The birth of CDI integrates transport service to and from the rail and shipyards.
New Toronto facility completes transition to intermodal service
Cross-dock facility built on 44 acres with direct access to CPR intermodal loading.
Canada's 50 best managed and 10 year, $400 million Contract with CPR
Fastfrate wins the Best 50 award for 7 consecutive years obtaining platinum status.
Fastfrate's first warehousing facility in Calgary, AB
Positions Fastfrate as a distribution centre for Western Canada.
Adds transload centres in Vancouver and halifax & purchases network logistics
Fastfrate becomes a bigger player with ports & adds freight management services.
Acquisition of koch transport southern Ontario
KOCH Transport is purchased with full integration into Fastfrate by 2007.
Ron tepper awarded entrepreneur of the year
Prestigious award raises profile of Ron Tepper & the companies he built.
Fenway partners invests in consolidated fastfrate
Fenway acquires 75% ownership from Tepper Holdings (THI).
Acquisition of cp trucks by cdi increases footprint
Gives CDI a bigger footprint in the haulage of containers to and from Canadian ports.
Thi purchases shares from Fenway Partners & buys Bruce R. Smith
Ron Tepper returns to active management and adds heavy haul & reefer services to menu.
Fastfrate moves to cloud-based technology
Smartphones replace handhelds, improving communications and real-time data exchange.
Fastfrate bolsters management team in preparation for growth
An aggressive strategy to increase business includes entry into U.S. Market.
Fastfrate is 50 Years young and loving it!
Our team is excited about delivering our full menu of services... like never before.
New leadership and new markets for Fastfrate
Fastfrate veteran Manny Calandrino takes on role as President/COO and launches Cross Border LTL Service.
10 Reasons to Choose Fastfrate
As we celebrate over 50 years of service, we continue to work harder and reach higher for our valued customers
We are one of Canada's largest privately held intermodal LTL carriers with coast-to-coast facilities and services
Since our beginnings, we have been strategically aligned with CP Rail, Fastfrate is their largest LTL carrier and the largest repositionner of marine equipment with facilities adjacent to their rail yards in most
We are an asset-based carrier with substantial investments in our own facilities and operating equipment throughout our Canadian network
Our LTL expertise extends to truckload, freight management, warehousing, pick & pack distribution and transload services
Online access to critical shipment data and convenient FrateQuote and Rate Maker pricing modules keep things simple
U.S. manufacturers, retailers and carriers requiring a presence in Canada can benefit greatly from our capacity and coverage
We will be flexible, personable and responsive to our customers’ concerns and requirements across all our service offerings
We have decades of experience in warehousing, fulfillment and Canada-wide distribution of consumer and industrial goods
We are continually improving our proactive system for shipment updates and timely resolution to possible transit delays
Direct LTL transportation between all our Western terminal locations (and Thunder Bay). One of our fastest growing services allows shippers to rely on Fastfrate for all their Western Canada daily daily distribution requirements.