JUN 15, 2021 3 Generations Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is proud to announce the promotions of Robert Henry III as our new COO and Casey Henry as our new CEO. This important milestone officially marks the third generation of ownership & operation of the Henry family at Van Kam since its inception in 1947.… Continue reading

APR 21, 2021 Got freight that needs shipping in Smithers and Northern BC? Well, your options are lookin’ really good with the Van Kam Advantage! Compared to regional competing carriers, Van Kam Freightways Ltd. offers 3 key advantages which allow us to provide unrivaled freight shipping service: Tracking Technology & Online E-Services Larger Regional Network… Continue reading

MAR 03, 2021 Van Kam’s E-Services allow you to complete all your freight shipping quotes and schedule your pickups through one simple interface! Save time without having to phone in or email us about your freight details – just head over to our E-Services Page to get a quote (E-QUOTE) or schedule your pickup (E-PICKUP).… Continue reading

Van Kam is is eagerly anticipating the delivery of 3 Tesla Semi Trucks in the fall of 2019.  Meanwhile at our Head Office and Terminal location Surrey, BC Van Kam has installed 6 active Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, with 4 more stations installed and ready to be activated as needed! The stations are available 24/7 to… Continue reading

Van Kam has a fairly iconic old photo of a 1949 Leyland Truck crossing the old Alexandra Bridge on route to Kamloops, BC.  There are a few framed copies in circulation around the office and in terminal locations around the province.  It was just a couple weeks ago that I had the opportunity to visit… Continue reading

Van-Kam Freightways Ltd. is proud to showcase its modern downtown Kelowna Service Center, featuring greater capacity to service the BC Okanagan region. This state-of-the-art cross dock facility enhances our local pickup and delivery capabilities. Van Kam offers daily overnight LTL service to/from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and the Okanagan.  Located on a 6 acre parcel of… Continue reading

PERFORMANCE. RELIABILITY. FUNCTIONALITY Van-Kam Freightways Ltd. is excited to announce the release of it’s new online customer freight management dashboard, Van-Kam E-Services. We are always looking for new ways to improve the quality of our customer’s experience.  Recent updates have improved visibility, efficiency and the timeliness of managing your freight. Van Kam’s state-of-the-art, simple and… Continue reading

Let’s be honest, eco-friendly initiatives aren’t new. Many companies have taken the necessary steps to a more cleaner, healthier environment. But when we’re dealing with an industry like ours (trucking & transport), becoming environmentally friendly isn’t the easiest task to achieve. We have taken many steps to reduce our carbon footprint, and protecting our environment.… Continue reading