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Our Story

A long history of integrated Hazmat transportation expertise

Approaching 50 years of service, J.G. Drapeau continues to provide asset-based Hazmat transportation solutions for Canadian and USA markets. Commercial Warehousing Logistics (CWL) handles the warehousing and distribution of hazardous materials and acts as the distribution centre in Canada for U.S. companies who need a strategic partner to distribute to Canadian retail outlets. Spanning nearly 5 decades, J.G. Drapeau and CWL continue to serve all types of business, including many Fortune 500 companies such as Amazon, Home Depot and Walmart.

With the recent purchase of J.G. Drapeau and CWL by Polaris Transportation Group, customers now benefit from extended coverage, more capacity and added resources, including a comprehensive logistics offering.

Leading technology creates competitive advantage

On the highways, J.G.Drapeau is SmartWay approved, ELD compliant and utilizes industry leading software to manage their fleet and meet exacting transit schedules. Dealing with major brands is a daily occurrence and precise delivery schedules are our specialty. A combination of web-based customer tools and EDI driven order processing are executed based on each customers’ specific requirements.

The latest scanning technology coupled with cloud based WMS software gives CWL customers a competitive edge and the visibility needed to better manage their supply chain. Compliant in all aspects of handling and storage of dangerous goods, CWL follows strict protocols for ongoing training, certifications and safety.

Integrated service features include:

  • Dedicated account manager for each customer
  • High execution skills throughout all trucking, warehousing and distribution operations
  • Exclusive footprint in the chemical/Hazmat category
  • Specialized services including transport of containers, temperature controlled vans and tailgate deliveries
  • Value added work for distribution and e-commerce requirements
  • Awarded “Top Fleet Employer” for 2015, 2016 and 2017 and Affiliate Member, RDC (Responsible Distribution Canada)
  • NACD (National Association of Chemical Distributors) and CACD (Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors)