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Program Aired: April 1, 2021. CRST has been working hard since 1955 to deliver superior service to our customers. The clear effort to bring together a multitude of services under our enterprise umbrella will greatly benefit our customers and provide more career opportunities for our drivers.

April 1, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

CRST Buys New Jersey-Based Final-Mile Logistics Company NAL Group

CRST trucks CRST trucks parked outside the headquarters of CRST Van Expedited in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Ryan J. Foley/Associated Press)

CRST International on March 2 announced it had acquired final-mile specialist NAL Group. Financial terms of the agreement were not made public.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Top 100

Fleets Transitioning to New Management as Industry Prepares for the Road Ahead

Ben McLean and John Ruan III Ruan CEO Ben McLean (center) and Chairman John Ruan III meet with drivers and other employees in La Vergne, Tenn. McLean is part of a new generation of leaders taking the reins at major trucking firms. (Ruan Transportation Management Systems)

As the trucking industry enters a new age, fleets increasingly are turning to a new generation of leaders.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
June 24, 2019
Business, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Wyoming Supreme Court Reverses Lower Court Ruling on CRST Wrongful Death Lawsuit

CRST Expedited truck CRST International Inc. and CRST Expedited Inc. are both named in the case. (TT file photo)

CRST International Inc. must stand trial in connection with a wrongful death lawsuit after a state supreme court overturned a lower court’s ruling in favor of the trucking company, according to court documents.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
June 14, 2018
Business, Equipment

Lease or Buy?

Penske Leasing Penske Leasing

The decision between leasing or buying new trucks often comes down to dollars and cents, and can have far-reaching effects on a company’s long-term finances, industry experts said.

Fran Matso-Lysiak | Features Editor
November 20, 2017
Government, Business

Iowa Court Cuts CRST Van Expedited Attorney Fees

A federal judge in Iowa has sliced to $1.9 million an award for attorney’s fees to CRST Van Expedited, the latest turn in a 10-year battle over a class-action sexual harassment lawsuit that a judge dismissed after ruling that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought a frivolous complaint against the carrier.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 4, 2017

CRST Buys Gardner Trucking in its Largest Acquisition

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CRST International Inc. announced it has acquired California-based Gardner Trucking Inc., the buyer’s largest acquisition, to take a step closer toward its goal of becoming a $2 billion annual revenue company within two years.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 12, 2016
Government, Business

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules in Favor of CRST

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on May 19 in favor of CRST Van Expedited in a lawsuit originally brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2007.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
May 24, 2016

Souza Named Chief Financial Officer at CRST

David Souza, Chief Financial Officer, CRST

CRST International Inc. has selected former CEVA Logistics executive David Souza as the company’s new chief financial officer as veteran executive Wes Brackey prepares for retirement.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 23, 2015
Government, Business

Supreme Court to Hear CRST Appeal in Sexual Harassment Suit

The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 4 agreed to hear an appeal by CRST Van Expedited Inc. that claimed the Iowa-based motor carrier was entitled to a $4.7 million award in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 9, 2015