We are one of the longest serving integrated 3PLs in Canada. Based in Vaughan (Toronto) Ontario, we operate a network of warehouses, perform in-house co-packing, and transport your product to market on our fleet that has serviced Canada since 1919.


JD Smith delivers over 50,000 shipments to retail including Loblaw, Wal-Mart, Sobeys, Shoppers, Costco, HBC, Sears and many more. JDS consolidates LTL-sized orders on one truck destined to the same or nearby consignees. JDS has critical mass, combining LTL orders across its DC’s as well as diverse industries it serves as an LTL carrier.

National Freight Program

JD Smith fleet unites with hand-selected partners for seamless over the road and intermodal delivery across Canada. JDS stays your single point of contact, providing tracking, tracing and POD’s via on-line website portal.

Specialized / Dedicated Equipment:

JD Smith offers more specialized services including flatbeds with Moffett’s, curtain wall, curb-side, tailgate, walk-in delivery, home delivery, high-value deliveries, shunting, and yard services. Several JDS assets and drivers are contracted on a dedicated basis with equipment branded with the clients’ logo. Find us at construction sites, nursing homes, everywhere in between.

Going to market with JD Smith means you’re riding with an award winning carrier whose experience servicing the Canadian market dates back to 1919. Company’s partner with JDS because of its reputation for service reliability, safety excellence, competitive rates, and street credibility as one of Canada’s longest serving carriers.

Manufacturers and retailers acknowledge the professionalism of the JDS driver team and enhanced level of customer service. JDS became a magnet for green initiatives after winning the first ever Supply Chain & Logistics Green Supply Chain Award for its exceptional focus on safety and the environment.

Core service consists of for- hire LTL/TL service, dedicated fleet programs, freight consolidation to retailers, freight management across Canada, intermodal, and more specialized programs like flat-bed and moffett’s. With nearly 100-years experience JDS thrives by providing enhanced service, tracking, competitive cost and peace of mind.