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Providing Irreplicable Service

Why choose us?

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We are one of the only North American companies utilizing our own assets to facilitate all stages of your container freight logistics. This allows us to offer competitive pricing for premium container services without the risk of involving third-party providers. As an asset-based container transportation, storage, warehousing and logistics provider, we bring unmatched flexibility and scalability to respond to all your freight needs – including any urgent last-minute requests.

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Innovation & Leadership

Continuously pushing the status quo to elevate standards across our industry.

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Worry-free services without needing to rely on third-party providers.

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Responsibility & Sustainability

Taking accountability as an asset-based carrier to introduce practices across our company that minimize our environmental impact.

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Teamwork & Inclusion

Fostering a welcoming work environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences and encouraging unity and collaboration across our team.

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Our History

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Amar Deol purchases his first truck

Red 1998 Amar highway cab with three employees standing in front of it


Amar Transport is established on October 20th, 1998

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Amar opens its first terminal at 7180 Tranmere Dr., Mississauga, ON

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Amar opens new office and terminal at 6980 Tranmere Rd., Mississauga, ON

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Amar purchases first reach stacker crane

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Amar purchases new property at 7290 Major Mackenzie Dr., Kleinburg, ON

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Amar expands its fleet to 50+ trucks

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Amar continues working toward “one-stop shop” vision and expands its scope of services

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Amar expands its operations into Quebec, Canada with new location at 1755 Hymus Blvd., Dorval, QC

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Amar establishes new brand identity

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Second Quebec terminal established at 5421 Cleroux Blvd., Laval, QC

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Amar continues to expand service locations across North America

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Amar outdoor storage space reaches 300+ acres of permitted land across North America

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Amar becomes first intermodal provider to invest in company-owned 40’ and 53’ dry, heated and refrigerated containers

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Amar officially recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies for six consecutive years

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Amar celebrates 25 years in business

North America's Go-To Container Specialists.

Amar is your single source for all container transportation, storage, and logistical needs. As an asset-based group of companies, we deliver an exceptional quality of service that can’t be found anywhere else.


Power Units

Our fleet equipment is widespread throughout Canada and USA, nearby key laneways ready to handle any sort of request.


Acres of Storage

All our locations are within proximity to seaports, CN & CP railyards and distribution centers ensuring we will be there in a timely manner.


Reefer Plugs

Our terminals expertly handle refrigerated units, preserving the quality of your temperature-sensitive products.


Chassis & Trailers

As an asset-based carrier, we are in complete control of our service efficiencies without relying on any third-party suppliers.

The Story

Established in 1998, the Amar Group has been extensively involved in transporting and storing ocean and rail containers. For the past six consecutive years we have been named one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies.

We proudly offer one stop for all your container shipping logistics with coverage throughout coast-to-coast Canada and some of the USA’s busiest markets. To support our operations and meet high demand for capacity, we are continuously expanding our large portfolio of prime real estate dedicated to stationing our equipment and storing up to tens of thousands of containers.

Leadership Team

The Amar Group, led by container shipping experts, leverages decades of industry experience for strategic decisions that enhance workplace culture, expand the market, and elevate performance standards.

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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Since 1998, Amar has remained a company that operates with integrity. We acknowledge our duty to adhere to environmental, social and governance principles while delivering quality services to the container shipping community.

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Our company-wide ESG Practices

Environmental: We take environmental sustainability very seriously as almost 30% of greenhouse gas emissions are caused by the transportation and logistics industry. Across our fleet and facility operations, we have implemented a wide array of initiatives aimed to help us achieve a greener future.

Social: We are an equal opportunity employer providing a wide range of positions as well as growth and advancement opportunities to thousands of drivers and staff across Canada and the USA. At the Amar Group, we take pride in establishing a diverse workforce and inclusive company culture. We also remain dedicated to keeping our employees safe by implementing best safety practices and security measures across our operations.

Governance: Amar is compliant with Canadian and USA government regulations by following stringent financial reporting procedures. To ensure this, we have recruited a full time CFO and work with reputable accounting firms to audit our reporting.

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Health & Safety

Amar takes pride in its industry-leading safety ratings, highlighted by an exceptional CVOR score and a flawless zero-claims record during our 25 years of operation. As fleet operators, we emphasize our low accidents-to-equipment ratio. Our reputation as a safe and reliable transportation provider has earned us the privilege of being among the select North American carriers authorized to operate LCV vehicles. We are trusted to handle oversized, out-of-gauge (OOG), and hazardous shipments.

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Leading the change

We Are Innovators

At Amar Group, we pride ourselves by constantly pushing the status quo. We remain dedicated to elevating all aspects of our operations through modernization and have been recognized as industry leaders in exemplary best practices and green initiatives.