Business, Logistics

Kroger Switches to Penske to Handle Trucking, Warehousing in Texas

Nearly 700 employees who work in a Kroger warehouse in Keller, Texas, were laid off when the supermarket chain terminated a relationship with SouthStar and signed with Penske Logistics, but Penske said individuals affected will be able to reapply for job

December 4, 2017
Business

Winsupply Adds to Distribution Network With Purchase of APCO Supply

Winsupply Inc. continues to expand its wholesale distribution network in the United States with the purchase of controlling interest in Apco Inc., a company in Lansing, Mich., that handles heating, ventilation and cooling, plumbing and maintenance supplies.

November 20, 2017
Business

Canada Cartage System Buys Doyle Transportation

Canada Cartage System has acquired Doyle Transportation, a trucking and warehouse service provider based in Guelph, Ontario, for an undisclosed amount.

November 17, 2017
Business

Stott’s Market Express Buys Westco Express

Entrepreneur Peter Stott’s trucking firm Market Express purchased Westco Express in a deal combining two regional carriers.

November 17, 2017
Business, Equipment

Commercial Vehicle Group Reports Strong Third Quarter

Component supplier Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. reported stronger revenue and net income for the third quarter as its two key segments improved.

November 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

J.B. Hunt Opens Logistics Sales Offices in Alabama, Texas

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has opened sales offices in Mobile, Ala., and Texarkana, Texas, which will house staff working in the Integrated Capacity Solutions division.

November 13, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Fontaine Offers Lightweight Steel Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel now offers the Fontaine 6NWB, the lightest steel fifth wheel assembly in the industry, according to the company.

November 6, 2017
Business

Berkshire Hathaway Adds Trucker Insurance in Canada

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance announced its Motor Truck Cargo Legal Liability policy intended to protect against the legal liability commercial truckers face when carrying third-party goods.

October 20, 2017
Business, Logistics

FBI Group Acquires Third Canadian Freight Brokerage Firm

Freight Brokers International Corp., a freight brokerage firm in Vaughan, Ontario, that goes by the name The FBI Group, has agreed to acquire another brokerage firm, Consolidated Carriers, based in Markham, Ontario.

October 10, 2017
Logistics

Transflo Joins Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

Telematics provider Transflo joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance to develop technology standards, promote educational efforts and implement blockchain capabilities in the trucking and freight shipment industry.

October 2, 2017