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Voyago Selected as Transit Partner to Strathroy-Caradoc, Sarnia, London Inter-Community Transit Service

We’re excited and proud to have been chosen to provide this vital service starting in April 2020 connecting these prominent SW Ontario communities. See the Following PR Release.

About Inter-Community Transit Service for Sarnia, Strathroy and London
We believe community transit plays an important role in sustaining strong and vibrant local economies by providing essential travel service to mobility-challenged individuals.

This Inter-Community Transit service allows more people, more opportunity to connect to amenities at home, and to those in neighbouring cities – City to City, Everyday.

Voyago supports the Government of Ontario’s Community Transportation Grant Program as an ideal initiative to ensure Community to Community access. These programs provide people with the freedom and mobility that enrich their community experience.
Voyago expects to commence operations in April 2020, offering three round trips daily Monday to Fridays, excluding statutory holidays, plus two round trip services on Saturdays and Sundays.

Voyago will provide dedicated purpose-built transit vehicles, fully compliant to AODA
(Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) specifications to the service system, along with fully trained, dedicated Transit Drivers.

We are confident that ridership levels will reach intended targets as indicated through the community research and key stakeholders will see value in the program long term to perhaps sustain the service through the initial pilot funding period set to expire in March of 2023.

We are currently working towards on-boarding our operational teams, supporting our partner communities with marketing and communications planning, and preparing the fleet of service vehicles.

Voyago teams are excited and look forward to begin operations serving the communities of Sarnia, Strathroy-Caradoc and London with more access to more places, for more people.
End of Release.

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Transdev Acquires Voyago

MONTREAL, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transdev Canada announced today the acquisition of Voyago, a leading passenger transportation company based in Ontario, Canada. With this acquisition, Transdev Canada will now have 2,600 employees providing transportation services across Quebec and Ontario and will complete 36 million passenger trips per year. The combined company will have revenues of $141 million (USD) which is $188 million (CAD).

Transdev is proud to integrate Voyago’s many strengths into the suite of services, expertise and technology it offers to clients. Driven by a similar strategic vision, the two companies are combining their complementary strengths, business lines, geographic presence, and capabilities to expand the range of solutions and expertise they can deliver to clients and passengers.

The unified company has ambitious plans to expand in Canada, providing continued excellent service quality and helping clients take advantage of the opportunities unfolding in today’s mobility environment. 

Transdev Canada’s activities are currently concentrated mainly in the Montreal area of Quebec and in the Greater Toronto area of Ontario. Key business activities include:

  • Operates multiple modes of transport, including urban and suburban bus, paratransit, school transport (traditional and specialized) and charter services
  • Works under contract with some 20 transit authorities, municipalities and school boards.
  • Operates LimoCar, inter-city express bus service between Sherbrooke and downtown Montreal

Voyago is a highly respected family-owned group of transportation companies in Ontario, Canada, with a 40-year history.  The Voyago companies operate in several mobility sectors:

  • Student transport (33,000 per day), (Voyago Education)
  • Passenger transport between health facilities, serving 80 hospitals and more than 200 care centers (Voyago Health)
  • Conventional and specialized public transport, as well as charter and limousine services

At the core of this union are shared core values: trust, safety of passengers and employees, performance, innovation and the quality of the passenger experience. As they combine forces, both companies intend to work with a partner-like approach, where each shares with the other its best tools, practices and methods. 

Arthur Nicolet, Transdev Canada CEO stated: “I am delighted with this transaction, which will accelerate development and innovation on both sides. We will share best practices and cultivate talent from both companies to strengthen our offers and solutions for clients and passengers. Our teams will integrate and will be the actors shaping new pages of history for these two growing companies.”

Perry Ferguson, Voyago CEO commented:  “We have carried millions of passengers, and now we have the opportunity to join the Transdev group and work together to further grow our footprint and base of business. We are confident that this union is a win-win situation for customers and employees. We are ensuring that the company my parents founded will grow, prosper and even better serve our clients. We are very excited to be moving forward together.”

About Transdev North America
Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 20 countries, and providing passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities. 

Global site: www.transdev.com  North American Site: www.transdevna.comCanadian Site: www.transdev.ca

About Voyago : Voyago started out in London, Ontario some 40 years ago, serving local travel and delivery needs to the community, local airport and those in need of transportation. Today the company operates across Ontario and serves over 50,000 passengers every day with Student Busing, Non- Emergency Patient Transfer, Charter Services, and Community Transit. www.voyago.ca

Media Contacts :  
Paris – Transdev Group: olivier.le-friec@transdev.com 
Olivier Le-Friec, Head of External Relations & Reputation T: +336 1060 5845

Washington D.C. – Transdev North Americamitun.seguin@transdev.com   
Mitun Seguin, VP Marketing & Communications Tel: 240.485/2117

Montreal — Transdev Canadacamille.boulier@transdev.com
Camille Boulier, Vice President Business Strategy and Communications   T : 514-705-9249

London, Ontario – Voyago: carcher@voyageurtransportation.ca
Chuck Archer, VP Marketing and Communications – Voyago Tel: 519-495-4396

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Voyago Re-qualifies for GOLD in Deloitte’s Canada’s Best Managed Companies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chuck Archer, VP Marketing Communication

Phone: 519 495 4396

Email: carcher@voyageurtransportation.ca

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Voyago Re-qualifies for Gold in Deloitte’s Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program

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(LONDON, ONTARIO, March 12 2019) This week Deloitte. Canada announced the 2019 Winners of their prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies award.  Voyago is once again proud to announce we have been requalified by Deloitte. to maintain GOLD Standard for excellence in business performance after maintaining our status as a Best Managed Company since 2013.

Sponsored by Deloitte., CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business and Mackay CEO Forums, the Best managed award recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for, sustained growth, financial performance, management practices, and the efforts of their employees.

Voyago, (rebranding from Voyageur Transportation Services) has always maintained a strong commitment to our partners, our communities and our employees dating back to our start in 1979. This award is truly a reflection of the efforts our employees make every day in delivering our commitment to our clients, and passengers onboard our Patient Transfer Vehicles, Student Buses, Charter Buses, and Transit Buses across Ontario.

Voyageur has grown our business from a simple one vehicle owner/operator family business to a province wide enterprise, now branded Voyago, serving over 50,000 passengers with trusted mobility everyday. Our success today is based on the cornerstone values established by our founders back in 1979, Commitment, Innovation, People and Quality.

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices. The Best Managed award embodies Canadian corporate success by highlighting companies that are focused on their core vision, creating stakeholder value and excelling in the global economy. 

2017 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award, along with Requalified members, Gold Standard winners and Platinum Club members will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies symposium and gala in Toronto on April 11, 2018.

About Voyago

Voyago is Voyageur Transportation new trademark brand. In 2016 we began work on refreshing our brand to better reflect our strategy as a leading mobility services brand. Our new name positions us for continued growth and expansion into the next 40 years, to quote our CEO Perry Ferguson “…Voyago is a rebirth for our company.”

Voyageur started out in London Ontario serving local travel and delivery needs to the community, local airport and those in need of transportation. Today we operate across Ontario and serve over 50,000 passengers every day with Student Busing, Non Emergent Patient Transfer, Charter Services, and Community Transit. You can learn more by visiting our website at www.voyago.ca

Voyago. Because We Care About Your Journey.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on five levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation); 4) Gold Requalified member (Gold Standard winners may re-qualify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 5) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of seven consecutive years). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

For additional Information, comments, or photos please contact:

Chuck Archer

Vice President Marketing and Communications

Voyago

Tel: 519-495-4396

carcher@voyageurtransportation.ca

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New Employee Family Assistance Program Now Here

Check out your new employee assistance opportunity designed with you in mind.

We are pleased to share with you that effective September 1, 2018 you and your immediate family members are now eligible to use the Morneau Shepell EFAP program.

Please review the attached information that provides an overview of the program and services they provide.

Should have any additional questions on the program, please reach out to any member of the Human Resources Team

Thank you
Sandra Grant
Vice President, Human Resources

Click The P Image Below To Download Your Voyago EFAP Information Guide

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Using the Voyago Brand

Hey Everyone,

Voyago’s identity guidelines are here. Please be sure to review this when using the logo, in print, on the web, or anywhere. Following these guidelines will help ensure our new brand is communicated in a consistent manner. Please also include the Marketing Team on all approval and proof documents so we can help you stay within our guidelines.

Thanks for helping us maintain a strong Voyago Identity program.

Download Voyago Brand_Guide_June2018

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Voyago Receives Deloitte’s Best Managed Company Award – Again!

Voyago_Corp_Press Release_Deloitte_Mar2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chuck Archer, VP Marketing
Communication
Phone: 519 495 4396
Email: carcher@voyageurtransportation.ca
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Voyago | Voyageur Receives Gold as Deloitte’s Canada’s Best Managed Companies
After 4 Consecutive Years as a Best Managed Company
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(LONDON, ONTARIO, March 09 2018) This week Deloitte. Canada announced the 2017
Winners of their prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies award. Voyago is proud to
announce we have been selected by Deloitte. to GOLD Standard for excellence in business
performance after maintaining our status as a Best Managed Company since 2013.
Sponsored by Deloitte., CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business and Mackay CEO
Forums, the Best managed award recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies with
revenues over $10 million for, sustained growth, financial performance, management practices,
and the efforts of their employees.
Voyago, (rebranding from Voyageur Transportation Services) has always maintained a strong
commitment to our partners, our communities and our employees dating back to our start in
1979. This award is truly a reflection of the efforts our employees make every day in delivering
our commitment to our clients, and passengers onboard our Patient Transfer Vehicles, Student
Buses, Charter Buses, and Transit Buses across Ontario.
Voyageur has grown our business from a simple one vehicle owner/operator family business to a
province wide enterprise, now branded Voyago, serving over 50,000 passengers with trusted
mobility everyday. Our success today is based on the cornerstone values established by our
founders back in 1979, Commitment, Innovation, People and Quality.