Total Lubricants Canada has signed a five-year distribution agreement with Canusa Automotive Warehousing, a Uni-Select member based in Dorchester, Ont.
The deal will see Canusa distribute Total brand lubricants and coolants in the Ontario automotive market. Canusa operates two distribution centres, one in Dorchester and one in Mississauga, which serve a network of more than 30 APC Auto Parts Centres corporate and associate stores serving the independent service and repair industry.
Total has also signed an additional sponsorship agreement with Canusa that will involve the Canusa Motorsports team competing at various tracks in Ontario and the northern U.S. under the Total colours.
“Canusa views our relationship with Total Lubricants Canada as a strategic partnership with one of the World’s premier oil companies,” says Stephen Drake, vice-president of Canusa Automotive Warehousing.
“Total Lubricants Canada is very pleased to be part of this three parties partnership that shows we are manufacturing the best product and offer the best customer service,” says Olivier Goutal, president of Total Lubricants Canada Inc.
Total Lubricants Canada was created in December 2008 following the purchase of Tribospec shares by the Total Group. TLC produces and distributes a complete line of automotive and industrial lubricants, coolants, rust proofing and bio lubricants, as well as carrying new generation synthetic lubricants including low sap and fuel economy products meeting OEM specifications. Total Lubricants Canada possesses a blending facility in Montreal constructed in 2000 with a blending capacity of over 35,000,000 litres.