TransForce acquires Quebec-based petroleum hauler

MONTREAL, (Feb. 26, 2003) — TransForce, Canada’s largest for-hire carrier, has announced the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Transport Forestville, a Quebec City-based hauler of bulk petroleum and chemical products.

Dany Williams will remain vice-president and general manager of Transport Forestville, which had revenues of $12 million last year.

TransForce continues to roll down acquisition trail. Last year TransForce bought a several of businesses, including Canpar Transport, a non-expedited parcel-delivery company based in Mississauga, Ont. and the freight brokerage business of Tri-Line Expressways, as well as a handful of small regional carriers.

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