TORONTO, ON [December 18, 2012] – Transport Laberge has won Toyota Canada’s 2012 Carrier of the Year Award. Toyota presents the honour each year to the railway or truck carrier that has exhibited the best performance transit time, quality and customer service.
“Our Carrier of the Year Award recognizes the important role of our vehicle logistics partners in enabling us to deliver on our commitments to our dealers and customers across Canada,” said Tony Kelly, Managing Director, Toyota Canada Inc. “Transport Laberge has earned this award by providing us with exceptionally reliable service throughout the year, based on a number of key service performance metrics. We congratulate Transport Laberge and thank everyone on their team for their commitment to excellence.”
Richard Laberge, President of Transport Laberge, said: “We are proud to receive this most prestigious award from Toyota, a world leader in quality, safety and sustainability. Most of all, we appreciate all the help and guidance we have received from Toyota Canada as we have grown from 35 employees and a truck fleet of 15 in 2006 to where we are today with 160 employees, 107 trucks and terminals across Canada.”
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on every vehicle starting in 2011. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST). TCI’s head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.
About Transport Laberge
Transport Laberge specializes in transporting vehicles from automobile manufacturers to dealers. The Quebec-based company currently carries an average of 650 cars per day.