February 19, 2016 – Press Release
Shoppers Drug Mart Presents Carrier of the Year Award to Canada Cartage
Shoppers Drug Mart presented Canada Cartage with their Carrier of the Year Award on February 17th, at their 2016 Loblaw Supply Chain Conference Gala Awards Dinner held at the Toronto Congress Centre.
Canada Cartage was recognized by Shoppers Drug Mart for their exceptional store service, on-time performance, productivity improvement initiatives, flexibility, support of volume peaks and demands, and ongoing communication.
"Canada Cartage does a lot more than deliver our products," says Scott Oliff, Director of Transport for Shoppers Drug Mart. "They have been a long time partner of ours and their exemplary transportation services and continued support of our business were key contributors in our selection."
Jeff Lindsay, President and CEO of Canada Cartage, commented that "we are honoured to receive this distinguished award. At Canada Cartage, we always strive for excellence and this award demonstrates that we are delivering the best service possible to our customers."
About Canada Cartage
Founded in 1914, Canada Cartage is the country's largest provider of outsourced fleet solutions, providing dedicated equipment and drivers to both small and large firms. Canada Cartage also provides a complete range of supply chain and logistics services under its subsidiary companies including Direct Distribution Centres, Direct2Home home delivery services, and the Vanguard freight management division. For more information, visit www.canadacartage.com.
About Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is one of the most recognized and trusted names in Canadian retailing. The Company is the licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Québec). With more than 1,300 Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix stores operating in prime locations in each province and two territories, the Company is one of the most convenient retailers in Canada. The Company also licenses or owns 49 medical clinic pharmacies operating under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy (Pharmaprix Simplement Santé in Québec) and five luxury beauty destinations operating as Murale. As well, the Company owns and operates over 52 Shoppers Home Health Care stores, making it the largest Canadian retailer of home healthcare products and services. Shoppers Drug Mart is a unique and independent operating division of Loblaw Companies Limited. For more information, visit www.shoppersdrugmart.ca.