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Home Hardware Receives Top Fleet Employer of Distinction Award

Home Hardware Stores Ltd. has been named a Top Fleet Employer of Distinction by Trucking HR Canada. The program, now in its eighth year, distinguishes the best trucking and logistics industry workplaces across Canada.

“Being honored by Trucking HR Canada for the eighth consecutive year recognizes Home Hardware’s commitment to going the extra mile to make this a great place to work,” says Dennis Shantz, director of fleet services at Home Hardware. “With 140 tractors and over 500 trailers traveling 20 million kilometers per year, Home Hardware continues to be a leader in the trucking industry.”

Award applicants are evaluated on recruitment and retention practices, workplace culture, compensation, training and skills development, and innovative human resources practices. Additionally, the Top Fleet Employer of Distinction status is given to employers who have been recognized in the program for a minimum of five years.

“Trucking and logistics employers and their employees continue to be leaders in getting us through the pandemic,” says Angela Splinter, CEO of Trucking HR Canada. “As we look to support economic recovery, our Top Fleet employers lead the way in offering great workplaces for Canadians seeking new employment opportunities.”

About Trucking HR Canada

Trucking HR Canada is a national nonprofit organization advancing modern human resources solutions for the trucking and logistics workforce. The organization collaborates with a dynamic network including industry associations, government departments and industry professionals to ensure Canada’s freight transportation network has the skilled workforce needed for today and into the future.

About Home Hardware Stores

Home Hardware Stores Limited is Canada’s largest dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials and furniture home improvement retailer with over 1,050 stores under the Home Hardware, Home Building Centre, Home Hardware Building Centre and Home Furniture banners.

About Todd Taber

Todd is trends editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017.

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