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Bison Cares: Sarah-Jane Shares Her Story

To begin April, we launched our Bison Cares campaign for the spring, encouraging Drivers and office staff to get involved in local charitable initiatives by making a donation or volunteering their time.

One of the biggest aspects of the Bison Cares campaign is our organization's annual involvement in the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation's Challenge for Life, a one-day fundraising event in which participants can walk for 20 kilometres (12.4 miles) or, as of this year, take part in a 200-minute workout. Last year, our team of 57 walkers raised over $100,000 in this event alone! Click here to read the case study about how we were able to run a successful corporate fundraising campaign!

Sarah-Jane, a claims administrator at Bison, is getting involved by leading the Blazing Bisons in this year's Challenge for Life. Below is her story:

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Tagged with: Bison, Bison Cares, CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, Community, Bison Transport, Culture, Wellness, Challenge For Life, fundraising, Cancer, CancerCare Manitoba

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Get Home Safe!

In many ways, recent improvements in technology have improved the lives of professional Drivers, making it easier to connect with loved ones at home or share a video of life on the road.

But these advances in technology have also come with drawbacks and, in this case, the drawbacks have potentially life-threatening consequences. With such easy access to so much technology, distracted driving now leads to thousands of fatalities throughout North America each year. The issue has become so prevalent that the National Safety Council (NSC) observes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

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Tagged with: Bison, Business, Community, Bison Transport, Safety, Technology, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Bison Launches 3-Trailer XLCV Configuration (April Fools!)

UPDATE: Thank you for all of your comments. While we are still highly focused on sustainability and safety we will not be launching the XLCV fleet. April Fool Day!!!”

Original Post Below:

Bison Transport is excited to announce the launch of its 3-Trailer Extra Long Combination Vehicle (XLCV) Fleet, effective immediately.

At over 160 feet in length, the three-trailer configuration is designed to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The new configuration will also allow Bison to move more freight at greater speeds throughout the continent, improving our expedited operations and allowing us to better serve our diverse customer base. To the surprise of many, initial research has also proven that the three trailer configuration is the safest on the road, furthering Bison's reputation as North America's Safest Fleet.

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Tagged with: Manitoba Trucking Association, Bison, Canadian Trucking, Business, Trucking, Bison Transport, Technology, XLCV

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