Warehouse & Distribution
Located at the border with New Brunswick, Cumberland County is literally at the geographic centre of the Maritime Provinces.
Amherst is within 45 minutes from Greater Moncton International Airport, 90 minutes from Stanfield International Airport and 2 hours from either the Port of Halifax or the Port of Saint John. This location along with easy access to receive or ship products makes Amherst a natural for Warehousing and Distribution opportunities.
GFS Canada operates an 80,000 sq. ft. warehousing and distribution centre in the Amherst Industrial Park which services hotels, restaurant and institutional customers throughout the Maritime Provinces. Affordable land, access to an excellent labor force and proximity to their customer base made Amherst their first choice for serving the Maritime Provinces.
Located in Amherst now for 11 years, Weston Bakeries produces and distributes breads, rolls and bakery product to their customers throughout the Maritimes and Northern Quebec. Again, affordable land along with an excellent water source, an excellent labor force and our proximity to their customers made Amherst the best option for the present and any future expansion to address their business needs.
Staples (Business Depot) opened their fulfillment centre in 2008 in the Amherst Industrial Park. This 60,000 sq. ft. facility addresses their warehousing and distribution needs for both catalogue and online orders throughout the Maritime Provinces. Amherst’s central location in the Maritimes along with our reputation for being a business friendly environment made Amherst their best business case for their present and future needs.