The Extra Mile

Employee of the Month

Employee of the month is awarded to an employee who has gone above and beyond in some way during the course of their work.  These employees are nominated by their coworkers and/or ATS customers.  At the end of the year the Employee of the Month winners vote on the Employee of the Year.

Dustin Gray

September 2023

Congratulations to our September employee of the month, Dustin Gray! Since joining our ATS Mechanical team in Abbotsford as the lead-hand, Dustin has proven himself as valuable member of the team. He was nominated by his co-workers for his hard work, attention to detail, and impeccable organization skills. Keep up the good work, Dustin!

Photo – Dustin (left), with Abbotsford Shop foreman Benj Thiessen.

Chris Laude

August 2023

Congratulations to the employee of the month for the month of August – Chris Laude. Chris joined our team in early summer as a washer, and has since helped out in the shop as well. Chris’ attitude and eagerness to learn has made Chris a great addition to the team. Keep it up, Chris!


Photo – Chris (right), with shop manager Cam Cail.

Ryan Thiessen

July 2023

Congratulations to the employee of the month for the month of July – Ryan Thiessen. Ryan continues to wear many hats at ATS, and has been very helpful in stepping in for holiday coverage while balancing his own tasks as dispatch & brokerage supervisor.


Photo – Ryan (left), with owner/president Rick Thiessen

Dean Nichols

May 2023

Congratulations to our May Employee of the Month Dean Nichols. Dean is our shop foreman at our Armstrong shop.  Dean joined our team in December and has been an excellent addition.  His leadership and customer service skills are outstanding.


Photo – Dean (right), with shop manager Cam Cail

Riley Lewis

April 2023

Congratulations to our April Employee of the Month Riley Lewis. Riley is a welder at our Armstrong shop. His work and attitude everyday are exceptional.

Thank you Riley for all your hard work.

Photo – Riley (left), with shop manager Cam Cail

Eric Stromgren

March 2023
Congratulations to our March Employee of the Month Eric Stromgren. Eric is a driver who has a high degree of professionalism and great attitude. Eric is very versatile, able to help out in many of our divisions. He is always willing to help out new drivers and give them advice.

Photo – Eric (right) with Dispatch/Brokerage Supervisor Ryan Thiessen

Cam Cail

February 2023
Congratulations to our February Employee of the Month Cam Cail. Cam has been willing to go above and beyond when needed. Cam started here as a mechanic and has now become our Shop Manager.
Photo – Cam (left) with Dispatch/Brokerage Supervisor, Ryan Thiessen

Cassios Langton

January 2023
Congratulations to our January Employee of the Month Cassios Langton. Cassios is always cheerful and extremely helpful and willing to take on any task. Cassios started in our wash bay and through his hard work has now taken over as our parts person.
Photo – Cassios (left) with shop manager Cam Cail

Photo Contest

All employees can submit a photo for the photo contest.  Monthly winners get their photo in the ATS Calandar as well as a gift card.  At the end of the year a winner will be chosen for the cover photo.  This person will get at $200 Visa gift card.

Vlad Koop

September 2023

Glen Ouston

June 2023

Steve Mairs

August 2023

Vlad Koop

May 2023

Phil Aconley

July 2023

Matt Laing

April 2023