Free report outlines best practices of Canada’s Top Fleet Employers

Best practices followed by 10 of the leading workplaces in Canada’s trucking industry have been published by Trucking HR Canada – and all the details are now available for free.

The first annual Drive for Excellence report is available for download through , profiling the businesses recognized through Top Fleet Employers 2014.

Top Fleet Employers rates fleets on topics including employee recognition, compensation, lifestyle, employee engagement, wellness, professional development, recruitment and retention.

Related reviews included a comprehensive online application, employee surveys and follow-up interviews.

This year’s featured employers include:

  •       Bison Transport
  •       Erb Group of Companies
  •       Home Hardware
  •       J&R Hall Transport, Inc.
  •       Kindersley Transport
  •       Kriska Transportation
  •       Logikor Inc.
  •       MacKinnon Transport Inc.
  •       SLH Transport
  •       Transpro Freight Systems Ltd.

“These recognized fleets lead by example,” says Angela Splinter, Chief Executive Officer of Trucking HR Canada. “We look forward to even more fleets joining their ranks in 2015 – reflecting their individual commitments to following the best practices in human resources.”

The Top Fleet Employers selection criteria reflects Canadian human resources issues, trends and working environments, and has been validated by a panel of trucking industry experts and a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP).

It also echoes Trucking HR Canada’s standards of excellence and considers every position in a fleet.

The criteria applied to for-hire fleets was firmly rooted in the core values of Canadian Trucking Alliance’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Driver Shortage, while private fleets were scored using a system that reflects their unique working environments and requirements .

Applications for the second-annual program will open in December.