Growing Saskatchewan Freight (1980’s)

1980

Purchased one acre of land & 4500 sq. ft. building for Saskatoon freight division

Leased 3500 sq. ft. warehouse in Brandon, MB and expanded Guardian Cartage & Storage into that location

1981

Purchased property at 1240 1st Avenue in Regina to house moving & freight

1982

Resask Trucking Corp. was formed in January by principals Dennis Doehl, Terry Simonson and Joe Laurin and successfully handled the freight operation throughout Saskatchewan for Jay’s

Set up group insurance benefits for employees

1983

Installed computerized accounting system

1984

Jay’s 20th Anniversary

1985

Major renovations and addition to Regina building at 1st Avenue to accommodate newly established Head Office

1986

Purchased assets of Dyck Moving & Storage in Swift Current

Purchased Melville Cartage & Storage

1987

Purchased Century 21 Broad Realty in Moose Jaw

Purchased heritage property in Moose Jaw & renovated building for leased office space

Opened new branch in Lloydminster, AB, & leased 5000 sq. ft. warehouse

Purchased building in North Battleford

1988

Purchased operating authorities & equipment from Stebner Transport in Yorkton

1989

Jay’s 25th Anniversary

Jay’s was one of the original investors in Atlas Van Lines container program

Purchased Eppen’s Transport in North Battleford

Purchased Regina Cartage & Storage to expand commercial warehousing capabilities

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