Westcan Bulk named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2014

Nov. 25, 2014

Westcan Bulk Transport, Edmonton AB is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures for having a culture that has impacted its performance.

"We are honoured to be receiving this recognition, as it is a reflection of the strength of our corporate values and culture, the support of our valued customers, and most importantly, the hard work and dedication of our team members," says Grant Mitchell, president and chief executive officer, RTL-Westcan Group of Companies. "At Westcan, we place an emphasis on people, safety, service, and operational excellence in everything we do and encourage a corporate culture built on teamwork, honesty, openness, and respect. We strive to create an environment in which our people take pride in the work they do and the team they belong to."

Over the past 50 years, Westcan Bulk Transport has built a strong corporate culture based on leadership, safety, recognition, and giving back to their communities. It offers a world-class safety program and comprehensive training for employees, as well as educational assistance and professional development opportunities, with a focus on hiring and retaining top talent. Westcan is also a national sponsor of Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada and their mission to stop impaired driving, helping deliver a life-saving message to thousands of motorists and students each year.

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures program. The award was created by executive search firm Waterstone Human Capital to distinguish great workplaces where culture impacts performance. The winning organizations are selected by a panel of experts based on six measurement criteria, including: vision and leadership; recruitment and hiring for fit; cultural alignment and measurement; retention, rewards and recognition; organizational performance; and corporate social responsibility.