DFI began as Dave Freeland Transport Ltd. as a one-truck oilfield transportation company in 1969. Over the next 20 years, Dave Freeland Transport Ltd. focused on hauling oilfield materials and equipment throughout Western Canada and into Canada’s Northwest Territories. As Dave’s experience grew, he transformed DFI’s focus to pile installation, and eventually to the manufacturing of cranes and piling.
For the next 46 years, DFI continued to expand across Western Canada and globally. We became known for our hands-on experience and expertise mitigating problems before they arose.
In 2015, DFI was contacted by a major Australian CSG producer seeking our unique expertise. We initiated international research and discovered that our approach and diverse skillset, which were currently unavailable in Australia, were valuable to the market and in demand. In 2016, we imported our custom-built equipment and began sourcing high-quality materials and stocking our yard with piles to meet this new demand.
Today, the small, one-truck operation has grown into a multi-national company that works across the globe delivering world-class, proprietary products and services across a vast array of industries.
From day one, DFI’s focus has been on delivering responsive, innovative, and reliable service wherever our customers needed us. This remains as true to us today as it was in 1969.