Trucking HR Canada held its annual Top Fleet Employers Awards Gala this week. The virtual event brought together trucking and logistics employers from across the country to celebrate excellence in HR within the industry.
The program recognized sixty-nine fleets in 2020, and the awards show celebrated and toasted their leadership in showcasing this industry as a great place to work. Twelve awards were announced, including:
The Top Private Fleet Award went to Olymel Transport Tranbo Inc. ONE for Freight was the recipient of the Top Small Fleet Award. The Top Medium Fleet Award went to Sutco Transportation Specialists and rounding out the fleet awards, was Challenger Motor Freight who won the Top Large Fleet Award.
The Achievement of Excellence Awards are broken down into seven categories to highlight leaders in specific HR areas. The recipient of the Workplace Culture Award was Westcan Bulk Transport. GX Transportation Solutions was the winner of the Award for Workplace Diversity. The recipient of HR Innovation Award was Arnold Bros. Transport LTD. The Employee Engagement Award went to Fortigo Freight Services Inc. and the Award for Training and Skills Development was Challenger Motor Freight. The Achievement of Excellence for Workplace Mental Health was awarded to Bison Transport, and the Achievement of Excellence for Women in the Workplace was awarded to Liberty Linehaul Inc.
The night’s most coveted award – the HR Leader of the Year Award, presented by Reimer Associates – was awarded to Rosana Preston of Rosedale Transport. Rosana started at Kingsway Transport in 1970 and joined the Rosedale team in June of 1991.
“We are honoured to recognize our Top Fleet Employers every year, but certainly this year, where our industry leaders are being recognized across the country as heroes – we felt a little extra celebratory.” said Angela Splinter, CEO, Trucking HR Canada. “We are proud that we were able to find a new way to ensure trucking and logistics employers were recognized and celebrated.”
Applications for the 2021 Top Fleet Employers Program are now open. The program has grown, in turn raising the bar of the HR standards in the industry overall.
If you think your fleet has what it takes to be a Top Fleet Employer, Trucking HR Canada encourages you to apply and join other fleets that showcase this industry as a great place to work. Click here to learn more
Click HERE for #TFE2020 Awards show highlights.