Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Autonomous

How Consolidation Is Reshaping Trucking’s Technology Sector

Trimble Trimble Transportation has assembled a broad portfolio of in-cab technologies and back-office software over the past decade. (Trimble Transportation)

Consolidation has dramat­ically reshaped trucking’s technology market over the past decade, with dozens of software and telematics companies joining forces to create larger organizations with expanded capabilities and broader reach.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 19, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Penske Logistics to Acquire Black Horse Carriers

Black Horse Penske electric truck A Black Horse electric truck from Penske.

Penske Logistics announced it reached an agreement to acquire Chicago-based trucking company Black Horse Carriers Inc.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Analysts View Traton, Navistar Deal as Win-Win

An International truck Navistar reported a near 50% decline in truck sales in the third quarter. (Navistar)

Navistar International Corp. is on the verge of becoming a subsidiary of German truck maker Traton SE, a step analysts said is a positive development for both companies.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 20, 2020
Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian-Based Paul’s Hauling

Kenan Advantage Group truck A North Canton Transfer truck carrying fuel in a Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer. (Kenan Advantage Group)

Kenan Advantage Group has completed its acquisition of Paul’s Hauling Ltd.

October 2, 2020
Business, Equipment

Shyft Group Acquires Aluminum Truck-Body Maker F3 MFG

The Shyft Group has acquired aluminum truck body and accessory manufacturer F3 MFG Inc., it was announced Oct. 1.

October 1, 2020
Business, Logistics

American West Announces Acquisition of Innovative Delivery Systems

American West Worldwide Express closed the acquisition of furniture delivery-service Innovative Delivery Systems, the company announced March 16.

March 23, 2020
Business, Logistics

Nolan Transportation Acquires Eagle Transportation

Nolan Transportation Group, an Atlanta-based non-asset truckload freight brokerage and third-party logistics service, acquired Eagle Transportation, a Mississippi-based freight brokerage specializing in temperature-controlled shipping, according to a Jan. 17 news release.

January 21, 2020

Rinchem Co. Acquires Carolina Tank Lines

Chemical management services company Rinchem Co. announced it acquired Carolina Tank Lines, a carrier based in Burlington, N.C.

October 18, 2019

Kottke Trucking Acquires Wayne T. Fellows Inc.

Kottke Trucking vehicle. A Kottke Trucking vehicle. (Kottke Trucking)

Kottke Trucking Inc. has acquired Wayne T. Fellows Inc., a trucking company focused on refrigerated less-than-truckload and truckload shipping based out of Davenport, Fla., according to Kottke officials.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Business, Logistics

Performance Food to Buy Rival Supplier Reinhart for $2 Billion

Jon Grayson/Flickr

Performance Food Group Co. agreed to buy Reinhart Foodservice for $2 billion in a combination of U.S. food suppliers.

Eric Pfanner | Bloomberg News
July 1, 2019