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  • Rumble Named TransForce CFO, Executive Vice President

    May 6, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    MONTREAL – The trucking and logistics provider, TransForce Inc., has a new money-man.

  • Contrans rises above economic pitfalls

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Despite a range of economic factors working against the trucking industry, Contrans Income Fund continued to increase its revenue in 2007.

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    Appetite for Acquisitions: Find the Synergies

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO – Expectations on the seller side have dialed down a bit and the balance sheets on the part of buyer’s side are in pretty good shape, says Walter Spracklin.

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    Contrans Adds Respected Bulk Transporter

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WOODSTOCK, ON – Contrans strengthens dump and tank hauling presence in Ontario.

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    Contrans continues to grow as a corporation

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Although Contrans’ income fund days are behind them, the days of growing the company are not.

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    Aquisitions Key to Q1 2012 Earnings, says Contrans’

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WOODSTOCK, ON. – Thinking of selling your trucking business? Then you may want to give Contrans’ a call.

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    Contrans acquires increased revenue

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WOODSTOCK — Contrans Income Fund improved its third quarter revenues in 2007 by $7.7 million over the company’s third quarter results in 2006.

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    Contrans, Mullen surf above rough waters

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Two of Canada’s largest trucking operations managed to increase revenue during 2008, despite the troubled economy.

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    Contrans acquires flatbed hauler

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. — Contrans Group Inc. has acquired Truboy Freight International Inc. and plans to blend the Ontario-based flatbed carrier with an existing operation.

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    Revenue drops in 2009 for former income trusts

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    OKOTOKS, Alta. — Revenue for a trio of Canadian carriers dropped in 2009 from 2008, but executives at Mullen, TransForce and Contrans are keeping a positive outlook for 2010.

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    TransForce Bids to Buy Contrans for $495M

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MONTREAL- TransForce has offered to buy Contrans for about $495 million in cash.

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    7 Reasons Why Bédard Made His Biggest Deal Ever

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MONTREAL- Canadian trucking giant TransForce has struck a deal to buy Contrans for $495 million in cash plus $85 million of debt, for a total of $580 million, or to use the words of TransForce CEO, Alain Bédard, “the most expensive and largest deal in my life.”