Manitoulin Transport has opened a new terminal in Peterborough, Ontario.
The 10,088 square foot facility, with 10 dock doors and an outdoor ramp, will increase operating capacity by more than 30 percent. The cross-dock facility also includes office space. Two additional staff will be hired to manage increased volumes.
“In a time when many businesses are closing or leaving smaller markets, this investment affirms Manitoulin’s commitment to being in Peterborough for the long term,” said Jeff King, president, Manitoulin Transport.
“Operating out of local communities like Peterborough allows Manitoulin to provide superior service and direct coverage for our customers. This new terminal increases our shipping capabilities, improves shipment handling and creates a safe and efficient work environment for our teams.”
The new Peterborough facility is part of Manitoulin’s network of 82 terminals across Canada.
Manitoulin offers an array of trucking services including expedited less-than-truckload and truckload, transborder, intermodal, private fleet, guaranteed service, temperature-controlled, dangerous goods and supply chain management. it is part of the Manitoulin Group of companies.