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Metro to Represent Canada in Global Finals in Athens TORONTO, July 16, 2019, Congratulations to the members of our Accelerated Management Program; Matt Venner, Stewart Soh, Alyssa Mosca and Amitoj Singh.…

Our View/Our Industry – Retail Edition – May/June 2019

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Welcome back for the 2nd edition of OurView in Retail! In our last piece, we highlighted some of the factors dominating the retail logistics industry in 2018, and how this…

Our View/Our Industry – Parts & Specialist Edition – May/June 2019

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Welcome to second edition of the Parts and Specialist newsletter. In this issue we will change gears (pun intended) and shift focus from the cannabis industry to a more “traditional”…

Our View/Our Industry – Consumer Packaged Goods Edition – May/June 2019

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Welcome to the second edition of OurView: Consumer Packaged Goods. In this edition, we will provide insight into the latest Canadians purchasing trends and some interesting facts on sustainability &…

Our View/Our Industry – Apparel and E-commerce Edition – May/June 2019

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Welcome back to OurView: Apparel & E-Commerce. In this edition we will be looking at a new trend that is shaking up the industry, robotics! From collaborative robots to fully…

Our View/Our Industry – Retail Edition – March/April 2019

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Welcome to the first edition of OurView in Retail! In each edition of this editorial, we will meander through varying industry trends, market developments, consumer behaviours, and any other cool…

Our View/Our Industry – Parts & Specialist Edition – March/April 2019

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Welcome to this inaugural edition of the Parts and Specialist newsletter, where we focus on the cannabis industry: a business sector whose growth (pun intended) continues to excite and at…

Our View/Our Industry – Consumer Packaged Goods Edition – March/April 2019

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Welcome to the inaugural edition of OurView: Consumer Packaged Goods, where we will provide insight into the latest consumer trends, report on major industry news, and share a feel-good Canadian…

Our View/Our Industry – Apparel and E-commerce Edition – March/April 2019

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Welcome to the inaugural edition of OurView: Apparel & E-Commerce! This is where we will be highlighting important happenings in the industry, breaking down consumer trends and demographic data and…

La Caisse Expands its Investment in Metro Supply Chain Group

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MONTREAL, January 16, 2019, La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (la Caisse) announced that will provide growth capital in Metro Supply Chain Group (METRO), a North American leader…

Metro Acquires Ontario Operations of Van de Water-Raymond Ltd.

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TORONTO, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group ("Metro") announced today that Metro company, Pivot Logistics Inc., has acquired the Ontario warehousing and distribution operations of Van De Water-Raymond Ltd. Van De Water-Raymond provides comprehensive distribution and marketing…

Metro Acquires Total E-Com Home Delivery Inc.

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TORONTO, May 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group ("Metro") announced today that it has acquired Total E-com Home Delivery Inc., a Mississauga-based operation with 18 years' experience in door to door fulfilment of "big and…

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…

Metro/CDPQ Growth Capital Transaction Will Support Expansion Objectives

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MONTREAL, April 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. ("Metro") and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("la Caisse") announced today a growth capital transaction that benefits Metro…

Metro Adds Crowd-Sourced Delivery to Fulfillment Options

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TORONTO, March 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. ("Metro") announced today that it has concluded an agreement to add PigeonShip to its growing roster of direct-to-consumer fulfillment options. Utah-based PigeonShip launched in 2012…

Metro To Offer Penguin Pick-up

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TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. ("Metro") announced today that it has finalized an agreement with Penguin Pick-Up to add that company's convenient online purchase pick-up locations to its…

Metro’s Kevin Kendall Joins BOD of Firefighters Without Borders

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Kevin Kendall, Metro’s VP Operations, has accepted an appointment to the board of directors of Firefighters Without Borders. Founded by a group of Mississauga firefighters in tribute to 9/11 victims,…

Metro Supply Chain Group Announces Canada-wide Large Item Home Delivery Service

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TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. ("Metro") announced today the national launch of Metro To Home, a last-mile delivery solution for manufacturers and retailers of appliances and other…

Metro Supply Chain Group Introduces New Large Item Home Delivery Service in Quebec

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TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. ("Metro") today announced the launch of "Metro Logistique à Domicile", a service that provides efficient home delivery of appliances and other large…

Heiner Murmann Joins Metro Supply Chain Group Advisory Board

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TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. ("Metro") announced today that Heiner Murmann has accepted an invitation to join the company's advisory board. Mr. Murmann has over 20 years' experience…

Metro Supply Chain Group Appoints New U.S. Business Lead

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TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. ("Metro") announced today that longtime distribution executive Martin Street has accepted an offer to join the company in the…

Metro Acquires National Fulfillment Services

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Toronto, Ontario, August 1, 2017 – Metro Supply Chain Group Inc. (“Metro”) announced today that it has acquired National Fulfillment Services Inc. (“NFS”). Headquartered in Aston Pennsylvania, NFS is a privately-owned company with a…

Metro and PUDO Partner for Retail Deliveries

TORONTO, June 17, 2017 — PUDO Inc has entered a three-year agreement with Metro Logistics Inc, part of the Metro Supply Chain Group. PUDO will provide Metro’s online retail customers with additional…

North American launch for Evolution Time Critical

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North American launch for leading European emergency logistics specialist Extensive supply chain benefit from expansion of leading European specialist; driven by increased auto industry demand Europe-based emergency logistics specialist Evolution…

Evolution Time Critical launches service for large scale projects

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Evolution Time Critical has launched its Critical Projects service, focused on the movement of large scale resources such as vehicle tooling or live production for the automotive and other industry sectors.…

The Nanji Family – Giving Back

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When Gulshan and Pyarali Nanji fled persecution in Uganda in 1972, they and their four children were welcomed to Canada. The couple pledged to one another that if they became financially able, they would give back to…

Inclusive Employment IS the “New Norm” for Metro Logistics

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February 22, 2017 - Sometimes the only real challenge of making inclusive employment work, is the one employers set themselves – to look beyond preconceptions and see the rewards.  Metro Logistics, a Canadian-owned Logistics…

LDC Logistics Consolidates Ownership in Metro Supply Chain Group

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LDC Logistics committed to driving continued global growth at MSCG Montreal, Quebec; February 2, 2017 – LDC Logistics Holdings (LDC Logistics), a diversified holding company, and Metro Supply Chain Group (Metro…

Metro Acquires Evolution Time Critical

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Metro Supply Chain Group Completes Buy-out of Top Europe-based Time Critical Logistics Specialist Leading 3PL provider expands global footprint and logistics services offering and increases automotive industry presence. Metro Supply…

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