Bison Transport Achieves the Highest Standards of Safety
Tuesday Sep 18, 2012

Winnipeg, MB, Monday September 17, 2012 - Bison Transport, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, was honoured at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) 2012 Safety & Human Resources National Conference & Exhibition with the President’s
Trophy for its outstanding safety record and programs.

For the second consecutive year, Bison has attained the lowest US Department of Transportation recordable accident rate in its division and mileage category – 100 million mile line haul. Bison also received the ATA’s Safety Improvement Award for its reduction in workplace accidents and injuries.

“We are proud of our people who lead the industry in safety practices and management, especially our professional drivers who play a major role in road safety,” says Garth Pitzel, Director, Safety and Driver Development.

Bison Transport has long been recognized as ‘the safest fleet in North America’ and has garnered itself with a substantial list of safety awards, including the Truckload Carriers Association’s National Fleet Safety Grand Prize Award for the fifth time.

About Bison Transport

Bison Transport is one of the largest Carriers in Canada, offering award winning transportation solutions to the industry for over 41 years. Recognized by the TCA (Truckload Carrier’s Association) as North America’s Safest Fleet, Bison is a highservice, dependable and value creating supply chain partner. Bison offers full truckload service, full service logistics, Intermodal, LTL, 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 Safety & Driver Development
204-833-0240 or