about us

Since we began our operation in the spring of 1998, we have rapidly gained a reputation for quick, efficient and consistent service. We believe that our commitment to these high standards has contributed to our continual growth, the expansion of our trucking routes and the constant addition of new Customers and Drivers.

Penta Transport Ltd. is a Vancouver Island based trucking company owned and managed by Ken Slawson and Gordon Putz.

Penta Transport Ltd. provides transportation service throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Concrete, culverts, lumber, building materials, machinery and steel are just some examples of the type of cargo we transport with our fleet of various trailers.

At Penta Transport, we believe in building strong relationships with our business partners that begins with a quote request and continues when ordering the truck from our friendly dispatch team. Our professional drivers will ensure that your load is secured on pick up and delivered on time.
Ken Slawson, one of the owners of Penta Transport, has been a Shriner for over 30 years. Penta Transport is a proud supporter of the Shriners Annual Show and Shine Event by supplying the stage, sponsoring a trophy along with event participation.
Entering its 25th year of operation, Gordon Putz and Ken Slawson started Penta Transport Ltd. in 1998. The company has grown and evolved over the years but stays true to its roots as a family run local employer and service provider. Penta strives to build its relationships with customers and staff through caring and trust.

1620 Harold Rd.
Nanaimo, BC
V9X 1T4

(888) 576-4682


Monday-Friday 7:30AM–4:30PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

After Hours Emergency: Gord at 250-741-6443