News & Updates

April 20, 2017
Technology to serve you better

City Transfer’s fleet of vehicles is made-up predominantly of tractors and trailers; we also have 3 shunt trucks (hostlers) and a small parcel delivery van.  The tractors haul the trailers for large and small deliveries and the delivery van transports packages to those really hard to access residences.  The new technology on tractors today supports greater efficiencies for everyone.  In particular, we are excited about our NEW hostlers!  These short wheel-based vehicles operate at City Transfer Barge Terminals.  Their […]

February 9, 2017
City Transfer awarded ‘Large Business of the Year’

City Transfer is extremely delighted to be the recipient of the Large Business of the Year award.  Thank you, Powell River! And thank you to the The Powell River Chamber of Commerce who organizes the Horizon Business Awards every year, a wonderful opportunity to greet and meet members of the business community and celebrate all the hardworking individuals and teams who contribute so much to Powell River.  Truly, the team at City Transfer is honoured, and we […]

January 27, 2017
Westcan – Driving for Excellence

City Transfer has had a longstanding relationship with WBT (Westcan), who brings up gas and diesel to the Sunshine Coast and Powell River.  We are pleased to profile them as a valuable partner.  At Westcan, they are dedicated to delivering complete, customer-driven transportation solutions.  Since 1964, their team of industry professionals has worked to build a reputation for safety, on time delivery and unparalleled customer service.  Staying true to this tradition is what keeps Westcan driving for […]

December 13, 2016
Wishing you all the best

Happy Holidays from all of us at City Transfer!  We truly believe that it starts with our customers and the communities that we service.  Whether it be shipping a parcel by trailer to Gibsons, delivering fresh produce to Powell River, scheduling a shipment via barge to Vancouver or servicing a next-day delivery to Sechelt, our aim is to provide the best service possible within the freight industry.  We wish you all the best this holiday […]

November 29, 2016
Giving back

City Transfer gives back to the communities we service in many different ways.  December is a particularly full month of community events that we are participating in, and our focus is supporting those who need it the most.  The following is just one of several charity-driven initiatives that City Transfer is involved in during the holiday season.  Mark your calendars for one or more of them; we wish you and yours the very best! Stuff The […]

November 15, 2016
Fuel Surcharge for the month of November is: 0%

In order to be as transparent as possible to our customers, City Transfer has absorbed the fuel charge into our current rate structure and fuel will be calculated at 0%. Each month the current fuel surcharge will be displayed and updated under Fuel Surcharge Update.  Please click here for more information. Please email customerservice@citytransfer.com if you have any questions or require further clarification.

September 12, 2016
36th annual Terry Fox Run – Sept 18, 2016

Choose a 3.5 or 10 km route and invite a friend to join you for a chat while you walk! Introduce your little kids in strollers to the first of many more years of participating in the Terry Fox Run. Complex (lower level) – registration starts at: 8:30am, run starts at 10amSuitable for bikes, wheelchairs, strollers and rollerblades. Dogs on leashes welcome.   Free pancake breakfast provided by SaveOnFoods after the run for participants and […]

June 7, 2016
Gibsons Public Market offers community gathering place

City Transfer is excited to provide shipping support to the new Gibsons Public Market, a vibrant year-round gathering place that will foster sustainability as one of the Sunshine Coast community hubs. City Transfer helped out the market with their set-up/start-up by providing a portable trailer, and Katie Hopson emailed Donna Stobbart back with, “we are all blown away by your support and thoughtfulness.” “It’s invaluable to have the professional logistics advice and services of City […]

April 3, 2016
City Transfer supports local events

Supporting events is an important role that City Transfer is happy to play to connect with the people and communities we service.  It seems April is event month and there is no short of shipping requests that goes along with setting up an event.  How about the truckload of straw that is going to be used for the Mountain Grind on the Lower Sunshine Coast this month? City Transfer is so excited to be supporting, […]

March 13, 2016
Promotion to Supervisor

Special congratulations to Hilary Harding on her new appointment as Supervisor, Gibsons Operations. Hilary has been with City Transfer many years and with the current evolution of our Operational goals, she has proven to be the ideal leader to guide our daily activities in Gibsons. Hilary now oversees activities including scheduling, freight delivery plans, staffing and customer relations. Hilary’s Corner ~ Tidbits worth reading We have had a couple of shipments for a new resident to […]