Blog 2017-09-15T17:13:46+00:00


20Dec, 2016

A Second Chance at an In-demand Career

Have you ever wanted a change? Erika Turai sure did when she moved to London. She was working a dead-end job for years, but wanted to find a career that would really take her somewhere.  She started to do her research and with the help of WIL Employment Connections, was able to retrain at the Ontario Truck Driving School (with [...]

16Dec, 2016

We Grow the Distance – Challenger participates in Movember

Last month, Challenger participated in its fourth year of Movember fundraising. Movember is a month-long initiative raising money for men’s cancer research and mental health organizations. Many men support the cause by being sponsored to grow magnificent moustaches, but everyone can participate through monetary donations.  You can learn more about Movember Here. In the past, Challenger has participated through selling [...]

29Nov, 2016

Introducing Challenger’s Ultimate Driver Referral Program

In this industry, Sign On and Referral Bonuses have been around for years. However, Challenger has once again gone the distance and introduced an improved and innovative incentive to encourage our office employees and driving force to grow our Challenger team and grow their own earning potential. We call it the Challenger Ultimate Driver Referral Program, which in addition [...]

29Nov, 2016

Driver Valeska Riveros in the Hamilton Spectator

Challenger is proud to have one of our very own, Valeska Riveros, featured by the Hamilton Spectator newspaper. She shares her experiences on the road, including being a female driver in a male dominated industry. Val has been driving trucks for just over year and works a dedicated run here at Challenger. She speaks highly of her life as a [...]

16Sep, 2016

Women in Trucking – Driven to Success: Lynda Crickmore

Having celebrated 25 years with Challenger this past July, Vice President of Operations, Lynda Crickmore is no stranger to the transportation industry.  Her drive for success has shaped her own career and helped Challenger become a leading company in the industry. Her journey with Challenger began in 1991 as a dispatcher in the Flatbed and Van [...]