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OTA-SEEC Graduation 2017

Two of Wills Transfer’s very own, Jordi Wills and Jeremy West, graduated from the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) SEEC Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program in November of 2017. This is a huge accomplishment. SEEC LEAD program is a “follow-up program with the Schulich Executive Education Centre at York University” (OTA), which builds off of […]

Significant Achievements 2017

Wills Transfer Limited had an excellent year in 2017.     It started off with a bang in Ottawa as the Ottawa Wills warehouse addition was completed and ready to use. With more than 117,000 square feet of brand new storage space, The Ottawa Wills warehouse was able to amalgamate all storage products that were […]

New Racking for Ottawa Wills Warehouse

After six days of installations, Ottawa Wills Warehouse has just put in racking to fulfil 2,000 spaces, with provision for another 1,500 spaces in storage (currently the warehouse is requiring a substantial amount of bulk space for storage customers). Once everything is transferred from a rented storage facility close by, the new racking space will […]

OTA – Pioneer award – Warren Whitley

Congratulations to Warren Whitley for receiving the Ontario Trucking Association’s Pioneer Award this month! This prestigious award recognizes those (in which who have been nominated) with more than 50 years of continuous service in the transportation industry. Mr. Whitley, along with the other recipients, were recognized with this award during the OTA’s 91st Annual Convention […]

The Table – Perth, ON

Wills Transfer had the wonderful opportunity to attend Soup Sessions in Perth, hosted by Judy Dempsey (Community Chef) with The Table – Community Food Centre. “The Table’s mission is to foster a community that collaborates and empowers each other to improve access to healthy food, improve food skills and food literacy, advocate for individual well-being, […]

Take Our Kids to Work Program

On Wednesday, November 1st, it was Take Our Kids to Work Day. This is an annual program for Grade 9 students to “support career exploration and career readiness among Canadian public school students“. This year, Wills Transfer hosted 3 students at the Smiths Falls and Brockville Wills sites. The day started with introductions and a […]

Safety Inspections – hamburgers – being stranded on a life boat

“Safety Inspections – hamburgers – being stranded on a life boat” What do you think of when you hear these three things? Does a Health and Safety Committee meeting come to mind? It was for Wills Transfer! Every month, the Health and Safety Committee of Wills Transfer meets via teleconference to discuss monthly safety inspections, […]

Warehouse Metrics – training

This past Wednesday and Thursday, Wills Management and employees joined together in Smiths Falls for training on ‘Warehouse Metrics – to make your business even more effective’. Mark Thomas, of Meta Management Consulting, ran the training seminar for both days. Mark is a certified Project Management Professional and Professional Engineer. He is an established business consultant […]

Tallman Group Ottawa West Grand Opening – Sept 22, 2017

Grant Paynter (Ottawa General Manager), Jordi Wills (Perth General Manager), and Warren Whitley (Fleet Manager) of Wills Transfer had the privilege to attend the Ottawa West Grand Opening of Tallman Group. Warren Whitley explains that the “new LT series tractors with the longer hood allows for more of the engine open for inspection and service […]