Five Key Reasons to Use Access Mats

Five Key Reasons to Use Access Mats

If your job site is experiencing difficulty or delays as a result of impassable terrain, GFI Solutions is here to help! The Canadian landscape is notoriously tough on operations, and without the proper access materials on your side, your transport fleet, equipment and crew can face significant safety risks that lead to costly mishaps. Site access solutions like access mats are the perfect way to conquer the terrain and keep both your resources and your people safe. Designed to serve as makeshift roads and platforms for heavy machinery, access mats offer a wide range of benefits. Below, we’ll explore five reasons to use site access solutions on your job site.

Ease of Access

The number one reason access solutions are used is to circumvent the navigation challenges presented by difficult terrain, especially where uneven ground, slopes, creeks, and other geographical features may cause issues. Access mats make it easy for your fleet to safely and efficiently go to and from the job site regardless of ground condition.

Ground Protection

With environment protection and remediation becoming an increasing concern and point of contention, access plays a vital role in helping to protect the earth and helping to avoid fines, cross-contamination, and costly mishaps.

Built to Last

When searching for access solutions, longevity is key to getting the best ROI. Replacing mat after mat from project to project is costly, and simply isn’t a sustainable practice for your budget. The durability and longevity of TerraLam® CLT mats allows you to consistently use them from job to job saving you time and money.

Easy to Install

TerraLam® CLT Access mats are easy to install and can be set into place quickly, allow you to get back to work than ever before. Temporary worksite access roads can help to prevent costly delays and headaches and make it easy for your crew to get where they need to go.


TerraLam® Access matting is incredibly versatile in its application and can be used as a makeshift road for your fleet, as a safety platform for cranes and other heavy equipment, and much more.

Leading Access Mat Solutions at GFI

As Western Canada’s leading source for access mat solutions, GFI is proud to be a distributor of Sterling Solutions‘ range of TerraLam® products, including their 300 and 500 model access mats, access bridges, and more. Designed with the utmost of quality in mind, TerraLam® solutions embody the many benefits of CLT mats, right down to the superior performance and longevity. Learn more by contacting our team today.