Current Road Closures and Service Delays

View All Regional Service Delays Below Road closures are mandated by the BC Ministry of Transportation and directly affect the delivery of all freight throughout Western Canada. As a result, all situations listed below are very fluid and Van Kam will continue to monitor situations daily and advise of any changes to our service as… Continue reading Current Road Closures and Service Delays

Baking Up Success at Van Kam with Brittany Iverson

From making sweet treats to earning prestigious certifications, Brittany Iverson, our Talent and Culture Manager, brings a unique blend of warmth and professionalism to Van Kam Freightways. We’re excited to share her inspiring journey, recent achievements, and the passions that drive her. Whisking Up Purpose at Van Kam Brittany’s journey to Van Kam is fueled… Continue reading Baking Up Success at Van Kam with Brittany Iverson

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Employee Spotlight: Abdul Sattar’s Journey from Warehouse to Workshop

Meet Abdul Sattar, a dedicated member of Van Kam Freightways who joined the company in 2016. Starting his Van Kam journey in our Surrey warehouse, Abdul navigated various shifts and roles, ultimately finding his passion in the Van Kam Shop. His story shows growth, learning, and adaptability, showcasing his commitment to his career and personal… Continue reading Employee Spotlight: Abdul Sattar’s Journey from Warehouse to Workshop

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Van Kam Supports Future Engineers at the High School EV Challenge

At Van Kam Freightways, we support our communities, especially our youth, the next generation leading us into the future. This commitment was displayed as we proudly supported the High School EV Challenge, organized by Edison Motors on May 25, 2024, at the Merritt Rodeo Grounds in Merritt, BC. This event brought together bright young minds… Continue reading Van Kam Supports Future Engineers at the High School EV Challenge

Theresa Boyd Celebrates 20 Years with Van Kam

We’re proud to celebrate a remarkable milestone for Theresa Boyd, our Customer Service Manager. She is marking 20 years of exemplary service with Van Kam. Throughout her two decades with us, Theresa has become a cornerstone of our team, embodying the values and culture that make Van Kam a great workplace. Championing Customer Service Excellence Theresa’s… Continue reading Theresa Boyd Celebrates 20 Years with Van Kam

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Highway 37 Reroute Surcharge

9% Surcharge Now In Effect Please be advised effective immediately, a 9% surcharge will be applied to freight rates. While we navigate the recent challenges caused by the wildfires in Northern BC, which closed Hwy 97, we would like to thank you for your continued patience and understanding. Since the estimated reopening has not yet… Continue reading Highway 37 Reroute Surcharge

Welcoming Katrina Barnes: Steering Van Kam’s Nanaimo Terminal into the Future

  Van Kam Freightways is proud to welcome Katrina Barnes as the new Terminal Manager at our Nanaimo terminal. Katrina steps into this role equipped with a dynamic blend of experience from various leadership positions outside the logistics sector, bringing fresh insights that promise to drive innovation and enhance our operations at one of our key… Continue reading Welcoming Katrina Barnes: Steering Van Kam’s Nanaimo Terminal into the Future

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Veronica Korotkov Joins Van Kam as Kelowna Terminal Manager

  We are excited to introduce Veronica Korotkov, who has recently taken the helm as the Terminal Manager at Van Kam’s Kelowna Terminal. With over two decades of experience in logistics and transportation management, Veronica brings seasoned expertise and a fresh perspective to our operations. Her career spans significant roles at Canada Post and Global Container… Continue reading Veronica Korotkov Joins Van Kam as Kelowna Terminal Manager

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Mark Haynes Celebrates Two Decades of Trucking with Van Kam

  Meet Mark Haynes, an Owner-Operator at Van Kam, celebrating 20 years with the company. A seasoned trucker with decades under his belt, Mark has a trove of stories about the evolution of trucking. His career has mirrored the advancements in the industry, from the days of manual maps and payphones to the high-tech, efficient… Continue reading Mark Haynes Celebrates Two Decades of Trucking with Van Kam

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Half a Decade of Championing Youth with KidSport

Over the past five years, Van Kam Freightways has proudly partnered with KidSport, supporting young athletes in overcoming financial hurdles to pursue their sports passions. At Van Kam, we’re driven by a profound commitment to making a lasting impact on everyone we touch, from our employees and customers to the broader communities we serve. KidSport’s… Continue reading Half a Decade of Championing Youth with KidSport