In 1988, Marcel Deschamps, bored with the suit and tie that he had to put on every morning to fulfill his job as representative in another company, created Procam International, a transport intermediary.
Without any knowledge or past experience in transport, his
cat helped him find his
A manufacturer of kitty litter, Golden Cat
, was very interested in the competitive prices Marcel
offered to them and so began the story.
worked alone for 2 years in his
first employee in 1990 and they worked between his
chest of drawers and night table.
This 150 square feet soon became too tight.
Shortly thereafter, the business moved to a new office and continued to successively move to bigger and better premises according to the needs of the company to finally end up, in 2003, in an office/warehouse of more than 20,000 square feet where its 27 employees are now working.
In 1998, opportunity knocked: a high demand for refrigerated trucks to service California.
The market's supply of trucks was so insufficient that Marcel
dug deep into this niche and created Transport Procal.
offers ground and rail transportation.
In 2003, Marcel
received new requests from his
customers who were not satisfied with the services they were receiving from the big mammoth international courier and so ProAir International
Each time Marcel
hires a new employee, he
looks first at the enthusiasm of the person, that person's love of life, his
fit within the company, and appetite to learn the job.
Experience in transportation is not the first criteria Marcel
requires because he
feels that the details of the job can be learned, but a taste for a job well-done and intelligence are harder to teach.
is surrounded by people of strong character who contribute to give a unique personality to the company.