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  • 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

  • TFI buys Normandin Transit

    April 3, 2018 1:52PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International has agreed to purchase Normandin Transit. The company says the move bolsters its cross-border LTL and truckload services. Based in Napierville, Que., Normandin has grown rapidly since its founding in 1988. It has focused on

  • Challenger buys Ed Wiersma Trucking, raises driver pay

    March 21, 2018 10:08AM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Challenger Motor Freight has agreed to acquire the majority of Ed Wiersma Trucking’s assets. The company says the deal is expected to close by the end of March. Challenger said the acquisition will complement its special commodities

  • Matco expands commercial moving business

    February 28, 2018 2:28PM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Matco Moving Solutions has announced its purchase of I-Care Office Solutions, strengthening its commercial moving business. Matco is part of the Manitoulin Group of Companies. I-Care Office Solutions is based in Edmonton, Alta., and becomes a part

  • Delmar acquires Cobrac Brazil

    February 15, 2018 10:00PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Canadian logistics company Delmar International has acquired Cobrac Brazil. The company says the purchase will help to shore up their South American presence under the newly branded Delmar International Logistica S.A, headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Cobrac

  • Mullen Group buys DWS Logistics

    February 13, 2018 6:51AM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group has announced the acquisition of DWS Logistics, expanding its third-party logistics and warehousing services. DWS is based in Mississauga, Ont., with distribution centers in the Greater Toronto Area and the Lower Mainland of B.C. Its

  • Canada Cartage buys Doyle Transportation

    November 7, 2017 6:11AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – Canada Cartage has announced its acquisition of Doyle Transportation. Doyle provides dedicated fleet outsourcing, full truckload, and less than truckload services to customers, both domestically and cross-border. The company has a 20,000 sq.-ft. facility in Guelph, which

  • FBI Group buys Consolidated Carriers

    October 6, 2017 11:51AM by Truck News

    VAUGHAN, Ont. – Freight Brokers International (FBI Group) announced today it has acquired Consolidated Carriers, a non-asset-based freight broker in Markham, Ont. Consolidated Carriers employees, including owner Wayne McCord, will join The FBI Group and work out if its Vaughan,

  • Titanium buys Xpress Group

    October 2, 2017 7:41AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group has announced its acquisition of Xpress Group, a Windsor-based van and flatbed carrier. The deal consisted of $3.1 million in cash, $420,000 worth of Titanium stock, and the assumption of $5.2 million in debt.