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Employee Photo Contest March 2021
Employee Photo Contest March 2021

A big thank you to all of our employees who provide photos for our monthly photo contest. Each month we collect photos from the field and in our office from our employees and draw a name at random to select a winner. Please view this month’s entrants.

Employee Photo Contest February 2021
Employee Photo Contest February 2021

A big thank you to all of our employees who provide photos for our monthly photo contest. Each month we collect photos from the field and in our office from our employees and draw a name at random to select a winner. Please view this month’s entrants.

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – Future of Transportation – Part three of three
Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – Future of Transportation – Part three of three

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment Future of Transportation Part 3 of 3  Encore and company transition to a greener, carbon free environment.  Our thoughts, programs and plans on how to become a more responsible, corporate citizen and planetary resident. Part three of three.                 As we look into the future of transportation, we are […]

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – When the rubber hits the road – Part two of three
Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – When the rubber hits the road – Part two of three

When the rubber hits the road                 Encore and company transition to a greener, carbon free environment.  Our thoughts, programs and plans on how to become a more responsible, corporate citizen and planetary resident. Part two of three.   Photo Credit: Ryan Divine  Let’s move on to the part of our company that actually meets […]

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment -Planetary Resident – Part one of three
Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment -Planetary Resident – Part one of three

Planetary Resident Encore and company transition to a greener, carbon-free environment. Our thoughts, programs, and plans on how to become a more responsible, corporate citizen and planetary resident. Part one of three.   Photo Credit: FredL 2.0 As part of the transport community, we have to begin taking the lead in reducing our carbon footprint […]

Employee Photo Contest January 2021
Employee Photo Contest January 2021

A big thank you to all of our employees who provide photos for our monthly photo contest. Each month we collect photos from the field and in our office from our employees and draw a name at random to select a winner. Please view this month’s entrants.

Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Recently Encore began a journey of understanding and exploring what it means to be a business that promotes and supports Diversity, Inclusion and Equity.  We needed to begin by diving into what each of those terms means.   Diversity is the range of human differences. Each of us come from a diverse background with our own […]

The Practical Side of Safety.
The Practical Side of Safety.

The Practical Side of Safety.  How to build a safety meeting that keeps your people interested yet talks and encourages ‘real’ safety.                 That is not a throwaway, ease into it, introduction.  Platitudes and wordy manuals are the death toll of every safety program.  Yet we are surrounded by gov manuals, insurance directives, company policy, […]

Employee Photo Contest December 2020
Employee Photo Contest December 2020

A big thank you to all of our employees who provide photos for our monthly photo contest. Each month we collect photos from the field and in our office from our employees and draw a name at random to select a winner. Please view this month’s entrants.

The Rebuild
The Rebuild

The rebuild.    A few years ago, we realized the search for people, good people, required an experienced person.  A real Human Resources specialist.  When the Oil Sands were overheating our economy and sucking up every available man and woman in the country, we had to get very creative to get and retain our people.  Everyone […]

Journey to Real Safety
Journey to Real Safety

Journey to Real Safety   It’s a long journey for any company to develop a safety and work culture that can approach the award-winning heights that Encore Trucking has.                  Let’s set some background. We all have Safety first, Safety programs, and Safety protocols; but there comes a point where you may hit a wall.  […]

Safety Starts With Self-Awareness
Safety Starts With Self-Awareness

Safety Starts With Self-Awareness   We build risk management into our daily work, but real safety leadership has to come from a personal level. Our people, their engagement, awareness, and continued involvement are vital to our safety program. We have no magic wand to change the world, but we do have control within our lives, […]