Seaway Express Opens New Warehouse Location

By: Kathleen Hay - Standard-Freeholder

Seaway Express is hopefully on a one-way track to success with the opening of it's new distribution warehouse thursday.

Located at 605 Boundary Road, the site is the culmination of 11 years of success for the 1998 Small Business of the Year.

"we started out of our home in Green Valley," said Bob Gauthier, who co-owns the business with his wife Linda. "We had one truck back then."

"Today we have 13 tractors, along with 25 or so trailers."

The new 32,000 square foot facility will greatly increase customer service he said When the opporunity became available last fall to purchase the property, Gauthier knew it was time to amalgamate all services.

The 25 employees officially moved into the new site in May.

"All operations will now be housed under one roof to increase efficiency." he said "It will allow us to continue to offer complete logistic services to our valued customers."

In addition to a strong emphasis on customer service, Seaway Express is proud of its commitment to safety.

As a result of its safety and maintenace programs, The Ministry of Transportation has given the company a designation of "Excellent" in reference to it's 97 percent score on a recent facility audit.

"This designation is a result of a team effort by our employees," said Gauthier: "We make every effort to maintain such a level of excellence."