Top Fleet Employers program honours 48 industry workplaces

Forty-eight of the best workplaces in Canada’s trucking industry have earned honours through the 4th annual Top Fleet Employers program, Trucking HR Canada has announced.
Fleets of every size were rated on topics including recruitment and retention practices, workplace culture, compensation, training and skills development, and innovative HR practices.
The 2017 honours are awarded to:
Small Fleets:
·         Carmen Transportation (ON)
·         Edge transportation Services Inc. (SK)
·         Harv Wilkening Transport (SK)
·         J.G. Drapeau (ON)
·         Keystone Western (MB)
·         Liberty Linehaul (ON)
·         Logikor (ON)
·         MacKinnon Transport (ON)
·         Munden Ventures (BC)
·         ONE for Freight (ON)
·         Onfreight Logistics (ON)
·         Payne Transportation (MB)
·         Precision Trucklines (AB)
·         Steed Standard Transport (ON)
·         Tiger Courier (SK)
·         Transpro Freight Systems (ON)
·         Triangle Freight Services (SK)
·         Triton Transport (BC)
Medium Fleets:
·         Arnold Brothers (MB)
·         Brian Kurtz Trucking (ON)
·         JD Smith (ON)
·         Joseph Haulage (ON)
·         Kriska Transportation (ON)
·         Linamar (ON)
·         Q-Line Trucking (SK)
·         Ryder Canada Supply Chain Solutions (ON)
·         Sutco Transportation (BC)
·         Tandet (ON)
·         Woodcock Brothers (ON)
Large Fleets:
·         Bison Transport (MB)
·         Canada Cartage (ON)
·         Challenger Motor Freight (ON)
·         Erb Transport (ON)
·         Groupe Guilbault (QC)
·         Kindersley Transport Ltd. (SK)
·         Midland (NB)
·         Rosedale Group (ON)
·         Rosenau Transport (AB)
·         SLH Transport (ON)
·         Westcan Bulk Transport (AB)
·         XTL Transport (QC)
Private Fleets/Fleet Services:
·         Canaan Group (BC)
·         Home Hardware Stores Limited (ON)
·         Olymel– Transport Transbo (QC)
·         The Brick (AB)
·         National Shunt (ON)
·         STG Fleet Services (SK)
·         Trailer Wizards (ON)
“We received a record number of applications this year, with a small increase in the number being recognized”. Says Angela Splinter, CEO of Trucking HR Canada. “These 48 fleets demonstrate a commitment to good people management and effective human resources approaches. We commend them for their leadership in showcasing the trucking industry as a great place to work.”
Top Fleet Employers selection criteria, which has been validated by trucking industry experts, is reviewed annually to ensure an accurate reflection of human resources issues, trends, and today’s working environments. A team of human resources professionals oversee the assessment process.
Trucking HR Canada will proudly honour, celebrate and recognize the 2017 Top Fleet Employers at its annual Gala Awards Dinner on October 12, 2017 in Toronto.
Applications for 2018 will open November 1, 2017.