Metro Awarded Contract to Supply Logistics Services for Nova Scotia Cannabis Sales
TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ – Metro Supply Chain Group (“Metro”) announced today that its division Metro Green Logistics has been selected by the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) to be the exclusive provider of distribution services for the province’s cannabis sales operations. Metro Green Logistics is a specialist business supporting the needs of regulated and high value products. Metro Green Logistics will facilitate the supply chain from Licensed Producers to NSLC stores and will fulfill orders for cannabis purchased online.
“We’re thrilled to be a part of Nova Scotia’s strategy for cannabis sales for recreational use,” says Metro CEO, Chiko Nanji, adding “the NSLC is among the leaders in developing its Supply Chain Solution.”
“Metro provides the physical infrastructure, logistics expertise and implementation speed required for us to be ready when cannabis is legalized,” said Dave DiPersio, Senior Vice President & Chief Services Officer of the NSLC.
About Metro Supply Chain Group
The Metro Supply Chain Group of Companies is a Canadian-owned leading provider of third-party logistics (3PL) services across North America and Europe with more than 6,000 associates on the team. It supplies customized services to all industries with a significant presence in the consumer-packaged goods, retail, automotive, fashion and e-commerce sectors. The Group manages over 12 million sq. ft. of strategically located warehousing and co-pack centers and has transportation solutions that include managed transport services, dedicated fleet management and global time critical logistics response. For more information, visit metroscg.com.
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For further information: Tom Prittie, Metro Supply Chain Group, Direct: 1-416-605-8874, tprittie@MetroSCG.com