Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is excited to celebrate the recent 30th work anniversary of Merian Nakashima. Merian is part of our payroll team at the Van Kam head office in Surrey, BC. We here at Van Kam acknowledge this as a significant milestone. The feeling’s not lost on Merian either, as she was kind enough… Continue reading Merian Nakashima – 30th Work Anniversary!
You always see them on the roads and highways throughout our province. You might have even seen them at the loading docks at your company’s warehouse, but have you ever had the chance to meet a truck driver and have a conversation with one? Take it from us; there are many interesting personalities and stories… Continue reading Driver Feature: Frank Pelle, Linehaul Company Driver
Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is proud to be supporting the 2022 edition of Give Hope Wings by Hope Air. This national charity believes all Canadians should have access to the healthcare they need, regardless of where they live or if they can’t afford to travel. Proud Sponsors Since 2019 Give Hope Wings 2022: Canada Coast to… Continue reading Van Kam Sponsors 6th Annual Give Hope Wings Expedition
Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is excited to celebrate the 20th work anniversary of Vanessa Pacson! As a team member of the pricing department at our head office in Surrey, BC, Vanessa’s primary duties are creating quotes and shipping estimates and responding to pricing inquiries. It’s All About Transparency Customer service is essential to Vanessa’s role.… Continue reading Vanessa Pacson – 20th Anniversary!
APR 3, 2022 Our Drivers, Our Heroes To put it simply, the lifeblood of any freight carrier’s business is centralized around their ability to deliver their customer’s freight from point ‘A’ to point ‘B.’ A key component in successfully completing this process is a professional truck driver. They are assigned dedicated linehaul routes to transport… Continue reading Van Kam Raises Wages: Offers Best Linehaul Driving Rate Package in BC
Making our Mark When you have a big milestone in anyone’s life, you naturally try to commemorate it with something worthy of the occasion. It’s no different for us here at Van Kam! In case you haven’t heard yet, this year marks our 75th Anniversary, so we wanted to create a commemorative logo that would… Continue reading A Logo Worthy of 75 Years
Nadine Reaugh is one of many impressive ladies working for Van Kam. She is the Business Development Manager for Tilbury, Ladner, Tsawwassen, Richmond, Greater Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler and related Lower Mainland areas. This entails generating new sales leads, maintaining client relationships, negotiating pricing, and more. Baking Up Business Originally from Ashcroft, BC, Nadine always had a… Continue reading Nadine Reaugh, Business Development Manager
Shining Like a Diamond If you haven’t already heard, this year Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is officially marking its 75th Diamond Anniversary of serving Western Canadian companies for all their freight shipping needs. My, how time flies! 75 years is a long time, and we’re proud to say we have our fingerprints in assisting in… Continue reading 75th Anniversary – How We Got Here
Dear valued customer, As you know, the road and weather conditions in Western Canada have had a significant impact on our ability to provide you with our usual service. While the Province has done fantastic work to improve the conditions of our highways, our team continues to experience road delays due to accidents, weather-related incidents,… Continue reading Thank You for Understanding
2021 was a bit of a roller coaster ride for Van Kam, and we’re pretty sure it was that way for most people in British Columbia for the last couple of years! It’s been fun, wild, and unexpected. From company changes to charity initiatives, Van Kam has been everywhere at once this year. We had… Continue reading Van Kam 2021 Year in Review