Since its inception in 1950, more than 60 years ago, Day & Ross Inc., a wholly owned trucking and logistics subsidiary of McCain Foods Limited, has grown from a handful of trucks hauling between just a few provinces in eastern Canada into one of Canada’s largest national transportation providers. Having earned a spot within Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for the last seven-consecutive years, The Day & Ross Transportation Group continues to strive for excellence.
Day & Ross is headquartered in Hartland, New Brunswick (just 15 minutes from McCain Foods founding plant in Florenceville) and has more than 2,000 employees in terminals across Canada and 3,500 owner operators and 3,300 company owned trucks and trailers.Day & Ross provides a variety of transportation and logistics solutions through six functional divisions.
- Day & Ross General Freight – Full-service trucking hauling throughout North America “Committed to on-time, error-free delivery…”
- Sameday Worldwide – A full range of time-definite courier, express and air cargo services globally. “Delivery with a difference.”
- Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics – A third-party contract carriage division specializing in dedicated fleet operations. “Your Fleet, Your Way.”
- Day & Ross Supply Chain Solutions – Providing logistics and freight forwarding services across North America as a true Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) non-asset based solution provider
The Day & Ross Transportation Group share a foundational platform that provides each division with the required support and consistency from Human Resources, Administration, Finance, Safety & Compliance, Legal and IT. In some cases, particularly between Day & Ross and Sameday Worldwide, facilities across Canada are shared.
Each division is in a different segment of the transportation market and, as such, has strategies unique to each division. The management team within each division was appointed for their specific expertise and their ability to drive and execute the divisional strategy.
People driven… growing together is the company’s internal slogan (chosen through an internal competition with our employees). This slogan represents to us the fact that it is our people that drive this company forward. Driven to succeed and driven to be the best… we also drive for a living. Growing together represents the growth path that we are currently on and acknowledges that the only way we are going to grow this company is by all of us working together for a common goal.