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Van Kam proudly celebrates Les Topp, one of our Senior Linehaul Drivers, who will be celebrating his 25th anniversary at Van Kam Freightways in 2024. Time has flown by for Les, and he credits the close-knit Van Kam environment for his longstanding career. "The team here is like a second family. Working with such good people gives you little reason to look elsewhere," he shares. From Uncertainty to Unwavering Loyalty Les joined Van Kam following the closure of his previous ...
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In celebration of International Women's Day 2024 this March, Van Kam Freightways is proudly continuing our tradition of supporting the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre (DEWC) in its mission to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment for women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. With this gesture, we honour the invaluable contributions of women to our society. Our support for DEWC is a small gesture of gratitude for their tireless work towards empowering women and promoting gender equality. Contribution with Purpose Our donation to ...
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Van Kam Freightways is proud to announce our recent donation to the BC Women's Health Foundation (BCWHF), marking another significant step in our commitment to supporting women's health across British Columbia. This contribution underlines our dedication to fostering community well-being and supporting organizations that make a real difference in people's lives. Championing Women's Health The BC Women's Health Foundation stands as BC's largest non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the full spectrum of women's health. Their efforts ensure women have equitable ...
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Van Kam Freightways is thrilled to announce Ryan Dewar as our new Surrey Terminal Manager, a significant addition to our leadership team. Ryan steps into this role with a remarkable track record in the logistics and operations management industry, bringing with him a wealth of experience, a knack for leadership, and a passion for fostering team success. A Journey Through Logistics Ryan has a diverse and in-depth career in logistics, with a series of challenging roles that sharpened his skills. ...
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We are excited to welcome Jessica Drake to the Van Kam family as our new Business Development Manager. With her vast experience in the transportation industry, Jessica is poised to enrich our connections across Vancouver, Delta, Richmond, Squamish, and Whistler. "Joining Van Kam feels like stepping into a new adventure. I'm eager to bring my passion for this industry to a company that's committed to excellence and genuine in its approach to team dynamics," Jessica shares, her enthusiasm palpable. Trailblazing ...
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Thanks for being with us in 2023! It was another eventful year at Van Kam, so we're sharing some of the key highlights that brought about growth, deep community engagement, and a steadfast dedication to innovative and sustainable practices. 2023 was a reflection of the collective effort and commitment of the entire Van Kam team as they align with our Values. Community at the Heart of Our Journey 2023 was a year when our trucks carried more than freight - ...
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At Van Kam, we understand that the soul of a company lies not just in its services or its history, but in the values it upholds and lives by each day. Recently, we embarked on a creative journey to redefine and visually represent our core values, bringing them to life in a way that resonates deeply with our team and community. To achieve this, we collaborated with Rush Dhillon, an artist known for his unique ability to weave stories through ...
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Meet Sandra Tyssedal, the newest addition to the Sales team at Van Kam Freightways. With a wealth of experience and a knack for connecting with people, Sandra has developed a deep understanding of the industry and a passion for building relationships with customers, making her a valuable addition to the Van Kam team. The Role That Fits Like a Glove For Sandra, her position in Inside Sales is more than a job – it's a perfect match for her natural ...
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As the festive season approaches, Van Kam Freightways is committed to embracing the spirit of giving by channelling our energy into supporting communities and sponsoring initiatives that go far beyond the roads we travel. Lenore Henry, Co-Director of Charities & Donations, shares that "It's the season for us to step up and spread cheer where it's needed the most." Champions on Ice for a Cause The rink glitters not just with ice but with generosity during the CAN (Canucks Autism ...
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At Van Kam Freightways, every employee's journey is unique, and Nileema Prasad's story is a testament to this. As she celebrates her 10th anniversary with the company, Nileema reflects on a decade marked by personal growth, professional development, and meaningful connections. "It's been the best experience," Nileema begins, "The support from everyone, from management to my colleagues, has been incredible," she reflects with pride. From Sales Assistant to Leading Two Departments Ten years ago, Nileema stepped into Van Kam as ...
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