TORONTO, Ont. — VersaCold Logistic Services has announced its acquisition of the assets of cross-border carrier Gary Heer Transport.
The move marks VersaCold’s entry into the US cross-border transportation segment. The company will launch its new subsidiary VersaCold North America Transportation Solutions (VNATS) in the first quarter of 2016.
Gary Heer Transport provides cross-border refrigerated trucking between Western Canada and the US.
“This acquisition marks an exciting time of growth and service expansion at our company,” said Douglas Harrison, president and CEO of VersaCold. “By offering cross-border transportation services through VNATS, we continue to live our vision of being our customer’s most trusted and reliable long-term partner by providing new and innovative solutions and services that enable them to achieve great business success.”
“We are proud to join VersaCold and to be a part of a team that is not only the leader in its space, but the fastest growing,” added Gary Heer, president of Gary Heer Transport. “We are excited to combine our decades of experience and expertise to provide exceptional cross-border transportation services to customers across North America.”