Manitoulin Transport announced today it has opened a new transportation terminal in Winnipeg next to its former terminal which is now closed.
The new terminal supports the company’s growth in Western Canada, Manitoulin said.
“This larger facility increases our ability to provide reliable freight services and enables us to handle the higher volume we’re seeing and will continue to see,” said Don Goodwill, president, Manitoulin Transport. “Customer satisfaction is a top priority at Manitoulin and this terminal will help ensure customer shipments are handled in a safe and organized manner with greater speed and accuracy. Manitoba customers can now consider Winnipeg a true gateway for shipments to anywhere in the province, across North America and around the world.”
The new facility is equipped with advanced security measures and has 24-hour surveillance cameras on the dock and yard. In addition, Manitoulin showed its commitment to reduce its carbon footprint, as the new terminal will be equipped with all-electric forklifts.
“Winnipeg is a hub of commerce in the province and we’re excited to grow our business there by helping our customers to grow theirs,” said Gord Smith, chief executive officer, Manitoulin Group of Companies. “We do this by giving customers a competitive edge through our reliable national and global coverage, aggressive transit times, advanced technology, and easy access to an impressive array of transportation and supply chain services which meet every conceivable need.”
Personnel based at Manitoulin’s previous Winnipeg terminal have transferred to the new site.