Pacer Transport, the flatbed, van and specialized heavy-haul trucking unit of Pacer International, has announced an alliance with northeast regional van carrier Parry Trucking, based in Nicholson, Pa.

The arrangement provides Pacer Transport, based in DeSoto, Texas, with long-term access to 275 53-foot air-ride van trailers and some 120 additional power units.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
According to Pacer Transport, this expanded access to a young fleet of trucks and vans will further the company's goals by enabling it to provide a more comprehensive service. Parry will serve as the van division of Pacer Transport.