One of our greatest strengths is the ability to open up the Canadian market to foreign businesses. We are experienced in bringing in large orders with complex national defense criteria, warehousing it at our facilities, and distributing to customers globally. We can provide quick turnaround, excellent accuracy, and full reporting to our partners. HCL Logistics is proud to support our Canadian Forces and allied forces around the world with on time delivery of defense components through our prime contractors/customers.
Our head office is located in London, Ontario, minutes from the main provincial highway system, and close to both Detroit and Port Huron, Michigan borders. We currently have 600,000 square feet of warehouse space in London and Edmonton, Alberta, and can accommodate expansion nationally or internationally.
HCL Logistics Inc. was created based on a thirty year history of distribution, providing service excellence in the label industry. HCL Logistics was established to offer a greater variety of logistics solutions to a larger defense market. Since it's conception, HCL Logistics has provided warehousing, transportation and just in time delivery for local manufacturers, in a secure defense environment.
Over the last several years we have emphasized a focused strategy of infrastructure investment in order to improve our flexibility, efficiency, and accuracy. The result has been a state of the art warehouse environment that includes, vertical space saving storage systems, modern condensed racking systems, wireless handheld scanners, and a real-time inventory management system. Our goals of flexibility, efficiency, and accuracy have been met and exceeded, and we are now well positioned for growth and expansion into new markets.
HCL Logistics Inc. would like to announce the expansion of business due to being successfully awarded a contract from General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada. HCL Logistics is delighted to be awarded this General Dynamics contract and looks forward to the expansion of operations which it will bring to HCL's workforce and the workforce of London, Ontario.
"This opportunity represents great news for HCL Logistics and for the city of London", said Tim Van Holst, President of HCL Logistics Inc. "We anticipate a significant increase in hiring as we prepare for this contract , and we expect that HCL will continue to offer stable employment for a growing workforce in London, Ontario as our business continues to expand"