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Monika Panjabi
A Natural Fit Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is proud to announce the recent promotion of Monika Panjabi to Controller. Previously holding the title of Accounting Manager, Monika is a natural fit for her new role which was formerly held by Casey Henry - who was recently promoted to CEO. Do the Math As our resident numbers wizard for accounting and finance, Monika will continue to oversee the smooth operations of Van Kam’s Finance Team. In addition to producing financial statements, ...
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Sherry Williams - Claims Clerk
The Key is Customer Service Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is happy to celebrate the 40th work anniversary today of Sherry Williams! As a Claims Clerk at our head office in Surrey, BC, Sherry’s primary duties in her role are to process claims. Thankfully, Sherry’s job is made much easier with Van Kam’s industry-leading system-wide claims ratio of less than 0.39% annually! Despite this advantage, Sherry still looks forward to providing exceptional customer service at all times. "I let them know ...
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Andrea Browne
Introducing Andrea Browne Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is excited to announce Andrea Browne as the newest member of our Business Development Team! Andrea will manage all Van Kam customer accounts in the Fraser Valley: Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Port Kells, Chilliwack, Langley, Surrey, White Rock, Cloverdale, Mission, Hope, Agassiz, and surrounding areas. This role was previously occupied by Mike Bruggen-Cate, who will now be focusing on his role as Sales Manager-BC. What This Means For You Andrea has over 20 years of ...
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Van Kam Receives Community Champion Recognition from Surrey Hospital Foundation (SHF) As a proud supporter of the Surrey Hospital Foundation (SHF), Van Kam Freightways is pleased to be recognized as a member of the SHF Community Champion Program. The SHF supports innovative medicine and life-changing health care. They are are a registered charity and the largest non-government funder of health care for families in Surrey and the surrounding Fraser Valley communities. Their work is critical to the health of our hospitals ...
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Tim Rebinsky
Introducing Tim Rebinsky! Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is pleased to introduce Tim Rebinsky as our new Regional Manager for Northern BC. Tim will work out of Van Kam's Prince George Freight Service Centre to oversee all operations in Northern BC. He will manage day-to-day operations within Prince George and the surrounding geographical region. What This Means For You Tim has excellent managerial experience in operations and sales in the freight transportation & shipping industry - which he has been a part of since 2005. His ...
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New COO and CEO
3 Generations Van Kam Freightways Ltd. is proud to announce the promotions of Robert Henry III as our new COO and Casey Henry as our new CEO. This important milestone officially marks the third generation of ownership & operation of the Henry family at Van Kam since its inception in 1947. Heading into our 75th anniversary year in 2022, these changes support Van Kam's future corporate plans and continued tradition of high quality service and customer satisfaction. Built on Passion ...
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Got freight that needs shipping in Smithers and Northern BC? Well, your options are lookin' really good with the Van Kam Advantage! Compared to regional competing carriers, Van Kam Freightways Ltd. offers 3 key advantages which allow us to provide unrivaled freight shipping service: Tracking Technology & Online E-Services Larger Regional Network BC Family-Owned & Operated Click here for complete details! ...
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Van Kam’s E-Services allow you to complete all your freight shipping quotes and schedule your pickups through one simple interface! Save time without having to phone in or email us about your freight details – just head over to our E-Services Page to get a quote (E-QUOTE) or schedule your pickup (E-PICKUP). Better yet, if you’ve signed up for an online account with Van Kam, you can log-in to your online account and receive your E-QUOTE in real-time! Plus, you’ll ...
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Van Kam is is eagerly anticipating the delivery of 3 Tesla Semi Trucks in the fall of 2019.  Meanwhile at our Head Office and Terminal location Surrey, BC Van Kam has installed 6 active Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, with 4 more stations installed and ready to be activated as needed! The stations are available 24/7 to staff for free.  Imagine plugging in and commuting to and from work for free!  Anticipating more vehicle manufacturers having electric versions of their cars available, ...
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Van Kam has a fairly iconic old photo of a 1949 Leyland Truck crossing the old Alexandra Bridge on route to Kamloops, BC.  There are a few framed copies in circulation around the office and in terminal locations around the province.  It was just a couple weeks ago that I had the opportunity to visit the old Alexandra Bridge and envision earlier days when our founder Robert Henry Sr. traveled the Cariboo Highway crossing this very bridge.   History: Original ...
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