2023 Holidays Schedule

Start Planning Your Stat Holiday Freight Shipments for 2023 We know getting your freight to its destination on time is crucial, and with the Van Kam Freightways 2023 Freight Schedule Planner you can plan your shipments in advance to meet your shipping deadlines and avoid delays. This schedule includes all stat holiday closures and affected… Continue reading 2023 Holidays Schedule

Van Kam Freightways Launches Employee Donation Matching Program

Van Kam Freightways is excited to announce the launch of our Employee Donation Matching Program. The Employee Donation Matching Program is a new initiative that allows all Van Kam employees to donate to a registered charity of their choice and Van Kam will match their donations… dollar for dollar. This program is a simple and… Continue reading Van Kam Freightways Launches Employee Donation Matching Program

Van Kam Freightways Welcomes Brad Scott as Director of Operations

Van Kam Freightways is proud to announce the addition of Brad Scott as Director of Operations. Brad brings a wealth of experience in the transportation industry, having spent over 30 years working in the industry. “I started with Greyhound loading buses and selling tickets, and I am proud of the progression I made over the… Continue reading Van Kam Freightways Welcomes Brad Scott as Director of Operations

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Van Kam Honours Black History Month, Donates to Charities

With Black History Month in February, Van Kam Freightways proudly announces our recent donation to two Canadian charity organizations: The Black Health Alliance, and Black Solidarity Fund by Unite for Change. “At Van Kam, it’s important for us to give back to our communities and support causes that align with our Values,” says Lenore Henry, Co-Director of Charity… Continue reading Van Kam Honours Black History Month, Donates to Charities

Van Kam Freightways Sponsors U10 BC All-Star Junior NLL Warrior

Van Kam is proud to announce our BC All-Star Junior NLL Warriors Novice A team sponsorship. The team comprises of young lacrosse players selected by other kids from all over Vancouver and is dedicated to representing the Vancouver Junior (Jr) NLL Warriors in elite competitions. “Van Kam believes in supporting youth development in our communities… Continue reading Van Kam Freightways Sponsors U10 BC All-Star Junior NLL Warrior

Van Kam 2022 Year in Review

Where do we start?! 2022 has been an exciting year for all of us at Van Kam Freightways as we celebrated our 75th Diamond Anniversary of serving Western Canadian businesses since 1947. At the top of our list, we held our largest-ever employee appreciation event to thank our team for their service and dedication throughout the years. It was… Continue reading Van Kam 2022 Year in Review

Gurbinder Chohan – 5 Years of Service

Congratulations to Gurbinder Chohan, aka Harry, for reaching his 5-year work milestone with Van Kam! Harry has been an integral part of our warehouse dock team since he joined in 2017 as a part-time worker, stripping and loading P&D (pickup & delivery) trailers.  “I never expected to have the opportunity to work full-time at Van… Continue reading Gurbinder Chohan – 5 Years of Service

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Employee Spotlight: Daniel Garbe

Walking the floors around the Van Kam Freightways’ service centers throughout BC, one will quickly notice that some very unique and charismatic individuals work for our company. Case in point, meet Daniel Garbe, who’s been with our company for over five years. He works as a forklift operator and strips & loads trailers at our… Continue reading Employee Spotlight: Daniel Garbe

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Van Kam Freightways Sponsors Tree Canada

Van Kam is pleased to announce our sponsorship of Tree Canada and its efforts toward improving the environment of all provinces across Canada by planting and nurturing trees. Ultimately, this initiative helps to improve the lives of all Canadians, and it’s one of the main reasons we’re happy to support them… improving lives is what makes us… Continue reading Van Kam Freightways Sponsors Tree Canada

Ashley Hoodicoff – Van Kam’s First Female Terminal Manager

Ashley Hoodicoff is one of the many incredible people that work for Van Kam Freightways. She joined the company in 2006 as an Operations Assistant and has now become Van Kam’s first female Terminal Manager in our 75-year history! Worth the Wait “Becoming Castlegar’s Terminal Manager has been a goal of mine for over five… Continue reading Ashley Hoodicoff – Van Kam’s First Female Terminal Manager

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