Mergers & Acquisitions

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February 19, 2014

There Are at Least Two Sides to Selling a Truck Fleet

Fleets of trucks are bought and sold every day. Some are small fleets that involve only a few trucks. Others are major transactions that transfer ownership of hundreds of trucks valued at millions of dollars. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a buyer or a seller?

February 13, 2014

ARI Acquires Online Driver Training Company Drivefleet

The fleet management services company ARI has acquired Drivefleet, an online driver training products and services provider.

February 11, 2014

Northstar Services and J&E Transportation Services Announce Merger

Northstar Services and J&E Transportation Services announce the merger of their two companies, effective Jan. 31.

February 6, 2014

Forward Air Completes Purchase of Central States

Forward Air announced Thursday that it has compelted its planned acquisition of all of the stock of Central States Trucking and Central States Logistics from Central States Inc. following news that it was making the purchase last month for $95.6 million.

February 5, 2014

USA Truck And Knight Reach Settlement over Proposed Purchase

Truckload companies USA Truck and Knight Transportation have reached a settlement dismissing all claims between the two in connection with litigation arising from Knight’s previously announced proposal to acquire Arkansas-based USA Truck in a $242 million bid.

January 27, 2014

XPO Announces Stock Sale, Reveals Preliminary Earnings Report

XPO Logistics Monday announced plans to offer 15 million shares of its common stock to help pay for its purchase of Ohio-based Pacer International.

January 23, 2014

Forward Air Purchases Central States Trucking

The parent to a ground transportation provider in the air cargo industry, Forward Air Corporation, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the stock of Central States Trucking Company and Central States Logistics, from Central States Inc.

January 23, 2014

Odyssey Logistics Purchases Two Companies

Supply chain logistics service provider Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, based in Conn., has purchased both CMI Freight-Trans and Steel Wheel Transfer, 25 year-old companies headquartered in Orland Park, Ill.

January 21, 2014

Chrysler Purchase by Fiat Finalized

Italy’s Fiat, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fiat North America, has completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the United Auto Workers' employee medical benefit retirement trust interests in the Chrysler Group and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiat.

January 17, 2014

The Pete Store Acquires Elliott/Wilson Capital Trucks

The Pete Store announced it has acquired certain assets of Elliott/Wilson Capitol Trucks LLC, a truck dealer with locations in Maryland and Virginia. The acquisition adds a full-service facility in Landover, Md., a parts-only location in Manassas, Va., and territory on the Eastern Shore of Maryland to the dealers’ network.

January 14, 2014

Rush Enterprises Acquires Assets of Dealership Groups in Illinois and Indiana

Rush Enterprises Inc. announced that its subsidiaries have acquired certain assets of CIT Inc., which does business as Chicago International Trucks, Mcgrenho L.L.C., which does business as Indy Truck Sales, and Indiana Mack Leasing, LLC; and the membership interests of Idealease of Chicago, LLC.

January 13, 2014

TransForce Purchases Best Drivers

TransForce Inc. has acquired Best Drivers based in Alcoa, Tenn. Best Drivers provides commercial truck drivers throughout the southeastern U.S., with operations in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Alabama.

January 6, 2014

Vipar Heavy Duty Announces Acquisition of Power Heavy Duty

Vipar Heavy Duty announced the acquisition of Power Heavy Duty based in Pearland, Texas. As a result of the transaction, Power Heavy Duty will become part of the Vipar Heavy Duty family of companies and continue to serve the marketplace as a separate brand.

January 6, 2014

XPO Logistics Purchasing Intermodal Provider Pacer International

Trucking and related services provider, XPO Logistics, has entered into an agreement to acquire Pacer Internation, the third largest provider of intermodal transportation services in North America.

January 2, 2014

CRST Purchases Short-Haul Fleet BESL Transfer

Trucking company owner CRST International has announced the acquisition of privately-held BESL Transfer Company, based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

December 30, 2013

Cooper Will Pursue Damages Against Apollo

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said it will pursue damages against Apollo Tyres Ltd. in a webcast following the announcement of its decision to terminate the merger agreement, according to Modern Tire Dealer, a sister publication of HDT.

December 30, 2013

XPO Logistics Completes Acquisition of NLM

XPO Logistics Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of NLM from Landstar System Inc. The company funded the $87 million cash transaction through its ABL facility and available cash, including approximately $13.4 million of cash acquired on closing.

December 19, 2013

Andrews Logistics Acquires Andrews Transport

Andrews Logistics, an asset-based transportation and logistics company specializing in bulk liquid and hazardous materials transport, has acquired Andrews Transport LP, a bulk liquid petroleum and chemical products transportation provider based in Fort Worth, Texas.

December 18, 2013

Teamsters Express Concern About Sysco's Purchase of US Foods

The Teamsters Union is saying Sysco's acquisition of US Foods announced last week raises serious concerns for workers, stakeholders and customers as the combined company becomes the country's largest institutional/restaurant food service provider and one of the nation’s largest private truck fleets.

December 16, 2013

United Road Services Acquires Waggoners' Auto Transport Division

United Road Services and its owner, Charlesbank Capital Partners, have purchased the Auto Transport Division of Waggoners Trucking.

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