South West Terminal makes top 100 list

By Craig Baird

When a company is listed as one of the top 100 in Saskatchewan it is a good thing. When a company is not only listed, but has gone up nearly 20 spots from the previous year, it is a very good thing.

That is the case for South West Terminal, who now rank #35 in terms of the Top 100 Companies of 2013 in Saskatchewan.

The list, put together by SaskBusiness, ranks the best companies in the commercial sector. One requirement of retaining a position on the list is that a company must see a minimum 10 per cent increase in sales.

South West Terminal saw itself jump from #52 to #35. In addition, at 45 employees, it is the smallest on the list after Prairie West Terminal, which has 30 employees. In contrast, the largest company on the list has 8,000 employees.

Just an idea among a group of area producers in 1994, the company opened its doors to producers on Jan. 8, 1997. It was the first producer-owned terminal in southwest Saskatchewan. Since then, the company built its first crop inputs location in Gull Lake, followed by three more input services in Hazenmore, Cabri and Shaunavon.

Article Compliments of the Gull Lake Advance

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