Service Interruption Due to Wildfires

Highway 4 Road Closure Due to wildfire-related road closures in Port Alberni, Van Kam Freightways has been forced to suspend all our operations in the Alberni Valley. As a result, all freight leaving our Nanaimo terminal intended for the Alberni Valley is on hold until further notice. We are keeping a close watch on the… Continue reading Service Interruption Due to Wildfires

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

Road Closures Affecting Deliveries

KICKING HORSE CANYON CONSTRUCTION Please note that there will be road closures at Kicking Horse Pass, which affects our freight delivery in the following areas: Surrey to Calgary Calgary to Surrey Vancouver Island to Calgary Calgary to Vancouver Island Calgary to Kamloops* Kamloops* to Calgary Calgary to Kelowna* Kelowna* to Calgary * includes all towns… Continue reading Road Closures Affecting Deliveries

BC Floods: How We Handle Natural Disasters

Our Crisis Response to the BC Flood As freight consumers, sometimes it’s hard to imagine how freight really gets where you need it, especially during the recent BC Floods. The focus is often on how quickly a freight shipment will get somewhere, instead of how it will get there safely.  Let’s give you some context.… Continue reading BC Floods: How We Handle Natural Disasters