CCJ Top 250
Mergers & Acquisitions
Jones Logistics acquiring Nationwide Express
Mississippi-based Jones Logistics announced it is acquiring 100-truck Nationwide Express. Also: TEC Equipment's Portland location is now a Mack and Volvo Certified EV Dealership; six fleets petition FMCSA for waiver to allow flashing brake lights
February 3, 2023
R.E. Garrison acquires Georgia-based produce hauler
Boaty's Transport will continue to operate under its own name under the R.E. Garrison umbrella. The acquisition of Boaty’s will bring with it more than 50 tractors and 80 refrigerated trailers.
January 26, 2023
ATS Logistics acquired by Charleston port behemoth
ATS will operate as part of the Harbor Logistics platform, the market leader in warehouse and drayage capabilities in the Charleston market.
January 5, 2023
Three fleets make acquisition moves
Three fleets in various segments announce expansions. Also: C.H. Robinson CEO Bob Biesterfeld is out. He'd been in that role since 2019 and with the company for 24 years.
January 5, 2023
Forward Air expands LTL capabilities with acquisition of Kentucky expediter
Headquartered in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Land Air Express offers a variety of services, including guaranteed, standard, exclusive, same day, hot shot and pickup and delivery.
January 4, 2023
United Vision Logistics acquired by private investment group
Louisiana-based United Vision Logistics has been acquired by a Houston-based private investment partnership.
December 29, 2022
Cross-border specialist Outwest Express acquired by Cox Transportation Services
Servicing the Southwestern U.S. with 400-plus trucks, Outwest Express specializes in managing Mexican cross-border logistics.
December 21, 2022
USA Truck parent company prepping for possible sale
DB Schenker could hit the open market. Also: Texas DPS officials are again conducting enhanced commercial vehicle safety inspections at random as they cross international ports of entry into Texas; Old Dominion increasing rates for 2023; more
December 16, 2022
Hazmat hauler Heritage Transport acquires Frank's Vacuum Truck Service
Expanding its trucking capacity allows Heritage Transport to take on new opportunities.
December 15, 2022
Trimble acquiring Transporeon for $1.98 billion
Transporeon's software platform provides modular applications that power a global network for 145,000 carriers and 1,400 shippers and load recipients with an integrated suite of sourcing, planning, execution, monitoring and settlement tools.
December 12, 2022
ContainerPort Group parent acquires Pacific Cascade Trucking, other assets
An asset-light provider of 3PL services including drayage, warehousing, transloading, fulfillment and more, Pacific Cascade was currently operates 50-plus trucks and has a 267,000 sq. ft. distribution facility.
December 7, 2022
Chem transporter Quantix buys five fleets
Quantix continues to scale services in Texas and the Gulf Coast regions. Also: Penske adding renewable diesel to Calif. locations; Influential Woman in Trucking winner announced; UPS acquires European/Latin American healthcare logistics provider.
November 17, 2022
PS Logistics adds another flatbed fleet to portfolio
PS Logistics subsidiary P&S Transportation has acquired Mississippi-based Clays Transport and Clays Logistics.
November 10, 2022
Forward Air acquires Alabama-based intermodal carrier
The acquisition of Chickasaw Container Services allows Forward to grow in the Mobile, Alabama, and Memphis, Tennessee, markets. Also: Rhode Island appealing court ruling on trucks-only tolls.
November 9, 2022
Ascend acquires Fuchs Trucking
Jackson, Tennessee-based trucking company Ascend has acquired Sauk City, Wisconsin-based Fuchs Trucking.
November 7, 2022
Werner strikes deal for brokerage ReedTMS Logistics
Located in Tampa, Florida, ReedTMS has more than 800 customers and an extensive freight brokerage network including 19,000 active carriers.
November 7, 2022
Heniff acquiring Texas liquid bulk carrier
Heniff Transportation Systems Founder and Chief Executive Officer Bob Heniff said he was "pleased" to welcome a one-time competitor into the fold.
November 2, 2022
Ruan Transportation acquires grocery carrier NTB
NTB and its more than 235 trucks will continue to operate independent of the Ruan family of companies and will maintain its name and brand, leadership structure and facility locations.
October 28, 2022
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ATA's Spear talks congestion, driver shortage, more at Congressional hearing
ATA President and CEO was on a panel of industry reps during a hearing Wednesday of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Spear outlined some of trucking's biggest headwinds, including highway congestion, parking and more.
Freightliner debuts second SuperTruck
FirstFleet creates nextgen in-cab driver experience
Trucksmiths embracing change
Pay and benefits
Pay a top factor for driver turnover but 'not always an amount issue'
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