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A cohesive and highly dedicated team


Agility, creativity, determination: My team and I spare no effort in our quest to exceed our customers’ expectations. Because our customers aren’t just customers—they’re our business partners.

We’ve worked hard 365 days a year to maintain our position as a trusted carrier and indispensable link in your supply chain for over 25 years.

Our quest for complete customer satisfaction is supported by:

  • A cohesive and highly dedicated team that puts people at the forefront of business processes
  • Advanced expertise and innovative systems that allow us to offer the best rates in the industry
  • Reduced truck speeds, minimized engine idling time and minimized empty runs, all of which generate substantial savings that benefit our customers and the environment
  • Rigorous and disciplined management processes that has earned Bernières the distinction of being cited as a reference in the industry and a leading success story by Université du Québec

Our commitment: Invest all of our resources—human, physical and financial—into maintaining our position as a trusted industry leader. You can count on Groupe Bernières to put you in the fast lane to success!

Daniel Bouchard, Owner

Transport Bernières by the numbers

  • Founded: 1982
  • Head office: Québec City
  • Private company: Daniel Bouchard, sole shareholder (since 1994)
  • Employees : 200
  • Fleet: 400 vehicles
    • Trucks
    • Van trailers – 48 feet, 2 axles
    • Van trailers – 53 feet, 2 axles
    • Refrigerated trailers – 53 feet, 2 axles, multi-temperature
    • Refrigerated trailers – 53 feet, 3 axles, multi-temperature
  • Mobile repair service for refrigerated units

Flexible and reliable transportation services across North America




  • Bonded ground carrier
  • Partners in Protection (PIP) member carrier actively supporting efforts to improve safety
  • Bernières enjoys expedited customs release through its participation in the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program


  • Bonded carrier
  • Participant in the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program led by US Customs and Border Protection
  • Bernières enjoys expedited customs release through its participation in the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program
  • Certified to submit electronic manifests through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
  • Authorized for use of advance notice protocols: Pre-Arrival Processing System (PAPS) bar codes, Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Prior Notice
  • Bernières uses PrePass transponders

At Bernières, we believe in safety and compliance.

We recognize that our vehicles must share the road with all our fellow citizens. This is why, every day, we apply concrete measures that ensure the highest possible level of safety.

Safety first

Any leading transportation company must prioritize the safety of both its drivers and other road users. At Groupe Bernières, we take concrete steps to ensure that our trucks and trailers travel safely.

  • Enforcement of a 95 km/h speed limit on highways
  • Weekly review of our drivers’ on-road behaviour via analysis of the truck’s black box-generated reports
  • Weekly verification of hours logged by all our drivers
  • Ultramodern maintenance centre supported by highly qualified managers and mechanics that complies with all requirements of our SAAQ‑approved Preventative Maintenance Program (PMP)

Bernières training centre

Our training centre’s mission is to help our drivers maintain essential knowledge and skills. Every year, the training team welcomes young graduates from schools around Quebec and opens the door to a world of exciting career opportunities.

Our training is focused on achieving compliance with Canadian and US laws and regulations.

A sampling of courses available to our drivers

  • Defensive driving
  • Circle checks
  • Stowage, loads and dimensions
  • Customs procedures
  • Energy savings
  • Occupational health and safety

Join the team!

Drive your career forward with Bernières!


Do you love driving? Are you bilingual? Do you want to be a part of a cohesive and highly dedicated team with outstanding working conditions? We offer international, intra-Quebec and inter-provincial positions.