight via Long Combination Vehicles (LCV) and rail, both of which have a huge impact on GHG reduction.

We are active members of Natural Resource Canada's FleetSmart program, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership. Both programs have goals and mandates that are closely aligned with ours.

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