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Rolly Uloth Named Person of the Year

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Rolly Uloth, president of The Rosedale Group was recently named Transportation Clubs International (TCI) Person of the Year.Rolly and his wife, Mary, left their home in Antigonish,...

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Rolly Uloth, president of The Rosedale Group was recently named Transportation Clubs International (TCI) Person of the Year.

Rolly and his wife, Mary, left their home in Antigonish, N.S. in 1965 to work in Ontario. After three years at Steco Steelworks in Hamilton, Ont. and a strike, Uloth decided to start his own business. Rolly, Mary and his partner Barry Smith called their business Rosedale Transport.

They started with one truck and two customers. Today the company owns 430 power units, 900 trailers and ten terminals throughout North America.

Over the years, Uloth has established a solid infrastructure of key terminals and strategic partners that allow the Rosedale Group to provide a complete array of transportation, logistics, distribution and warehousing services.

Business for Uloth is truly a family affair with all three children employed at Rosedale. Uloth’s son Ron, acts as vice-president and general manager, his daughter Rhoda works in administration and sales and his son Shawn, is responsible for maintaining the Canadian truck fleet. His wife, Mary, who was the company’s first administrative assistant, is also still actively involved in the business today.

In 1999, Uloth received the Award of Merit for Outstanding Service from the Floorcovering Association of Ontario. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Trucking Association and River Gold Mines Ltd. n

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