A Century of Experience

Tried and Trusted in logistics through the ages. Let us go to work for you.

About Us

Personalized Service. Professional Support.

Trusted Since 1892

After 100 years we’re still a family owned business and still committed to expediting our clients’ shipments in the most cost effective way possible. When you call on Buckley for your transportation needs, you get more than just a truck. You get the enthusiastic response of more than 100 dedicated people, committed to your total satisfaction. Over 80 bonded drivers, averaging 15 years of driving experience, become part of your staff.

Our Mission Statement

To provide value added service that will contribute to our customers achievements. To exceed our customers wants through cost effective and efficient means. By giving 100% effort at all times, we will deliver reliable and responsive service. To respect all people, and above all INTEGRITY FIRST! Our inside staff knows the trucking industry inside out. Like our drivers, most of them have been with us for years. They’re proud of the reputation they’ve earned for solving shipping problems. They’re trained and tested on their driving skills every year, as well as on customer service and safety. So you can rest easy, knowing your shipment is in dependable hands. No matter what you ship, our fleet of tractors, trailers and straight trucks can handle it. Daily inspections and the latest maintenance technology ensure your shipment arrives safely, on time, every time. When you need to get it there fast, our computerized dispatch system is at your disposal 24 hours a day. Contact Us Today!

Buckley Charities

We are proud to support many important charities. View a list of our charity organizations here.

United Way

To improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.

SickKids Foundation

SickKids Foundation is the largest non-governmental granting agency in child health in Canada.

Tim Horton Children’s Foundation

The Tim Horton Children’s Foundation was established in 1974 by Ron Joyce, Co-Founder of the Tim Hortons chain, to honour Tim Horton’s love for children and his desire to help those less fortunate.

Daily Bread Food Bank

Fighting to end hunger in our communities

Friends of We Care

Friends of We Care has dedicated all its hard work and efforts towards assisting in sending physically disabled children to summer camps through the Easter Seals programs.

Autism Ontario

To ensure that each individual with ASD is provided the means to achieve quality of life as a respected member of society.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country.

Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes

The annual TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes unites communities across Canada to help find a cure for diabetes.

Children’s Fund

Fresh FM Children’s Fund provides vital funding to, and ongoing awareness of, children’s causes, programs and services in the Hamilton/Burlington area.

Ontario Lung Association

The Lung Association assists, educates and empowers individuals living with or caring for others with lung disease.

Green Initiatives

Protecting our environment is a priority at Buckley Cartage. See the operating procedures and precautions we take to reduce emissions and waste.

Emission Reduction Technology

Buckley is installing auxiliary power units (APU) on all new fleet tractors. An APU provides climate control, heat and air, battery charging, engine heating and is a source of AC power without running the tractor engine. In addition to the internal comforts provided, the system also provides fuel savings All trucks are governed at 105kms reducing fuel consumption and emissions All trucks are equipped with a 3 minute idling automatic shut-off to reduce carbon monoxide/emissions Fleet replenishment – approximately 30% of our fleet is upgraded to EGR engines producing low emissions. This is continuing until upgrade is complete All trucks are equipped with GPS systems that monitor driving behaviors/fuel economy Purchasing light weight, more durable constructed trailers for longer usage spans All lubricants are properly disposed of