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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, […]

Encore Wins Gold as 2020 Canada’s Safest Logistics and Supply Chain Employer
Encore Wins Gold as 2020 Canada’s Safest Logistics and Supply Chain Employer

Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. has been honoured as the Safest Logistics and Supply Chain Employer in Canada at the 10th annual Canada’s Safest Employers Awards, presented by Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine. Canada’s Safest Employers Awards celebrate companies across the nation for their exceptional safety culture and wellness practices. Finalists were selected following an […]

November driver of the month – Jimmy Wabick – Encore Trucking and Transport Ltd.
November driver of the month – Jimmy Wabick – Encore Trucking and Transport Ltd.

Jimmy Wabick started his journey in trucking while growing up on the family farm in Manitoba.  He drove farm trucks and large machinery and grew to understand the equipment inside and out.  When he turned 18, Jimmy left the farm and took a summer job working on a paving crew in Saskatchewan hauling asphalt. He […]

Mark Dundas – AMTA Safety Person of the Year!
Mark Dundas – AMTA Safety Person of the Year!

Mark Dundas – AMTA Safety Person of the Year! Encore’s safety record, since Mark has been involved, tells the only story necessary to award this honor to a truly gifted safety person. He knows how to communicate, to prioritize, to enforce, train, educate, cajole, discipline and somehow get our young people, and old dogs to […]

Employee Photo Contest July 2020
Employee Photo Contest July 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.     

We are a finalist for Canada’s Safest Employers 2020
We are a finalist for Canada’s Safest Employers 2020

Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. has been selected as finalist for Canada’s Safest Logistics and Supply Chain Employer in Canada’s Safest Employers Awards 2020   Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. has been selected as a finalist for the Safest Logistics and Supply Chain Employer in the 10th annual Canada’s Safest Employers Awards, presented by Canadian […]