senior sales rep.
Robert joined Colliers as an Account Director of the Global Logistics Group in 2003. He currently works with Logistics and Transportation clients negotiating local, national and international transactions. Robert’s specialties and experience encompasses small, medium and large sized retail, manufacturing and Third Party Logistics (3PL) companies throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
He has over 30 years’ experience in the Transportation and Logistics field with such companies as Exel (3PL), T. Eaton Company (retail), Weston Food Group, Parmalat, Nabisco and Pfizer. In the Transportation industry, Robert has managed both private fleet and common carrier operations as well as directed domestic and international freight movements. Within the Logistics field he specialized in warehouse design/site selection, and labour productivity in union and non-union operations, in both corporate and third party logistics environments.
Robert was a lecturer at both Ryerson University and Sheridan College on the topics of Logistics and Transportation from 1996 to 2001.
Board member of SCL Canada (Supply Chain ＆ Logistics): 2003-2012
Member of SCMA
Sherway Group: 250,000 SF (design/build) sale (2004)
250,000 SF lease (2011)
200,000 SF lease (2012)
Versacold: 100,000 SF freezer sale purchase in Winnipeg (2004)
20 Acre land purchase – Tacoma (2010)
400,000 SF freezer/dry Warehouse lease – Vancouver (2010)
Millard Refrigeration: 15 acre land purchase – Calgary (2007)
25 acre land purchase – Tacoma, (2010)
80,000 SF lease – Toronto (2011)
Trenton Cold Storage: 200,000 SF freezer purchase – Toronto (2011)
Challenger Transportation: 25,000 SF cross dock sale – Vancouver (2012)
Maritime-Ontario: 30,000 SF cross dock lease – Calgary(2009)
YRC Transport: 20,000 SF cross dock sublease – Toronto (2008)
YRC Logistics: 250,000 SF warehouse lease – Toronto (2007)
Canada Cartage: 10 acre land purchase – Oshawa (2004)
15,000 SF cross dock sale – Oshawa (2004)
DWS: 275,000 SF lease – Mississauga (2008)
350,000 SF lease – Toronto (2011)
20,000 SF lease – Vancouver (2007)
60,000 SF lease – Vancouver (2011)
Weston: 200,000 SF sale – Orillia (2004)
40,000 SF cross dock sale – Hamilton (2004) New Flyer: 40,000 SF lease – Mississauga (2010)
Memberships & InvolvementsBoard member of SCL Canada (Supply Chain ＆ Logistics )
Versacold Millard Trenton Cold Storage Sherway Group Maritime -Ontario Challenger Transport MIQ ( formerlyYRC) Logistics