BRANDON, Man. –Manitoulin Transport announced today that it has opened its newly built terminal in Brandon, Man. It is the second new terminal Manitoulin has launched in the province within the last seven months.
“Our customers are our top priority and we continue to anticipate their future needs and make strategic investments accordingly,” said Jeff King, president, Manitoulin Transport. “Brandon is situated in the very heart of North America. Building out our capacity here with a larger terminal not only delivers end-to-end coverage for us in Manitoba, it positions Manitoulin firmly as one of the largest and most capable providers of transportation and logistics services in Canada.”
The new terminal is located at 1865 1st Street North in Brandon, and has 50% more dock space than Manitoulin’s former Brandon terminal and includes an office and a 5.5 acre yard. This larger facility increases Manitoulin’s ability to provide reliable freight services and handle higher shipment volumes in a safe and organized manner, with even greater speed and accuracy, the company said.
The new terminal is also fully equipped with advanced security measures including perimeter fencing, controlled entry and exit and 24-hour surveillance cameras on the dock and yard. The new terminal will also be equipped with all-electric forklifts to keep in line with the company’s dedication to reducing its carbon footprint.
“Our investment in the Brandon community goes beyond bricks and mortar,” said King. “In addition to the new terminal, we have a team of service professionals in and around Brandon ready to support customers near and far, plus a newly hired sales representative dedicated to Brandon and the surrounding areas.”
Don Goodwill, president, Manitoulin Group of Companies added: “As we continue on our trajectory of growth and expansion, our message is clear. Manitoulin has the company values, terminal network, equipment, technology, and the unstoppable commitment required to be the partner of choice for businesses of all sizes and in all industries, be they in Brandon or anywhere in the world.”
Manitoulin’s former terminal in Brandon has closed and all personnel have transferred to the new location.