Bison Transport recognized by TCA and Walmart Canada

Jan 27, 2011 | Corporate Member News

Left to right: Rob Penner - VP of Operations, Bison Transport, Andy Ellis - Sr. VP of Supply Chain & Logistics, Walmart Canada, Jeff Pries - VP of Sales & Marketing, Bison Transport, James McKay - Sr. Manager Fleet Strategy and Shared Services, Walmart Canada

Bison Transport, three time Grand Prize Winner of the coveted Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) National Fleet Safety Award, has once again placed first in the 100+ million mile category with the lowest DOT reportable accident rate for the 5th consecutive year.  

Bison was selected in its division as the winner in the TCA’s 35th annual National Fleet Safety Awards, which recognize trucking companies that demonstrate a superior commitment to safety and accident reduction. Bison is now eligible to compete for the Grand Prize, which evaluates the top carriers in all categories in terms of accident rates and overall safety initiatives and programs.

Bison was also recently honored by Walmart Canada as their Innovative Carrier of the Year!  The company was formally recognized on Friday evening January 21 at Walmart Canada’s Carrier Awards Banquet event in Mississauga, ON.  Accepting the award on Bison’s behalf were Jeff Pries, VP of Sales & Marketing and Rob Penner, VP of Operations.   Walmart Canada selected Bison based on their outstanding accomplishments in transportation sustainability.

Don Streuber

“This award is in recognition of Bison as a leader in transportation sustainability”  says Don Streuber, President & CEO.  “We are honored to be recognized by Walmart Canada and will continue to service them with industry leading technology and the highest standards of safety throughout our growing partnership.”  

About Bison Transport

Bison Transport is one of the largest Truckload Carriers in Canada today, offering award winning transportation solutions to the industry for 41 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 full truckload service, full service 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:                                                                                       

 Jeff Pries,                                                                                 Laura La Palme           
VP, Sales & Marketing                                                             Corporate Marketing Coordinator
T: 204.833.0130                                                                      T: 204.833.0131
F: 204.833.0112                                                                      F: 204.833.0112
C: 204.795.7584                                                                      C: 204-712.5244        
E: [email protected]                                                   E: [email protected]

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