Future Transfer arrives at the GTH

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Regina, Saskatchewan
The Global Transportation Hub (GTH) is pleased to welcome Future Transfer Co., Inc., a part of Univar Canada Ltd., to Saskatchewan’s growing inland port. The Ontario-headquartered company has six other locations in Canada and is active in third-party logistics, warehousing, packaging, and distribution services.

“The GTH provides an ideal location for our business,” said Chan Perera, General Manager of Future Transfer. “Our service partners appreciate the efficient infrastructure at the GTH; the extra wide roadways make it easy for commercial trucks to access our warehouse. The completion of the Regina Bypass in just a couple of years will offer even quicker turnaround and delivery to our customers.”

Future Transfer is known nationally for providing services to agriculture, oil & gas, paint & coatings, as well as the mining & manufacturing sectors. The company currently occupies 52,000 sq. ft. in the Translink Logistics Centre – the same office/warehouse complex that is home to the GTH headquarters.

“We’re pleased to see companies recognizing the transportation efficiencies offered by operating at the GTH,” said Bryan Richards, GTH President and CEO. “In challenging conditions, companies are looking to increase the efficiency of their supply chain. The GTH can meet that need for companies like Future Transfer that require road and rail infrastructure to move goods and drive a better return on investment.”

The Translink Logistics Centre was built to LEED standards and it is operated by Morguard Investments Limited., one of Canada’s largest real estate companies. Morguard has a second 82,000 sq. ft. warehouse complex at the GTH and plans for two additional buildings to be developed according to demand.

“We’re thrilled to see the first industrial client take occupancy at our GTH development,” said Margaret Knowles, Senior Vice President of Development at Morguard. “We have always recognized the value and long-term vision of the GTH and having partners sign on to be a part of that growth is exciting. With over 280,000 sq. ft. planned at the GTH, we look forward to other tenant announcements in the future.”

Continuing Saskatchewan’s proud tradition of groundbreaking trade and commerce, the GTH is a logistics hub for the 21st Century. The only Foreign Trade Zone in the province, the GTH helps local, national and international companies connect to global markets through an efficient rail and road infrastructure. The GTH is the only inland port in Canada that is independent and self-governing.

Ideally situated adjacent to the CP Rail mainline and directly connected to the TransCanda and Yellowhead National Highway systems, the GTH offers land for sale or lease to businesses in the following segments: transportation and logistics, warehousing and distribution, import and export operations, as well as light processing and manufacturing.