Founded in 1912 by Earl S. Thomas, grandfather of Peter Singer, our current Chairman, Thomas, Large & Singer has developed over the past century to become one of the leading logistics companies in Canada. Over this time, we have developed expertise in all facets of the industry, including national logistics and warehousing, order-to-cash, trade promotional control solutions and broker management, sales agency of private label and industrial ingredient solutions and more.
For years, we have been offering innovative supply chain solutions, helping brands across the globe deliver products to Canada and the U.S., and we continue shaping the e-commerce industry to this very day with our unique combination of experience and ingenuity. So, if you’re looking to promote and sell your products within Canada and the U.S., then look to Thomas, Large & Singer to connect you from coast to coast on both sides of the border.
Earl S. Thomas starts a Food Brokerage firm to represent independent Fruit and Vegetable canners with offices at the foot of Yonge Street in Toronto
Green coffee is first imported by the company and by 1940 Cocoa is added to utilize the company’s growing marketing expertise
Bob Singer joins the firm and broadens the scope of the business to include finished packaged products for the retail trade
TLS expands syndicated brokers management services to 3 other clients creating a separate division within TLS
TLS is awarded the buy/sell business of Post Foods Canada which necessitated leasing an additional 85,000 square feet of warehouse space in a new building in Milton, ON
TLS licenses with MEI for their Troubadour Trade Price/Promotions software, as TLS’s primary platform for forecasting and managing sales and trade spending
TLS launches its updated website and corporate identity
TLS celebrates 100 years of growth and success
Expansion of Emblem Logistics to facilitate growth completed. Distribution centre size now totals 587,000 square feet
TLS moves into updated and larger offices in Markham
Anthony Carter becomes CCO. David Singer take over as President, representing the 4th Generation of Singer to lead the company.
TLS installs new Warehouse Management system as Emblem Logistics subsidiary.
Anthony Carter becomes CFO as Peter Wagner retires from a long and successful career.
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