August 2013 – Driver of the Month

JP Friesen Congratulations to Jean Paul (JP) Friesen) for August 2013′s Driver of the Month.  JP drives for our specialized commodities division, dispatched out of Winkler.  In recognition of this award, JP receives a Driver of the Month Melton Leather jacket a long with a gift certificate for lunch at “The Outpost” in Winkler.

Congratulations to all our nominees for outstanding service in the Month of August, they are:

John Bekus (475), Herman Banman (3230), Brad Lidgett (3212), David Beskorowayny (112), Ray Friesen (570), Richard Treyturik (515), Bill Peters (3197), & Ron Demeule (190).

All nominees will receive a gift certificate for lunch… please contact Thomas at the Winnipeg branch for details.  For those on the list that dispatch out of the Fort or Winkler, please see either Tim or Cathy for a gift certificate in your area.

***Driver nominations come by way of; letters of recommendation from customers, dispatch etc.  Once a nominee has been picked they are graded on safety, log books, paperwork quality (i.e.  how quick they deliver PODs, trip sheets etc.. via Transflo).

July 2013 Driver of the Month

Abe GiesbrechtCongratulations to Abe Giesbrecht (3191) for July 2013′s Driver of the Month.  Abe drives for our specialized commodities division, dispatched out of Winkler.  In recognition of this award, Abe receives a Driver of the Month Melton Leather jacket a long with a gift certificate for lunch at “The Outpost” in Winkler.

Congratulations to all our nominees for outstanding service in the Month of July, they are:

Doug Hiley (53), John/Ed Loeppky (3147), Wade Conrad & Kaffy Jodrey (4166), Bill Jacobs (376), Vitali Iovu (517), Mike McMillan (369), Isaac Letkemen (3216), Wayne Nordin (3193) & Jim Bowler (3105).

All nominees will receive a gift certificate for lunch… please contact Thomas at the Winnipeg branch for details.  For those on the list that dispatch out of the Fort or Winkler, please see either Tim or Cathy for a gift certificate in your area.

***Driver nominations come by way of; letters of recommendation from customers, dispatch etc.  Once a nominee has been picked they are graded on safety, log books, paperwork quality (i.e.  how quick they deliver PODs, trip sheets etc.. via Transflo).

June 2013 Driver of the Month

Leonid and RichardWe have a tie!  Congratulations go out to both Richard Wonnacott (3570) & Leonid Koval (518) for June 2013′s Driver of the Month Reward.

Richard is no stranger to this award!  Richard has been a nominee 3 times!  He earned Driver of the Month in January 2012, earning his Driver of the Month Melton Leather jacket.  Richard has chosen to receive a gift certificate that both he and his wife will be able to enjoy… way to go Richard!

Leonid is part of the van division, and has been with Payne less than a year!   Leonid has left quite an impression with all those who work with him!  As the co-winner of the Driver of the Month, Leonid receives the Driver of the Month Melton Leather jacket and lunch at Sun Valley Restaurant in Winnipeg.  

Congratulations to all our nominees for outstanding service in the Month of June, they are:

Ray Friesen (570), Ron Webster (777), Peter Wiebe (195), Eric Dupont (321), Werner Victoria (532), Al Munro (3223), Jim Dueck (3122) & Ron Thiessen (3135)

All nominees will receive a gift certificate for lunch… please contact Thomas at the Winnipeg branch for details. For those on the list that dispatch out of the Fort or Winkler, please see either Tim or Cathy for a gift certificate in your area.
***Driver nominations come by way of; letters of recommendation from customers, dispatch etc. Once a nominee has been picked they are graded on safety, log books, paperwork quality (i.e. how quick they deliver PODs, trip sheets etc.. via Transflo)

Payne will celebrate 2013’s success with Employees, Drivers and Owner Operators at 1st Annual Awards Gala

May 2013 Driver of the Month

Dave BangarttCongratulations to David Bangartt (87) for May 2013′s Driver of the Month.  Dave has been with Payne since 2000, the company’s startup year!  Dave is an owner operator with our dry van division.  He receives a Driver of the Month Melton Leather jacket a long with a gift certificate for lunch at “Sun Valley” in Winnipeg.

Congratulations to all our nominees for outstanding service in the Month of May, they are:

Paul Piche (3205), Robert Allen (540), Dietmar & Barbara Dueck (215), Gary Hildebrand (3902), Henry Fouillard (3178), Herman Neufeld (500), Greg Dinning (888), John Dueck (159) & James Wall (179).

All nominees will receive a gift certificate for lunch… please contact Thomas at the Winnipeg branch for details.  For those on the list that dispatch out of the Fort or Winkler, please see either Tim or Cathy for a gift certificate in your area.

***Driver nominations come by way of; letters of recommendation from customers, dispatch etc.  Once a nominee has been picked they are graded on safety, log books, paperwork quality (i.e.  how quick they deliver PODs, trip sheets etc.. via Transflo).

April 2013 Drivers of the Month

Jake & Frieda Unrau - April Drivers of the MonthCongratulations to Frieda & Jacob Unrau (171) for April 2013′s Driver of the Month Award.  Frieda & Jacob are part of Payne’s deck fleet, and are dispatched out of the Winnipeg Branch.  

When asked what they like best about being a Payne owner operator, they responded…  “We are treated fairly, no one has lied to us…. it is such a great place to work, from dispatch to the admin staff, we get treated like people, not a number.”

Both drivers are now sporting a Driver of the Month jacket (pictured above) and two gift certificates for lunch at The Sun Valley Restaurant.  

Congratulations to all our nominees for being recognized in the Month of April, they are:

Glen Sharpe (3201), Menno Falk (520), Thomas Getty (514), Ray Tiessen (3118), Grant Medwid (616), John Hildebrand (3101), Alexander Kachan (509), Jim Dueck (3122) & Terry Hiebert (3153).

All nominees will receive a gift certificate for lunch… please contact Thomas at the Winnipeg branch for details.  For those on the list that dispatch out of the Fort or Winkler, please see either Tim or Cathy for a gift certificate in your area.

***Driver nominations come by way of; letters of recommendation from customers, dispatch etc.  Once a nominee has been picked they are graded on safety, log books, paperwork quality (ie.  how quick they deliver PODs, trip sheets etc. via Transflo).

March 2013 Driver of the Month

Ottumwa, Iowa baler loadCongratulations to Bryan Pedlow (3242) for March 2013′s Driver of the Month.  Bryan is no stranger to this award, he also recieved this award September 2011.  As a recipient of a Driver of the Month Melton Leather jacket in 2011, Bryan has opted for a gift certificate of his choice.  He and his lovely wife will enjoy a $100 gift certificate for Montana’s restaurant.  Way to go Bryan!

Congratulations to all our nominees for being recognized in the Month of March, they are:

Ron & Liz Robertson (1470), Cory Cabernal (3207), Bill Jacobs (376), Rick Wiebe (3204) & Abe Wolfe (3253).

All nominees will receive a gift certificate for lunch… please contact Thomas at the Winnipeg branch for details.  For those on the list that dispatch out of the Fort or Winkler, please see either Howie or Cathy for a gift certificate in your area.

***Driver nominations come by way of; letters of recommendation from customers, dispatch etc.  Once a nominee has been picked they are graded on safety, log books, paperwork quality (ie.  how quick they deliver PODs, trip sheets etc. via Transflo).

February 2013 Driver of the Month

Gerald Kehler

Congratulations to Gerald Kehler (516) for February 2013′s Driver of the Month.  Gerald receives a Driver of the Month Melton Leather jacket and a gift certificate for lunch at “Sun Valley” in Winnipeg. 

Congratulations to all our nominees for outstanding service in the Month of February, they are:

Vitali Iovu (517), Kelly & Garry Friesen (430), Gerald Frampton (437), Ron & Liz Robertson (1470), Raymond Swan (579), Sam Hofer (3252), Robert Malo (3909, Michel Carriere (188) & Doug Chamberlin (3202)

All nominees will receive a gift certificate for lunch… please contact Thomas at the Winnipeg branch for details.  For those on the list that dispatch out of the Fort or Winkler, please see either Howie or Cathy for a gift certificate in your area.

Congratulations George

George with HowardCongratulations to George Giesbrecht for his 5 years of sevice.  George is part of our Specialized Services Division (SSD) dispatched out of Winkler. 

In recognition of his loyality and service, Howard Hildebrand – Director of SSD pictured here awarded George with his Payne Victorinox (by Swiss Army) watch and Certificate.

Congratulations Grant

grant32Grant came to Payne through the acquisition of Ger-Ed Transport in 2010.  Pictured here with Jason McNicholl – VP of Operations, Grant was rewarded for his 10 years of loyality and service with a custom 10K white gold ring.