Morterm Limited is a privately owned facility strategically located within an eight-hour drive of half of all U.S. businesses, manufacturing plants and households, and directly across from the City of Detroit. Ideally located in the industrial heartland of Southwestern Ontario, the terminal is located in the port of Windsor at North America’s busiest International Crossing with direct access to the Highway 401 corridor, the United States Highway system via the Ambassador Bridge, the soon to be constructed Gordie Howe International Bridge, and the Detroit–Windsor Truck Ferry.
In the world of international shipping, Morterm Limited has earned a reputation for timely delivery, expert handling, and competitive rates. Whether customers are shipping steel, bulk, containers or general cargo, Morterm is ready to provide superior service. General Manager Rob Blondin has held a number of managerial positions within the company over the past 25 years, including seventeen years as Assistant Terminal Manager. Operations Manager Garnet Craig runs the day-to-day operations at Morterm. He has been with the company for 19 years, is a licensed crane operator and has exceptional skills running the stevedoring and material handling activities. Morterm offers top-of-the-line equipment, modern terminal facilities, and an enviable level of customer service. Discharge rates – especially for steel products – are unmatched in the Great Lakes. Port of Windsor cargo fees are among the lowest on the Great Lakes. There are no wharfage, MEA or harbour dues as would be charged by competing ports.
For rail deliveries, Morterm’s sister company, The Essex Terminal Railway, has a rich history in the Windsor/ Essex Region, and provides direct connections to CN, CP and CSX rail lines. Essex Terminal Railway offers complete access to the entire Canadian, American and Mexican Railway network. Morterm and The Essex Terminal Railway excel at handling long unit trains of wind turbine components, steel product and other project cargo for marshalling and consolidation at our terminal for efficient and organized delivery to project site.
Morterm provides quality storage and warehousing solutions and other value-added logistics services tailored to meet customer needs. Facilities include full seaway depth berth, 150,000 square feet of indoor storage, 24-hour MARSEC security, perimeter fencing around its 90-acre site, and rail-served warehouses with available humidity control. One warehouse is equipped with overhead cranes for handling coil and long products such as pipe or tubing. Cargoes can be transloaded from or onto rail, vessel or truck making Morterm a complete material handling specialist.