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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 freight ship dates. Click here to view the schedule online. You can also download and print a pdf copy by clicking the button below. If ...
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Van Kam Freightways is excited to announce the launch of our Employee Donation Matching Program. The Employee Donation Matching Program is a new initiative that allows all Van Kam employees to donate to a registered charity of their choice and Van Kam will match their donations... dollar for dollar. This program is a simple and effective way for our employees to positively impact their community. It also fits hand-in-hand with Van Kam's Purpose Statement of "Uniting Communities & Improving Lives." ...
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Van Kam Freightways is proud to announce the addition of Brad Scott as Director of Operations. Brad brings a wealth of experience in the transportation industry, having spent over 30 years working in the industry. "I started with Greyhound loading buses and selling tickets, and I am proud of the progression I made over the years moving into a senior management role," recalls Brad. "Before I left, I served as the Regional Manager for British Columbia, overseeing all business lines ...
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With Black History Month in February, Van Kam Freightways proudly announces our recent donation to two Canadian charity organizations: The Black Health Alliance, and Black Solidarity Fund by Unite for Change. “At Van Kam, it’s important for us to give back to our communities and support causes that align with our Values,” says Lenore Henry, Co-Director of Charity and Donations at Van Kam. “As previous donators, we’re once again proud to support Black Health Alliance in 2023, and another new charity, the Black ...
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Van Kam is proud to announce our BC All-Star Junior NLL Warriors Novice A team sponsorship. The team comprises of young lacrosse players selected by other kids from all over Vancouver and is dedicated to representing the Vancouver Junior (Jr) NLL Warriors in elite competitions. "Van Kam believes in supporting youth development in our communities and sponsoring the U10 Jr NLL Warriors is a perfect way to do that," says Lenore Henry, Van Kam's Co-Director of Charities & Donations. "We ...
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Where do we start?! 2022 has been an exciting year for all of us at Van Kam Freightways as we celebrated our 75th Diamond Anniversary of serving Western Canadian businesses since 1947. At the top of our list, we held our largest-ever employee appreciation event to thank our team for their service and dedication throughout the years. It was essential for us to recognize and celebrate our people, whose hard work and commitment to delivering excellence are what drive our success as an organization. ...
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Congratulations to Gurbinder Chohan, aka Harry, for reaching his 5-year work milestone with Van Kam! Harry has been an integral part of our warehouse dock team since he joined in 2017 as a part-time worker, stripping and loading P&D (pickup & delivery) trailers.  "I never expected to have the opportunity to work full-time at Van Kam, but after two years of working part-time and showing dedication and commitment to excellence, my supervisor offered me a full-time position," says Harry. "I ...
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Walking the floors around the Van Kam Freightways' service centers throughout BC, one will quickly notice that some very unique and charismatic individuals work for our company. Case in point, meet Daniel Garbe, who's been with our company for over five years. He works as a forklift operator and strips & loads trailers at our Surrey Terminal... but on the side, this guy's got a couple of other things "brewing". A Beantrepreneur Van Kam encourages all their team members to ...
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Van Kam is pleased to announce our sponsorship of Tree Canada and its efforts toward improving the environment of all provinces across Canada by planting and nurturing trees. Ultimately, this initiative helps to improve the lives of all Canadians, and it's one of the main reasons we're happy to support them... improving lives is what makes us tick here at Van Kam! Environment and Communities Over the years, Van Kam has taken an active stance in caring for the environment and communities ...
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Ashley Hoodicoff is one of the many incredible people that work for Van Kam Freightways. She joined the company in 2006 as an Operations Assistant and has now become Van Kam's first female Terminal Manager in our 75-year history! Worth the Wait "Becoming Castlegar's Terminal Manager has been a goal of mine for over five years, and I'm glad it's finally happened," Ashley says excitedly. "As Terminal Manager, I work closely with our Lead Hand to structure the day. Together ...
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