Customer service isn’t just a mandate, it’s the defining characteristic by which all OCTS employees are measured.

At Overland Container Transportation Services, we hire experience and we hire passion. This means that to work at OCTS you have to be friendly and eager to help others. Our staff enjoys going to work every day knowing they’re going to make a difference in the container transportation industry. 

Working at OCTS is so much more than just a job for our employees. OCTS is built on a culture of smart work that’s fused with true camaraderie. We are a group of professionals who are keenly in tune with customer requirements.


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Joe Tompalski


Joe Tompalski comes from a background of 20 plus years as a general manager in the transload and freight forwarding industries. Joe actually depended on OCTS as a customer! With aligned thinking and the same customer service values, OCTS and Joe joined forces in 2013.

While working in Real Estate & Development, Joe also completed Management Studies through Athabasca University. This education combined with progression into senior roles in the transportation industry provided Joe with the background necessary to support the dynamic OCTS team.

Joe provides the OCTS team with the tools they need to be their very best – he helps people excel and become the first choice of transportation industry customers. Plus, he manages to have some fun along the way!

OCTS has a built a rock solid reputation of great service by providing that service first and the growing to accommodate increasing demand.

“With cutting edge, real-time communication systems, further growth and innovative solutions to storage, transloading and distribution, growth for our company and our customers means the future is bright!”

- Joe Tompalski


Bill McMahon

vice president

After finishing school and left home at the age of 16 (when he thought he knew everything) Bill McMahon moved to Edmonton and joined the transportation industry. He gathered experience from multiple transportation companies before working with CP Rail and finally planting roots with OCTS, where Bill has been since 1996.

Bill has been the Operations Manager for OCTS since 2007. Before that he was in dispatch at OCTS for 11 years.

“OCTS has been in business since 1988 and we are a growing company looking to expand into different market. The future looks very bright and I am looking forward to watching the company expand.”

- Bill McMahon