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CEDA acquires Joe Loomis Trucking

November 17, 2017 by elizabeth

CALGARY, AB – Joe Loomis Trucking (JLT) has been bought by CEDA, a maintenance and turnaround company in Canada’s oil, gas, and petrochemicals industry.

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Canada Cartage acquires Guelph-based Doyle

November 7, 2017 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Canada Cartage has acquired Doyle Transportation, based in Guelph, Ontario — a fleet that has been in business since 1982.

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Transtex acquires RM2J

October 31, 2017 by elizabeth

MONTREAL, ON – Canadian aerodynamic solutions company Transtex announced the acquisition of fleet safety technology company RM2J, yesterday.
The transaction, completed in July, represents a strategic opportunity for Transtex, the company said in a release.
The acquired technologies will provide products that increase fuel savings while reducing speeds for improved security, Transtex said.

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CAT shocks market with SLH acquisition

October 2, 2017 by elizabeth

KINGSTON, ON – CAT Holding has made another acquisition. The truckload carrier has purchased Kingston, Ontario-based SLH Transport, it announced today.

This is the second acquisition for CAT in 2017, with the company purchasing Group Express Groupex in January. CAT President Daniel Goyette says the group will gain an enormous boost in capacity and coverage for North America with the addition of both companies.

SLH — at one time a private fleet operated specifically for Sears department stores, before becoming a for-hire operation — was previously named to the 13th position of Today’s Trucking’s Top 100 carriers list.

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WABCO buys Meritor’s stake in partnership

September 18, 2017 by elizabeth

TROY, MI – WABCO Holdings is upping the ante in its North American ownership, announcing this morning that it is taking full control of the he Meritor WABCO joint venture.
In a press release, WABCO Holdings said it was purchasing Meritor’s stake in the joint venture business, with a transaction that is expected to close Oct. 1.
Meritor WABCO, a distributer of WABCO products for commercial vehicles in North America, employs about 200 people and had sales of $300 million in fiscal year 2016
With this agreement, WABCO will take over the former joint venture’s application engineering and supply chain operations, including the distribution center and customer service hub in Hebron, Kentucky.

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Accuride completes acquisition of KIC

May 2, 2017 by sehui

EVANSVILLE, IN – Accuride has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vancouver, Washington-based wheel and wheel end component supplier KIC.

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Rolling Strong acquired by Velociti Inc.

March 23, 2017 by sehui

RIVERSIDE, MO – Technology deployment and support services provider, Velociti Inc. has announced its acquisition of driver wellness program provider, Rolling Strong.

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Mullen’s Second-Biggest Deal: $172M to Buy Gardewine

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

OKOTOKS, AB- Alberta-based trucking company Mullen Group Ltd. said it’ll pay $172 million cash to buy Winnipeg-based transport company Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.

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Growing Payne: Winnipeg carrier acquires two fleets

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Payne Transportation plans to purchase two carriers in an effort to develop the Winnipeg-based fleet’s Specialized Division and compliment both the Open Deck and Dry Van Division.

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Contrans acquires flatbed hauler

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Contrans Group Inc. has acquired Truboy Freight International Inc. and plans to blend the Ontario-based flatbed carrier with an existing operation.

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Mercator makes move into distribution

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LAVAL, Que. — Mercator Transport Group made good on a September promise and has moved forward with a strategic plan to begin distribution activity.

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TransForce Buys US Trucking Firm for $310M

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONTREAL, QC- TransForce has a $310-million US deal to buy Minnesota-based Transport America, Inc., a truckload carrier in the United States.

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Parkland diversifies operation with acquisition

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

RED DEER, Alta. — Parkland Income Fund has strengthened its operation with the recent acquisition of another Alberta-based carrier.

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Mullen bulks up oilfield portfolio

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CALGARY — The Mullen Group Income Fund has entered into an agreement to acquire the transport division of Essential Energy Services Trust.

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Bendix looking to add B.C.-based outfit to its fold

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has revealed plans to acquire the business and related assets of SmarTire Systems.