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TransForce buys US freight brokerage


EAGAN, Minn. — TransForce-owned Transport America has announced the purchase of US freight broker Optimal Freight.

Optimal is a non-asset based truckload freight brokerage, which Transport America says will allow it to greatly expand its capabilities and create new solutions for its customer base.

The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Chicago, Ill. It provides brokerage services across the US, Canada and mexico.

“This is an exciting opportunity for Transport America’s customers and employees, allowing us to significantly expand our capabilities to provide solutions for customers outside of our current asset footprint,” commented Keith Klein, president of Transport America. “We look forward to working together with Noam Frankel, president of Optimal Freight, and his team to build on the success of both organizations.”

Frankel added, “We are excited to be a part of a company which maintains the same core values as our organization was founded on. Optimal Freight has strengths in van, flat bed, refrigerated services, and over dimensional operations, and we look forward to utilizing Transport America extensive full truckload and intermodal operations. With Transport America’s support, we are eager to offer customers a more robust range of services in more locations.”

 


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