Hiring Company Drivers / Owner Operators
D RIVER'S DRIVER'S DR R choice Magazine
Trucking Jobs, Services and Industry Updates
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: • Need Funds for Business, pg 37 • Truck & Fuel Stops, pg 38 & pg 39 • Oil Change Specials, pg 43 • Fuel Savings & Safety Tool, pg 45
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Company Drivers Single: Upto 43 Cents/Mile Teams: 57 Cents/Mile Husband Wife Team Welcome Owner Operators Drop & Hook From Same Yard Paid Extra Pickup & Drops Paid Layovers * Steady year round work * Professional Dispatch * Excellent Pay Package * Guaranteed Home Time * Serving in US and Canada with Dry Vans & Reefers Page 2
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• Great Miles • Great Pay • No Paint Code • Paid Fuel Surcharge • Company Fuel Cards
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“Change is good” Owner/Op erators Always W elcome
Containers - Flats - Heavy Haul Page 4
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From Driver’s Choice Magazine I am not one for Cliques, but have to say “how time flies”! July 08 marks the Two year anniversary of Drivers Choice Magazine. We would like to thank all of our customers over the past two years for adding to our success, and look forward to working with you in the years to come…and it’s the years to come, that we will need to all work together. I think now more than ever we need to all stick together and support each other. At the beginning of the year all reports for our industry were gloomy. Well a few months into it…and seems that (unlike weather reports) the forecasters for Canadian Transport may have predicted correctly. The major contributor to our difficulties are …yes you guess it…and are most likely sick of hearing it….but GAS PRICES. I don’t think it would take a genius to figure out that the cost of fuel is not going to come down anytime soon…if ever. So life as we know it…our customers know it, the consumers of the products in which we distribute… know it, our children and our future …know it…is going to change. So with changing times, come flexible, strong and resilient people. I believe that is what we are. I know I am. Through my conversations with industry insiders, professionals, drivers etc from Coast 2 Coast (pun intended) it seems that we are all on the same page, with similar concerns of uncertainty and sense that uneasy feeling you get, when walking into somewhat unfamiliar territory. So what can we do to have our voices and concerns heard, understood and acted upon? I am very interested in doing what I can as a media personality to assist in our efforts. Around the world Truckers are protesting, creating blockades etc. I am not proposing that we follow suit, but I am suggesting that we start to seriously talk about how we can best represent our case. Please email me at Rebecca@coast2coastpages.com I look forward to that conversation. On a brighter and cheery note ;) Coast2coast Business Pages enjoyed a successful exhibit at the Winnipeg Truck Show and would like to thank the Manitoba Trucking Association and the Canadian Trucking Alliance for your hospitality. See you all at Truxpo 2008!
http://www.truxpo.com/ for info.
Until next time Cheers, Rebecca Kroetsch
are hiring O/Ops for: • HIGHWAY TRACTORS I-5 (WA and OR) DRY VAN ONLY • LOCAL TRACTOR SERVICE • LOCAL 5 – TON VANS WITH PTG
Call John @ 1-888-285-8850 or apply at #200-13042-84th Ave., Surrey, BC Page 6
May/June 2007 July/August 2008
Wanted Drivers, Mechanics, Owner Operators SASKATOON, MELFORT, PRINCE ALBERT, REGINA, SWIFT CURRENT, YORKTON, WINNIPEG, EDMONTON & CALGARY
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“WE CARRY THROUGH” July/August 2008
Specializing in: Refrigerated & Dry Freight
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OWNER OPERATORS WE MAKE DIFFERENCE...
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Truck Lines â€ƒ Inc. Calgary, AB
PARTNERS ACROSS THE BORDER
CLASS 1 LONG HAUL EXPANDING OUR FLEET, COMPANY DRIVERS COME RIDE WITH US Lots of Freight, $1000 Sign On! Must meet US Entry Requirements We Pay Lumpers, Rider Program Great Equipment, Safe, Well Maintained No Slip Seating, Mileage Bonus Supplemental Benefit Package Safety, Fuel, Seniority Bonus Call for details on Owner Operator Package
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Servicing: British Columbia Vancouver Island, Alberta, Washington, Oregon, California
U.S.A & CANADA CUSTOM BONDED CARRIER
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1-800-764-5551 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Page 10
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HIGHWAY KING Transport Ltd.
REEFER & DRY VAN SERVICE
WANTED DRIVERS & OWNER OPERATORS
for CANADA & 48 STATES We Offer:
• Steady Miles • Excellent Pay Package • Scheduled Time Off • Group Health Plans
We Require: • Min. 1 years tractor trailer experience • Excellent Safety Record
call Driver Recruiting:
Toll free: 1-866-953-KING (5464)
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We Serve Western States W e P rov id e Now Hiring • Excellent benefits Owner/Operators • Steady Work & Drivers! • Professional Dispatch • Year round work • Easy Access To Yard Also Required Experienced Dispatcher
Call Terry Dhatt Ph: 604.591.9900 | Fax: 604.591.9954 Toll Free: 1.888.700.1121 #201-7743 -128th St., Surrey, BC, V3W 1L4
16133 Blundell Road, Richmond, B.C. V6W 0A3 Tel: 604-276-1370 Fax: 604-276-1371
We Have Opportunities for: Lease Operators
Join Our Growing Team!
Average Gross Revenue $1.60/mile Full Fuel Surcharge compensation over $.52/litre Paid: Loading & Unloading Bonuses for On-time and Safety NO FEES for fuel cards Insurance and Licensing Access To Benefits Program WE WORK WITH YOU TO SUCCEED!
Vancouver or Okanagan Based Scheduled Daily Runs Four Day Work Weeks Late Model Equipment
Excellent Pay & Benefits Package 4 Day Weeks, Day Shift Kamloops, Kelowna or Richmond Based
ustr d n i e g bevera
CURRENTLY HIRING OWNER
OPERATORS & DRIVERS
RUNNING WESTERN CANADA Specializing In:
Refrigerated & Dry • Expedited Service Flatbed • Overseas Containers Owner Operators
• GUARANTEED MILEAGE RATE (EMPTY OR LOADED) • Paid Postal Code to Postal Code • PIN To PIN • Licensing & Insurance Provided • Fuel Cards Provided • Medical & Dental Benefits • Regular Home Time
• Dedicated Equipment • Single Rate 40 cents per Mile • Team Rate 50 cents per Mile • Paid Postal Code to Postal Code • PIN To PIN • Medical & Dental Benefits
Requirements • Min. 2 Years Mtn. Experience • Clean Drivers Abstract
Taylor or Jack Gill
Ph: 604-591-7276 | Fax: 604-591-2975 Striving To Fulfill All Your Transportation Needs Page 14
Owner Operators Needed Immedietely for New Run
NEW RATES to accomodate fuel prices
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Ph: 604-591-7276 | Fax: 604-591-2975 Striving To Fulfill All Your Transportation Needs July/August 2008
the hauling of dry bulk commodities and warehousing
If you are looking for a career in the transportation industry that enables you to: • Drive top of the line equipment • Competitive pay scale • Offers a safety/maintenance bonus • British Columbia and short haul incentives • Has a group benefit plan including dental, health and life insurance • Frequent home based deliveries and home most weekends Apply to our Canamera Carriers team! We are looking for highly motivated, professional DRIVERS that have a clean abstract and preferably two years experience. The capability to cross the USA border and a pre-employment drug and alcohol test is mandatory. Fax in a Resume and Abstract
306-782-0556 or CALL 306-782-0555 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SERVING WESTERN CANADA
Specializing Specializing in: in:
• Fertilizers •Grains • Potash • Animal Feeds • Salt • Steel • Lumber • General Commodities
• Excellent Equipment • Competitive Pay Package • Safety Bonus • Medical & Dental Benefit Plan
• Clean Driver Abstract • 2 Years Experience • FAST Approved
Call DOUG or JERRY:
Phone: 306-934-2700 • Fax: 306-934-0509 July/August 2008
KHALIS Transport Inc. is now Hiring
Owner Operators Company Drivers Seattle - Portland Runs BC - US/California Runs WE OFFER
• Paid Waiting Time • Dedicated Tractors • Competitive Pay • New Equipment • Team Environment • Home Every Night
Sign On Bonus Page 18
Required Immediately for Owner Operators
Fuel At 75 Cents Per Litre
CONTACT US TODAY
Tel: 604-572-1004 Fax: 604-572-6004
Select Classic Carriers
invites you to take a look at us ... We believe in a team approach between
Company and Driver / Owner Operators
Profit: Our number one concern is that our drivers remain profitable. At Select,
we provide calculated costs on each route to determine actual profits for each load. Our open book policy shows the profit made by both Owner Operator and company.
Flexibility: Full time and seasonal work available. Family owned: Our company is family owned and operated since 1995. Benefits: Competitive Rates - Direct Deposit - Medical Coverage after 3 months -
Fuel Cards - After Hour Loading for most Loads - Paid Benefits for Company Drivers - Newer Equipment - Singles upto .40, Teams upto .48
Call us or drop in!
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Select Classic Carriers Inc. 226A Portage Avenue Saskatoon, SK S7J 4C6
Company line-haul drivers:
•$.41 cents per/mile (min 5 years experience) •Extended medical and dental after 3 months •Additional picks and drops paid •All late model equipment •Safety bonus after 1-year •Monthly cell phone allowance • Specializing in LTL and TL Multi-Temp Reefer service.
Now hiring drivers and owner operators • Servicing Western Canada
•Competitive Rate Structure •Fuel surcharge program •Plates and insurance financed •Fuel cards supplied •Tolls paid •Picks and drops paid *Requirements:3 years minimum Mountain experience
To be a member of Profloral call today: Ph: 604-438-3341 | Fax: 604-430-3392 Toll Free: 1-800-909-3341 #1-8560 Roseberry Ave., Burnaby, BC., V5J 3N3 Page 20
T R A N S P O R T A T I O N
Better Opportunities. Better Pay. EXPEDITED/SCHEDULED L.T.L. DIVISION EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Payne Transportation currently has 2 openings for professional Class 1 drivers to run team on a weekly schedule between Edmonton, AB and Houston, TX. WE WILL ASSIST THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WITH FINDING A SUITABLE CO-DRIVER. New industry leading rates; teams split $0.69 cents per mile Comprehensive benefit package paid for by the company. All pickups, deliveries, layovers and loading paid. Late model Peterbilts/Kenworths (some automatics) and 48' flat deck rack and tarp trailers. Excellent pay package available for owner operator teams wanting to apply for same schedule. 1 year min. driving experience required the successful applicants will have an acceptable abstract and meet all U.S. entry requirements. Our top driver earned over $90,000 in 2007, and was home with his family every week!
Payne Transportation Welcomes Your Application! Apply online at www.paynetransportation.com or simply call our FT. SASKATCHEWAN BRANCH 11221 - 87th Avenue Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta T8L 2S3 Toll Free: 1-800-661-4131 Local: (780) 998-1014 Fax: (780) 998-0088
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Steady Work Great Pay Fuel Cards Safety Bonus Great Miles Full Reefer Loads Canada/USA Paid after 1st Pick & Drop
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Owner Operators & Company Drivers! Great Expectations? Come to work with Great People! Great Equipment! Great Rates! Excellent New Packages for Owner Operators Why not “Hook up” to “Peace of Mind”?
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Bill Scott 1 866 234-6167
Glen Johnson 403 835-9558
Western Canadaâ€™s Fastest Growing Bulk Carrier
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(Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver)
Owner Operators (Edmonton, Calgary, Medicine Hat, Vancouver)
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Western Canadaâ€™s Fastest Growing Company Has the following Positions Available Vancouver Sales Dispatch Logistics
Edmonton Logistics Administration Dispatch Mobile Trailer Mechanic
Regina Sales Dispatch Logistics
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We Are Always Looking For Owner Operators For All Of Our Divisions. For more information contact Darren @
For further information Daryl
nOW HIRING OWNER OPERATORS & COMPANY DRIVERS Also HIRING 5 ton OWNER OPERATORS & DRIVERS
• Steady Work • Great Miles • Great Pay • Full Van Loads • Fuel Cards
• Western Canada • Safety Bonus • Paid Loading/Unloading • Dedicated runs to BC, Alberta & Manitoba
For more information please contact RANDY
PH: (604) 525-0527 www.transourcefreightways.com
Head Office: 1645 Cliveden Avenue, Delta, BC V3M 6V5. Fax: 604-525-0528 Edmonton, AB-14715-114th Ave., NW Edmonton, Alberta. T5M 2Y8 Page 26
20 O/Oâ€™s required in B.C. to run Vancouver to California and Calgary to Vancouver 10 Company Drivers or Owner Operators required for BC - Washington dedicated lanes
1-877-7-TRANSX July/August 2008
SOUTH SEAS TRUCKING LTD. Our Range of Fleet Includes: HIRING Quad-Axles, Step Deck, Drop-Deck and Heavy Haul
Flatbed Work, Tractor Service & Heavy Loads
Company Drivers Owner Operators
Providing Pilot Car Service within B.C.
Excellent Pay Package Professional Dispatch Dedicated Equipment Regular Home Time
Tel: 604-502-0553 Fax: 604-502-0533 TF: 1-866-520-0553 www.southseastrucking.com firstname.lastname@example.org
NO-NONSENSE OWNER OPERATOR PACKAGES
Western Based Teams Required! Excellent Pay Packages Excellent Fuel Premium Excellent Vehicle Insurance Heavy Haul Premium
Paid Border Time Paid Layovers Paid Tolls Compliance Bonus
“Serious Business” for “Smart Owner Operators” Make a GOOD business decision. Call us today!
C ontact Bill Scott
1 866 234-6167 email@example.com Glen Johnson
403 835-9558 firstname.lastname@example.org
Company team positions available! July/August 2008
Drivers & Owner/Operators Required For All Western U.S.A. States
Canada/US Bonded Carrier Looking We Require: • U.S.A. Border Experience • Pass U.S.A. drug Test • TOP $$$ • Reefer Experience • Recent Abstract • Positive Attitude
Contact ZACK DULAI
Ph: (604) 596-9951
Cell (604) 202-3285 • Cell: (604) 202-6885 Toll Free (US Only): (888) 411-9977 Page 30
Wanted - O/OPS & COMPANY DRIVERS
for Canada and the U.S. - Heavy Duty Mechanics
New Moon Express Ltd.
Flat Decks • Vans • Reefers We Offer:
• New Volvo Tractors • $1000 Safety Bonus • Pay by Percentage or Mileage We offer 0 down option to buy or lease We also have cross docking & repair facility
COMPANY DRIVERS: 0.38 cent/mile to 0.44 cent/mile OWNER OPERATORS: Upto $2.25 cent/mile (depending on experience and route)
We provide training to NEW DRIVERS
Sukh ext. 225 Binni ext. 222
Year-Round Work Courteous Dispatch Excellent Home Time Safety Bonus Fuel Cards Supplied Financing for Prorate Insurance
Currently Looking Company Drivers & Owner Operators
contact recruiting @
Clean Medical Recent Abstract & Clean Criminal Search Good Attitude
1-866-940-7150 Page 32
We Need Owner Operators and Company Drivers Contact Grant @ 1 (877) 452-9414 ext 8727 www.continentalcartage.com
A Landtran Company Contact Byron @ 1.250.374.3467 July/August 2008
TRANSPORT LTD. for our TRIDEM DRY VANS
We Are Currently Hiring Owner Operators for Western Canada/USA
We Require • Late model equipment • Minimum 2 years tractor trailer experience • Excellent safety record We Offer • $1.65 per mile • Plates and Insurance Financed • Competitive fuel surcharge
1-800-661-9596 Tel: (604) 530-9820 Fax: (604) 530-9839 Page 34
ROOTS GOODS CARRIER LTD. Hiring Company Drivers / Owner Operators Specializing in Reefer and Dry-van Service
Steady BC to CA to BC Round Trips, Steady loads from BC to CA with very good rates
• Late model equipment • Minimum 2 years tractor trailer experience • Excellent safety record
• Excellent Rates • 9% Truck & 9% Trailer Dispatch • Paid Layovers • Full Reefer Loads • Picks Paid
*** We accomodate high fuel prices ***
Toll Free: 1-866-850-1177
Ph: 604-850-2756 • Fax: 604-850-2756 31612 Ridgeview Dr., Abbotsford, BC
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Trucking Services FREIGHT BROKERS
THE DANGERS OF SELF INSURING Whether you are a trucking company that brokers some of your freight or a full time freight broker, there are many pitfalls to self-insuring. There are two very good insurance products available to protect freight brokers: • Contingent Motor Truck Cargo • Freight Brokers Errors and Omissions coverage These are designed to protect you in many circumstances if the primary carriers policy does not respond to a loss. Some examples are:
The carrier’s cargo limit is inadequate; The carrier’s cargo policy contains restrictions such as an unattended trailer restriction or specific commodities restriction; The carrier’s policy has been cancelled and you have not been notified.
An Errors and Omissions policy is designed to protect the freight broker for their errors and omissions such as giving the carrier wrong delivery or route information or inaccurate packing or tarping instructions. The instructions, of lack thereof, can result in cargo claims not covered by the carriers cargo insurance. At B&W Insurance we offer expertise in providing insurance to the transportation industry, combined with excellent products, outstanding service and competitive pricing. As the growing demand continues for reasonably priced products for freight brokers, B&W Insurance continues to negotiate exceptional rates and coverage for our clients. Please call our Commercial Branch at 604 530-9993 or toll free at 1-866-866-9780 for a quotation for any of your transportation insurance requirements.
www.bwinsurance.com July/August 2008
Industry Updates IMPORTANT UPDATES FROM COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SAFETY & ENFORCEMENT I would like to share with you some of the recent developments coming out the Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement Branch here at BC’s Ministry of Transportation. A change in Division 37 of the regulations has taken place, allowing trucks or truck tractors licensed at or below 11,794 kg to be exempt from the Hour of Service sections of the BC Motor Vehicle Act Regulations. The Hours of Service requirements will remain in place for trucks and truck tractors licensed greater than 11,794 kg, as well as other vehicles regardless of weight. These include school buses, any vehicles operating under the Passenger Transportation Act and any commercial vehicle with a seating capacity of 10 or more passengers plus the driver. This change has taken place as a result of consultations with stakeholders and industry, as well as an interest in providing a fair and effective framework to build interprovincial co-operation between BC and our Western Canadian neighbours. Keep in mind this does not exempt commercial carriers from all other National Safety Code requirements, simply the Hours of Service sections of the regulation. Staying on the topic of NSC, our branch has recently unveiled a webbased National Safety Code certificate application process. This is a winwin situation for all involved, as it provides greater feedback and information for prospective applicants as well as drastically reducing turn-around time; dropping to an average of within 48 hours from hitting the ‘send’ button to receiving approval, compared to the several days, (even weeks) that a paper application can take. This is the ‘win’ for us, as it has made our process much more efficient by reducing the large amount of the time that our staff would spend wading through piles of papers and documents in order to assess all required sections. There’s much more happening within the Ministry of Transportation, and a lot of changes on the horizon. I highly suggest anyone interested in keeping up with these changes by having a look at our website, found at www.cvse.ca. Whether it’s anything from information on towing RV trailers to preventative maintenance programs, access to acts or regulations, how and when to get a permit, or who to contact to answer your question, simply have a look at our website.
Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement BC Ministry of Transportation Page 44
Industry Updates PARTNERS IN COMPLIANCE-------ANOTHER TOOL IN FUEL SAVINGS AND SAFETY! The Partners In Compliance (PIC) program, a program of trucking and bus excellence is being well received now in Alberta. There are currently ten trucking companies and two school bus companies in the program and there are approximately twelve hundred transpon der equipped trucks. These transponders allow the member company trucks a ninety eight percent (98%) scale bypass, these units stay on the highway and are not required to pull in at all. With some very new and attractive benefits, several companies have shown a keen interest in membership and we are currently working with those companies at establishing them as members and having them proudly display the yellow PIC license plate, and utilize the wireless windshield mounted transponder. The savings calculated at current fuel prices and driver wages is at least $5.00 per bypass, and if there is a line up at the scale that cost escalates sharply with each minute in line. The drivers of the member companies are very pleased with this program as they calmly stay on the highway and are not required to stay in line and wait their turn to be weighed or inspected, what a driver retention tool! In the first ten months of operation, there have been in excess of 41,320 weigh scale bypasses that calculate in a savings of at least $206.600.00 to industry, and in this time of high fuel prices and high related costs, this program is a welcome addition to those carriers that care enough to be the very best. The cost of this program of excellence is a one time license plate cost of $7.00 and an annual transponder rental fee of $70.00 per truck per year, as well as a small annual fee for those companies that are not going to utilize the transponder as they may not cross scales on a regular basis. Other benefits include unrestricted free access to company carrier profiles, a much reduced fee to pull driver abstracts, as well as easy access lower priced permits. The shipping community is recognizing that PIC carriers are safe companies to do business with. The insurance industry has realized that PIC carriers are the safest on the highways today, often resulting in BYPASS = Fuel & Time Saving$ lower costs.
What What are are you you waiting waiting for? for?
Join Join PIC PIC Now!! Now!! British Columbia will be meeting with Alberta to establish some reciprocal arrangements with the initial indication that the BC â€œGreen Lightâ€? program will allow PIC members a 95% by-pass when it launches some time in the fall of 2008. With scale bypass, lower document costs, and recognition by peers and other agencies, PIC membership will be the target of first class trucking and bus companies as a money saving program of excellence!
By Lane Kranenburg July/August 2008
1-800-267-1003 ext 3431 403-214-3431
24 Seven Travel Centre.......................38 Acura Transport Ltd.............................8 Arlington Fuel Stop Inc.......................39 B&W Insurance Agencies............40, 41 Big Horn Transport Ltd.......................47 Bulk Solutions....................................24 Canamera Carriers Inc.......................16 CanXpress Distribution Ltd................26 Commercial Logistics Inc..................13 Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforc......44 Continental Cartage Inc....................33 Cool-It Hi Way Services Inc................42 CTX Logistics Inc.............................22 Direct West Carriers Inc...................17 Elke Transport Ltd.............................23 Envision Transport Ltd.........................2 GK Consulting Canada.....................46 GTI Transport Ltd.............................12 Heyl Trucklines Inc..............................9 Highway King Transport.....................11 Intrinsic Transport Inc...........................4 J.B.M. Logistics..................................10 Jawanda Transport Ltd.......................10 Khalis Transport Inc............................18 Kindersley Transport Ltd.....................23
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You decide…… • Edmonton/Calgary runs • Western Canada runs • Western USA runs • Alberta runs We offer:
• NEW hourly pay rates for all work performed • Safety bonus • Direct deposit • Great West Life benefits program • New terminal locations in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Winnipeg Big Horn Transport is owned and operated by DeckX Transport. We are improving our systems, our equipment, and our access to a broader range of customers. This gives you more opportunities!
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Calgary office, 1-800-465-9553 Edmonton office, 1-800-661-6675 July/August 2008
Smith Rutherford Transport Inc.
+ Hiring Company Drivers & Owner Opâ€™s + Good Wages + Regular Home Time + Benefits Paid
Tel: 204-945-9045 Fax:â€‚ 204-694-5976
177-179 Eagle Drive, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R2R 1V4 We run all 48 States and all provinces with 24 units, and 35 logistic dry vans. City delivery, cross dock 24 hour service, dispatch service.