Reaffirms commitment to local community and direct service coverage
Toronto ON – August 24, 2021 – Manitoulin Transport continues to expand and enhance its operations with the opening of a new terminal in Peterborough, Ontario. The Peterborough terminal, located at 1900 Technology Drive, reaffirms Manitoulin’s commitment to local communities and smaller markets across Canada, supporting its effort to provide more direct service coverage than any other carrier. The 10,088 square foot facility, with 10 dock doors and an outdoor ramp, will increase operating capacity by more than 30%. 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 extensive network of 82 terminals across Canada, providing Manitoulin customers with transportation coverage from coast to coast.
Highlights of Manitoulin’s new Peterborough terminal include:
- Increased shipping capabilities
- Improved shipment handling
- 10,088 square feet of cross-dock and office space
- 10 dock doors and outdoor ramp
- 11 employees (up from 9) to manage increased volumes