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This year, DiCAN marks a major milestone as we celebrate our 20th anniversary, highlighting two decades of advancements in fleet safety technology. 

Our story began with a desire to make a real impact in the industry; however, it wasn’t without its challenges. We worked tirelessly, putting in hours day and night, to build DiCAN from the ground up. 

From our modest beginnings to our current standing as focused support of fleet safety, our story has been defined by perseverance and unwavering commitment to excellence. 

As we take a moment to celebrate this noteworthy milestone, we want to express our deepest gratitude to everyone who has been a part of our journey. Join us as we reflect on the past twenty years. And as we look forward, know that we’re more determined than ever to continue advancing fleet safety technology. 

The Beginnings of DiCAN 

DiCAN remains loyal in its commitment to the core values that have fueled our journey for over two decades. Established in 2004 by Michael and Diane Shirchenko, alongside Diane’s late brother John, DiCAN was born from a vision to promote and support clients who were tasked with managing their fleet and safety. This focus became the driving force of our company, keeping us on task and propelling us forward. 

Working closely with industry-leading brands, we supply advanced fleet vehicle safety technology, specifically focusing on collision avoidance systems and fleet management. 

But for us, it’s not just about the products we offer – it’s about the relationships we build along the way. At DiCAN, we believe that by working together we can overcome any challenge. 

Our products and services span various industries, from the public sector to construction to small businesses and transportation. But whether we’re assisting private businesses, government municipalities, or OEMs, our objective always remains the same: to provide advanced solutions that not only keep your team and communities safe but also boost operational efficiency. 

Behind every one of our successes is our incredible team of professionals. The backbone of our company, they represent the grit and determination that describe our culture. With their knowledge and support, we’re able to assist clients in navigating the wide array of solutions available. 

As we reflect on our beginnings, we view every milestone as a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence. For us, hard work, humility and a persistent pursuit of greatness are more than just words – they define the future for DiCAN. 

The Core Values Guiding Us 

DiCAN is fueled by a set of core values that have guided us every step of the way since our early beginnings. 

Central to these beliefs is fostering genuine connections and providing unparalleled support, ensuring that everyone, from our team members to our clients, feels valued and empowered. 

Since our establishment, we’ve faced numerous hurdles, but each one has only strengthened our resolve. This relentless advantage keeps us moving forward, encouraging confidence in our team’s ability to overcome any challenge that comes their way. 

When it comes to our clients, we’re all in, rolling up our sleeves and taking a more ‘hands-on approach’ to finding the appropriate solutions. For DiCAN, these connections are about more than just delivering a product or service. They’re about building lasting partnerships, built-in trust, and teamwork. 

DiCAN’s Fleet Solutions

Here at DiCAN, innovation isn’t just a buzzword – it’s the heartbeat of everything we do. We’re not satisfied with just meeting industry standards; we’re on a mission to redefine them. With every solution we offer, we pour our passion and expertise into pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.

At the heart of our offerings lies state-of-the-art collision avoidance systems, meticulously engineered to leverage the latest in technology. These solutions don’t just react to potential collisions – they anticipate them, implementing proactive measures in real time to ensure the safety of commercial vehicles and their operators. This proactive approach not only saves lives but also minimizes downtime and operational costs for our clients. We partner to first in class vendors to mutually align with your needs.

DiCAN deeply values its extensive product portfolio, where value and innovation seamlessly intertwine. Among our notable developments in fleet management solutions and, and manufactured by DiCAN are:

  • DiCAN’s Camera Wash System: A touchless power wash and dry system designed for non-abrasive, non-contact camera lens cleansing. This innovative solution promotes year-round use for commercial fleets, enhancing driver safety and visibility. Activation is conveniently controlled via a dashboard-mounted momentary rocker switch.

  • Good to Good™ Alarm: Acknowledged as the most trusted box-up alarm system since 2012, this innovative microprocessor continuously monitors and alerts unsafe positioning of extendable components. Operators are promptly notified when a truck’s components ensuring operators are aware when a truck’s components are retracted and ready to go.

  • Plow Pilot™: Leveraging SMART Plow Telemetry, this system acts as an onboard co-pilot, providing real-time blade position reporting. A technological marvel, the Plow Pilot™ enhances the precision and efficiency of winter operations.

  • Guardian Temperature Sensor: Guardian Temperature Sensor redefines road and air temperature monitoring. Beyond measuring road temperatures, air and dew point and humidity, it offers real-time feedback on road surface conditions. Designed for versatility, Guardian ensures reliable performance in all conditions, making it indispensable for various applications. Its hassle-free installation, rugged 316SS construction and seamless compatibility with Geotab further underscore its value, extending well beyond winter operations.

At the core of each of our products lies a commitment to progress. Our fleet management solutions aren’t just about technology – they’re about making a real difference in the lives of our clients and their teams.

Testimonials From Our Clients and Employees 

What makes DiCAN truly special is the trust we’ve built with both our clients and our team members over time.

In the testimonial below, you’ll hear a detailed account of the impact we’ve been able to achieve together.

“Working with DiCAN has been an absolute pleasure from the start. Their staff's dedication to excellence, unparalleled customer service, and unwavering commitment to satisfaction is recognized and appreciated. Every time I reach out for assistance, I'm met with professionalism and a genuine desire to help. The DiCAN team goes above and beyond to understand my needs, providing tailored solutions that exceed my expectations. What truly impresses me is the attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure that every aspect of our interaction is seamless. Whether it is prompt responses to inquiries, timely deliveries, or proactive communication throughout the process, I always feel valued as a customer. Moreover, the quality of your products/services speaks volumes about their dedication to excellence. It's evident that DiCAN takes great pride in what they do, consistently delivering top-notch results that have made a significant impact with our Fleet.”

-City of Barrie; Daryl Watson Supervisor of Fleet Operations Department

What Does the Future Look Like for DiCAN?

As we celebrate 20 years of unwavering dedication, here at DiCAN, we understand that our journey is far from over- it's just beginning. We know there are challenges ahead that will require unwavering dedication. It is our firm commitment to excellence that drives us to keep pushing the boundaries of fleet safety solutions, ensuring we stay at the forefront in an ever-changing industry.

At DiCAN, we’ve never been satisfied with maintaining the status quo. Even back in our early days, our goal was to stand out in the market while generating positive change in fleet safety. As we look forward to the next few decades, our focus remains locked on developing and implementing solutions with this goal in mind.

Predict, Prevent and Protect with DiCAN

For 20 years now, DiCAN has been dedicated to providing hands-on customer service to a growing number of private businesses, government municipalities and OEMs, all while helping protect communities and assets.

Join the growing group of organizations that have taken advantage of DiCAN and experienced firsthand the difference we can make in enhancing your fleet’s safety and overall efficiency. Our team of professionals is here to work alongside you, ensuring we understand the specific needs of your organization.

Discover the DiCAN advantage for yourself today and together, let’s navigate the road to exceptional fleet safety. Contact us to get started.

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