The Young Leaders Group (YLG) of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) are pleased to announce they will be offering the ‘Driven to Lead’ program again in 2020. The first Driven to Lead program was completed in May of 2019, and was an amazing success on all levels, with over 20 people attending individual module’s, and 12 people graduating from the entire 4 module course! We are also thrilled to have KRTS Transportation Specialists Inc. ( and  TransRep Inc. ( committing to be the title sponsor of this program for the second straight year!!

“Their support of this program, and their commitment to the education of transportation industry professionals is second to none. Their commitment to this program helps subsidize the costs for those who register to attend”, stated PMTC President Mike Millian.

“Education is part of our core business at KRTS Transportation Specialist Inc and Transrep Inc. Our future leaders need to have the availability to be offered first class programs like those created and delivered by Eagles Flight. We have many valued customers who are members of the PMTC and continuing on as a sponsor for the second Driven to Lead program was an easy decision” commented Jamie Richardson-Phillips, Business Development and Customer Care of Transrep.

The ‘Driven to Lead’ program is an experiential, practical leadership program that will take participants through hands-on and impactful exercises focusing on topics like culture, teamwork, accountability and strategy. It is intended for both up-and-coming and current leaders who are looking to advance and develop their personal and professional skills.

The program will once again be facilitated by Eagle’s Flight ( at their facility in Guelph, Ontario. Eagle’s Flight is known as a global leader in education for their approach to delivering training programs that are business-relevant and invoke lasting behavioral change.

Reviews from past participants has been truly impressive.

“I have taken leadership programs offered by other organizations and facilitators, and it doesn’t hold a candle to D2L…Extremely valuable for current and future leaders.” Kelly Perez, Director @ Zavcor.

“The hands on leadership techniques taught valuable topics including culture, teamwork, accountability and strategy.  Combining teamwork, professional and personal experiences as well as observations to effectively learn new leadership methods. Extremely helpful, creative, inspiring and eye opening for any leader in the transport industry. I would highly recommend the Driven to Lead program to anyone in the transport industry. “George Cierpich, Metro Truck Driving School.

“What we learned always applied at work and were great tools for both new and experienced leaders.” Sud Malhotra, Fleet Manager @ Powerbev Inc.

The program consists of four separate full-day modules. Participants can elect to complete the entire‘Driven to Lead’ program or select individual modules. Graduates of the entire program (all four modules) will receive free registration for the PMTC’s annual conference in June of 2020, a value of $640.00 for a nonmember and $540.00 for a member. Graduates will be presented with their diploma during a ceremony at the conference. Graduates of individual modules will receive a certificate of completion for the module(s) they complete.

The 2nd installment of the ‘Driven to Lead’ program will commence in March of 2020. The full-day program modules have been scheduled for the following dates:

  1. March 11th, 2020 = Creating a Culture of Accountability
  2. March 12th, 2020 = Building and Leading Teams
  3. April 15th, 2020 = Communicating for Impact
  4. April 16th, 2020 = Coaching for Results

Both PMTC members and non-members are welcome. Registration costs for the program are as follows:

  • PMTC member
    • Entire program (four modules)              =             $1,800*
    • Per program module (one module)       =             $500*
  • Non-member
    • Entire program (four modules)              =             $2,300*
    • Per program module (one module)       =             $625*

* Registration costs are subject to HST

Registration deadline is February 1st of 2020.

Not a member of the PMTC and the YLG? Take advantage of our trial membership offer. For $125, you can experience the benefits of YLG membership and member pricing for a 1-year trial period. For more information, e-mail Annette Kieft at, or call 905-827-0587.

To register for the entire program or individual program modules, e-mail, or call 905-827-0587.  More information about the training facility and program schedule will be provided upon registration.

This program is being offered as part of the YLG’s on-going mission to bring value to the next generation through education, discussions and networking. Get out! Get involved! Get inspired!


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