News & Updates

Caravan Press blog keeps you up to date on company-wide transport and logistics news.

Caravan Press has the latest and greatest in Caravan Group of Companies’ announcements and events. Featuring our quarterly newsletters, in addition to blog entries on a variety of topics covering the challenges of the average commercial vehicle operators on the road in North America, the nuances of dispatch and operations, and filling you in on any upcoming Caravan-related events .

ExpoCam 2017

Bonjour ExpoCam, the premiere transportation and trucking event of the year. From April 20 – 22 at Place Bonaventure, Montreal, the usual fare awaited excited products manufacturers, truck and trailer dealers, transportation companies and truck drivers who took the time to attend the event and take in the sights and sounds. Bonjour #ExpoCam2017 je t’aime #Montreal […]

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Start Early with RRSP’s

Caravan Group of Companies is offering an employee retirement plan, and these infographics will break down why start early with RRSP‘s. If there was ever a time to invest, it’s now. Why start early? The best way to summarize everything, is the longer you invest, the less money you need to invest, and the more […]

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Group Retirement Plan Now Available for Caravan Employees

Caravan’s new group retirement plan was made available for employees effective January 1st 2017. Caravan Group of Companies developed the initiative alongside Manulife and Scotiabank, and Manulife will administer the group retirement programs. What can our group retirement plan do for you? Contributions from your employer – savings grow faster! A convenient way to save with payroll deduction Immediate […]

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Newsletter: Volume 7 Issue 1 (January – March 2017)

Caravan Group of Companies celebrates its 20 year anniversary, wraps up the holiday season, several staff members reach their 10 year milestones, helps with the Red Couch Tour, amps up the drivers of month prizes, announces a new RRSP program for both staff and company drivers, and assists GlobalFire’s initiative to help firefighters in Eastern […]

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GlobalFire aids Eastern Ukraine

Caravan Group of Companies, GlobalFire and Ukrainian Canadian Congress loaded a container full of firefighting gear, medical equipment and wheelchairs to be shipped out to Eastern Ukraine. The initiative supports first responders protecting civilians in Eastern Ukraine. “Since 2015, GlobalFire has equipped 800 firefighters who are saving lives in #EasternUkraine. This shipment will support 400 more.” (source, Twitter) […]

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Red Couch Tour

The Red Couch Tour kicked off with MP William Amos and Ela Kinowska making the grand reveal of the iconic red couch at the Canadian Museum of History yesterday. Quelle vue! What a view! . . .#Canada150 #Ottawa #Gatineau #redcouchtour #tourneedusofarouge #canada A photo posted by Red Couch Tour (@redcouchtour) on Dec 16, 2016 at […]

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Newsletter: Volume 6 Issue 4 (October – December 2016)

Caravan Group of Companies makes a move with the Blackberry Radar project, Toronto FC games, Blue Jays games, Drivers of the Month and much more inside this issue of the Caravan Press!

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Ambulances Ukraine

Caravan Transport Group in partnership with Ambulances for Ukraine, a project spear-headed by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, and designed to provide medical equipment regions impacted by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Caravan has supported the Ambulances for Ukraine project in previous years and was happy to help a second time around. “With Phase 2 off to a […]

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Runaway Pigs in Burlington

A truckload full of pigs rolled over around the corner from the slaughterhouse in Burlington this morning. The incident resulted in runaway pigs and moral debate online. The scene was peppered with pigs running loose, slaughterhouse staff ushering the livestock to a safe holding area, and protesters and animal activists who wanted to free those pigs. Approximately 160 […]

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Mega Job Fair

The Trucking Network hosted the Mega Job Fair, held at the Canadian Convention Centre in Brampton on Saturday September 24, 2016. The event caters to the growing driver community enabling drivers to explore career opportunities within a variety of local and regional companies at one location in trucking industry. In addition to the creature comforts of a beautiful venue, […]

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Trailer Tracking

Trailer tracking has been the primary focus of transportation carriers across the world, and Blackberry stands at the forefront of technology, offering secure and encrypted fleet tracking data on cellular networks. Five hundred Caravan Transport Group trailers have been equipped with the new Blackberry Radar to commence the joint pilot project. Blackberry Radar is the new, easy-to-use and easy-to […]

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Blackberry Radar Hits the Road

Caravan is proud to announce the launch of the BlackBerry Radar technology in partnership with Blackberry. NEWS RELEASE Blackberry Radar Hits The Road With Caravan Transport Group Company’s innovative ‘Smart Trailer’ solution set to transform cargo fleet efficiency Waterloo, ON – September 22, 2016 – Today BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global software […]

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Photographer Extraordinaire

If you do not recognize Caravan Driver Dmytro Sokolovskyy’s name, you will surely recognize his truck 16-05-OH.  Dmytro is the talented driver/photographer who has taken over 1000 pictures of Caravan trailers all throughout North America.  He has captured the mountains in British Columbia, the Pacific Ocean in California, sunsets in Las Vegas, the canyons in […]

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Newsletter: Volume 6 Issue 3 (July – September 2016)

Caravan is celebrating our 19th anniversary! Here is a summary of what is coming up this spring/summer…

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Newsletter: Volume 6 Issue 2 (April – June 2016)

Caravan Group was at Truck World, 2016! Here is a summary of our winter/spring quarter

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Newsletter: Volume 6 Issue 1 (January – March 2016)

Happy New Year Caravan Group! Here is a summary of what is coming up for Caravan this year… 

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Newsletter: Volume 5 Issue 4 (October – December 2015)

Happy Holidays from Caravan Group! The 2015 Driver Survey results are in, see what our driver have to say

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Newsletter: Volume 5 Issue 3 (July – September 2015)

Caravan Group turns 18 years old this year! In addition to Caravan’s anniversary, several staff members in Oakville also hit their 10 year milestone. Caravan sent ambulances to help Canada Ukraine Foundation’s “Ambulances for Ukraine” initiative. 

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Newsletter: Volume 5 Issue 2 (April – June 2015)

Caravan Group proudly welcomes aboard our new western terminal in Calgary Alberta. 

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Newsletter: Volume 4, Issue 4 (October – December 2014)

Renovations in Oakville. You’ve probably been walking around our Oakville terminal seeing bright yellow signs forewarning of construction. Interruptions of the driver coffee service, stepping over dusty floors, yelling over the sounds of drills and hammers; these are all necessary inconveniences to make Caravan a better place for everyone.

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Newsletter: Volume 4 Issue 1 (January – March 2014)

As many of you have now noticed, the rebranding of the Caravan Group of Companies has now started to hit the street. In the last quarter of 2013 10 brand new 2014 Freightliners joined the fleet along with 20 brand new 2014 Vanguard LCV Plated trailers. These units are the first to wear the banner […]

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Newsletter: Volume 3 Issue 4 (October – December 2013)

The summer is over and we have survived another busy season. As fall turns into winter (in some parts of the country it has already happened), the weather conditions determine our approach to driving. We all need to be aware how road conditions are affected by ice and snow, and we must be able to […]

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Newsletter: Volume 3 Issue 3 (July – September 2013)

The summer/fall 2013 edition of the Caravan Logistics newsletter reviews our current safety and compliance issues, additional business we plan to take on, and highlights our company logo re-branding. Exciting stuff! Click here to read the Newsletter

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Newsletter: Volume 3 Issue 2 (April – June 2013)

Welcome to the spring/summer 2013 edition of the Caravan Logistics newsletter. This quarter we discuss the new Hours of Service Regulations changes, results of our Facility Audit and a spotlight on driver Rodney Lattmann. Click here to read the Newsletter

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Newsletter: Volume 3 Issue 1 (January – March 2013)

Open up the winter/spring 2013 edition of the Caravan Logistics newsletter featuring an excerpt on our new Apprenticeship Program, an overview of the changes in our Western relay program, and a special new message from our GM Derek Koza. Click here to read the Newsletter

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