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2017 Driver Appreciation Awards

 COMPANY DRIVER OF THE YEAR

SJAAN DUNBAR  

Drove 136,968 miles
She received 100% of her safety bonuses

She is dependable, accommodating and always has entertaining stories about her adventures on the road.

She has also been instrumental in assisting dispatch with keeping JD in line! (LOL!)


RUNNER UP COMPANY DRIVER

KEVIN JURAVINSKI  

Drove 117,719 miles

Kevin is always pleasant and “professionally attired” when he comes into the office – Aloha!

He has a positive attitude and is always willing to help out with extra projects. He took part in creating the new driver manual this year and has assisted Safety & Compliance in research and education of the E-Log system.

LUKE TULLY

Drove 76,020 miles since returning on May 14th

Luke has driven with Portage Transport seasonally since Oct 2010 and has always been a reliable and conscientious driver willing to help out wherever needed.


OWNER OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

ABE STOESZ

Drove 148,006 miles

Abe is willing to take all kinds of freight to all kinds of destinations.

He is easy-going and always a pleasure to work with.

RUNNER UP OWNER OPERATOR

SUNNY CHAHAL 

Drove 164,256 miles

Sunny has been with Portage Transport for 6 years and has expressed his loyalty to the company in many different ways.

His attention to detail has been invaluable over the years when it comes to equipment, freight and helping out fellow drivers.

MOST IMPROVED DRIVER

ROD FUNK

Drove 142,094 miles

Rod is a definite asset to the company because he is willing to go anywhere and is able to “turn and burn” when needed.

MOST IMPROVED DRIVER OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP

KARANVIR KLAIR

Drove 94,800 miles since the beginning March

His willingness to go to the East Coast and his ability to deal with the uncertainty of LTL is an asset

NEW DRIVER OF THE YEAR

LUIGI GRUBER  

Drove 54,091 miles since he started with us on July 28th

Luigi is a pleasure to work with.

His vast knowledge of the trucking industry has benefited Portage Transport on numerous occasions.

NEW DRIVER OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP

JIM “JD” DUNBAR 

Drove 134,529 miles since the middle of December 2016

JD is a hard working driver and easy to work with thanks to Sjaan (!).

SAFE DRIVER OF THE YEAR

TROY HEMRICA

Drove 122,864 miles

Troy had 5 clean inspections over the past year and received 100% of his safety bonuses.

SAFE DRIVER OF THE YEAR TURNPIKES

ALEX CHEKHOVSKIY

Drove 139,717 miles without incident this past year – except for the uncooperative cauliflower that wouldn’t stand up!

Alex is willing and more than capable to drive in the mountains as indicated by his driving record and full safety bonuses.

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE!!

 

Winner of 2013 Outstanding Medium Business

Portage Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Medium Business Award

At the Portage and District Chamber of Commerce Best Business Awards Gala held October 25, 2013, Portage Transport Inc. was the recipient of the Outstanding Medium Business Award. This award recognizes the business achievements of a company with 25+ employees that has excelled over the past year in key areas including: outstanding customer service that has positively impacted the community; recognizing opportunities and accepting challenges in the business’s industry; and community involvement.

Portage Transport thanks the Chamber and the Portage business community for this much-appreciated recognition of our business.

More details on this year’s award can be found at portagechamber.com.