Truck News


  • Morneau Eskimo makes Ontario acquisition

    December 19, 2019 10:19AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Morneau Eskimo has announced it has acquired Toronto, Ont.-based Beacon Transit Lines, which is being renamed Beacon Transport. The deal became effective Dec. 19. Morneau Eskimo is a division of Groupe Morneau. “Beacon Transit Lines is a

  • Titanium eyeing ‘transformational’ acquisition

    November 7, 2019 10:17AM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – With a healthy balance sheet and downward pressure on freight volumes and rates, the time could be right for Titanium Transportation to make a sizeable acquisition. That was the message from CEO Ted Daniel, when he addressed

  • Kriska buys Trailwood Transport, Nexus

    October 2, 2019 7:47AM by Truck News

    PRESCOTT, Ont. – Kriska Transportation Group (KTG) has acquired Trailwood Transport and Nexus Freight, both operating out of Alliston, Ont. The two fleets will continue to be led by general manager Lorie Thompson and their current management teams. Former Trailwood

  • Overcapacity creating challenges, opportunities: Titanium

    August 14, 2019 2:43PM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – Overcapacity and softening rates are creating headwinds for carriers, but also opportunities, as merger-and-acquisition (M&A) opportunities become more attractive. That was the message from Ted Daniel, CEO of Titanium Transportation Group, when he addressed investment analysts on

  • Manitoulin buys B.C. logistics company

    May 14, 2019 9:23AM by Truck News

    SURREY, B.C. – Manitoulin Transport has purchased Trident Freight Logistics, marking its first logistics acquisition in B.C. The company says the purchase strengthens the national scope of its logistics operations, with five operation centers across Canada. Trident focuses on the

  • GTI expands in U.S.

    May 13, 2019 9:38AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – GTI Transport Solutions has announced its expansion in the U.S., through the acquisition of Jetco. Jetco is based in Houston, Texas and specializes in flatbed, heavy-haul, intermodal, logistics and specialized loads. GTI says the acquisition will allow

  • TFI continues U.S. growth through acquisitions

    April 17, 2019 11:29PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International’s U.S. last mile division, TForce Final Mile, has taken over select assets of BeavEx and its affiliates, Guardian Medical Logistics (GML), JNJW Enterprises, and USXP. The companies were obtained through a deal approved by the

  • Trimac buys Gibson Energy’s trucking business

    April 2, 2019 9:57AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Trimac has announced it has agreed to purchase Gibson Energy’s trucking business. Trimac says the purchase expands is bulk transportation services, as Gibson has a large presence in Western Canada. Gibson was founded in 1953 as Gibson

  • TFI International expands U.S. specialized division

    April 2, 2019 7:32AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International has announced its purchase of specialized transport provider Aulick Leasing, and its tank trailer manufacturing affiliate, ShirAul. The company says the acquisition, combined with its recent purchase of Schilli, creates a platform for specialized truckload

  • Day & Ross expands U.S. operations

    April 2, 2019 7:17AM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. – Day & Ross has expanded its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of A&S Kinard and Buckler Transport. The acquisition makes Day & Ross one of the top 10 suppliers of dedicated services in North America, according to

  • Dicom Canada sold

    September 4, 2018 9:16AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Dicom Canada has been sold to General Logistics Systems, a subsidiary of Royal Mail, for $360 million. Dicom Canada focuses on ground-based parcel, freight, and logistics services in Canada, with a focus on Ontario and Quebec. It

  • Express Mondor acquires Transport L’Epiphanie

    August 23, 2018 10:56AM by Truck News

    LANORAIE, Que. – Express Mondor has announced its acquisition of Transport L’Epiphanie, which will complement its specialized operations. The acquisition includes Transport L’Epiphanie’s rolling stock, which when combined with Express Mondor’s existing fleet, now includes more than 100 tractors and

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,