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Vanguard has been preparing cargo in Alberta for international shipment since 1984.   We combine our experience with innovative thinking to create the most effective solution for your export packaging and crating needs.   Our years of experience in handling oversized, complex or sensitive products ensures that we have the expertise to deal with any type of cargo.


Facility Overview

Conveniently located in the Foothills Industrial Park, Vanguard's 15,000 sq. ft. facility is CWPCP inspected and certified with the capability to handle virtually any size project.

Our facility has a 2.5 acre secure fenced yard, multiple forklifts with up to 14,000 lbs of lifting capacity, six loading docks and a large loading and unloading area for flat deck trailers or sea containers.   If heavier lifting capabilities are required, we have access to cranes and heavy forklifts.       

Service Offering 

  • Custom crating
  • Skidding & bracing
  • Poly shrink wrapping
  • Certified dunnage
  • Container loading/unloading
  • Mobile crews for on-site service
  • Stenciling & crate marking
  • Receiving & inventory verfication
  • Transloading & freight consolidation​
  • Warehousing

Quality Focus

We pride ourselves on having an unsurpassed level of quality in every prodct and service we offer.  We use the highest standard for packing materials and in our crate manufacturing process.  Our packaging design take into consideration all of the handling requirements during shipment, providing you with the security of knowing that your cargo will arrive at its destination in the same condition in which it left.

Service Commitment

At Vanguard, every employee continually strives to provide service of the same high quality as our products.  Our customer's unique requirements are as important to us as the cargo we are protecting.  Our team recognizes the realities of a demanding deadline and we understand that the timeliness of our service is crucial.  Trust us to be there when needed to get your project shipped on time.

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