Canadian Freightways

Shipping Company

Canadian Freightways Limited provides transportation solutions to customers in Western Canada and North America. The company offers less-than-truckload service and supply chain solutions. Its services include regional network, and urgent and overnight expedited; and cross border shipping, oilfield, port side distribution, curbside, and risk insurance services. The company serves retail, manufacturing, oil and gas, agricultural, mining, and forestry clients. Canadian Freightways Limited was formerly known as Chris Transport and changed its name to Canadian Freightways Limited in 1940. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Calgary, Canada with locations in Western Canada. As of January 2004, Canadian Freightways Limited operates as a subsidiary of TransForce Inc..

In January 2004 TFI International acquired substantially all assets of Canadian Freightways for CDN $69.6 million plus assumption of loans and credit facilities of CDN $15 million from Consolidated Freightways, which unexpectedly filed for bankruptcy in 2002. Canadian Freightways has a staff of 1,500 employees. The company's operations include LTL, truckload, sufferance warehouses, customs brokerage, international freight forwarding, and logistics management. Combined revenues reported for the last fiscal year were CDN $236 million.

Canadian Freightways Limited provides transportation solutions to customers in Western Canada and North America. The company offers less-than-truckload service and supply chain solutions. Its services include regional network, and urgent and overnight expedited; and cross border shipping, oilfield, port side distribution, curbside, and risk insurance services. The company serves retail, manufacturing, oil and gas, agricultural, mining, and forestry clients. Canadian Freightways Limited was formerly known as Chris Transport and changed its name to Canadian Freightways Limited in 1940. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Calgary, Canada with locations in Western Canada. As of January 2004, Canadian Freightways Limited operates as a subsidiary of TransForce Inc..

In January 2004 TFI International acquired substantially all assets of Canadian Freightways for CDN $69.6 million plus assumption of loans and credit facilities of CDN $15 million from Consolidated Freightways, which unexpectedly filed for bankruptcy in 2002. Canadian Freightways has a staff of 1,500 employees. The company's operations include LTL, truckload, sufferance warehouses, customs brokerage, international freight forwarding, and logistics management. Combined revenues reported for the last fiscal year were CDN $236 million.

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