Category: Announcements

  • January Newsletter

    Check out the link below to read our January newsletter! 

  • Super Bowl This Weekend!

    Good luck to everyone who is participating in the 3rd Line Super Bowl Pool! The big game is on Sunday - so keep your numbers close and cross your fingers! If you're still looking for a master sheet to see and track your numbers, contact Kara Kett and she'll get one to you.

  • Happy Birthday Matt Twamley!

    Wishing you a happy birthday and a great day Matt!

  • 7 Key Success Factors

    Do you know the Contrans 7 Key Success Factors??

    * Vision

    * Insurance

    * Core Customers

    * Maximize equipment utilization

    * Good Company Drivers & Owner Operators

    * Operating Authorities

    * Financial Stability

  • Welcome Aboard!

    We'd like to welcome Josh Pippy to Contrans Flatbed Group! Josh just finished his new driver orientation and is entering into our Mentorship program.

    We'd also like to welcome Denny Rickert aboard! Denny is spending the week with us in the Hagersville shop before moving over to the Guelph shop.


  • Welcome Aboard!

    We'd like to welcome George Coates to Contrans Flatbed Group! George completed his driver orientation today and will be running out of our Guelph division.

  • Sleep Apnea Questionnaire

    STOPBANG questionnaire, OSA assessment tool

    Y/N        SNORING

                    Do you snore loudly, loud enough to be heard through closed doors?

    Y/N        TIREDNESSS

                    Do you often feel tired, sleepy or fatigued during the day?

    Y/N        OBSERVED

                    Has anyone observed you stop breathing when you sleep?

    Y/N        PRESSURE

                    Do you have high blood pressure?

    Y/N        Body Mass Index over 35? , BMI calculator: (weight in pounds x 703) divided by height in inches then divided by height in inches again. IE: 190 x 703 =133570 divided by 72=1855.1389 divided by 72 = 25.8.            •Underweight = <18.5

    •Normal weight = 18.5–24.9

    •Overweight = 25–29.9

    •Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater

    Y/N        Age older than 50?

    Y/N        Neck greater than 16inches/40cm around adams apple?

    Y/N        Gender –are you male?


    OSA - High Risk : Score is 5 - 8

    OSA - Intermediate Risk : Score is 3 or 4

    OSA - Low Risk : Score is 0 - 2

  • Super Bowl Pool Filling Up

    Just a reminder to everyone that we only have another week and a half until Super Bowl so make sure you get into the 3rd Line building to pick your squares for the pool! Squares are filling up fast and are only $5 each. Good luck!!

  • Happy Birthday Dan Dundas!!

    Happy birthday Dan! Wishing you all the best!

  • New Owner Operator Development Plan Member!

    We'd like to congratulate Brian Busch from our over-dimensional group on joining the Owner Operator Development Plan and hitting the road in his brand new rig! So keep your eyes peeled for Brian and his shiny new ProStar pulling an OD load.

    Brian Busch OODP Jan 2014