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Manitoulin Group of Companies Acquires Diamond Delivery and First Canadian Messenger – Further Increasing Footprint in Western Canada


Vancouver, British Columbia – November 19, 2021 – Manitoulin Group of Companies announced today the acquisition of Diamond Delivery and First Canadian Messenger in Surrey, British Columbia.  This latest addition further strengthens Manitoulin’s ability to provide coverage by adding an additional 150 service points in Western Canada.
 
With over 40 years of delivering shipments and packages on-time and safely, Diamond Delivery is a trusted partner in Western Canada with terminal facilities in Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay, Kelowna, Kamloops, Abbotsford, and Prince George. Diamond Delivery provides full truckload (FTL), Less than Truckload (LTL), refrigerated, small package, warehousing, flat deck, crane service, hot shot 24/7, and cross-border services.
 
“Bringing Diamond Delivery into the Manitoulin Group of Companies will benefit both companies,” said Jeff King, President, Manitoulin Transport.  “We look forward to collaborating with Diamond Delivery and growing our respective freight volumes in the BC market.”
 
“With a fleet of 180 vehicles, advanced online tracking, and our commitment to customer service excellence, we believe we are the right partner for Manitoulin,” said Karl Gilles, President, Diamond Delivery.  “We are confident that our combined services will benefit our customers and we are excited to be able to offer our customers the expanded services and coverage of the Manitoulin Group.
 
“Manitoulin Transport is pleased to welcome Diamond Delivery and First Canadian Messenger to the team,” said Gord Smith, CEO, Manitoulin Group of Companies. “Manitoulin continues to grow its transportation network in North America, ensuring our customers always benefit from dependable on-time delivery and faster transit times.”
 
Diamond Delivery will continue to operate under its existing brand.


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