deliveries and removed paperwork transactions. Training sessions moved
to online presentations.
Like most SHCA members, the company is considered an essential
service, so delivery was only affected for about a week in March.
Roadside Supply still continues its cleaning procedures and uses online
platforms and phone calls as the main source of contact for training
Despite the pandemic, Roadside Supply continues to move forward
by responding to the new normal appropriately and planning future
contracts and projects. Duma intends to grow more in the western markets,
especially Saskatchewan, because the demand for products has
“We decided to join the Saskatchewan Heavy Construction
Association because it is great avenue to access more tenders, the government
and to get your name into the marketplace,” said Duma.
Despite growing into other provincial markets, Roadside Supply does
not currently have plans to open an additional facility in Saskatchewan
or elsewhere. The company has a well-established distributing network,
and it has all the trucks needed to access job sites quickly and efficiently.
However, the company is considering a sales representative in
Saskatchewan to establish a greater presence in the province.
According to Duma, Roadside Supply is an “old-school style business”
that focuses on customer service and experience, large inventories and
“We want to continue serving the highways of Western Canada to the
best of our ability,” he said.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ROADSIDE SUPPLY
“Our goal is all about supplying
innovative solutions, reducing the
impact for occupants in accidents
and making the roads a safer place.”
– Grant Duma
Guardrails installed as part of new highway construction
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