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Doing the Possible Today, the Impossible Tomorrow

Encore is more than a trucking company we are a specialty lifting and moving solutions provider whose strengths are in its people.  

 An Edmonton based company founded on providing innovative solutions in transportation, moving and lifting to the many industries it serves across western Canada and beyond.

Highly trained and certified, our employees meet the demands of the many industries it serves, from urban utilities, healthcare, oil & gas, education and public infrastructure, no challenge is too big to overcome or provide a necessary solution.

 Essential to meeting the needs of industry and beyond, Encore has grown into the industry leader in specialty moving and lifting solutions – from picker services, mini-cranes, jack & roll.

Building trust in our community and to lead by providing efficient, cost effective, and innovative service, Encore’s mission is to lead the lifting community in the safe transport and specialty lifting of all goods within a framework of empowered employees, integrity and trust.

Hauling. Lifting. Moving. Installation. We do it all.

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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 […]

How to approach a site visit
How to approach a site visit

Knowing how to approach a site visit and a bid process is critical to Encore’s success. You have to do it in a manner that will ensure you have a chance to win, or at the very least, to gain the respect of all parties. And ultimately that respect is probably more important than the […]

Trucking in the time of a plague
Trucking in the time of a plague

I stood in front of the large windows in the office we had worked so hard to build. Outside was a strip of landscape bushes, and tall reedy, waving grass than a paved entrance road. To the right, the gate that magically opened when you pull up to it; always a wonder, and a touch […]

The right tool for the right job
The right tool for the right job

The right tool for the right job is an old idiom that has more prevalence in today’s world. The install picture of that crane is definitely a unique job. If you look at the angle UP, and the length of that jib; one of the hardest parts of those jobs is getting that long awkward […]