Mississauga, Ontario  – Manitoulin Group of Companies today announced a strategic partnership with Expedite Plus, a specialized service provider for the movement of highly time-critical shipments across the globe.

“Today’s intensely competitive landscape places our customers under increasing pressure to send and receive shipments as quickly as possible, anywhere in the world, at any time of the day or night, and often at a moment’s notice,” said Rolando Meo, vice-president sales and marketing, Manitoulin Transport. “Through this service, businesses will be able to reduce the cost of downtime caused by delays in getting critical products or parts on time. Our partnership with Expedite Plus, a twenty-five-year veteran of the expedited shipping industry, augments our own capabilities in this critical area and demonstrates our on-going commitment to providing our customers’ with a single one-stop-shop solution.”

Expedite Plus operates 24/7/365 days a year, with a complete range of time-critical delivery services to meet the most stringent customer requirements. Its expedited solutions cater to any size or weight of the shipment and are enabled by a network of agents, carriers and partners worldwide. Services encompass: On Board Courier, secured, personalized pick-up and delivery for shipments around the globe within 24 hours; Air Expedite – a next-flight-out delivery service from the shipper’s city and a chartered air service which provides a dedicated aircraft; and Ground Expedite, provides dedicated vehicle and driver.

“We’re delighted to join forces with Manitoulin Group of Companies,” said Victor J. Deschenes, president and chief executive officer, Expedite Plus. “We believe our experience and expertise in the expedited shipping industry, combined with their breadth of service portfolio and reach, will give customers a significant competitive advantage moving forward.”

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