About Us

The Sokil Group of Companies (Sokil Express Lines Ltd., Edmonton Transfer Ltd., Sokil Transportation Services, Sokil Holdings Ltd., Sokil Courier Services, Inter Freight Inc.) has been a leader in the transportation industry for more than 71 years. We offer our clients comprehensive logistics solutions, with key advantages such as:

  • Financial stability and longevity, for a long term partnership
  • Innovative logistics and supply chain strategies
  • Extensive diverse fleet of company-owned and operated equipment – asset based
  • Canada Customs (CW) bonded storage, deconsolidating, consolidating, and distribution facilities
  • Trained staff of dedicated logistics professionals
  • Flexibility to handle expansion and seasonal demand peaks
  • In-house programming and system capabilities, customer dashboard to see rates, order information and invoicing
  • GeoTab – GPS tracking, GeoFencing and electronic HOS are part of the on-going commitment to improve information flow
  • Dedication to on-time service and quality control (numerous customer awards)
  • Diversity of services (domestic and international)
  • Innovation for identifying and implementing cost savings opportunities
  • Resources for expansion and diversification
  • Long term client focused relationships

With services across Canada, we are the carrier that can help you meet the meet your distribution and supply chain challenges with our flexible service options, tailored to each and every customer.

Many of our major clients have been with the Sokil Group for more than 25 years, highlighting our dedication and ongoing commitment to providing them with the highest level of service over the long term.


Our company mission has remained the same, since it was founded over 67 years ago:

We will provide our valued customers with the highest level of service possible

We will accomplish this goal by constantly improving our services, upgrading training for employees and management, expanding our fleet, and implementing fresh and innovative strategies to optimize the supply chains for our customers

We will establish long term relationships with our customers, giving them a competitive advantage in their markets


The vision of the Sokil Group is really quite simple:

Shipper – to treat every shipment and shipper with the utmost care and attention
Optimize – to utilize every opportunity to improve supply chain efficiency and effectiveness
Kaizen – to strive for continuous improvement every day
Innovation – to provide our customers with unique logistics solutions
Logistics – to implement integrated logistics strategies

Pioneer Industry Leaders

The Sokil Group of Companies prides itself as being a leader in the transportation and logistics sector in North America, and in the long–standing participation of its senior management in the growth and development of the industry.

William Sokil

Russell Sokil

Next Generational Industry Leaders

Gregory Sokil
Kimberly Sokil

We encourage our employees to continue this proud tradition of involvement and service to the industry.

Health and Safety Mission Statement

The Sokil Group of Companies is committed to the protection of all its resources, including employees and physical assets, from accidental loss.

In fulfilling this commitment to protect both people and property, management will provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with industry standards and in compliance with legislative requirements. The Sokil Group will strive to eliminate any foreseeable hazards which may result in personal injury, property damage, accidents or illness.

All employees will be equally responsible for minimizing accidents within our Company. Safe work practices and procedures will be clearly defined in the Safety Manual for all employees to follow.

Accidental loss can be controlled through good management in combination with active employee involvement. Safety is the direct responsibility of all managers, supervisors, employees and contractors.

Sokil’s commitment to Health and Saftey includes being COR certified:

“A Certificate of Recognition (COR) is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs that meet established standards. A COR shows that the employer’s health and safety management system has been evaluated by a certified auditor and meets provincial standards.”

  • Management commitment and leadership
  • Hazard identification and assessment
  • Hazard controls
  • On-going inspection program
  • Worker competency and training
  • Emergency response planning
  • Incident/accident investigation
  • Program administration

We believe that extensive training in all aspects of safety, equipment maintenance and operation, project planning and execution, personal health care, and customer service are essential for all employees in our organization.

All management functions, will comply with company safety requirements as they relate to planning, operation and maintenance of facilities and equipment.

All employees will perform their jobs properly in accordance with established procedures and safe work practices. We trust that all employees will join the senior management team and safety committee in a personal commitment to make safety a way of life.


The Sokil Group is dedicated to the safe and secure transport of your valuable shipments:

  • Load securement equipment and staff training
  • Parking in secured, lit yards
  • Use of high security locks and seals
  • Stringent restricted access to locks and keys
  • Parking in lit secured sites during mandatory rest breaks
  • Load tracking
  • Ongoing communication with drivers
  • Regular liaison with local and regional law enforcement
  • Working closely with other carriers, industry, and customers to coordinate security programs


The Sokil Group is committed to reducing our impact on the environment:

  • Reducing vehicle idling
  • Minimizing kilometers travelled using Smart Routing
  • Reducing empty miles for linehaul movements
  • Utilizing fuel efficient equipment and installing upgrades
  • Professional driver training and improvement courses for all staff
  • Recycling supplies and materials at all branches
  • Utilizing “green” options for our maintenance facilities
  • Making aerodynamic enhancements
  • Monitoring driver fuel consumption performance
  • Engaging in industry seminars and training to implement leading edge performance strategies
  • Participating in government programs structured to optimize fuel consumption


With the assistance of a leading quality management consultant, the Sokil Group underwent a formalization of our quality management program . The result has been a re-dedication of the company to continuous quality improvement strategies and total quality management programs, which continues today (average on-time delivery performance of 99.30%).
Sokil Express Lines Ltd. (SKXL) continues to maintain an above average safety rating in all jurisdictions that we serve. This is positive proof of our commitment to excellence in training, equipment, and customer service.

We have involved employees from all departments in the quality process, as they all are key to the successful continuation of this commitment to excellence.

For all major projects, a joint client-Sokil Quality Team is established, which is responsible to monitor operational performance including:

  • Pick-up performance of the carrier
  • Delivery performance of the carrier
  • Billing and invoicing accuracy
  • Shipment integrity (packaging, wrapping, securement
  • Audit shipments for overages, shortages, and damages,
  • Timely communication of non-conforming events by way of NCR reports to client customers
  • Examine root causes of non-conforming service incidents
  • Implement strategies to remedy all non-conforming service incidents
  • Strive to identify and implement opportunities for adding value to the customer supply chain

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