Truck News


  • Kindersley Insurance acquired by Hub International

    February 9, 2018 3:18PM by Truck News

    KINDERSLEY, SK – Trucking insurance specialist Kindersley Insurance has been acquired by Hub International. The global insurance broker disclosed it has acquired shares of the Saskatchewan-based independent and commercial insurance brokerage, however terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kindersley

  • Seaway Express purchases new warehouse and tractor trailers

    January 2, 2018 4:19PM by Truck News

    CORNWALL, Ont. – Seaway Express has acquired a more than 156,000 sq./ft. warehouse in Cornwall Business Park, complete with 25 truck level doors and 30-foot ceilings. The purchases expands Seaway’s footprint in the area, which now manages more than 300,000

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    Accuride to acquire European steel wheel maker

    June 19, 2017 8:58AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride has announced an agreement to acquire steel wheel supplier Mefro Wheels. Mefro is headquartered in Solingen, Germany, and supplies the European and Asian markets through manufacturing operations in Germany, France, Turkey, Russia, and China. “The strategic

  • Omnitracs to acquire Shaw Tracking

    June 1, 2017 5:53PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Transportation and logistics company Omnitracs today announced its intentions to sign an agreement to acquire the assets of Canadian fleet management solutions provider Shaw Tracking. “We’re very pleased to bring the operations of Shaw Tracking into the

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    UAP adds to heavy vehicle parts network

    May 2, 2017 6:44AM by Truck News

    ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Que. – UAP’s heavy vehicle parts division has continued its steady growth, with the acquisition of Belcher Pieces de Machinerie. Belcher provides heavy machinery parts for the construction, mining, agriculture, and forestry industries. “We are very pleased to welcome

  • NorthEast expands in Dartmouth with acquisition of Provincial Equipment

    March 8, 2017 12:47PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer Manufacturing announced today (March 8) that NorthEast Truck and Trailer has expanded its operations in Dartmouth, N.S. with the acquisition of Provincial Equipment, a former Utility dealer since 2002. The new location will

  • TFI International acquires Cavalier Transportation

    January 30, 2017 6:11PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International announced today (Jan. 30) that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has acquired Cavalier Transportation Services. “The acquisition of Cavalier will add density to our LTL network and bring value-added services, such as brokerage and warehousing,”

  • Ritchie Bros. to acquire IronPlanet, enter alliance with Caterpillar

    August 29, 2016 6:51PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Ritchie Bros. announced today (Aug. 29) that it will acquire IronPlanet, an online marketplace for used and heavy equipment, for approximately US$758.5 million, subject to customary closing adjustments. Ritchie Bros. also said it would enter into a

  • Trailcon expands in the west with purchase of Stewart Trailers

    July 12, 2016 4:50PM by Truck West

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Trailcon Leasing has acquired Stewart Trailers, a welding, mobile service and trailer repair facility in the Greater Vancouver area. The move strengthens Trailcon’s presence in Western Canada, and continues its expansion in the area after the purchase

  • Andy Transport opens maintenance center in Boucherville

    June 30, 2016 11:12AM by Truck News

    SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Que. – For the second time in six months, Andy Transport has acquired a new maintenance center, this time in Boucherville, Que. The over 96,000 square foot, 18 bay location is the third to be strategically placed in the

  • Westcan expands into new markets with Wheeler Transport acquisition

    April 2, 2016 5:52PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Westcan Bulk Transport announced yesterday that it had completed the acquisition of Coquitlam, B.C. company Wheeler Transport. Wheeler specializes in the transportation of fuel and asphalt, and was in business for over six decades. Westcan said the

  • Quebec’s Groupe Morneau purchases Total Cold Storage

    December 11, 2015 11:06AM by Truck News

    ANJOU, Que. – Quebec transport and distribution company Groupe Morneau finalized the acquisition of Total Cold Storage Dec. 8, expanding the company’s ability to provide services and integrated solutions in the transportation and logistics industries in Eastern Canada. “The food

  • TransForce buys US freight brokerage

    December 2, 2015 6:40AM by Truck News

    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

  • Titanium Transportation Group set to acquire ProNorth Transportation

    November 25, 2015 9:18AM by Truck News

      WOODBRIDGE, Ont. ­– Titanium Transportation Group announced today that it will acquire ProNorth Transportation. According to the companies, the transaction is expected to close on Dec. 1, 2015. Titanium will acquire all of the stock of ProNorth for total

  • Trailer Wizards buys Al’s Trailer Service

    November 11, 2015 5:29PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Canadian commercial trailer company Trailer Wizards has acquired London, Ont.-based Al’s Trailer Service, which adds to the company’s existing network and will bring support to its nearby London Total Customer Care Centre. “Al’s Trailer Service is a