September 12, 2016 - Industry News
CRST International has purchased the privately held, Calif.-based Gardner Trucking in the largest acquisition in CRST’s history.
Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, CRST, Truckload
August 30, 2016 - Industry News
CRST International has been approved for the Veteran Apprenticeship Program, offered through the Department of Labor and the Veteran’s Administration.
Tags: Recruiting, Veterans, CRST, Driver Pay
May 19, 2016 - Industry News
The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of CRST Van Expedited in a legal battle with the EEOC, allowing the carrier to try to recoup $4.5 million in legal fees stemming from a sexual harassment case.
Tags: Lawsuits, Supreme Court, CRST, EEOC
January 25, 2016 - Industry News
CRST International has been named a Top 10 Best Private Company for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine.
Tags: Leadership, Awards, CRST
July 29, 2015 - Industry News
CRST founder Herald “Smitty” Smith Jr. passed away on July 27 at his home in Door County, Wis., at the age of 91.
Tags: Obituary, People, CRST
March 3, 2015 - Industry News
CRST International has acquired Kentucky-based Pegasus Transportation. CRST said the acquisition will allow it to expand its temperature-controlled operations footprint.
Tags: Pegasus, Mergers & Acquisitions, CRST
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
CRST International’s Board Chairman John Smith and President and CEO, Dave Rusch, broke ground on the former First Street Parkade site for the new $37 million world headquarters in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
January 14, 2014 - Industry News
Iowa-based parent to several trucking companies, CRST International, has announced has changed the name of Specialized Transportation, which it acquired in 2011, to CRST Specialized Transportation.
January 2, 2014 - Industry News
Trucking company owner CRST International has announced the acquisition of privately-held BESL Transfer Company, based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Tags: Owner-Operators, Mergers & Acquisitions, CRST, Flatbed
October 3, 2013 - Industry News
On Oct. 15, CRST Expedited Inc., the largest operating company of CRST International Inc., will begin delivering a pay increase of $10 million over the next 12 months to its drivers, according to the company.
Tags: CRST, Driver Pay
September 30, 2013 - Industry News
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is appealing a ruling that it has to repay more than $4.5 million dollars for legal costs to the trucking company CRST Van Expedited.
Tags: Litigation, CRST, EEOC, Drivers
August 6, 2013 - Industry News
A federal judge in Iowa has ordered the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pay $4.7 million to CRST Van Expedited for attorney’s fees and expenses the company racked up while defending itself in a sexual harassment case the judge called “unreasonable or groundless.”
May 6, 2013 - Industry News
CRST International says its purchase of Allied's Special Products Division will create the most extensive network of specialized distribution centers in North America.
Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, CRST
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