Industry Excellence & Driver of the Year Awards

MTA- Inland/Custom Truck Sales Inc/Kenworth Truck Company Industry Excellence Award – Annually we recognize 10 professional drivers who epitomize excellence in the trucking industry. These drivers have demonstrated a commitment to the industry, safety, customer service and their communities. They may have performed acts of outstanding bravery or courage, they may have driven many years accident free or they may participate in events such as the Professional Truck Driving Championship or the Convoy for Special Olympics.

The recipients for 2017 are:

Damir Peric from Arnold Bros. Transportation

Kulwinder Singh from Arnold Bros. Transportation

Cameron McKeen from Arnold Bros. Transportation

Mario Tyszuk from Bison Transport

Jack Reimer from Bison Transport

David Phillips from Bison Transport

Arturo Neufeld from HyLife Ltd.

Myrna Chartrand from Portage Transport

Tom Landsborough from Searcy Trucking

Ryan Sturby from Steve's Livestock Transport


Volvo Trucks Canada Manitoba Driver of the Year Award – The Manitoba Driver of the Year Award is presented annually to one of the Industry Excellence recipients. These awards are given based on commitment to industry, safety, outstanding acts, and customer service. From the Industry Excellence winners, one recipient emerges to win the Manitoba Driver of the Year Award. This award is sponsored by Volvo Trucks Canada.

Myrna Chartrand from Portage Transport was the recipient for 2018