SDV Logistics Canada Inc. - Info
SDV Canada is an international freight forwarding and logistics company established in Canada since 1976 with its head office in Montreal and offices in Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary.
SDV specializes in the worldwide transportation and handling of cargoes on turn-key projects as well as of Canadian and foreign goods and equipment on a door-to-door basis for both exports and imports that are shipped by air, ocean, and land.
SDV Canada also has a Transborder division which specializes in the door-to-door surface and air transportation of cargoes to and from the United States and Mexico as well as an in-house Customs Brokerage Division.
Through its affiliation to the SDV Group (a subsidiary of the Bolloré Group), SDV Canada offers you direct access to a
network of approximately 550 offices around the world in 88
The SDV Group is one of the world's premier international freight forwarding and logistics companies. Our expertise is based on a team of highly qualified and experienced personnel and our staff is well versed in the management and coordination of projects requiring the handling and transportation of equipment and materials.
The members of our multi-disciplinary team will pool the
knowledge and experience acquired from previous projects to
ensure that your cargo is transported and delivered within the
specified time frame and in the most professional manner.
SDV Canada is actively involved in projects that call for
marshalling, crating and transporting a wide range of materials and equipment from Canadian and foreign suppliers to job sites throughout the world. These activities involve monitoring deliveries,handling, export packing , preparing and presenting consular and shipping documentation ,reserving shipping space, chartering on short or long term basis, and inland transport coordination from the port of entry to the job site including customs formalities. We also provide reliable worldwide tracking systems and performance reports.
SDV Canada's services are fully ISO 9001:2000 compliant.
Visit us at our website : http://www.sdv.ca
Country of Ownership: Canada
Year Established: 1976
Quality Certification: ISO 9001
Primary Industry (NAICS): 488519 - Other Freight Transportation Arrangement
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 481110 - Scheduled Air Transportation
484110 - General Freight Trucking, Local
484121 - General Freight Trucking, Long Distance, Truck-Load
484122 - General Freight Trucking, Long Distance, Less Than Truck-Load
484239 - Other Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long Distance
488320 - Marine Cargo Handling
488511 - Marine Shipping Agencies
488990 - Other Support Activities for Transportation
493110 - General Warehousing and Storage
493190 - Other Warehousing and Storage
561910 - Packaging and Labelling Services
Primary Business Activity: Services
Total Sales ($CDN): $50,000,000 +
Number of Employees: 175
Freight forwarding, logistics, and customs brokers
Dun and Bradstreet Number: 209718527
Plant Information: Total Plant Size (Areas sq ft): 1) Montreal Head Office (3333 Douglas B. Floreani, Montreal, Quebec)
--103,000 square feet of indoor warehousing space, heated
--26 Feet of indoor clearance throughout and 22000 square feet of bonded area
--18 loading docks, including one dock 15€™ x 18€™with access ramp, one dock 22' x 18' and one dock 22' x 10'
--Racking: 5 high narrow aisle capabilities
--Date of construction: 1990
--Warehouse Equipment: Counter balanced and narrow aisle reach forklifts ranging in capacity up to 30,000 lbs. Cranes and additional forklifts available on request
--Crating equipment:Fully equipped crating department designed to package industrial equipment and machinery
--Specialized handling equipment: Roll clamps, drum handlers, pins and pole attachments.
--State of the art security system: Electronic anti-theft, sprinkler and fire alarm systems by €œChubb€?.
--Computerized control system: Web enabled software permitting 24 hour on line access to stock verification and the status of shipments and inventory
2) Toronto office: 6685 Kennedy Road-Unit 7, Mississauga, Ontario, FACILITIES SPECIFICATION
--5600 square feet of office space and 22,000 square feet of dry warehousing
--Indoor heated warehouse
--Fully racked and computerized
--4 overhead doors and 1 drive in door
--Inside clearance of 30 feet throughout
3) Vancouver office: Suite 2100-5200 Miller Rd. Richmond (Vancouver), British Columbia
In partnership with Aerostream Cargo Services, SDV Vancouver complements their Airfreight product with 40,000 sq. ft of warehouse space with 9 bay-doors, 4 forklifts with 6000 lbs lifting capacity and air side access. For the ocean freight customers, our office has teamed up with TDK Logistics Ltd. to offer 24,000 sq. feet of space, 8 bay-doors, 5 forklifts with up to 8000 lbs lifting capacity, on-line tracking system and 1 acre of fenced secured yard.
4) Calgary: Bay 35 , 2100-78 th avenue Northeast, Calgary, Alberta
FACILITIES SPECIFICATION: --1000 sq.ft of office space
--23000 sq.ft indoor warehouse
--5 forklifts of which 4 have 5000 lbs capacity and 1 has a 9000 lb capacity
Distribution of Employees
Calgary : 4
Key / Major Clients: 1) Hatch Ltd
2) SNC Lavalin
5) Harris Corporation
6) Alstom Canada
7)Canadian Red Cross
10) L' Oreal
Success Stories: Semafo Inc: Projects: Samira Hill Gold Mining Project in Niger, Kiniero Gold
Mining Project in Guinea, and Mana Gold Mining Project in Burkina Faso
Since 2005 SDV Canada has been handling the ocean and
airfreight shipments of mining equipment and construction materials originated from Europe, Asia, Canada, and Africa to the various mining sites in Niger, Guinea, and Burkina Faso, including customs clearance.
Project: Upgrade of the Levis Substation
In 2006 SDV handled the transport of a 195 MT Areva transformer from Halifax to Charny, Quebec by rail and then from Charny to Levis by truck. This transformer which was originally shipped from Areva in the UK measured 9.75 m long x 3.85 m wide x 4.60 m high. SDV Canada supervised the shipment from the port of discharge in Halifax up to the final destination including supervision at all transfers points to other transport modes. SDV also provided specific handling instructions to the rail company including humping, bumper cars, and securing and lashing onto railcars by
rail-approved specialists. The road transport was arranged by SDV directly with licensed heavy transport specialist (no broker).
SNC Lavalin: Project: Saihnahda Gas Plant Project: Since 2003 SDV has been handling the transport from Italy,
the USA,Canada, the UK, India, and Belgium to the project site in Muscat, Oman. Services provided included marshalling, receiving,export crating, and packaging, purchasing containers, stuffing containers, and specialized services for over-dimensional and heavy lift cargoes. Approximately 115 MT was shipped by air, 400 containers by sea, and 1700 FT was shipped break bulk and LCL.
Project: Alcoa€™s Aluminerie Becancour Plant Project: In 2005 SDV handled complete freight forwarding services from the supplier€™s plant in Dunkerque, France to Alcoa€™s project site in Becancour, Canada. Cargoes shipped included a 76 MT transformer(82 M3) and about 125 MT of accessories which were loaded ontotrucks for transport by barge and then transferred onto a special break bulk vessel for transport from Dunkerque to Becancour. At Becancour, the cargo was offloaded from the vessel and transferred onto trucks for transport to the site in Becancour including offloading
at the site.
Canadian Red Cross: Within the context of relief efforts to assist the TSUNAMI
victims, in 2005 SDV Canada chartered an aircraft through which it sent 35 tons of equipment to the humanitarian workers dispatched to Rangoon, Myanmar, and transported more than 260 m3 by commerc
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3333 Douglas-B.-Floreani St