[heading]Pacific Western Transportation wins the 2014 IMG Safety Award[/heading]
Toronto, January 24, 2014 – Pacific Western Toronto is the proud recipient of the IMG Safety Award for 2014.
The IMG Safety Award is given to the IMG Operator who exemplifies best practices in operations from a safety standpoint and who demonstrates a leadership role that benefits fellow members and the IMG organization. IMG monitors the activities and safety records of its members and compare these results with recommendations from a committee of past Safety Award winners and IMG Corporate Alliance members in the insurance and safety industries. With the criteria being met finalists are selected, safety records are reviewed one last time and a winners are determined.
Toronto General Manager, Dean Wright explains: “We are very excited about this award as it acknowledges our commitment to safety. “Safely Home” is our deep conviction to safety, and it is the ultimate promise we make to each other, to our clients, and to the communities in which we operate.
The Pacific Western Group of Companies is driven by safety. It is our first core value, and is at the heart of all that we do.”
About Pacific Western Transportation Ltd.
Founded in 1957, Pacific Western Transportation (PWT) is the largest privately-owned passenger transportation company in Canada. Today PWT offers comprehensive transportation services and solutions across the country, with over 4,100 employees and numerous business locations. Our operations are separated into four divisions: Motor Coach, Oil Sands, Student Transportation, and Transit. PWT’s varied operations are unified by a company-wide commitment to the Core Values first established by our founder R.B. (Bob) Colborne. At the heart of these core values is an unwavering dedication to safety and customer service, as supported by our “Safely Home” brand. At PWT, our mission is to look after the safety of our people and our passengers.
About International Motorcoach Group:
As the leading motorcoach operator network in North America, International Motorcoach Group comprises 50 independently owned premier bus charter companies. These 50 companies vary in size, region and in diversity of business models with a range of offerings, including bus charters, escorted tours, limousines and school buses. Charter services include sports travel, corporate and meetings, family reunions, club outings, sightseeing tours, sporting events, business excursions, church gatherings, wedding shuttles, and so much more. Comprehensively, the members of IMG operate more than 7,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada. Each year, more than 21 million charter and tour customers count on IMG members to provide their charter services. Each of IMG’s member companies are required to adhere to strict Standards and Qualifications for invitation-only membership that ensure they operate with the highest levels of performance. It means taking safety seriously on a personal level throughout our company.
Dean Wright, General Manager
Pacific Western Transportation Ltd.
6999 Ordan Drive, Mississauga, ON L5T 1K6