Author Archives: McConnell Transport

APTA Special Recognition Award

In commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA), Executive Director Jean-Marc Picard presented Special Recognition Awards to deserving members that have put in years of dedication and continued support contributing to the success of the … Continue reading

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Staff of McConnell Transport donates to the local School District Breakfast Program!

During a recent ‘Jeans Friday’ event, the Staff determined which  group will receive the funds raised by a small donation to wear jeans on Fridays. The local School District Breakfast Program is administered by the Volunteer Family Services/Food Bank and … Continue reading

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Canada Moves by Truck!

  The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the country’s national trucking group, in conjunction with the provincial trucking associations, launched National Trucking Week many years ago. It begins on the first Sunday in Sept. and runs to the following Saturday. The … Continue reading

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McConnell Celebrates First Long Combination Vehicle Licensed Drivers

Brian Parker and Charles Wilson received accreditation as the first Long Combination Vehicle Licensed Drivers within the McConnell Transport fleet.  Brian and Charles completed the Canada Safety Council Professional Driver Improvement Course and on June 12, 2015 the APTA LCV … Continue reading

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Trailer Tails

McConnell Transport has recently commenced utilization of additional equipment with technology to improve a trailer’s fuel efficiency by over 5% without hindering cargo capacity, loading or unloading.  McConnell Transport is very excited to be able to continue with the fuel … Continue reading

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McConnell Transport Employees Make Donation

McConnell Transport staff recently made a donation to the Children’s Wish Foundation, from money raised from office staff on “Jeans Friday”. Above, accepting the donation from Amy Norrad of McConnell Transport (right) is Gerry Beresford, Director of the Children’s Wish … Continue reading

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McConnell Transport Length of Service Awards Presented

McConnell Transport Ltd. of Jacksonville, NB, a frozen and refrigerated food transportation company, recognizes the value of loyalty and determination to accomplish a goal.  Recently, a Service Awards Gala evening was hosted by McConnell Transport at the Best Western Hotel … Continue reading

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McConnell Transport Ltd Staff Help Animals

McConnell Transport Ltd staff recently made a donation to the Carleton County Animal Shelter with monies raised during the office “jeans Friday” collection.  Office staff wear jeans each Friday with a donation to a local charity which is chosen by … Continue reading

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National Trucking Week 2014 Celebrated

National Trucking Week 2014, which ran from September 7 – 12, was a way to thank everyone in the trucking and transportation industry for their hard work and dedication to keeping the freight moving. McConnell Transport Ltd thanks all its … Continue reading

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McConnell Transport Donates to Local Kids’ Camp

McConnell Transport raises money for various charities and organizations in the area through weekly “Jeans Day” donations by office staff. In the photo above, Andy Davenport, McConnell Transport Recruiter, presents a cash donation to Jon MacDonald, Executive Director of Camp … Continue reading

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