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  • GTI buys Precision Specialized Division

    February 11, 2019 10:52AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – GTI Transport Solution has announced it is acquiring Precision Specialized Division, a division of Precision Truck Lines. Precision Specialized focuses on open-deck and heavy-haul transportation, which are also the specialties of GTI Transport Solution. All employees and

  • Kriska acquires Icon Transportation

    February 11, 2019 7:37AM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group has announced its acquisition of Icon Transportation Logistics (ITL) out of Puslinch, Ont. The company will continue to be led by general manager Alen Delija and its current management team. “ITL is a great

  • Trimac acquires B&B/Bess Tank Lines

    January 22, 2019 8:01AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trimac Transportation has announced it has acquired B&B/Bess Tank Lines, a family-run bulk transportation company with roots in Quebec and Alberta. B&B was founded in 1976, and with Bess Tank Lines, operates more than 110 tractors and

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland buys PressureGuard

    January 21, 2019 2:46PM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – SAF-Holland has acquired a majority stake in trailer tire pressure management specialist, PressureGuard. The company says the acquisition adds a key element to its line, in advanced digital smart products for trailer applications. SAF-Holland now owns 51%

  • Day & Ross makes western acquisition

    December 14, 2018 8:53AM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Day & Ross has announced it has purchased Alberta-based Stonehammer Transport. “This acquisition in Western Canada is a significant complement to our eastern flatbed fleet, bolstering our national network to better serve our customers,” said Bill Doherty, CEO.

  • Manitoulin deal strengthens northern presence

    December 13, 2018 1:41PM by Truck News

    WHITEHORSE, YUKON – Manitoulin Transport has purchased Kluane Freight Line’s book of business and formed a joint venture with the Chief Isaac Group of Companies. Kluane is a First Nation-owned LTL carrier based in Whitehorse and a member of the

  • TFI agrees to buy Gorski, raises guidance

    October 23, 2018 10:35AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International raised its 2018 EBITDA guidance yesterday, due to a strong trucking environment. “The general freight environment is strong throughout North America, and all of our segments are benefiting,” Alain Bedard, chairman, president and CEO said

  • Hiway/Eskimo group acquires company, adds to leadership team

    October 17, 2018 5:03PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Following the Hiway/Eskimo Refrigeration merger, the company has now acquired Chill Tech Reefer Services, and has added to its leadership team. Chill Tech, an independent transport refrigeration service, had been operating in the Calgary area for 16

  • Alberta company acquires Three Star Trucking

    July 17, 2018 11:28PM by Truck West

    SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – Vertex Resources Group has acquired Three Star Trucking, an environmental services company that provides fluid hauling, pressure truck, hot oilers, and combo vac services in Western Canada. The purchase adds more than 270 pieces of equipment

  • Big Freight merges with Kelsey Trail Trucking

    July 5, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Big Freight Systems has announced it will merge with Kelsey Trail Trucking, combining to operate nearly 750 tractors and trailers. Kelsey Trail will operate as a division of Big Freight, and will keep its operations intact, the

  • Phillips announces European acquisition

    June 25, 2018 7:15AM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Cali. – Phillips Connect Technologies has announced its acquisition of Polish electrical components company Fortech Poland. The company manufactures and distributes 24-volt electrical connectors and cables for commercial vehicles. The newly formed company will be named Phillips-Fortech

  • News Equipment

    Accuride closes Mefro Wheels acquisition

    June 4, 2018 8:29AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride has completed its previously announced acquisition of German steel wheel manufacturer, Mefro Wheels. “Acquiring Mefro Wheels transforms Accuride into a worldwide industry leader, strongly positioned to supply wheel end system solutions to the global automotive and

  • ITS buys Mortrans

    May 4, 2018 2:25PM by Truck News

    BELLEVILLE, Ont. – International Truckload Services (ITS) has announced its acquisition of Mortrans Transport. The deal includes 45 trucks and 65 employees. “Not only will we keep all their employees, we are also hiring additional drivers and office staff. In

  • Speedee Rolls Right purchases Russell Freightways

    April 30, 2018 1:36PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Speedee Rolls Right has purchased Russell Freightways, a company that provided LTL and FTL services to Vancouver Island and Calgary, Alta. Russell Freightways’ owner Bruce Russell was looking to make a transition, while Speedee Rolls Right was

  • Hiway Refrigeration acquisition to bolster western footprint

    April 12, 2018 7:32PM by Truck West

    PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. – Hiway Refrigeration announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Calgary, Alta.,-based Eskimo Refrigeration. Eskimo provides sales and aftermarket support in Western Canada for products in transport refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating. In business