CVSA Brake Safety Week 2021

Brake Safety Week is scheduled by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance for August 22-228.  The focus area of this year’s brake safety week is hoses/tubing. Jurisdictions devote a week to conducting commercial motor vehicle inspections, identifying brake violations and removing vehicles with out-of-service brake violations because: Brake system and brake adjustment violations accounted for more vehicle violations than any other…

New Trucks at Bison USA

Bison USA is excited to announce that we’ll be adding 37 new trucks to our fleet over the next couple of months. The first round of trucks will be delivered in November, with the vast majority being delivered in December and January. We plan on replacing all trucks in the fleet that are older than the 2017 model year. If…

Winter Driving Tips & Tricks

Winter is around the corner and our Bison USA team wants to make sure that you are properly prepared for the road ahead. Although we cannot control the weather, we can certainly control the actions we take to help mitigate any potential problems. Many states around the nation will be enacting chain laws, if they haven’t already. For all trucks…

Fair Pay with Bison USA

Paying our drivers a fair wage is one of the most important promises we make at Bison USA. As part of the Bison USA family you can be sure you’ll receive reliable and fair pay for a hard day’s work. Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty – how does your pay breakdown? At Bison USA we believe it’s best to…

A Brief History of Bison USA

Established in 1969, Bison Transport is a leading asset-based freight solution that employs over 2,600 professional drivers and staff throughout terminals in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. After handling a large portion of Bison’s US freight over the course of five years, in 2014, Bison acquired Bison USA and further strengthened its fleet network. A wholly owned subsidiary of…

Top Ten Winter Trucking Tips

With snow already falling in the midwest, the roads are about to become a little more hectic. Ice, slush, and snow create hazardous driving conditions, and many highway drivers do little to change their habits behind the wheel, which is why it’s all the more important for big rig drivers to use their best judgment and extensive road knowledge while…

Wash Bay Services – Trailer Washout

 Need an interior wash out before or after your next haul? Say goodbye to long wait times and wear on your trailer with unsafe chemical washes. Stop by our updated facilities, and get your trailer in shape. Chemtech products are used in a two-part cleaning process to clean and sanitize the interiors of reefer trailers Both chemicals are non-acidic or…

Bison USA Cares

At Bison USA, we care about our drivers and their families. As a national trucking company, we care about the safety of everyone on the road, too. We’re happy to be SmartWay certified, as well as members of TAT, Truckers Against Trafficking. SmartWay Transport Partnership For over 15 years, SmartWay has been contributing to American prosperity through the trucking industry.…

5 Essentials for your Cab

What should every driver keep in their cab? As a commercial truck driver, you spend a lot of time on the road, but that doesn’t mean you should have to sacrifice safety and comfort. At Bison USA, we want our drivers to be prepared for the unexpected. Read up on what we think are 5 essentials to keep in your…

Bison USA Driver Benefits

Whether it’s a long-haul or a local drive, we depend on you to get your freight from point A to point B safely and efficiently. But hauling freight is only half the deal. Bison USA is proud to be a family and safety-focused company that supports our drivers on and off the road. As part of the Bison USA family,…

TCA Fleet Safety Awards

From the TCA press release: TCA ANNOUNCES DIVISION WINNERS IN 43RD ANNUAL FLEET SAFETY AWARDS 01/08/2019   Eighteen Companies with Outstanding Safety Records Now Eligible for Two Grand Prizes Alexandria, Virginia: The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has selected 18 companies as division winners in its 43rd Annual Fleet Safety Awards. Sponsored by Great West Casualty Company, the awards recognize trucking companies…

Bison USAation Begins 2019 with Expansion

Des Moines, IA— Bison USA has acquired the assets of Ace Logistics, a transportation logistics provider specializing in refrigerated freight, and C&C Realty, a warehousing facility offering dry, cool, and frozen warehousing and cross docking. The transaction includes the acquisition of office and warehousing facilities, as well as a shop, wash bay, and a secure yard in Des Moines, IA.  Team…

Bison USA, Kriska Holdings named Volvo Trucks Safety Award winners

full article: http://www.ccjdigital.com/britton-transport-kriska-holdings-named-volvo-trucks-safety-award-winners/ By Jeff Crissey Prescott, Ontario-based fleet Kriska Holdings Limited and Grand Forks, N.D.-based Bison USA were honored by Volvo Trucks and Michelin America Truck Tires with the 2014 Volvo Trucks Safety Award at the 2014 American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego. Both companies were selected based on U.S. Department of Transportation recordable accident…

Red River Valley sees truck driver crunch

Full article: http://www.agweek.com/event/article/id/24294 By: Mikkel Pates, Agweek The annual crunch for trucks in the northern Red River Valley has intensified in the past several weeks. FARGO, N.D. — The annual crunch for trucks in the northern Red River Valley has intensified in the past several weeks. Bison USA in Grand Forks, N.D., hauls numerous commodities — fresh and bulk potatoes,…