Veritiv breaks ground on new Canadian headquarters and warehouse in Mississauga

Jason Alderman.
Jason Alderman.

As reported here last week, Veritiv, a North American leader in business-to-business distribution solutions, has announced the construction of its new Canadian headquarters and warehouse in Mississauga, Ontario.

“This new facility will enable Veritiv to expand our service capabilities for Canadian customers and increase the company’s operational efficiencies by consolidating our three existing facilities in the greater Toronto area,” said Jason Alderman, Regional Vice President – Canada for Veritiv. “The City of Mississauga also offers many strategic advantages to our operations, our customers and our employees.”

Mary Laschinger.
Mary Laschinger.

“Bringing together Veritiv’s Toronto area team in this new, state-of-the art facility in Mississauga is an important strategic investment for our company, and it aligns with one of our business goals to integrate our operations and strengthen collaboration throughout our organization,” said Mary Laschinger, Chairman and CEO for Veritiv. “Canada is an important market for Veritiv, and we’re delighted to renew our commitment to this city and accelerate our growth across the country.”

Located at 125 Madill Boulevard in Mississauga, the new facility (one of the largest for Veritiv in North America) will include about 410,000 square feet of warehouse space and another 42,000 square feet of office space. It’s expected to be fully operational by the summer of 2017.

Left to right are: Stan Krawitz, Executive VP, Savills-Studley; Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie; Veritiv Chairman & CEO Mary Laschinger; Veritiv Canada VP, Jason Alderman; Mississagua Board of Trade President & CEO David Wojcik; and VP of Orlando Corporation Blair Wolk. Photo courtesy of J.P. Moczulski, The Canadian Press Images.
Left to right are: Stan Krawitz, Executive VP, Savills-Studley; Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie; Veritiv Chairman & CEO Mary Laschinger; Veritiv Canada VP Jason Alderman; Mississagua Board of Trade President & CEO David Wojcik; and Blair Wolk, VP of Orlando Corp. Photo courtesy of J.P. Moczulski, The Canadian Press Images.

The building will host 350 employees with additional capacity for future expansion. In Canada, Veritiv employs about 950 people, has a fleet of approximately 115 tractor-trailer units, and a network of 17 warehouses.

Veritiv (Atlanta, Georgia) is a leading North American business-to-business distributor of print, publishing, packaging, and facility solutions, and also providers of logistics and supply chain management services.

It has 180 distribution centres throughout the Canada, the U.S. and Mexico and employs about 8,800 people worldwide.

 

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.