Mergers & Acquisitions

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December 15, 2013

Driving for America Acquires New Truck Driving School

Driving for America, a Veterans-focused truck driving school, acquired CDI Truck Driving School located in Saginaw, Michigan on Nov. 19, 2013. The acquisition expands DFA's network to the Saginaw/Flint area and will reach more Michigan Veterans with the opportunity to prepare for their Commercial Driver's License.

December 12, 2013

Allstate Peterbilt Group Acquires Steussy Diesel

Minnesota-based Allstate Peterbilt Group is has acquired Steussy Diesel in Alexandria, Minn., and is expanding the parts store into a full-service shop. Effective in January, Steussy Diesel will become Allstate Peterbilt of Alexandria.

December 10, 2013

Manitoulin Transport Purchasing Vitran

Less-than-truckload carrier Vitran has announced it has entered into an agreement in which fellow LTL Canadian carrier Manitoulin Transport will acquire the company.

December 2, 2013

Universal Truckload Purchasing Westport Axle

Universal Truckload Services announced Monday that it will acquire Westport Axle Corporation from an international industrial group headed in Brazil by SM Brasil Participações S/A.

November 26, 2013

Vista Equity Partners Completes Acquisition of Omnitracs

Vista Equity Partners LLC announced it has completed its acquisition of Omnitracs Inc., formerly a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. In conjunction with this announcement, Omnitracs announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Roadnet Technologies Inc., a provider of fleet management software solutions for private fleets.

November 25, 2013

Bergstrom Buys Innovative Product Development Corp.

Bergstrom Inc. has expanded its design engineering capabilities with the acquisition of Innovative Product Development Corp., an engineering firm based in Troy, Mich.

November 25, 2013

Manitoulin Transport Purchases Smooth Freight

Manitoulin Transport announced Monday that it has purchased fellow Manitoba-based carrier Smooth Freight.

November 17, 2013

TravelCenters of America Agrees to Purchase 31 Gas Stations for $67 Million

Travel Centers of America LLC has agreed to acquire 31 convenience stores with retail gasoline stations for $67 million, before closing costs and customary working capital adjustments. The seller is a private company which operates these stores under its proprietary brand name Minit Mart.

November 17, 2013

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires RTL-Westcan Group

Kenan Advantage Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of RTL-Westcan Group. RTL-Westcan is a hauler of bulk commodities in western and northern Canada, serving more than 500 customers across its operating region.

November 14, 2013

Flatbed Fleet Merger to Create a Top-Five Open Deck/Specialized Carrier

Daseke Inc. of Addison, Texas, and Clayton, Ala.-based Boyd Bros. Transportation announced a merger they say will put them into the top five largest open deck/specialty carriers.

November 14, 2013

Diamond Companies and Roberts Truck Center Announce Management Appointments

Executive and senior management appointments were announced for the merged Diamond Companies and Roberts Truck Center organization.

November 12, 2013

Heartland Express Acquires Gordon Trucking

In a move one analyst is saying could be "the best strategic truckload deal ever," Iowa-based Heartland Express has acquired Gordon Trucking Inc. of Pacific, Wash., in transactions valued at approximately $300 million.

November 4, 2013

Paschall Truck Lines Sold to Employees

Kentucky-based Paschall Truck Lines President and CEO Randall A. Waller has sold 100% percent of his stock in the company to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

November 4, 2013

Knight Transportation Steps Up Pursuit of USA Truck

Knight Transportation is keeping up its public campaign to buy rival truckload carrier USA Truck, despite being told the company is not interested in being purchased.

November 1, 2013

TransForce Purchase Clarke, Ups Ownership in Vitran

TransForce has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Clarke Transport and Clarke Road Transport, the two subsidiaries of Clarke Inc. Both are Canadian companies.

October 31, 2013

FleetCor Acquires NexTraq

FleetCor Technologies Inc., a global provider of fuel cards and workforce payment products to businesses, announced that it has acquired NexTraq, a U.S. based provider of telematics solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, from Francisco Partners.

October 28, 2013

Roehl Transport Purchases Brock Cold Storage and Trucking

The Wisconsin-based Roehl will operate the cold storage business as Roehl Cold Storage, and the trucking operation will become a part of Roehl Transport.

October 23, 2013

PTA Holdings Moves Into Intermodal Rail, Newgistics Rebranded and Expanding

The transportation holding group PTA Holdings, Phoenix, Ariz. has announced it is entering the intermodal transportation rail segment with American Trainco Logistics, initially centered in the Chicago area.

October 17, 2013

Apollo Countersues Cooper Tire for Respect and Restitution

Apollo Tyres Ltd. did not take Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s lawsuit and allegations lightly. Cooper says Apollo is not meeting the terms of the merger agreement. Apollo claims it's Cooper that is in violation of the agreement.

October 11, 2013

USA Truck Sues Knight for Using Confidential Info in 'Creeping Hostile Acquisition'

Truckload carrier USA Truck has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Knight Transportation, claiming Knight used USA Truck's confidential information to begin what it calls a “creeping hostile acquisition” of the Arkansas-based fleet.

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