The Erb Group Honoured by TMSA for Community Commitment

North Olmsted, OH - April 25, 2024 — The Erb Group, a leading Canadian refrigerated transportation provider, is thrilled to announce that it has been recognized by the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) as a recipient of the 2024 Purpose Award. The Purpose Award honours the top five companies within the transportation and logistics industry that demonstrate exceptional commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR), community engagement and sustainability. By receiving this award, The Erb Group is recognized as a leader in giving back to the community, the trucking industry and society at large. As a trade non-profit, the TMSA takes great pride in showcasing those in the industry who go above and beyond to give back. Over the past 18 months, The Erb Group has been actively involved in initiatives aimed at improving the lives of those in need by providing invaluable in-kind support and over $100,000 in monetary donations to organizations dedicated to helping others. Through these efforts, Erb positively impacts the lives of hundreds of individuals every day, creating significant strides in combating hunger and food insecurity throughout North America. "From Feed Ontario to Trucks for Change to The Breakfast Club of Canada to the Local Community Food Centre to the Special Olympics Truck Ride and beyond, there are so many ways Erb Group has opted to engage and support its local communities," said Jennifer Karpus-Romain, Executive Director at the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association. "It's truly an honour to be able to showcase these humanitarian efforts and be able to see how many Erb employees really support the work they do." By inspiring its employees and stakeholders to get involved and make a difference, the company has cultivated a spirit of compassion and generosity that resonates throughout its operations. "This award is a testament to the dedication and compassion of our employees, who are committed to making a positive impact wherever they can, said Alyssa Couvillion, Senior Director of HR. Over our 65-year journey, the commitment to community and family instilled by my parents remains strong." said President and CEO Wendell Erb. "We've always believed that we're more than just a trucking company - we're a family business driven by family values. Being there for our community, just as they've been there for us, is who we are at our core." The Erb Group looks forward to continuing to lead its operations with purpose at the forefront of every cool move.


About The Erb Group 

 Founded in 1959, The Erb Group is one of North America’s largest privately owned refrigerated transportation providers. The Erb Group specializes in the timely, protected distribution of temperature-controlled perishable goods across Canada and the U.S. The Erb Group is a family-owned business, hosting over 1,500 employees, 1000 trailers and 600 power units. Its head office is based in New Hamburg, Ontario, with additional Canadian terminals in Baden, Toronto, Thunder Bay, North Bay, Ottawa, Montreal, Trenton, Winnipeg and a U.S. terminal in Elverson, PA.

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