With over 350 attendees at the 2018 MTA Fall Awards Gala on November 2, the event celebrated the best of the trucking industry. Three new members were inducted into the MTA Pioneers’ Club: Cheryl Black (Bison Transport Inc.), Rod Miron (Big Freight Systems Inc.), and Rob Cooper (Big Freight Systems Inc).
(L-R) RBC’s Chris Penner, MTA President John Erik Albrechtsen and Pioneer Club inductees Cheryl Black, Rob Cooper and Rod Miron Other MTA Industry Award winners recognized at the industry’s big night included:
Payne Transportation Ltd. Associated Trades Member of the Year
Tom Aldridge, IG Wealth Management
Payne Transportation Associate Trades Member of the Year – Tom Aldridge
Red Coleman Service to Industry Award
Gary Arnold, Arnold Bros. Transport Ltd.
Red Coleman Service to the Industry Award – Gary Arnold
Omnitracs Distinguished Member Award Redline Transport
Omnitracs Distinguished Member Award – Redline Transport
Volvo Trucks Canada Manitoba Driver of the Year
Myrna Chartrand, Portage Transport
Volvo Trucks Canada Manitoba Driver of the Year – Myrna Chartrand