Mergers & Acquisitions

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May 12, 2017

PwC: Global M&A Activity Stayed Stable in First Quarter

In its Q1 2017 update on M&A activity in the global transportation and logistics space, PricewaterhouseCoopers reports that deal activity in the quarter remained stable.

May 8, 2017

Federal Signal to Buy Truck Bodies and Equipment International

Federal Signal Corporation has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Truck Bodies and Equipment International, a manufacturer of dump truck bodies and trailers.

May 4, 2017

FTC Greenlights Knight-Swift Merger

The mega-merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation has moved a step closer to completion with the Federal Trade Commission granting its approval.

May 1, 2017

Two Flatbed Carriers Merge With Daseke

Two open deck specialized transportation companies, The Schilli Companies and Big Freight Systems, have merged with Daseke, which says it's the largest owner of open deck equipment in North America.

April 26, 2017

Accuride Acquires Wheel End Supplier KIC

Accuride has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire wheel end component supplier KIC and some of its affiliated entities.

April 17, 2017

Carrier Transicold to Buy Westport’s APU Business for $70M

Carrier Transicold has signed an agreement to acquire certain IMPCO road and rail transport product lines, including the ComfortPro auxiliary power unit business, from Westport Fuel Systems.

April 12, 2017

Knight-Swift: A Merger of Mindsets

Executive Editor David Cullen says if any two companies were made for each other, Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation were. After plowing through the transcript of the conference call held for analysts to disclose the impending birth of a new trucking behemoth — Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. — he explains why in his Passing Zone blog.

April 11, 2017

The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping

After World War II, the maritime shipping industry was dealing with pressure for larger loads, faster deliveries, new technology and rising equipment costs. How fleets responded to those challenges is instructive.

April 11, 2017

Drivers Weigh in on Swift-Knight Merger via Facebook

Knight’s Facebook page was busy Monday with questions and answers about the big merger news with Swift. Deborah Lockridge has highlights in the All That's Trucking blog.

April 11, 2017

Kevin Knight Talks About the Swift Merger [Video]

Kevin Knight shares details about the big merger announcement between Swift and Knight in this nearly hour-long video. "I think of being able to take the best practices of two amazing organizations and have both of those organizations [take] advantage [of] those best practices."

April 10, 2017

Swift-Knight Merger to Create Truckload Giant

Swift Transportation Co. and Knight Transportation Inc. announced on April 10 that they will merge via a stock swap to form a new company, Knight-Swift Transportation. The two Phoenix, Arizona-based carriers say the new company will be the truckload industry's largest.

March 13, 2017

Intel Acquires Self-Driving Tech Firm Mobileye

Intel will acquire Israeli autonomous driving technology provider Mobileye for $15 billion under an agreement announced March 13 that brings the Silicon Valley chipmaker into the emerging autonomous-driving sector.

March 1, 2017

Navistar, Volkwagen Close Strategic Alliance Deal

Navistar International Corp. announced the closing of its "wide-ranging strategic alliance" with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which includes an equity investment in Navistar, a procurement joint venture, and technology and supply collaboration.

February 28, 2017

Q&A: Don Daseke on Going Public

On Feb, 28, the day the firm he founded began trading as a public company, Don Daseke, chairman and CEO of Daseke Inc., spoke with HDT Executive Editor David Cullen about the process the flatbed fleet operator followed to go public-- and why going public had been a long-held goal of his.

February 28, 2017

Daseke Goes Public via Merger with Hennessy Capital Acquisition

Flatbed fleet operator Daseke Inc. became a public company on Feb. 27 by completing its previously announced merger with Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II. The deal included HCAC changing its name to Daseke, Inc.

February 23, 2017

Central Freight Lines to Buy Virginia-Based Wilson Trucking

Central Freight Lines has signed a letter of intent to buy certain assets of Virginia-based Wilson Trucking, a 91-year-old less-than-truckload carrier with 29 terminals in the Southeast.

February 23, 2017

SambaSafety Acquires Vigillo

SambaSafety has acquired Vigillo, enhancing the company’s driver risk management platform for U.S. Department of Transportation regulated fleets.

February 13, 2017

Dana to Acquire Assets from U.S. Manufacturing Corporation

Dana has agreed to purchase the axle housing and driveline shaft manufacturing operations of U.S. Manufacturing Corporation.

February 10, 2017

Reading Truck Group Acquires Four PalFleet Truck Equipment Sites

Reading Truck Group will assume customers, staff, and assets at four PalFleet sites: Council Bluffs, Iowa; Indianapolis; Louisville, Ky.; and Nashville, Tenn.

January 5, 2017

Element Purchases The CEI Group

Element Fleet Management Corp. has purchased fleet safety and accident management provider The CEI Group, the company announced.

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