11727 – 178 Street Edmonton, Alberta
Acquired in: 2002
22,600 total sq/ft
20,000 warehouse sq/ft
4.79 acres of land
2,600 office sq/ft
Situated on 4.79 acres in the Armstrong Industrial area of Northwest Edmonton is the Day and Ross Crossdock facility. The 22,600 square foot building is a purpose built crossdock that allows for the easy movement and distribution of freight from one tractor trailer to another. Crossdock buildings in Edmonton are very much in demand and a necessity for companies such as Day and Ross.
This facility is very well located in Edmonton along 178 Street with easy access to the major thoroughfares such as the Yellowhead Trail and Anthony Henday. The building consists of an office area comprised of 2,594 ft² at the north end and the balance being 20,000 ft² of crossdock and warehousing space. The building is situated tight along the east boundary of the lot leaving the vast majority of the land to be used for truck and other vehicular manoeuvrability.
Meet the Tenant
Day and Ross –A comprehensive national carrier with complete LTL (less than truckload) & TL (truckload) coverage within Canada and between Canada, the USA and Mexico. With over 60 years of service, Day & Ross has fine-tuned their operations to meet the varied needs of Canadian shippers from Newfoundland to British Columbia, and all points in between. Headquartered in Hartland, New Brunswick, Day & Ross is recognized as one of Canada’s only true National carriers serving all 10 provinces direct with LTL and TL service anywhere in Canada, and to and from the United States through a strategic alliance with an exclusive U.S. marketing partner as well as scheduled TL operations to and from Mexico.
Launched by Maritimers Elbert Day and Walter Ross, Day & Ross started with one truck hauling potatoes from New Brunswick to Quebec. Today, Day & Ross hauls more than just potatoes – the company has grown to include over 1200 power units, 2,000 trailers and more than 8,000 dedicated and experienced employees and owner-operators located in terminals and other facilities across Canada.
As part of the McCain family, Day & Ross is committed to Lean “Six Sigma”, a process designed to involve employees in decision-making, and to instill a philosophy of continuous improvement.