Inside Logistics

Metro Supply Chain Group buys Custom Delivery Solutions

CDS specializes in large and bulky item delivery


October 3, 2019
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TORONTO – Metro Supply Chain Group has finalized an agreement to acquire Custom Delivery Solutions, a Canadian provider of end-to-end delivery solutions including white glove home delivery of big and bulky products.

Founded in 2005, Custom Delivery Solutions (CDS) uses advanced technology to provide delivery efficiency and visibility for home furnishings and appliance brands and their retail partners across Canada.

“Custom Delivery Solutions has a reputation in Western Canada for providing real value and a great customer experience in the last mile,” said Metro Group president, Martin Graham.

“The company has a proven synergy with our Metro To Home brand and we’re very happy to welcome the team at CDS to our Metro family.”

Custom Delivery Solutions founder and president, Cedric George, is excited to be bringing his company’s expertise to Metro. “This is really a win for our customers, our employees and our company,” he says. “This deal truly enhances our ability to continue innovating in the last mile, and also provides us with access to Metro’s extensive network and world-class logistics capabilities.”

The Metro Supply Chain Group is a Canadian-owned provider of third-party logistics (3PL) services across North America and Europe with more than 6,000 associates. It supplies customized services to all industries and manages over 12 million sq. ft. of strategically located warehousing and co-pack centres and has transportation solutions that include managed transport services, dedicated fleet management and global time critical logistics response.