About Us

About us

The story of our success began back in 1981 when Paul Lo founded a company in Vancouver, Canada that has grown constantly to become one of the largest privately owned Canadian logistics company. Started out only as a freight forwarding company, now it has expanded to various services including:

Global air and sea freight, Customs brokerage, Warehousing and distribution, Fully integrated courier service, Cargo insurance, Trade-aid consulting, Real estate development, and Venture capital financing.

It is truly a complete vertically integrated logistics company. Multiple trade names and companies have been created including:

Canaan Group Of Companies

  • Canaan Shipping Co. Ltd.
  • Modern Terminal Ltd..
  • Canaan Transport Group Ltd..
  • Canaan Courier Division.
  • Canaan Real Estate Development Group.
  • Canaan Venture Capital Division.




Having satisfied the highest criteria, our company has been awarded membership of Project Cargo Network (ISO 9001:2008), a leading international network of the world's top project cargo and heavy lift specialists.


 Canaan Group is one of a select group of Canadian companies in the transportation industry to receive the Top Fleet Employers 2016 award.

Vancouver (HQ)

11371 Twigg Place
Richmond, BC
Tel: 604.873.1666
Fax: 604.322.3800


#115, 1925-18th Avenue
NE Calgary, Alberta
T2E 7T8
Tel: 403.536.2796
Fax: 403.457.4707


Suite 910 - 185 The West Mall
Toronto, Ontario
M9C 5L5
Tel: 416.621.6800
Fax: 416.621.6801


Suite 500 7575 Trans-Canada Highway
Saint Laurent, Quebec
H4T 1V6
Tel: 514.654.7447
Fax: 514.337.3989

Los Angeles

100 Ocean Gate, 12th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
Tel: 562.242.1842
Fax: 562.242.1846