Metro Supply Chain Group to warehouse and distribute PPE

TORONTO — Metro Supply Chain Group has been awarded a contract with the Government of Canada to store and distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to provinces and territories.

“Public Services and Procurement Canada has issued a new contract to Metro Logistics Inc. of Montreal to help with warehousing and distribution of PPE to provinces and territories,” said Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Anita Anand. “This increased capacity for the Public Health Agency of Canada to warehouse and distribute PPE is paramount as orders continue to arrive.”

Metro will begin its work with the Public Health Agency of Canada immediately.

“We’re proud to have the levels of infrastructure and technology that support the distribution of sensitive and time-critical products throughout Canada,” said Metro CEO, Chiko Nanji. “The effective distribution of PPE is vital to our Country’s efforts to respond to the current health crisis.”