Try a Trade
Date posted: December 6, 2022
This month, we hosted four high school students, Will, Brayden, Taylan, & Mac. They all got to try being heavy-duty mechanics for the night. Thank you to all the local businesses, school districts, Lethbridge College, students, and their parents/guardians for participating in this unique night that gives young people the opportunity to find a career […]
Continued Education: Welding
Date posted: September 1, 2022
Southland International took advantage of welding classes this past summer, which were offered by Lethbridge College. The class was instructed by Donald Charlebois, who has a wealth of experience in the trade. As a firm believer in continued education throughout our staff, our team had service technicians of all different experience levels in attendance. This […]
Student Education Night | Registered Apprenticeship Program
Date posted: July 4, 2022
Southland International hosted the Readymade 4-H Multi Club last week for a student education night focused on learning about the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP). The program empowers students with hands-on work experience within trades of their choosing. George Kirkham, owner of Southland International Trucks, gave students and parents a full business tour highlighting key trades-related […]
Milestone: 4000 Doepker Trailers Sold
Date posted: June 21, 2022
June 14th, 2022 was an exciting day for us at Southland International as we celebrated an important milestone – 4000 Doepker trailers sold. Representatives from Doepker arrived to hand out a commemorative plaque during lunch with the entire Southland team. The meal would not have been complete without a cake stylized in the form of […]
Southland International School Involvement
Date posted: May 2, 2022
Southland International Trucks LTD at in Lethbridge, is very involved with technical schools, high schools, and middle schools. Over the years they have built a strong relationship and are very engaged with the future workforce. Their goal is to get them engaged with the trucking industry at an early age. They collaborate with them to […]
Embassy Connections Ambassador’s Tour
Date posted: September 23, 2021
We had the honour of host ambassadors from Hungary, Lithuania & Rwanda as part of the Embassy Connections Ambassador’s Tour. We want to thank everyone who organized the tour and the three ambassadors.
New Truck Training
Date posted: December 8, 2020
New Truck Training for Staff As a dealership it’s very important that our staff are knowledgeable on all of the different products we sell and service, so to keep our staff up to date we held a New Truck Training night where our staff got the chance to get up close and personal with the […]
Prestige Standards is a program focused on enhancing our customers’ experience with the International Truck brand while improving our network’s capability to better serve our customers. The program supports our shared vision of being the most customer-centric, capable and aligned network in the industry. 44 standards across 6 different functions of the business: New Truck […]
CV Ride and Drive
Date posted: March 2, 2020
2019 Celebration of Excellence Skilled Trades Mentor Award
Date posted: June 21, 2019
June/21/2019 CAREERS Presents George Kirkham – President of Southland International Trucks Ltd with the 2019 Celebration of Excellence Skilled Trades Mentor Award. George is a wonderful RAP ambassador and an employer who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to promoting CAREERS in trades and supporting our youth.
RAP Students – School District No. 51
Date posted: April 25, 2019
Thank you to Lethbridge School District No. 51 for creating this video! Lethbridge School District No. 51 students in the Registered Apprenticeship Program, speak about their experiences at Southland International.
Green Shirt Day!
Date posted: April 5, 2019
Green Shirt Day, in honour of the Logan Boulet Effect, in support of organ donor awareness/registration across Canada. Click the link below to register as an organ donor in Alberta httpss://myhealth.alberta.ca/Pages/OTDRRegister.aspx On April 6, 2018, Canadians were heartbroken to hear the news of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Of the 29 passengers, sixteen lost their […]