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Armour Courier Services

Nearly 2000 employees in Atlantic Canada

We strive to support our employees both at home and at work

Armour Transportation Systems has been recognized by the THRSC Atlantic as an Employer of Choice, a designation given to employers who are dedicated to responding to the needs of their employees and focusing on what really matters within the workplace.

We have developed an extensive benefits program to attract, retain and engage a skilled and talented workforce. Our benefits, much like everything we do at Armour, are shaped by our Guiding Principles of People, Safety, Service, Sustainability and Family.

Your health and well-being: our health benefits

We understand the importance of living a healthy, active and nutritious lifestyle. Armour Transportation Systems hosts a complete, sustainable Wellness Program in order to support our employees and help them achieve their health-related goals. The Armour Transportation Systems Wellness Program offers discounted gym memberships, an Annual Spring Activity Program, Weight Watchers at Work, , Sleep Apnea Program, Smoking Cessation Group and Healthy Meal Program, to name a few. Annual Clinical Assessments and Flu Shots are available completely free of charge to all members of the Armour team and their immediate family.

Employee and family assistance program

By partnering with inConfidence from Medavie Blue Cross, Armour Transportation Systems provides employees with a comprehensive EFAP program that focuses on improving both mental and physical health. This fully bilingual service offers everything from support and advice on parenting and childcare to dealing with financial, legal and work-related issues. Counselors are available on a 24-hour basis to all employees and their immediate family on a free and strictly confidential basis.

Group insurance plan

Armour Transportation Systems offers every member of our team a comprehensive Group Insurance Program, which includes:

  • Life Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Health & Dental
  • Vision Care
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Paramedical Services (i.e. Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, etc.)
  • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability
  • Hospital

Investing in your future: our savings, investment and financial management programs

We encourage staff members to take part in our wide array of savings and investment programs in order to plan for a secure future. These include:

  • RRSP/DPSP (Pension Plan)
  • Canada Savings Bonds
  • Annual Scholarship Program
  • Annual Safety Bonus Program
  • Group Banking Plan
  • RESP Program
  • Cost-Sharing Uniform Program

Helping balance your work and life: our work/life benefits

One of our most important Guiding Principles is People, because at Armour Transportation Systems we understand the need for a healthy work/life balance. That is why we offer Family Breakfasts, Staff Appreciation Events, Awards Banquets, Golf Tournaments, and National Trucking Week Celebrations in addition to paid statutory holidays and annual paid vacation.

Part of the community: giving back at work

Armour Transportation Systems strives to give back to the communities in which we operate and that is why employees are encouraged to participate in events like JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, the Dragon Boat Festival and CIBC Run for the Cure. We also host bake sales, dances, 50/50 draws, and sporting events, to name a few, in order to raise money for a number of important causes. To date, Armour Transportation Systems has proudly donated over $800,000 to JDRF Canada, our charity of choice.

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