HISTORY
 











Tenold Transportation has been operating since 1968. At that time, Gar Campbell operated with one truck under the name of A&W Trucking Ltd ("A&W") hauling cable for a number of customers. Several of those original customers represent Tenold’s largest customers today.

In the 1970’s, A&W expanded its fleet of trucks and drivers becoming a regional carrier in British Columbia and Alberta. As the transportation industry in Canada and the US became deregulated, Tenold has experienced a number of milestones in its history:
  • 1983 – Acquisition of Tenold Transport of Weyburn SK, which had operations throughout the Prairies
  • 1984 – Head office established at current location in Surrey BC
  • 1991 – Expansion of operations into Ontario and establishing of terminal in Brampton ON
  • 1993 – Established terminal in Edmonton AB to better service customers in Alberta
  • 1994 – Acquired terminal in Winnipeg MB to better service customers in Manitoba
  • 1996 – Commencement of logistics business from the Surrey BC terminal, which has since expanded throughout Tenold’s other terminals
  • 2000 – Acquired terminal in Weyburn SK to better service customers in Saskatchewan
  • 2002 – Commencement of bulkhaul business from the Surrey BC terminal, which has since expanded throughout British Columbia and into Alberta
  • 2003 – Commencement of reel assembly functions in Weyburn SK terminal and cable cutting functions in Surrey BC terminal
  • 2004 – Commencement of reel assembly functions in Surrey BC terminal
  • 2004 – Established terminals in Brampton ON and St Jean Sur Richelieu QC to better service customers in Ontario and Quebec
  • 2005 - Commencement of intermodal business
  • 2005 – Sale of Tenold to Mullen Group
  • 2006 - Relocation of terminals in Edmonton AB, Winnipeg MB, and Brampton ON to larger facilities to better meet customer needs
  • 2007 – First overseas shipment
  • 2008 – Commencement of cable cutting functions in Edmonton AB terminal
  • 2009 – Became SmartWay Environmental Partner
  • 2010 – Became only the second carrier to qualify for BC COR designation
  • 2010 – Commencement of shipping cable commodities on Rail Flatcar equipment
  • 2011 – Opened brand new terminal/warehouse in Johnstown, ON
  • 2011 – Partnered with Mullen sister company to provide freight service from Mexico
  • 2011 – Provided our first external warehousing solution to one of our largest utility partners
  • 2013 – Regional fleet begins operation in Alberta