R.R. Plett Trucking is a family owned and operated transportation company based out of Langley, B.C. Our commitment is to provide reliable and honest transportation services to our customers. Reg started with one truck in 1978 and has continued to grow and expand his trucking business for the past 40 years. Today R.R. Plett Trucking is a leader in long-haul import/export container drayage serving mainly Western Canada. We pride ourselves in offering cost effective and creative solutions to meet our customers shipping needs.

Our Story

RR Plett Trucking Company was established in British Columbia in 1978. Starting in the logging industry, RR Plett provides tractor services for many of the larger carriers in British Columbia and Alberta. Learn more about the history of RR Plett by viewing our timeline below:

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1978-1979

In 1978 Reg Plett moved from Steinbach, MB to Quesnel, BC to drive logging truck. There was no company in Quesnel that would hire him as a company driver because he had no previous logging experience. So he decided to purchase a 1976 Freightliner cabover and began working for a logging contractor as an owner/operator. This was the beginning of R.R. Plett Trucking Ltd.

1980-1989

Reg was only logging for 1 year in Quesnel before moving to Vancouver to begin working with Trans Western. At Trans-Western he was doing trips between BC > ALBERTA. Reg worked with Trans Western for 2.5 years doing, After his time at Trans Western he bought a flatdeck b-train and began working with RN Kelln hauling lumber from S&R Saw Mills to the Vancouver Ports. He worked with RN until 1986 when he began working for Fraser Mills. Over the next 4 years the local lumber fleet grew to 6 trucks with 6 super-b trailers.

1990-1999

Reg continued to operate R.R. Plett Trucking servicing Fraser Mills throughout the 1990’s and be the end of the 90’s he had grown to a fleet of 11 trucks with superb’s hauling lumber around the Greater Vancouver area. In 1995 Trinity Transport was founded as Reg began a tractor service highway division to service some of the larger Canadian transport companies. By 2000 the tractor service division had grown to 8 trucks.

2000-2009

In 2001 Reg sold his local lumber hauling contract and focused solely on the tractor service side of the business. Trinity Transport was merged back(remove) into R.R. Plett Trucking during this time and the company continued to grow. In 2008 R.R. Plett moved from Surrey to Langley, B.C. By 2010 R.R. Plett was operating 45 trucks based out of Langley, BC. In 2009 Reg purchased City Tractor Service Ltd. which was a non-asset based local carrier operating 45 owner ops doing local P&D.

2010-Present

R.R. Plett continued to grow to more than 60 trucks doing tractor service work mainly for larger carriers in BC/AB. In late 2013 the decision was made to start a marine reefer container division and the first 5 chassis with gensets was purchased in January 2014. By the end of 2015 the container division had grown to 70+ chassis with gensets, with 65 highway trucks and 20 local trucks.