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  • 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

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    Canada Cartage acquires Guelph-based Doyle

    November 7, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, ON – Canada Cartage has acquired Doyle Transportation, based in Guelph, Ontario — a fleet that has been in business since 1982.

  • Accuride completes acquisition of KIC

    May 2, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    EVANSVILLE, IN – Accuride has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vancouver, Washington-based wheel and wheel end component supplier KIC.

  • Rolling Strong acquired by Velociti Inc.

    March 23, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    RIVERSIDE, MO – Technology deployment and support services provider, Velociti Inc. has announced its acquisition of driver wellness program provider, Rolling Strong.

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    Mullen’s Second-Biggest Deal: $172M to Buy Gardewine

    December 2, 2014 12:00AM by Theona Baetu

    OKOTOKS, AB- Alberta-based trucking company Mullen Group Ltd. said it’ll pay $172 million cash to buy Winnipeg-based transport company Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.

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    Mergers Good for Canadian Trucking Market

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Last week, Manitoulin Transport bought the Canadian assets of Vitran Corporation and that’s just what the Canadian trucking market needs, according to a CIBC World Markets report.

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    TransForce Stretches Services with New Deals

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TransForce announced two new deals, back-to-back: an agreement with Waste Management of Canada Corporation and the approved acquisition of Clarke Transport Inc.

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    Sysco Eats US Foods, Teamsters Left Hungry

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Teamsters Union is concerned about Sysco’s acquisition of US Foods announced last week.

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    Manitoulin May Lose Vitran Deal to TransForce

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TransForce offered to pay $6.50 per share, beating out Manitoulin’s offer of US $6.00, effectively starting a bidding war.

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    Celadon Pushes Further in to Canada with Hyndman Acquisition

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    INDIANAPOLIS – Celadon Trucking Services has inked a deal to acquire Wroexter, ON-based Hyndman Transport as part of the company’s plan to expand its Canadian footprint.

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    Growing Payne: Winnipeg carrier acquires two fleets

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WINNIPEG — Payne Transportation plans to purchase two carriers in an effort to develop the Winnipeg-based fleet’s Specialized Division and compliment both the Open Deck and Dry Van Division.

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    Mercator makes move into distribution

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LAVAL, Que. — Mercator Transport Group made good on a September promise and has moved forward with a strategic plan to begin distribution activity.

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    Parkland diversifies operation with acquisition

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    RED DEER, Alta. — Parkland Income Fund has strengthened its operation with the recent acquisition of another Alberta-based carrier.

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    Mullen bulks up oilfield portfolio

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    CALGARY — The Mullen Group Income Fund has entered into an agreement to acquire the transport division of Essential Energy Services Trust.

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    Bendix looking to add B.C.-based outfit to its fold

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has revealed plans to acquire the business and related assets of SmarTire Systems.