About Us

Columbia Containers provides dependable, efficient, flawless service for customers looking for safe containerization, transport and delivery of bulk grain products. We serve our customers from our industry-leading location with our innovative transloading process. We also use only the best products to keep your goods protected.

With over four decades of experience and refinements, we are proven leaders in the field. We challenge ourselves to continuously improve our safety, sustainability, efficiency and customer service. And while our service and products continually change to meet industry needs, our philosophy of highest quality customer care endures.

Strategically located on Port Metro Vancouver's South Shore, Columbia Containers is proud to be Canada's largest container grain loading facility. We have two separate loading systems, five container handling machines, and the ability to store up to 60 loaded railcars on site. We also have a fully functional EDI supported container depot capable of storage, preparation and repairs. Additionally, we are able to earn our customers unit train discounts from the railroads.

We have built our business on adhering to the most demanding quality control standards, and exceeding client expectations. One of our core markets is the Japanese malt market, which has some of the most meticulous standards and demanding timelines in the industry -- expectations we aim to exceed for all our customers' shipments.

Business size

101-500 employees

Commercial presence