Northbridge Insurance has given its National 2023 Northbridge Insurance Transportation Safety Award to Skelton Truck Lines Ltd.
Launched in 2021, the award was created to recognize carriers with industry-leading management practices.
“Having helped transportation companies navigate risks on and off the road for over 70 years, we understand the commitment required to build a culture of safety,” the company said in a release.
The company originally named four regional winners, before awarding the top national prize to Skelton. They are: Vedder Transportation Group (western); Skelton Truck Lines Ltd.( Ontario); Groupe Transcol (Quebec) and Atlantic Pacific Transport Ltd. (Atlantic)
Carriers who have been policyholders for at least two consecutive years, have proven management and company-wide safety commitment, and have shown great collaboration as a Northbridge Insurance partner are eligible for this award.
Wining carriers exhibit top mark’s on Northbridge’s Transportation Best Practices Profile (a report that provides an in-depth analysis of the business’ operations and safety practices, benchmarking it against hundreds of other fleets using 100 per cent Canadian trucking data); as well as an excellent track record in crash trends, collisions per million miles, high-cost type collisions, and visibility-related collisions; and proactive industry involvement.