75 Years of Trucking Families: James and Chuck Brennan

In our 75 years of existence, our people have always been our advantage. Our achievements and status as Western Canada’s leading LTL service provider are due to the commitment, dedication, and passionate drive of our employees, past and present. Retired Van Kam driver James Brennan and his son, Chuck Brennan, a retired owner/operator, are examples… Continue reading 75 Years of Trucking Families: James and Chuck Brennan

Delbert Cochran – 30th Work Anniversary

We’re excited to congratulate Delbert Cochran on hitting the big 30 at Van Kam Freightways. Del is currently one of our Dispatchers based out of our Kamloops terminal, but after being here for 30 years, he pretty much does everything. Del is there whenever he’s needed, whether it’s working the dock, yard, or driving the… Continue reading Delbert Cochran – 30th Work Anniversary

December Holiday Schedule

Start Planning Your Holiday Freight Shipments It’s that time of the year again, the holidays are coming! We know getting your freight to its destination on time is crucial in this period, and with Van Kam’s December 2022 holiday schedule, you can plan your shipments in advance to meet your shipping deadlines and avoid delays.… Continue reading December Holiday Schedule

Linehaul Owner Operator 50 Cent Fuel Cap

With inflation hitting everyone in the pocketbook, from businesses to consumers, Van Kam Freightways is stickin’ to its guns and keeping our fuel cap for highway linehaul owner/lease operators at 50 cents per litre. Yup… you heard us right! Taking One for the Team We’re taking this one on the chin for our loyal linehaul… Continue reading Linehaul Owner Operator 50 Cent Fuel Cap

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Mike Bruggen-Cate – 20th Work Anniversary

Van Kam Freightways is proud to celebrate the 20th work anniversary of our Sales Manager, Mike Bruggen-Cate. Mike manages our BC sales team while generating new business accounts for our company. “As the Sales Manager of BC, I primarily serve the BC Mining Community and regularly build new relationships within all types of industries. I… Continue reading Mike Bruggen-Cate – 20th Work Anniversary

David Lane, 25th Work Anniversary

Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is happy to celebrate the 25th work anniversary of David Lane. As one of our P&D (pickup & delivery) drivers based out of our Surrey terminal, David’s primary role involves picking up and delivering freight in Surrey and surrounding areas. Born to Drive For David, it was always going to be… Continue reading David Lane, 25th Work Anniversary

75 Years of Celebrating Our Employees

Since 1947, Van Kam Freightways Ltd. employees have been front and center when discussing our company’s success over the years. Their commitment and dedication are beyond words, but this blog entry is going to take a stab at it! The Guests of Honour To honour our extraordinary employees, Van Kam recently held our much anticipated… Continue reading 75 Years of Celebrating Our Employees

Ken Pyette – 25th Work Anniversary

Van Kam Freightways is pleased to celebrate the 25th work anniversary of Ken Pyette. Ken is part of our fleet maintenance team at the Van Kam head office in Surrey, BC, where he services and repairs our trucks to ensure their top performance. The Fixer-Uppers One thing Ken loves about his job is that he… Continue reading Ken Pyette – 25th Work Anniversary

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Darlene Nielsen – Ready to Retire

Goodbyes are difficult, but after 28 years of service, our beloved Rates Audit Manager, Darlene Nielsen, officially says goodbye to the trucking world. Van Kam Freightways proudly celebrates Darlene’s retirement, her extraordinary career, and the undeniable impact she’s made on our organization. Grateful for ‘The Call’ Years ago, Darlene had just left her old job… Continue reading Darlene Nielsen – Ready to Retire

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David Huls – 20th Anniversary

Van Kam is proud to celebrate our very own David Huls on his recent 20th work anniversary. David works in the warehouse at the Van Kam head office in Surrey, BC., where he works with our warehouse team to move freight along seamlessly. Leap of Faith Years ago, in search of greener pastures, David took… Continue reading David Huls – 20th Anniversary

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