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Jones Logistics acquiring Nationwide Express

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Trucking news and briefs for Friday, Feb. 3, 2023:

Jones Logistics, a 363-truck fleet based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, announced Thursday it has acquired 102-truck Nationwide Express, based in Shelbyville, Tennessee.

Nationwide provides dedicated trucking services, warehousing, 3PL logistic services, recycling transportation, and waste management offerings. Its geographic footprint includes operations in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

Jones Logistics is a portfolio company of Jones Capital, offering freight brokerage, managed transportation, and dedicated services across the United States. Through this acquisition, Jones expands not only its geographic footprint, but also its service line offerings and capabilities, which will now include warehousing and enhanced intermodal and managed transportation solutions. Further, Jones can now offer Nationwide’s customers access to its broad and deep carrier base and its nationwide dedicated offerings, the company said.

“Nationwide Express is a highly reputable organization rooted in the same fundamentals of professionalism, quality and customer satisfaction as Jones Logistics. We share very similar core values and feel that we have complimentary cultures, which was so important to us when looking at this opportunity” said Brian Haynes, CEO of Jones Logistics. “We are excited to welcome the Nationwide Express team to the Jones Logistics family, and we are eager to bring the benefits of our combined team, network, and capabilities to our customer base.” 

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The dealership will now be to service and support the Volvo VNR Electric and the Mack LR Electric refuse truck.