About Accel Towing & Transport

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Our Vision is to be the primary equipment transport, towing and recovery service customers think of when they need these services in our region and to strive to have a reputation for excellence in every aspect of our business. Angela Thompson and Jason Schaffer of Accel Towing & Transport received the 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year award from PJ Crane, the President of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce.

Our Mission is to provide our customers with damage free, professional equipment transport, towing and recovery services with quick response, reasonable rates, and above all with honesty and integrity.

Our Purpose is to provide the best equipment transport, towing and recovery service in Brandon and the Westman area and to have employees and equipment that represent professionalism in performance, attitude and appearance.

Our Slogan: We specialize in customer satisfaction.

A video demonstration of the towing and recovery capabilities of Accel Towing & Transport at the Manitoba Fairgrounds in 2013.

See our Customer Testimonials page to read messages from our customers.

The Accel Towing & Transport Team

Accel Towing & Transport understand a service company is only as good as its employees. That is why it has taken years to assemble their amazing and talented staff. Each employee has specific duties with in their area of expertise including: heavy duty, medium duty and light duty towing operators, flatdeck operators, class 1 operators, mechanics, yard technicians, dispatchers and office administrators. The Accel Towing & Transport team is ready to serve you.

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Owners
Jason Schaffer and Angela Thompson

Jason and Angela bring over 20 years experience in the towing industry. They built the company from the ground up. Accel Towing now employs over 20 people and has grown to the largest towing fleet in the Westman area. Angela oversees the fleet operations and looks after managing dispatch and the office.

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Fleet Operations,
Heavy Towing & Recovery Operator Ron Lamont

Ron has over 25 years of towing and recovery experience, 15 of which were specialized in heavy towing and recovery. Ron has also heavy hauled for several years and knows what it is like to meet your deadlines, he knows the importance of getting you serviced quickly when you need it!

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Fleet Operations Heavy Hauling
Dennis Thompson

Dennis has been driving truck for over 10 years. Dennis mainly looks after the equipment moving part of the business. Dennis knows what it takes to keep the customers happy and is always there to assist.

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Tow Truck and Flat Deck Operator Joe Vizer

Joe has been operating a tow truck for the better part of 25 years. Joe has the experience to assist you when you are in trouble. Whether you have locked your keys in your car or need a boost, Joe will get you on your way FAST!

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Heavy Hauling and Towing Operator
Joey Juskowiak

Joey has been involved in the towing business since he was a kid, working with his dad who operated a wrecking yard, repair shop and a tow truck. He has a Class 1 licence and has the skills and experience to operate almost any piece of equipment you throw at him. Joey has over 20 years of driving experience, he's great with the customers and is eager to help them out with all their towing or hauling needs.

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Mechanic John Steffler

John has over 15 years of experience servicing and maintaining tow trucks. John keeps the largest fleet in Westman in tip top shape.

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Dispatcher Deb Hamilton

As head dispatcher Deb is one of the first people you will speak with when you call. She has 25 years experience in customer service which enables her to take care of customers in a friendly, efficient and speedy manner. Debs calm and friendly nature allow her to handle the multi – tasking and organization needed to dispatch quickly, getting you the help you need now.

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Dispatcher Bruce Tripp

Bruce has over 30 years customer service and automotive experience centered in and around the Westman area. He enjoys doing the best he can for customers and wants to make your bad experience better! Bruce is looking forward to assisting you with all your towing or hauling needs.

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Tow Truck and Flatdeck Operator Jason Kennedy

Jason has nearly 10 years experience in the towing industry and recently successfully passed his Wreckmaster level 4/5. Jason looks forward to assisting you with everything from your container moves to your prize vehicle fast and damage free.

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Heavy Hauling and Towing Operator
Jaye Cameron

Jaye has been driving truck since 2010. Jaye deals mostly with the equipment hauling side of our company and wants to make sure your move goes great from start to finish.

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Administration Customer Service
Kellie Wakely

Kellie has years of customer service and managing experience from owing her own embroidery business. She takes great care of our walk in customers in the office. Kellie is very knowledgeable and friendly and is always ready to help our customers.

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Administration Customer Service
Joan White

Joan has over 10 years of experience in administration and customer service job positions. Her positive attitude makes every interaction with Joan a pleasurable experience. Joan is patient and compassionate when dealing with customers at a low point in their day. You will leave the office with a smile after dealing with Joan.

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Bookkeeper
Samara Nerman

Samara has several years experience running her own bookkeeping business. To say she's a pro at what she does might be an understatement. Her commitment to the detail of her work is second to none. Samara is friendly and positive with all her interactions with all our customers and vendors alike.

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Heavy Hauling and Towing Operator
Curtis Buchanan

Curtis takes great pride in taking excellent care of our equipment-hauling customers. His easy-going and friendly attitude is pleasure for anyone that deals with him. Curtis has several years of driving experience. He is always ready to assist our customers.

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Tow Operator
Darrel Kilbride

Darrel has been towing for 7 years and has been dealing with customers since he was 14. He was also a parts mechanic for about six years as well. Darrel is a father of one eight-year-old son and one 21 year-old daughter, he's been married to his wife Michele for 2 years. Darrel looks forward to assisting our customers with a smiling face and friendly attitude when they are in a tight spot.

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Tow Truck and Flat Deck Operator
Lewis Evernden

Lewis's positive attitude on the job no matter the situation help to present a good experience for our customers. Lewis has worked many years in adverse conditions and he's still smiling.

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Tow Truck and Flat Deck Operator
Ory Johnston

Ory has several years of experience in the towing business. He enjoys helping out his customers in the most efficient and effective way possible.