Westcan Bulk Transport Turns 50
EDMONTON, AB — Westcan Bulk Transport, one of Western Canada's largest haulers of liquid and dry bulk commodities, is celebrating 50 years in the transportation industry.
"We are extremely proud of our successes over the past 50 years, through economic recessions and other challenges, and we know that we could not have done it without the loyalty of our customers and the tireless dedication and innovation of our employees," said Grant Mitchell, president and CEO of RTL-Westcan.
"The fact that we have so many long-time employees who have been with us for 10 years or more is a testament to the continued strength of our team and our organization."
The company started out in Moose Jaw, SK, in 1964 as a 14-truck fleet hauling asphalt. Today the boost a fleet of over 500 trucks, including 77 owner operators, and 1,650 trailers, and operate out of 16 locations across Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories.
In November 2013, RTL-Westcan was purchased by The Kenan Advantage Group, North America's largest tank truck transporter and logistics provider, as the flagship company for their Canadian presence.