Reimer Associates Inc.
Established in 1997, Reimer Associates is a natural outgrowth
of Ross Reimer's tenure at Reimer Express Lines Ltd. His firsthand experience
in recruiting outstanding
people, and his knowledge and expertise in mergers & acquisitions led to
the formation of the company.
Our team of specialists in areas
ranging from recruiting to finance and legal enable us to assemble an engagement
team tailored to the needs of each employee
search or M&A assignment.
We respond to all assignments with an exceptional degree of commitment and
personal attention, guided by the values of excellence, integrity, confidentiality
and respect for individuals.
Prior to founding Reimer Associates, Ross was Executive Vice President at Reimer
Express Lines Ltd. and served on the company's Board of Directors.He has hands-on
experience in virtually every area of sales, operations and administration in
the transportation/logistics industry.
With more than 25 years experience, Ross has been involved in buying and selling
companies, in addition to staffing operations with all levels of supply chain
professionals. Leveraging his personal knowledge as both an owner and a trusted
advisor to business owners, Ross has built a solid reputation for delivering
value to his many clients.
Ross is an Honours Graduate in business from Trinity Western University and currently serves as a member of the Board of Governors.
He is also active in several charitable organizations.
Mitchell has 30 years of experience in the transportation industry, with companies
including Reimer Express Lines (now operating as YRC Reimer), Daily Motor Freight and Muir’s Cartage.
Thanks to his experience in office management, business development, dock supervision and terminal management,
Mitchell has a deep understanding of the transportation industry and the various positions within it.
The Reimer Associates team is fortunate to count Mitchell as a member, with his outstanding people
skills and strong interviewing expertise.
Steven brings outstanding experience and knowledge of supply chain operations to his current role,
having devoted 25 years to the industry in such companies as Tibbett & Britten, Shoppers Drug Mart,
Wal-Mart and Metro Canada Logistics. His work experience – including positions as Controller of
Commercial Accounting, Director of Logistics, and Vice-President of Finance – combined with his
top-notch educational background (C.A., M.B.A.) make him a highly valued supply chain expert within
the Reimer Associates team.
Steven was the Chairman of Supply Chain Canada’s annual conference and is on the board of Supply Chain Logistics Canada (SCL).
He is also a board member of the Material Handling Management Society (MHMS). He is a board member for the Toronto Roundtable of
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and active with the International Warehouse & Logistics Association (IWLA).
During his 44 years with Reimer Express Lines (now operating as YRC Reimer), Clayton rapidly
advanced through the management ranks to become president of YRC Reimer, while also contributing
his talent to numerous industry boards and associations. One of Canada’s most experienced
transportation executives, Clayton brings a wealth of expertise to his role with Reimer Associates.
His understanding of the industry and his network developed over a lifetime make him a key
member of our team.
Don is a senior executive with over 30 years experience in the logistics and supply chain field with companies including Dominion Stores and Beaver Lumber. As President, he lead 3rd party companies that provided services to Wal-Mart, Loblaw and Oshawa Foods. He has demonstrated success in team building, operational re-engineering, process implementation and strategic business planning.
Don's leadership effectiveness is supported by excellent communication skills. He strongly believes in the power of engaged people in our industry and has spoken on the topic at several conferences. Don has given considerable time to the logistics industry in Canada having served as Chairman and a board member of SCL as well as being a founding board member and Chairman of the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council. He is a mechanical engineer from the University of Toronto. Don's experience and network make him a key member of our supply chain team.
After 20 years in the transportation industry, Kathy has gained solid experience in senior
sales and operational roles within transportation, courier and global freight forwarding. She
has lent her expertise to companies that include Roadway, Federal Express and Schenker, in such
positions as Terminal Manager, Managing Director of Canadian Worldwide Sales, and Managing Director
of the Intra America Division. With her extensive network and warm professionalism, Kathy is a
very important part of the Reimer Associates team.
As a valued member of the Reimer Associates team, Mary has a unique ability to manage all
database administration and research. During her 20 years in the transportation industry, Mary
worked with such companies as UCB Freight Services, Tower Group International, FedEx Trade Networks
and Nadiscorp Logistics, in roles that include Team Leader for Surface Transportation, Fulfillment
Operations Manager, and National Customer Service Manager. Mary’s extensive practical experience
in the industry is an outstanding asset in her current role.