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Canadian Carriers Among Top Earners in Financial Post ’03 List

TORONTO, Ont. - Truck News would like to congratulate the following for-hire carrier/logistics companies for ranking among the Financial Post's recently published annual list of top Canadian companies for 2003.


TORONTO, Ont. – Truck News would like to congratulate the following for-hire carrier/logistics companies for ranking among the Financial Post’s recently published annual list of top Canadian companies for 2003.

The ranking criteria is revenue, regardless of industry, ownership or corporate structure.

The following companies made the cut:

TransForce Income Fund: (Ranked 293th, with $753,674,000 in revenue for 2003). TransForce Income Fund, based in St-Laurent, Que., is provides transportation and logistics services. Subsidiaries include less-than-truckload carrier TST Overland Express.

Vitran Corporation Inc.: (Ranked 409th, with 465, 054,000 in revenue for 2003). Based in Toronto, Ont., Vitran provides transportation and related logistics services throughout Canada and in central and southern U.S.

Clarke. Inc.: (Ranked 436th, with $404,739,000 in revenue for 2003). Headquartered in Toronto, Ont., the company provides intermodal, highway and logistics services throughout North America.

Armour Transportation Systems: (Ranked 501th,with $300,000,000).

Armour, based in Moncton, N.B., has a comprehensive network of 23 terminals throughout Atlantic Canada. The company also provides customers with: strategic alliances with less-than-truckload interline partners across Canada, United States and Mexico; a truckload division servicing all of North America; warehousing and distribution services available in three provinces and; a courier division servicing Atlantic Canada.

Contrans Income Fund: (Ranked 509th, with $292,881,000 in revenue for 2003).

The Woodstock, Ont.-based publicly-owned company is one of Canada’s leading providers of freight and school bus transportation services with terminals across the country. The company’s freight transportation business provides flatbed, van, dry tank, liquid tank and dump trailing equipment services.

Groupe Robert Inc.: (Ranked 613th, with revenues of $203,855,000 for 2003).

The Groupe Robert Inc., parent company (incorporated in 1982), headquartered in Rougemont, Que. employs 1825 and provides truckload and warehousing services throughout Quebec, the Maritimes, Ontario and the U.S. The company was founded in 1973.

Reimer Express Lines: (Ranked 685th, with $163,000,000 in revenue for 2003). Based in Winnipeg, Man. Reimer’s transportation services cover Canada, the U.S., Mexico and 65 countries around the globe. The company is known primarily as an LTL carrier.

Consolidated Fastfrate Inc.: (Ranked 695th, with revenues of $154,000,000 for 2003). Based in Woodbridge, Ont., Consolidated Fastfrate offers service throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

Quik X Transportation Inc. (Ranked 748th, $129,139,000 in revenues for 2003). The Mississauga-based less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier provides expedited service throughout Canada.

Dynamex Canada Inc. (Ranked 757th, with $127,409,000 in revenues for 2003). The companyprovides same-day delivery and logistics services in the U.S. and Canada, including JIT, schedule deliveries, biotransport, same day shipment and messenger services and customized call centre services.


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