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Kennedy top Canadian at inspection championships

August 14, 2017 by John Smith

ORLANDO, FL – Darren Kennedy of the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure earned the top Canadian honor at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 25th annual inspector championships, making him the first to hold a trophy remembering contributions of long-time contributor Sean McAlister.

Sean McAlister’s wife, Beverly Spencer, spoke at the awards ceremony and helped present the first Sean McAlister High Points Canada Award to winner Darren Kennedy.The competition was held in Orlando, Florida, from August 7-11, testing participants on inspections covering everything from North American Standard Level 1 procedures to hazardous materials and dangerous goods, cargo tank and bulk packaging, and passenger carrier vehicles, and out-of-service criteria.

Kennedy placed third overall in the category covering North American Standard Level 1 inspections. Lance Skoog of Alberta Justice and Solicitor General placed third in the North American Standard hazardous materials, dangerous goods, cargo tank, and bulk packagings inspection.

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Road shippers honored in 2017 Shipper’s Choice Awards

July 19, 2017 by elizabeth

Twenty-one carriers have been named Carrier of Choice in the 2017 Shipper’s Choice awards.

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PMTC honors highlight annual event

June 16, 2017 by John Smith

NIAGARA FALLS, ON – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) honored fleets, drivers and retirees alike on Thursday, in a series of awards handed out during the first day of its annual conference.

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PacLease honors top dealers

April 10, 2017 by John Smith

BELLEVUE, WA — PacLease has named PacLease Edmonton Kenworth in Edmonton, Alberta, and Location de Camioins Excellence PacLease in Sainte-Julie, Quebec, as Canada’s 2016 Kenworth and Peterbilt Franchises of the Year.

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PMTC accepting award entries until April 30

April 4, 2017 by sehui

MILTON, ON – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s (PMTC) awards program will be taking entries until April 30, 2017.
Every year the PMTC honors private sector fleets and drivers with awards at their annual conference. This year’s awards will be presented at the PMTC’s Annual Conference being held on June 15-16 at the Plaza-Fallsview Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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OTA seeking hero, top driver

March 28, 2017 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Trucking Association is looking for nominees for 2017 Volvo Trucks/OTA Ontario Truck Driver of the Year and the Bridgestone/OTA Truck Hero Award.

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Peterbilt Manitoba tops in service marks

February 23, 2017 by John Smith

DENTON, TX — Peterbilt Manitoba has been named Peterbilt First Class Service Excellence Dealer of the Year, recognizing the highest dealer group performance for First Class Service Excellence.

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Canadian carriers, couriers on Forbes employer list

February 21, 2017 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Several Canadian fleets have been recognized in Forbes Magazine’s list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2017.

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MTA honors Fall Gala winners in Winnipeg

November 7, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Trucking Association spent hosted its Fall Awards Gala over the weekend, where it celebrated accomplishments and excellence in the province’s trucking industry over 2016.

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Purolator honors Ayr, Seaboard

August 3, 2016 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Purolator has named recipients of its 2015 Carrier of the Year Award, with Ayr Motor Express named Long Haul Carrier of the Year, and Seaboard Transport named Short Haul Carrier of the Year. It’s the second consecutive win for Ayr Motor Express.

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Bendix recognizes platinum performers

June 20, 2016 by John Smith

ELYRIA, OH – Nine Canadian businesses were among 36 top performers recognized this year by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ Premier Distributor Program.

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Tallman named International’s North Am Dealer of Year

March 22, 2016 by John Smith

LISLE, IL – Tallman Truck Centre has been named International Truck’s North American Dealer of the Year, in an honor awarded during an annual dealer meeting in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Time to Nominate Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year

March 4, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

TORONTO, ON – Today is the nomination deadline for the 2016 Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year award.

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AWARDS: Nominate a Highway Star Before It’s Too Late!

February 25, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

TORONTO, ON – We all need a firm pat on the back sometimes. So why not make someone’s day, maybe even their year, by nominating them for the 2016 Highway Star award?

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Canadian Kenworth Vendors Celebrated at Dealer Awards

February 19, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

SAN DIEGO, CA – Kenworth Montreal and Kenworth Truck Centres of Ontario were presented with Silver Awards at the company’s annual dealer meeting.