Success Stories in Logistics and Transportation | Ontario East

Success Stories in Logistics and Transportation

R&D Dairies

North Augusta - Robert and Darlene Jones are the names behind R&D Dairies, an established dairy product distribution company based in Augusta Township. The local company delivers to more than 120 customers, including restaurants, hotels, motels, schools and convenience stores and distributes a host of products from tiny creamers to large containers of ice cream. "We pride ourselves on our delivery services," says Robert, adding they operate 6 days a week and cover communities along the Highway 401 corridor from Gananoque to Cornwall, as well as locations north to Smiths Falls and Rideau Ferry. Many are long-term customers who appreciate reliable, friendly service. "We like to be known for our old-fashioned customer service," says Darlene.
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Wills Transfer Ltd.

In 1945, G.H. Wills began with two small trucks owned by a hard-working, community-oriented family. The business was created to ship items in and around Smiths Falls and surrounding communities, quickly building a reputation for excellence, efficiency and affordability. From those humble beginnings the firm, which is now known as Wills Transfer Ltd., now boasts 160 employees working out of six warehousing facilities, operating a fleet of more than 40 tractors and 150 trailers delivering cargo throughout Eastern Ontario.  The Company is still based out of Smiths Falls and is now owned and operated by Terry and Heather Wills and their son, Jordi, who is the fourth generation of this family business.
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Lorenz Conveying Products

As an example of the true spirit of entrepreneurial achievement, there are few stories that are as compelling as that of Cobourg’s Lorenz Conveying Products.
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