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AYR Motor Express Company Profile

Put AYR Motor Trucks to Work on Your Next Truck Load Direct Freight Shipment

The Top Ten Reasons to Choose AYR Motor as your truck load freight services carrier is a quick recap of why we think shipping freight with AYR Motor is your best choice.

AYR Motor Company profile is a truck load-based, freight shipping company specializing in providing all of the comprehensive technical services required to ship your freight load efficiently, and reliably.

"We launched the company in 1990 to be the best trucking company in the business. In this business, you either have to run hard all the time, or go home," says Joe Keenan, President and owner of AYR Motor Express Inc.

Since AYR's launch in 1990, AYR Motor Express has been providing dry-van and heated truckload services to all areas of North America. AYR Motor Express's track record is one of consistent growth and daily focus on getting the job done.

The trucking company mission statement of AYR Motor Express reflects the company's daily focus on being the best freight carrier for customers.

"Simply, AYR Motor Express strives to be the best carrier possible, dedicated to the needs of our customers, employees and owner-operators." Joe Keenan, President & Owner.

"Everyday, we continue to grow rapidly. We have become known as one of the industry's most efficient and reliable long haul carriers on the road today", says CEO Keenan.

AYR Motor Plans For Orderly Trucking Company and Industry Growth

Keenan leads a management team and drivers that as a Canadian trucking company, "we continue to expand our state of the art fleet of tractors and trailers, operating only the newest of equipment. 85% of our equipment is under 3 years old". As a trucking company with a vision for the future, we continue to invest in new equipment and the latest in trucking technology and communications.

The trucking company's guiding principles are based on investing in new technology and equipment as well as having a strong, committed vision for the future of the 21 st century.

As a company with a great future in our grasp, we will keep to our motto of "The Best Is The Least We Can Do. It is a strong statement of principle and we will hold to its meaning".

President Keenan says, "At AYR Motor Express we are looking forward to the 21st century. As one of the major competitors in Eastern Canada, we are on the rise to becoming a national competitor. This new millennium is looking bright for us, in many ways. AYR Motor is growing every day, and has many valued employees to guide our way to success."

"AYR Motor has a trucking company's vision that looks towards growing a broader customer base, improving our company's use of information technology, and to increase our list of driver's and owner operators. As this is accomplished we will plan to increase our fleet size of tractors and trailers in order to make us an even greater force in the industry".

"As a growing trucking company we will hold to guiding principles in order to successfully attain these future plans. These guiding principles are maintaining our hard work ethics, our cost effectiveness as a truckload freight carrier, and efficiency in shipping freight.

AYR Motor Express History

The AYR Motor trucking history chronicles a company that has grown steadily in freight shipping capacity over the years to the present where the truck load freight company maintains a fleet of over 145 company owned tractors, 55 owner operators and over 505 trailers. To support these on road tractors and freight vans, AYR Motor employs 380 people across the country from multiply freight terminals and yards.

1990 — Joe Keenan starts operation for AYR Motor Express, with two trucks, based out of Mississauga, ON.

1993 — Relocated company headquarters to Woodstock, NB.

1995 — Signed a contract with Venture Lighting Power Systems to be the sole carrier to ship their finished products and raw materials between Amherst, NS & Mississauga, ON, and to Solon, OH and Muscatine, IA.

1996 — Awarded the CRDC Entrepreneurship of the year award.

1997 — Opened a terminal in Winnipeg, MB to expand and service the needs of customers.

1998 — Invested in the purchase of plate van trailers to ship beverage cans for Crown Cork & Seal to Atlantic Refreshments in Scoudouc, NB.

1999 — Opened the AYR Motor Express Driving Academy to train and recruit long-haul drivers.

2001 — Purchased sales from Peter Park Trucking for Pine Falls Papers to expand Western Canada Operations.

2004 — Grew to a fleet of over 100 power units, 350 trailers and 300 employees.

2010 — New terminal 18 dock with security and fenced yard in Mississauga.

2010 — AYR Motor Express purchases a Driving Simulator. Details...

Broad Base of Freight Customers Keep AYR Moving and Growing

AYR Motor Express as a truck load freight services company is a diverse freight shipping carrier, operating in heavy volumes to, and from, all destinations across Canada, as well as most States in the United States.

"We have a wide range of large clients throughout Canada, including Canadian Tire, Crown Metal Packaging, Sobeys Foods, National Grocers, Molson Breweries, and Ball Metal. This group only represents a portion of our clients that use AYR Motor because of our superior professionalism, dedication and commitment to the client to move products with minimal cost, damage, and lost delivery time."

At AYR Motor Express we are committed to service excellence, and we continue to maintain that high level of standards each and every day.

"We live our mission statement every day with every customer", says Keenan.

The current company profile of AYR Motor Express is something that everyone at AYR is proud of, because we got to where we are now, by focusing on one customer and one truckload at a time, says President Keenan.

The customer does not call us to comment on service failures, only to praise us, and request for more of our service! We stand for excellence and dedication, which is why "The Best Is The Least We Can Do!"

Where ever you travel across the US Inter-States and the highways of Canada, you can easily see our very large slogan on the side of trailers. "The Best is the Least We Can Do". It's our promise to every customer and we would like to have you join our roster of clients and experience our best.

Operating Authority Documentation

Documents and forms are available for our customers to view or download. All the documents are in in PDF format.

Hazardous Materials Certificate of Registration 2010–2012 (62 KB)

International Fuel Tax Agreement License (74 KB)

US Customs Bond (103 KB)

Interstate Commerce Commission Certificate (158 KB)

Registre des proriétaires et des exploitants de véhicles lourds (137 KB)

Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission of New Brunswick Clearance Certificate (1.7 MB)

Proof of Insurance (87 KB)

Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification [Form W-9] (256 KB)

Carrier Authorities/ Details

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President Keenan sums up the corporate profile of AYR Motor Express, " We are driving to succeed for our customers and we mean it when we say that "The Best is the Least We Can Do."

 

Canada-US Headquarters: Home of Truckload Direct Services
AYR Motor Express Inc. 46 Poplar Street, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada  E7M 4G2  |  1 800 668 0099

The Best is the Least We Can Do

The best is
the least I can do is my commitment to you.

Joan Springer
Accounts Receivable Manager



Looking forward to the 21st century

At AYR Motor Express we are looking forward to the 21st century. As one of the major competitors in Eastern Canada, we are on the rise to becoming a national competitor. This new millennium is looking bright for us, in many ways.

AYR Motor is growing every day, and has many valued employees to guide our way to success. We are looking towards a broader customer base, improved information technology, and increase our list of driver's and owner operators. As well, we plan to increase our fleet of tractors and trailers, to make us an even greater force in the industry.

In attaining these future plans, we will need to maintain our hard work ethics, cost effectiveness, and efficiency, which will keep our motto "The Best Is The Least We Can Do" strong to its meaning.






"The mission of AYR Motor Express is simply to be the best carrier possible, dedicated to the needs of our customers, employees and owner operators."

— Joe Keenan, President & Owner