Truck Spotting with Canuck Place
Stryder and Canuck Place Children’s Hospice are proud to present the “Truck Spotting” mobile visual awareness campaign, where we’ve placed photos and messages on trucks and trailers that will travel as far south as Oregon and as far east as Manitoba.
Canuck Place is North America’s first free-standing children’s hospice, dedicated to providing pediatric, palliative care for youth with progressive life-threatening illnesses.
Stryder is one of the primary sponsors of the SEMO Foundation, a non-profit group dedicated to raising awareness and support for local registered charities. Donations go towards disadvantaged individuals and families who need a helping hand when it comes to food, clothing, and shelter.
CIBC Run for the Cure
Stryder was proud to be a participant donor and sponsor of the CIBC Run for The Cure, a 5-km or 1-km walk or run that raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society, and is the largest single-day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause.
Kids Cancer Care Foundation
Stryder donated $1,000 to the charitable Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta in 2019, where team members participated in the 20th annual Strathmore Poker Run and “Shave Your Lid for a Kid” event in support of children and families affected by the disease.
Water for Residential Care and Hospitals in Vernon
Stryder partnered with Nestle Waters Canada to donate over 2,000 cases of bottled water to residents affected by BC Interior’s floods.
Water for Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Stryder partnered with Nestle Waters Canada to donate over 10,000 cases of bottled water & water beverages to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank’s new location in Burnaby. Since 1983, the GVFB has continued to provide assistance to over 28,000 people weekly, by helping address immediate needs associated with food insecurity in our communities.
Stryder is committed to being environmentally aware and responsible. We’ve taken a number of initiatives to help reduce emissions, save valuable energy resources and contribute to a greener future for our planet.
We are proud to announce that our Stryder USA facility in Kent Washington is now SQF Certified. The Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program is a rigorous and credible food safety and quality program that is recognized by retailers, brand owners, and food service providers world-wide. Recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), the SQF family of food safety and quality codes are designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain – from the farm all the way to the retail stores.
Stryder at the APNA Truck Show
The Stryder team was pleased to meet and mingle with visitors from all over the industry at the 2017 and 2019 APNA Truck Shows, Western Canada’s most popular Trucking convention! This year was our most successful yet, as we got to show off some exciting feature trucks, bring on new members to Team Horsepower, and shake hands with many great people. Thank you to everyone who have showed their support over the years – we’ll see you again soon!
Stryder Acquires Sustainable Logistics LLC
Stryder Logistics Inc., a division of the Stryder group of companies, acquired Sustainable Logistics LLC, an Oregon-based national logistics brokerage firm, in May 2019.
Stryder is thrilled to be joining forces with the talented team at Sustainable Logistics under a single banner, and we are equally as excited to collaborate with a whole new network of carriers, customers, and individuals going forward. Welcome!
Coca-Cola Canada’s 2017 Supplier of the Year Nominee & Finalist!
Stryder is pleased to announce our nomination for Coca-Cola Canada’s 2017 Supplier of the Year – congratulations to our fellow nominees and winners!
Stryder Wins Nestlé Waters Canada’s 2016 Customer Service Excellence Award
Stryder was the recipient of the 2016 Customer Service Excellence Award, presented by Nestlé Waters Canada. We look forward to providing many more years of industry-leading service to our partners at Nestlé and the residents of Canada!
Stryder and its advertising subsidiary 360 Media teamed up to donate to the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue campaign.
Based out of Sooke, BC, this campaign space was donated to increase awareness of RCMSAR in the Lower Mainland.
Mike Cassidy Legacy Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament
Stryder was one of the main sponsors in the Mike Cassidy Legacy Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament, the largest privately generated source of funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada in British Columbia, raising over $2.5 million.
This charity golf tournament honors the legacy of Mike Cassidy who founded the event in 1992 and passed away in 2010.