Bison Transport Continues to Earn Accolades for its Safety Record
Monday Mar 11, 2013

March 8, 2013 - Bison Transport, a leading Canadian transportation company, was honored as being the 2012 grand prize winner of the distinguished Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) National Fleet Safety Awards in the large carrier division (total annual mileage of 25 million or more miles). Earlier this year Bison Transport, placed first in the TCA National Fleet Safety Awards in the 100 million miles or more category. The grand prize is granted to companies that maintain an exemplary safety record, safety program and culture. This is the sixth time that Bison has been honored with this prestigious award and it continues to hold the title as being the safest fleet in North America.

"The entire Bison team, from our professional drivers, mechanics and office employees take safety seriously. Being the safest fleet in North America comes as a result of each person doing their very best to provide safe and reliable transportation services. It is a reflection of who we are and how we work together," says Rob Penner, executive vice president and COO.

"We are extremely proud of our professional drivers who take to the highways each and every day and represent Bison and the industry as ambassadors of highway safety", says Garth Pitzel, director safety and driver development.

Earlier this year, Bison Transport was also awarded the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) President’s Trophy for its leading safety programs.

About Bison Transport
Bison Transport is one of the largest transportation companies in Canada today, offering award winning transportation & logistics solutions to the industry for 44 years. Recognized by the TCA (Truckload Carrier’s Association) as North America’s Safest Fleet, Bison is a high-service, dependable and value creating supply chain partner. Bison offers Truckload Service, LTL Service, Asset Based Logistics, Intermodal, Dedicated Fleet Operations, Yard Management and Warehousing & Distribution. Bison is an active member of Natural Resources Canada's FleetSmart Program as well as a SmartWay Transport Partner, a national and voluntary partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

For more information, please contact:
Garth Pitzel
Director of Safety
T: 204.833.0240
F: 204.833.0112

Lionel Johnston
Corporate Marketing Manager
T: 204.833.0307
F: 204.833.0112