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Drivers of the Year

Posted by Stephanie Fensom, Senior Manager, Safety on Jun 20, 2022 11:00:00 AM

In Drivers, People

The Professional Driver of the Year Awards recognizes Drivers who exemplify professionalism within our business, our customers, the community and the industry. The recipient is someone who shows outstanding performance as a Driver, dedication, commitment and a strong safety track record.

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The following people were nominated for Driver of The Month and are now eligible for the Driver of the Year award program:

MICHAEL AXTMANN AXTM01                    

GURPREET SINGH BAINS BAIG05                              

SIMRANJIT BATH BATS02                             

BRYNE BLONSKI BLOB02                

MAIK BLUHM BLUM01                  

SUKHBIR SINGH BRAR BRAS11                   

JASON BROWN BROJ02                

JEFFORY BUSCH BUSJ01 NEW

CARRING CABRAL SKUC01                           

ANDREI CHUGUEV CHUA02 NEW

SAFI DIB DIBS01               

ABDUL GHAFOUR EL SAADI ELSA01                          

ZULIFIQAR FARRUKH FARZ01                     

GURTEJ GILL GILG32                      

HARNEK S GILL GILH24 NEW

ROGELIO GOMEZ LOPEZ GOMR01                            

RANVEER SINGH HARI HARR10                  

NATHAN HOGLE HOGN01                            

SHANNON HOLICZA HOLS01 NEW

SUKHWANT SINGH JAGDE JAGS01 NEW

        

ISTVAN KADA KADI01                    

ATTILA KAKUCS KAKA01               

JAMES KERR KERJ02 NEW

HARWINDER KHAIRA KHAH01                    

DONGKYU KIM  KID001 NEW

GUY LACASSE LACG03                   

HARRY LAGLER DUFF LAGH01                    

JEAN-FRANCOIS LAMONT LAMJ03 NEW

HARINDER JIT SINGH LEHAL LEHH01                        

VALERI LIMMER LIMV01 NEW

JASON LOWRY LOWJ01 NEW

RAJPAL MAHAL MAHR04                             

SERGII MAIDANOVYCH MAIS01 NEW

BRIAN MORRAR MORB02                            

RAJINDER PARMAR PARR04                        

ROBERT POWER POWR01                            

VIACHESLAV PRONIN PROV01                   

MUBASHIR S RANA RANM02                      

TAJINDER RAYAT RAYT01                              

JOHN RIMKE RIMJ01                      

 

MANJINDER PAL SAMRA SAMM02                          

SIMRANPAL SINGH SIDHU SIDS13 NEW

KULWINDER SINGH SIDHU SIDK10 NEW

GURINDER SINGH SING67                           

HASHANPREET SINGH SINH57                    

LAKHVEER SINGH SINL12                              

MANPREET SINGH SINM25                         

SIMRANPREET SINGH SINS91                     

TARANJIT SINGH SINT08 NEW

NAVRAJ SINGH SINN15 NEW

JACEK SOBOCINSKI SOBJ01                         

MITCHELL STANLEY STAM03 NEW

RICHARD TAYLOR TAYR01                            

JEFFERY THIESSEN THIJ02 NEW

SEAN JEFFREY WARNECKE WARS04                         

DAVID WILKIE WILD09                   

LARRY WILLIAMS WILL03                              

CHRISTOPHER WOODS WOOC01                              

KONSTANTIN ZATROUTINE ZATK01                         

HARTMUT ZIRKELBACH  ZIRH01     

          

 

The Nominee(s) must:
Performance/Professionalism:

  • Be an employee in good standing with a minimum of one (1) year of service with Bison Transport.
  • Demonstrate professionalism within their peer group or on behalf of the business and industry. Example:
    • Recognized by peer group as Safety Ambassador or demonstrates OneBison.
  • Provided assistance to a peer/Bison in areas such as; load legalization, staging, equipment repair, education, load exchange, trip planning advice, accident assistance, etc
  • Reputation for a high level of integrity, ethical behavior, positive influence and professionalism in the trucking industry as a whole.
  • Has consistency in overall performance which includes driving skill, attitude and contribution to industry improvement.
  • Represents an OneBison mentality – works with the Bison Team to overcome issues to achieve the common goal of exemplary customer service. Maintains productive and professional relationships with all members of the Operations, Customs, Safety and Driver Services Teams.
  • General Operational Performance (Utilization, on time service). Regularly utilizes the tools and resources available to maximize performance (Driver Performance Scorecard, Fuel Advice, etc.).
  • Demonstrates Community and Industry involvement.
  • Consistently demonstrates all of Bison’s core values (Safety, Spirit, Success, Sustainability, Service).
  • Fosters continued learning and development within their occupation and shares knowledge with others. May assist in the training or orientation of new Drivers.

Customer Service:

  • Consistently deals with customers with courtesy and willingness to serve. May have received commendations from customers.
  • Actively solves problems to avoid negative customer outcomes.
  • Communicates with all members of the team regarding solutions to problems and/or communicates, as required, directly with the customer regarding changes to delivery times.
  • Actively works to overcome situations which may give rise to service interruptions, late loads or service failures.
  • Has limited “service failures” and on-time performance is above average.

Safety:

  • No preventable accidents.
  • No freight claims.
  • No more than two (2) moving violations within the last 24 months.
  • May have received positive Driver Checks within the last 12 months.
  • The Driver Safety Performance Score will be reviewed and must be in “low” risk.

Dedication/Commitment to Industry:

  • Participates in industry and/or Bison Transport events.
  • Actively contributes to our Driver recruiting efforts.
  • Demonstrates strong advocacy for the Transportation industry and Bison Transport.
  • A strong interest in furthering the professional image of the industry, as demonstrated by their actions and interests.
  • Outstanding acts of courtesy, courage and/or assistance to fellow motorists on the highway.
  • May participate in Driver Advisory Board (DAB) and/or other pilot projects. Actively participate and/or provide feedback.

Owner Operator Criteria – same criteria as above in addition to:

  • Preventative equipment reliability.
  • If Multi owner, must demonstrate effective employee management.

 

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