In mid-2017, we published a post and video called So, You Think You Can Drive Distracted. They quickly became our most popular posts of the year.
You’re considering a career as a professional driver. Great! You're looking at a career that offers a flexible lifestyle with great pay and benefits. Plus, professional drivers are in high demand right now. Just check out our post, How Much Does a Truck Driver Make?
As safety becomes increasingly prevalent in the transportation industry, safe driving rewards programs are becoming more and more common. With drivers looking for opportunities to increase their earnings, companies are offering significant financial rewards to drivers who have a proven track record of safety on the road.
As the industry leader in safety, Bison Transport's Safe Driving Rewards Program (SDRP) was one of the first of its kind and has proven to be one of the most successful rewards programs in the transportation space. Established in 2005, Bison's SDRP has issued over $27 million in financial rewards to its Drivers since its inception.
"The Safe Driving Rewards Program gives us a monetary incentive to focus on safety, working our way up the bonus scale mile by mile, with a sense of pride," said Roger Maltman, a Bison Driver who is on pace to reach 3.5 million safe driving miles this year.
Let’s face it, the holiday season can be overwhelming. As we head into January this can also be a time where people reach an emotional low. In fact, Blue Monday has become an actual day for some people. (Then again, so has National Peanut Butter Day and National Talk Show Host Day, so this designation should be taken with a grain of salt.)
Sometimes we like to educate, sometimes we like to entertain. Our blog, The Transporter, is always informative and interactive. Check out these top 10 blog posts from 2017.
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We have officially said goodbye to 2017. As we bid a fond farewell to a year of industry changes and shakeups, we look back at our most popular videos to see what had you clicking and commenting.
It’s a feat like nobody has ever achieved at Bison Transport. Roger Maltman has accumulated 3.25 million safe driving miles. Maltman sat down for a chat with our corporate marketing team hours before he received the honour in November at the company's Annual Dinner & Awards celebration in Winnipeg.
Recently, we received a call from an experienced Canada/U.S. driver who asked about our Grass is Greener campaign. He works for a good company and has good pay but the campaign piqued his interest and he wanted to see what Bison could offer him.
Freight transport is complicated at the best of times, so it’s easy for shippers to stick with what has worked for them in the past. The importance of regularly reviewing cargo transport methods, however, shouldn’t be understated. Costs creep up, methods change and technology advances rapidly, so it’s crucial that shippers regularly review their methods if they want to get the best value for their shipping dollar. Although this is far from a complete list. The following 16 tips could help shippers significantly reduce their total freight costs.
The trucking industry has faced persistent driver and capacity shortages for many years. The easy answer to a capacity shortage is to put more trucks on the road, but with nobody to drive them, that solution falls short. This is good news for professional drivers or those considering a career as a professional driver, as there is a lot of opportunity for them in today’s job market.