Guilbault has reached another milestone in its growth with the acquisition of Transport Inter-Nord, a company specializing in LTL and TL freight transportation in Quebec, owned by the McLaughlin family for over 33 years and Champlain Financial Corp. since 2021.
This new acquisition adds to Guilbault’s offer the expertise of more than 150 dedicated employees and a new service point. From its Saint-Jérôme terminal, Transport Inter-Nord covers a territory comprising more than 625 municipalities.
Mr. Eric Gignac, president of Groupe Guilbault Ltd, is very proud of this strategic alliance that will allow his company to consolidate its position as a leader in LTL freight transportation in Quebec. Moreover, Transport Inter-Nord and Transport Guilbault are two family businesses run by descendants of their third generation, they share the same values and the same customer service objectives.
Mr. Steve McLaughlin, president of Transport Inter-Nord, affirms that match is perfect, since both companies care about their employees and customers. He adds that Transport Guilbault has always been a model for his company, like a big brother, and he is pleased to be part of this Quebec flagship.
Transport Inter-Nord will retain its name and be an autonomous business unit of the Guilbault Transport Division. Also, the general management of Transport Inter-Nord will remain under the good care of Mr. Steve McLaughlin and his current team.
With this acquisition, Guilbault’s customers will now be able to count on the expertise of 1,215 employees and 1,560 units to ensure the smooth running of their supply chains.
A family business in operation since 1929 and with headquarters in Quebec City, Guilbault is a leader in freight transportation, logistics and warehousing in Quebec. With 10 terminals and 3 warehouses totalling 900,000 square feet of storage space, Guilbault easily serves all of Quebec, Ontario and the Maritime provinces.
About Transport Inter-Nord
Founded in 1990 by the McLaughlin family, Transport Inter-Nord has been focused on customer and employee satisfaction since its inception. From its 60,000 square foot terminal in Saint-Jérôme, Inter-Nord serves more than 625 municipalities in Quebec.
About Champlain Financial Corp.
Champlain Financial Corp. is a Canadian private equity firm based in Montreal. It manages a portfolio that currently includes various investments across Canada and the United States. Its priority is to bring added value to its partners, small and medium-sized companies wishing to grow at home and abroad, by providing them with equity, financing and operational management expertise.