The president

Robert Goyette - President

Robert Goyette

T: 450-691-5151 ext. 3308

Robert was born in Ste-Martine, a small village on the south shore of Montreal in 1946.  His father was a truck driver and his mother a teacher at the local school. After high school studies and specializing in transport-communications at the university Sir George William in Montreal, Robert took over the family business in 1967. At the time, his father owned 4 trucks.

In 1968, he built a warehouse of 8,400 square-feet, which became the cornerstone of Entrepôts Goyette Inc.

In 1971, Robert bought Transport Charette of Beauharnois, established by Urgel Charette in 1934. Other acquisitions followed: in 1999, he bought Magog Express in Cowansville, specialized in the transport between Canada and the United States in closed trailers and furthermore established Mexuscan Cargo.

In 2005, Emslie Transport was acquired; a company founded by the Emslie brothers in 1939, specialized in flatbed transport based in Stanstead, QC.

In 2007, it was the purchase of Thorco Transport and its Cormier-Thorne Transport subsidiary, established by Lise Cormier and Walter Thorne in 1983, specialized in the transport of partial loads (L.T.L) between Canada and the United States.

Finally in 2009, Transport CPM joined the family.  CPM Transport specializes in flatbed and over-dimensional transport of partial loads (L.T.L) and full truck loads ( T.L ).  Equipment available are flat beds, roll-tites, drop decks, double drop decks and RGNs.

Robert devoted himself to the trucking industry at several levels: as board member of the Quebec Trucking Association for approximately 20 years, of which he was president for 5 years and also as the Canadian representative to the international Road Union ( I.R.U) based in Geneva. In 1992, he created the Foundation for the professional training in road transportation at a University level, which marks a proud achievement for the trucking industry in Quebec.

Robert is the father of 8 children of whom Marie-Chantal, assists him with the daily challenges.