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Home Hardware Receives Top Fleet Employer of Distinction Award

ST. JACOBS, ON - March 31, 2021 – Home Hardware Stores Limited is pleased to be named a Top Fleet Employer of Distinction by Trucking HR Canada. The program, now in its eighth year, honours the best trucking and logistics industry workplaces in Canada. 

“Being honoured 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," said Dennis Shantz, Director of Fleet Services, Home Hardware Stores Limited. “With 140 tractors and over 500 trailers travelling 20 million kilometers per year, Home Hardware continues to be a leader in the trucking industry.” 

Award applicants are evaluated on topics such as recruitment and retention practices, workplace culture, compensation, training and skills development, and innovative HR practices. Additionally, the Top Fleet Employer of Distinction status is awarded 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,” said Angela Splinter, CEO, 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.” 

The Top Fleet Employer standards are validated by trucking industry experts and are reviewed annually to ensure an accurate reflection of human resource issues, trends, and today’s working environments. 

Home Hardware will receive the award at Trucking HR Canada’s annual awards gala in the fall. 

About Trucking HR Canada 
Trucking HR Canada is a national, non-profit organization, advancing modern HR solutions for the trucking and logistics workforce. We collaborate, partner, and work 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 Limited 
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. Founded in 1964 in rural St. Jacobs, Ontario, Home Hardware remains 100% Canadian owned and operated. Through the Home Hardware network, Dealer-Owners have extensive distribution and marketing capabilities as well as access to thousands of quality, brand name and private label products. Home Hardware Stores Limited has received designation as one of Canada's Best Brands and Best Managed Companies and is committed to helping Canadians with all of their project needs. More information about the company is available at homehardware.ca. 

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For more information please contact: media@homehardware.ca