Our Mission Statement

Cargo shipCourtney Agencies Ltd. aims to provide our clients with integrated customs brokerage, transportation and logistics service in a manner that is efficient and customized to our client’s unique requirements. We understand the importance of the bottom line and operate in a mutually beneficial competitive manner including maximizing the use of technology where appropriate. We also believe that by valuing our employees and working in a socially and environmentally responsible manner we are best able to serve our clients over the long term.


Our Story

Courtney Agencies Ltd. was founded in 1955 by Richard S. Courtney, to provide ship’s agency and customs brokerage services in the city of New Westminster BC, which at the time was the main ocean port on the west coast of Canada.

To this day we remain locally-owned and operated, offering the personalized service you expect from a family business, together with the service capabilities of the major national and multinational companies in the transportation industry.

Our clientele ranges from some of the largest food manufacturing, forestry, automotive, and aircraft companies to smaller local businesses. Our corporate structure, expertise, and experience allow us to provide the highest level of individual service to all kinds of import/export organizations.

Over the years, we have continuously developed our expertise in all areas of trade logistics. Our staff is knowledgeable of the ever-changing trade regulations, and dedicated to staying up to date. We believe that in order to provide you with a service that allows you to move your goods in a seamless and price-competitive manner, we must be committed to keeping up with the latest technologies and the service options these can provide.

Courtney Agencies Ltd. serves you from our head office in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. Our professional staff, using our technologies and our extensive network of sub-agents, provides you a one stop point of contact, to meet all your logistical needs and shipment locations.

The Courtney connection continues, with the second generation now at the helm. Paul and Don Courtney are fully dedicated to leading Courtney Agencies Ltd. and our clients into the 21st Century!

Feel free to contact us for more information on our wide range of services.

Established in 1955Veronica J. Courtney
President