Management Transition and More Growth! (2000’s)

2000

Launched Jay’s Moving & Storage on World Wide Web

Grand opening of new facility in Calgary, AB

Renovated Moose Jaw facility & expanded warehouse to 5400 sq. ft.
 

2001

 

Purchased Donald Moving & Storage & John Mus Transfer in Weyburn

MS Society creates “Most Inspirational Volunteer Award” in memory of Don Holman from Jay’s Regina Moving & Storage
 

2002

 

Began servicing Whitewood, Wapella & Moosomin areas
 

2003

 

Terry Simonson promoted to General Manager of Freight Division

Formed Real Estate Co. & transferred all Jay’s property to new company

Purchased Redline Transport, Schulhauser Transport and F & L Trucking

Renovated & expanded dock space at Regina & Saskatoon freight

Purchased 24,000 sq. ft. building in Regina & opened repair shop
 

2004

 

Celebrated Jay’s 40th Anniversary & Dennis Doehl’s 65th Birthday

Purchased Country Trucking

Established scholarship program for children/grandchildren of Jay’s employees

Dennis Doehl inducted into Saskatchewan Transportation Hall of Fame
 

2005

 

Created new Information Services Coordinator position in IT Department

Introduced new on-line services for branches & customers

Expanded dock space at Regina & Saskatoon freight locations

Purchased wheelchairs for Wheelchair Foundation of Canada to distribute in high-need countries & also to facilities in Saskatchewan
 

2006

 

Jay’s Owner, CEO and Chairman of the Board appoints Senior Management Team: Terry Simonson, Doreen Pankewich, Milt Letkeman & Greg Doehl

Terry Simonson appointed President & COO of Jay’s Group of Companies

Began freight service on Melfort line

Purchased Edwards Transport & began to service Hwy #11 area

Saskatoon Freight & Moving switched locations & buildings were expanded

Created Safety & Compliance position

First Telemiracle trailer unveiled

Closed Edmonton, AB branch
 

2007

 

Following the acquistion of Resask shares, Resask Trucking Corp. amalgamated with Jay’s on January 1st

Acquired Lamarre & Sons, servicing Gravelbourg area

Started freight service to Assiniboina, Mossbank & Kinistino areas

Added second Telemiracle Trailer & MS Trailer

Key organizer for the first “World’s Largest Truck Convoy” for Special Olympics, SK

SaskBusiness lists Jay’s as a Saskatchewan Top 100 Company

Jay’s named to Regina’s Top 50 Companies (with head offices in Regina)

Expansions at Regina Moving & Head Office, Estevan & Saskatoon
 

2008

 

Freight service expanded to southwest SK with new service in Caronport, Chaplin, Colonsay, Elstow, Guernsey, Gull Lake, Lanigan, Mortlach, Parkbeg, Plunkett, Shaunavon & Viscount

Building expansion in Moose Jaw & at Saskatoon Freight

2009

 

Jay’s 45th Anniversary

Announced service to 39 new points in February 2009: Amsterdam, Bredenbury, Bruno, Canora, Churchbridge, Clair, Cowessess, Dubuc, Ebenezer, Englefeld, Esterhazy, Gerald, Gorlitz, Grayson, Humboldt, Hyas, Kamsack, Langenberg, Muenster, Naicam, Norquay, Peterson, Preeceville, Quill Lake, Rocanville, Round Lake, St. Gregor, Saltcoats, Spalding, Spy Hill, Stenen, Stockholm, Sturgis, Tantallon, Wadena, Waldron, Watson, Welwyn, Yarbo

Announced service to 10 new points in November 2009: Buchanan, Choiceland, Elfros, Foam Lake, Invermay, Kuroki, Smeaton, Springside, Theodore, Wynyard

Jay’s now provides direct service to over 385 points in Saskatchewan, with overnight or same day service between selected centres

Installed automated freight dispatch

Building expansion in Prince Albert

Purchased 115 Ball Road, Yorkton

New roof & facelift for Swift Current building

Jay’s 18th Annual Golf Classic for Telemiracle raised a record-breaking $81,000, bringing the 18-year grand total to over one-half million dollars

Jay’s annual sales have grown from $10,000 in 1962, to an expected $31,000,000 in 2009

Jay’s launches new website in Alberta to serve Alberta residents: www.jaysmovingab.com

2010

At a gala event hosted by the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce on April 1, 2010, Jay’s Moving & Storage was presented with the Paragon Award for Customer Service Excellence

Announced service to 15 new points in May 2010: Climax, Constance, Coronach, Crane Valley, Fife Lake, Frontier, Lisieux, Maple Creek, Midale, Tompkins

Jay’s launches new website in Saskatchewan: www.jaysmoving.com

 

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