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Manitoulin acquires Direct Right

January 10, 2018 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Manitoulin Transport has acquired Direct Right Cartage — an intermodal provider based in Brampton, Ontario – marking the fleet’s seventh acquisition in 12 months.

“This purchase enables Manitoulin to provide a higher level of service and frequency of intermodal service within Canada. We will continue to look for opportunities such as this to build our services and coverage to ensure our offerings meet our customers’ evolving needs,” said Jeff King, president of Manitoulin.

“Manitoulin’s ability to extend customers’ reach from Canada to the rest of the world through multiple supply chain service offerings gives them a significant competitive advantage,” added Gord Smith, Chief Executive Officer.

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Manitoulin Global Forwarding buys MAP International Freight

June 13, 2016 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Manitoulin Global Forwarding has purchased MAP International Freight, an international logistics company that specializes in temperature-controlled cargo. Former MAP International president Mark Albert will remain in a consulting capacity, and employees have been transferred to Manitoulin offices in Toronto.

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Manitoulin Transport acquires LTL division of Hi-Way 13

January 19, 2015 by Allan Janssen

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Manitoulin Transport has purchased the less-than-truckload division of Hi-Way 13 of Camrose, Alberta.

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Mergers Good for Canadian Trucking Market

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Last week, Manitoulin Transport bought the Canadian assets of Vitran Corporation and that’s just what the Canadian trucking market needs, according to a CIBC World Markets report.

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Correction: Manitoulin Purchased Vitran’s Canadian assets

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Manitoulin Transport purchased-pending regulatory approval-the Canadian division of Vitran, estimated to be about 10 percent of the Vitran total-so Mullen Transport definitely remains the second largest fleet in Canada.

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Manitoulin Acquires Can-Tran, Moves into Oil and Gas Playfield

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSUAGA, ON – Recent acquisition gives Manitoulin more play in oil and gas sector.

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Longtime dispatcher earns Dispatcher of the Year status

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — With three decades of dispatching under his belt, Bill Temple of Gore Bay, Ont. has a good idea on what a top dispatcher needs to do.

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Refrigeration system puts Manitoulin on top of the world

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MANITOULIN ISLAND, Ont. — Manitoulin Transport outfitted its trailers with the hybrid Vector 1800MT multi-temperature systems from Carrier Transicold and their choice of refrigeration system was as much about heating as cooling.