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Bison Transport


  • Bison named Store Delivery Carrier of Year by Walmart Canada

    March 5, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Bison Transport has been recognized by Walmart Canada as its Overall Store Delivery Carrier of the Year for the second year in a row. Bison was presented with the award at the annual Walmart Canada Carrier Awards

  • An early look inside Bison’s LNG trucking operations

    February 25, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    CALGARY, Alta. — Natural gas continues to wriggle its way into the transportation industry’s heart as a fuel of choice, the latest example of which is Bison Transport, which has entered into a five-year agreement with Shell Canada to run

  • Bison to add 15 LNG tractors in Alberta

    November 5, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    CALGARY, Alta. — Bison Transport has announced it will deploy 15 natural gas-powered tractors in Alberta.  The company inked a five-year deal with Shell Canada to fuel the trucks at Shell stations in Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer. Bison is

  • Bison wins Chamber of Commerce award

    October 24, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport has received an award as Outstanding Large Business from the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented as part of the Chamber’s Business Awards gala, held Oct. 18. Bison was selected from a group

  • Bison Transport wins American Trucking Associations’ top safety prize

    September 18, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport has been awarded the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) 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

  • Bison adds LTL service, replaces equipment

    June 27, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport says it has spent nearly $100 million in the past 18 months on equipment upgrades, expanded facilities in B.C. and Ontario and the launch of a new LTL service. “This has been an extremely busy

  • Bison expands B.C. presence with terminal purchase

    March 23, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport has acquired a “turn-key” trucking terminal in Langley, B.C., the company announced. The centrally-located 20,310-sq. ft. facility is located on 6.15 acres in the northwest Langley industrial area and adjoins Port Kells and Surrey. The size

  • Bison wins pair of awards from Walmart Canada

    January 25, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Bison Transport has won a pair of awards from Walmart Canada: the Overall Store Delivery Carrier of the Year award and the Shining Star Award. Bison was recognized at the Annual Walmart Canada Carrier Awards banquet in

  • Bison, TransX listed among P&G’s top business partners

    November 3, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — A pair of Canadian trucking companies have been recognized by Procter and Gamble as among its top performing external business partners. Bison Transport and TransX were listed among P&G’s top supplier and agency partners during an awards

  • Bison to acquire Britton Transport

    April 5, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Bison Transport is set to acquire Grand Forks, N.D.-based Britton Transport. Britton is an asset-based and non-asset-based transport provider providing van, flat bed, step deck and bulk hopper truckload services primarily in the continental US. “The acquisition

  • Driving respect

    April 1, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    CT&L: The driver shortage is certain to have a considerable impact on carrier growth plans during the recovery. Research shows it had a considerable impact on both growth plans and the ability to handle freight during the previous growth period.

  • Canadian fleets sweep TCA safety award grand prizes

    March 22, 2011 by Canadian Shipper

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Two Canadian carriers have claimed the top grand prizes at the Truckload Carriers Association’s highly coveted National Fleet Safety Awards. Brian Kurtz Trucking of Breslau, Ont. won the award for truckload companies in the small carrier