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Wes Armour Appointed to the Order of Canada

January 9, 2017

On December 30th, 2016 Governor General David Johnston announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada. Established by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System, and recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. This year will mark the fiftieth anniversary […]

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Mike Gaudet named Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year

June 20, 2016

Being named Canadian Fleet Maintenance Manager of the Year is always special, but it was made even more so this year as Mike Gaudet became the first winner to have his name etched into the same trophy that bears that of his father. Mike, vice-president, fleet maintenance and equipment purchasing with Armour Transportation Systems, won […]

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Talking Courier & Logistics with Canadian Shipper

June 20, 2016

Ralston Armour, president of Courier & Logistics, recently sat down with Canadian Shipper to discuss the growth of courier, visibility and building efficiency. To read the article in full  click here.

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Canada’s Best Managed Companies: Re-Named Platinum Member

March 22, 2016

Armour Transportation Systems is proud to announce that we have been named a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 6th consecutive year. Since our initial qualification in 2003, Armour Transportation Systems has maintained our Canada’s 50 Best designation. The Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies program continues to be the benchmark of excellence […]

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Moncton Transportation Club Women in Transportation “Employer of the Year”

March 22, 2016

The Transportation Club of Moncton (TCM) hosted their very first annual Atlantic Gala: Women in Transportation Red Carpet Event on February 25th, 2016. Armour was proud to be named Employer of the Year at this event, an award sponsored by TMW Systems. This award was given to a company that exemplified diversity and targeted efforts […]

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Women in Trucking Association

February 22, 2016

Armour Transportation Systems is proud to announce that we have recently joined the Women in Trucking Association. Women in Trucking (WIT) is a non-profit North American organization that encourages the employment of women in the trucking industry, promotes their accomplishments and works to minimize obstacles faced by women in the trucking industry. Last summer, Susan […]

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Armour Named 8th Top Company in Atlantic Canada

January 16, 2016

We are very pleased to announce that Armour Transportation Systems has ranked as the 8th Top Company in Atlantic Canada, accordingto Progress Magazine’s Top 101 ranking for 2015 – up seven spots over last year’s ranking! Focusing on Atlantic Canada’s leading organizations, the Top 101 encompasses all aspects of operational performance, including company revenue growth […]

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New Transportation Management Software

December 22, 2015

Armour Transportation Systems is pleased to announce that we are going-live with TruckMate from TMW Systems on December 27th, 2015. TruckMate from TMW Systems, which will completely replace our current legacy system, is an industry-leading transportation management solution. It will create new ways to communicate with our customers, ensure better visibility of freight movement, enhance […]

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Vicki McKibbon Named as New Chair of the APTA

November 13, 2015

Vicki McKibbon, B.Sc., MBA, CA, and the President of the Transportation Division of Armour Transportation Systems of Moncton, NB, is the new chair of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA). The Sackville-N.B native has been with Armour for 25 years, joining as a controller after five years with Deloitte Haskins and Sells. McKibbon officially accepted […]

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Armour Becomes a Member of Women in Trucking Association

October 13, 2015

Armour Transportation Systems is proud to announce our partnership with the Women in Trucking Assocation (WIT). Women In Trucking was established in 2007 to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. To learn more about WIT, go to click […]

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Armour Sponsor’s John Maxwell Event “Live2Lead”

October 13, 2015

MONCTON, New Brunswick (August 12, 2015) Building on the momentum of the Leadership to the Max event held in September 2014, a committee of local business and community leaders is placing an importance on continued leadership training in Greater Moncton. The first initiative organized by the group will be the Live2Lead (L2L) conference proudly presented […]

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Armour Receives Gold-Level Wellness at Heart Award

June 4, 2015

Armour Transportation Systems is very pleased to announce that we have been selected as a recipient of the prestigious “Wellness at Heart Award” from the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation.  Armour was selected in the Gold category, which is the highest level of distinction that the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s Wellness at Heart Award Program […]

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Armour Wins Shippers Choice 2015

June 3, 2015

Armour Transportation Systems is proud to announce that we have won the Shipper’s Choice Award in LTL, Truckload and Courier for the second year in a row! Armour is the only carrier in Canada to win in all three modes in both 2014 and 2015.   In order to win the Shipper’s Choice Award, customers […]

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Armour Recognized by Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association

May 6, 2015

Every year, the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association (NSTSA) recognizes safety leaders in our industry. We are proud to announce that Brad Price, Armour Transportation Systems NS Regional Manager has been recognized by the NSTSA as Safety Professional of the Year. Furthermore, Armour driver James (Jay) Neal won the Steve Bennett Memorial Professional Driver of […]

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Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Work Together to Cut Red Tape

March 24, 2015

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announced they will create a joint office aimed at cutting red tape and harmonizing business regulations. The announcement took place at our Dartmouth, NS terminal. CBC News reports that the goal of the joint office is to enable businesses to operate more efficiently between […]

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Armour Transportation Systems Named an Employer of Choice

February 26, 2015

Armour Transportation Systems has been named an Employer of Choice by the THRSC Atlantic. This designation is given to employers who are dedicated to responding to the needs of their employees and focusing on what really matters within the workplace. The unique program, developed by industry in Atlantic Canada, only recognizes employers endorsed by their […]

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Vicki McKibbon to be a Panelist at Women with Drive 2015 Leadership Summit

December 19, 2014

Armour Transportation Systems is proud to announce that Vicki McKibbon, President, Transportation Division will be a panelist at the inaugural Women with Drive 2015 Leadership Summit. This landmark event is aimed to help managers recruit, retain and mentor more women in the trucking industry. Hosted by Trucking HR Canada, the organization outlines that the conference […]

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Wes Armour Receives Order of Moncton

December 19, 2014

On November 13th, 2014 Wes Armour was an honoured recipient of the Order of Moncton. The Order of Moncton is the highest honour of the City of Moncton. The object of this award is to recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement and who have made outstanding contributions to the social, cultural or economic […]

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Armour Transportation Systems Recognized as 15th Top Company in Atlantic Canada 2014

December 19, 2014

Each year, Progress Magazine ranks the region’s best companies across all industries in their Top 101 issue. This year, Armour Transportation Systems is proud to be recognized as the 15th Top Company in Atlantic Canada. Overall, the Top 101 Companies for 2014 are focused on growth and have overwhelming optimism about the state of the […]

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Wes Armour Speaks About Industry Outlook for 2015

December 19, 2014

“The volatility of our dollar is going to increase costs for Canadian carriers, but will also drive business for our customers so I believe it will affect us both positively and negatively.” – Wes Armour, president and CEO of Armour Transportation Systems Wes Armour recently spoke to Canadian Shipper on forces that he expects to […]

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Halifax, NS Terminal Continues to Grow

December 19, 2014

Armour continues to grow in Dartmouth, NS with the recent addition of 100,000 square feet of warehousing space. Armour doubled the size of the logistics warehouse to account for new business and future growth. With the addition of Pepsi’s new operations along with the growth of Vale business, this expansion was a welcome necessity for […]

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Armour Family Honoured at Dalhousie University Family Legacy Series Gala Dinner

December 19, 2014

The Armour Family was recognized at the Family Legacy Series Gala Dinner to share their family business story. The event, sponsored by BMO and organized through the Dalhousie Center for Family Business, creates an opportunity for members of successful family businesses to share their experiences and insight. Wes, Pat, Ralston and Victoria were interviewed in […]

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