COMPETITION WATCH: Kriska acquires Muirs International

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PRESCOTT, Ont. — Kriska Holdings has announced it has reached a deal to assume the international cross-border truckload activities of Muirs International.

The deal will be effective Sept. 9, 2007.

Our strategy is to add quality revenue and quality people to the Kriska organization, says Mark Seymour, president and CEO of Kriska. Muirs International will further compliment our objective and we are very confident that employees and customers of Muirs International will see the value in our latest venture.

The company said the acquisition was made in recognition that industry consolidation is occurring. Kriska operates more than 400 power units.

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