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Update from the Trucker in the Garden
Update from the Trucker in the Garden

                Everything started in our yard.  It’s a sold gravel marvel, flat and pounded steel hard for our parked fleet of big power units and trailers.  This is real trucking, highboys, step decks, winch tractors, and oil patch tough boom trucks.                 We are strategically placed with main […]

Save the Greens
Save the Greens

Save the Greens I like to golf occasionally at a small country  course.  It’s run by volunteers, and only 9 holes but the design of the course is terrific.  A tough one to par, for anyone; and I like the challenge and the people who run It.  Cathy runs the clubhouse, and greets almost everyone […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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.