What Is Responsible Care®

What Is Responsible Care®?

Safety has always been one of the most important values for us at Northwest Tank Lines. We are committed to ensuring that all of our drivers who are on the job are well protected and also provide them with the resources they need to stay safe. That is why we are a part of a…

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Highlights

At Northwest Tank Lines, safety is our primary driver of everything we do. This goes beyond driving, equipment, training and certification measures and extends into the safety of our communities outside of work life. We are proud to support our partner, the Canadian Cancer Society, in their fight against cancer, especially this month for Breast…

Meet Fall 2020 Northwest Education Fund Winners

Meet Our Fall 2020 Northwest Education Fund Winners!

This summer we were pleased to receive more applications than ever before for the Northwest Education Fund. This funding round closed in late summer and is focused on funding students currently enrolled in school this Fall. The number of applications received meant that our committee had a difficult time selecting our winners, but we’re pleased to introduce them…

Our Foundation: Service Excellence

Our Foundation: Service Excellence

Northwest Tank Lines has always been driven to deliver Service Excellence – from the foundation of the company, laid in 1955, to our current organization today. This dedication to quality permeates the entire Northwest family, which is passionately customer-focused. It is one of the reasons Northwest has enjoyed the success and growth that it has,…

Why Become a Northwest Trucker

Why You Should Become a Northwest Trucker

If you like freedom, opportunity and a healthy bank account, trucking may be the job for you. But more than that, if you want to be part of one of the fastest-growing companies that value its drivers, you should consider becoming a Northwest Trucker. Here’s why the life of a trucker isn’t for everyone but...
Safe Summer Driving

Safe Summer Driving

When we think about dangerous driving, icy roads, fog and whiteouts come to mind. But summer driving is deceptively dangerous. There are more drivers on the roads, many of them teens with a lack of experience and questionable judgment. The data indicates that teens are more likely to be involved in accidents than any other...
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Driving Towards a Cancer-Free Future

Our partners, the Canadian Cancer Society, tells us, “Nearly half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, and 1 in 4 are expected to die.” At Northwest, we are committed to supporting a healthy community. This is why we work with the Canadian Cancer Society, and why we...
Emergency Kit

What to Include in your Truck Driver Emergency Kit

In case of an unexpected situation, delay or weather-related incident, it is essential for drivers to have an emergency kit on hand. These kits are also referred to as bug out bags or survival packs and can be literal life-savers. It’s especially important to make sure you have one of these kits during the cold…

2018: YEAR IN REVIEW

2018: YEAR IN REVIEW Looking back on 2018, we have much to be proud of. Although we encountered some rocky patches along the road, we overcame these challenges by pulling together as a community and as a team. At the end of the day, we have much to celebrate: a new website, a new charitable...
Winter Truck Maintenance

Winter Truck Maintenance Tips

Seasonal weather creates many challenges for truck drivers. Compromised road conditions, fewer daylight hours and poor visibility are an unavoidable reality come winter time, so it is more important than ever to take strict safety measures and to exercise caution on the road.