NFI Industries

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NFI Icon Bernard Brown Dies at 96

Bernard Brown Rone Funeral Service

Bernard Brown, the visionary behind National Freight Inc., one of the oldest trucking companies in the U.S., died Jan. 21 at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 27, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

NFI Acquires G&P Trucking Co.

A G&P truck G&P Trucking via YouTube

Supply chain services provider NFI announced it completed the acquisition of G&P Trucking Co. Inc., a logistics provider specializing in asset-based transportation, port drayage and non-asset brokerage solutions in the Southeast.

December 30, 2019
Government, Business

NFI/Cal Cartage to Close Port of L.A. Facility After Union Battle, Controversies

NFI/Cal Cartage An NFI Industries truck. (David B./Flickr)

NFI Industries announced plans to close its 600,000-square-foot warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles in the wake of a decision by the Los Angeles City Council not to extend the lease on the 85-acre facility.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 23, 2019
Business

Home Improvement Retailers Team Up to Operate Houston Warehouse

NFI groundbreaking in New Jersey NFI broke ground in November for a project in Logan Township, N.J. (NFI Industries)

Three months after Hurricane Harvey ravaged Houston, home-improvement retailers Lowe’s Cos. and NFI Industries will open up a new distribution center in the city to handle the extra volume anticipated in the rebuilding effort.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 4, 2017
Business, Logistics

NFI Industries Purchases California Cartage to Increase Presence in SoCal Ports

NFI truck David B./Flickr

NFI Industries has acquired California Cartage and all of its affiliated companies, a transaction that the New Jersey-based NFI’s CEO Sidney Brown said will be “the most transformative in our history.”

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2017
Business

New NFI Distribution Center to Create 170 Jobs Over 5 Years

NFI Industries will spend $7.2 million to establish a 622,830-square-foot distribution center in Smyrna, Tenn., which will create nearly 170 new jobs over the next five years, according to an announcement from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

September 5, 2017
Business, Logistics

NFI Industries CEO Steps Down From Sun National Bank Board

David B/Flickr

NFI Industries CEO Sidney Brown will be stepping down as the chairman of the board at Sun National Bank, effective Dec. 31.

October 28, 2016