Truck News


  • 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.

  • C.A.T. takes over SLH Transport, tripling capacity

    October 1, 2017 11:39AM by Truck News

    COTEAU-DU-LAC, Que. – C.A.T. has tripled its fleet size with the acquisition of Kingston, Ont.-based SLH Transport, the company announced Sept. 29. “We have been looking for an opportunity like this since the acquisition of Group Express Groupex Inc. in

  • Train Trailer purchases Canadian Transport Trailer

    September 5, 2017 11:33AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trailer and equipment leasing and rental company Train Trailer has acquired Canadian Transport Trailer (CTT), increasing its dry van, heater, reefer, flatbed, and chassis inventory. Train Trailer will continue to serve its Calgary clients with existing personnel,

  • Jardine Transport expands with R.E.M. acquisition

    July 13, 2017 11:42AM by Truck News

    SAINT STEPHEN, N.B. – Jardine Transport has announced its acquisition of R.E.M. Transport, an international long-haul trucking company based in Saint Stephen, N.B. The company operates more than 50 power units and 60 trailers, serving Canada and the U.S. “This

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    Timken to buy Groeneveld Group

    June 28, 2017 7:24AM by Truck News

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Timken has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire automatic lubrication system manufacturer Groeneveld Group. The deal is worth about US$280 million. “The acquisition of Groeneveld will further expand our presence in the automatic lubrication

  • Atlas Canada buys Connect Logistics

    June 6, 2017 9:46AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Atlas Canada has made its first acquisition, bringing Connect Logistics into the fold. The company says the acquisition will allow it to more than double its logistics business. Connect Logistics will continue to operate under its current

  • Trailcon opens its Canadian West Coast location

    September 9, 2016 11:45AM by Truck West

    SURREY, B.C. – Trailcon Leasing has raised its flag at the former Stewart Trailers’ site in Surrey, B.C., launching the company’s venture into trailer leasing and servicing on the West Coast. The trailer rental, leasing and service company announced its

  • TransForce creates role for M&A v.p.

    June 14, 2016 6:28AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — TransForce has announced the creation of a new role within the company, vice-president of mergers and acquisitions. It will be filled by David Saperstein beginning June 28, the company says. He will be based in the US

  • Income trust buys MJ Vallee Trucking

    June 7, 2016 7:16AM by Truck News

    LLOYDMINSTER, Alta. — Petrocapita Income Trust has announced the acquisition of oilfield transport company MJ Vallee Trucking. MJ Vallee operates seven heavy oil well fluid transport trucks, six heavy oil fluid transport trailers and a fully equipped truck and trailer