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