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Drivers of the Year

Posted by Stephanie Fensom, Manager, Safety on Apr 14, 2021 9:30:00 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:

WAQAR ABDULLAH

BOBBY BAHIA

GURPREET SINGH BAINS

GURJEET BAL

ARMANDO JOSE BARBOSA DA SILVA

DALJIT SINGH BILLEN

TONY BOURGOIN

LUIS CASTRO FELIX

BHUPINDER CHEEMA

BRUNO DA COSTA RAPOSO

BRIAN DOD

NEILL DOWSON

PETER DOYLE

ABDUL GHAFOUR EL SAADI

KELVIN FISHLEY

VADIM FREYDLIN

MARCEL GARNHAM

 

HARDEEP SINGH GHUMANN

LAKHWINDER SINGH GILL

MANJINDER GILL

MANVEER SINGH GILL

ROGELIO GOMEZ LOPEZ

SUKHPAL GREWAL

EFREIM HAILE

KULJIT HANSRA

NIKOLAI ILLARIONOV

BARTLOMIEJ KACZMARCZYK

GORDON KRAUSE

VITALY KULNEV

LUKE LABONTE

HARINDER JIT SINGH LEHAL

BILL LEICHERT

JOE LENSSEN

NORM MACNEISH

 

 

RAJPAL MAHAL

TERRY MAINES

ROGER MALTMAN

MANPREET SINGH MANN

DON MATTHEWS

JASPINDER S MINHAS

WADE MORTENSON

HARMEET NIJHER

FLORIN PELTEA

RANA QAMAR

MARCO RICCI

DAVID RIEK

JASWINDER SANDHU

KULJINDER SINGH SARAN

APRIM SHEMOUN

DHARMINDER S SIDHU

MONEY SINGH

MANPREET  SINGH

SHEKH SOHAIL

LEIGHTON THOMAS

MANPREET SINGH ZAILDAR

 

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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