For Grains and Commodities
Buying or Selling, we offer in-house trucking and facilities on both CP and CN rail lines.
Benchmark Commodities Ltd. began the fall of 2020 with humble beginnings and owned by the Thalen family group. Operating family agriculture business’s and recognizing an opportunity in the grain and commodities industry, we started a family business.
With the purchase of two rail-siding transloading facilities in Ponoka and Bashaw, Alberta operating on both CP and CN rail lines. The rail siding assisted benchmark with bringing commodities into central Alberta for distribution across Western Canada. An addition of a logistics department with owned and hired trucks and trailers to help with the transportation of commodities compliment our services.
Being farmers and ranchers ourselves, provides confidence to our customers that we understand their business needs and offer a full-service solution for all your grain and commodity needs.
With early beginnings started from a home office and rail sidings to the addition of an office and shop located along Hwy 2 In the Benchmark Business Park in Ponoka, Alberta.
Today Benchmark Commodities Ltd. remains committed to our customers, offering full-service solutions with a family-owned professional team of local, dependable, and trusted employees.
We strive to lead our industry through modern technological solutions from our trucks that operate an electronic management system and our internal commodity software program to provide our customers with real time information at the touch of a button.
We are continuing to grow with the addition of “Benchmark Connect”. Our on-line portal and app to keep our customers connected to up-to-date Grain, Ag supplies, Ag Equipment and Livestock.
431029 Range Road 261
Ponoka, AB T4J 1R4
Ponoka Rail & Address:
Ponoka, AB T4J 1E1
Bashaw Rail & Address:
Bashaw, AB T0B 0H0