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Daseke announces merger with Alabama-based Hornady Transportation

Daseke announced this week its second merger in a month.

Bulldog Hiway Express merges with Daseke family of carriers

Daseke Inc. has announced Bulldog Hiway Express is merging with the Daseke family of flatbed, open-deck and specialty carriers.

Sysco terminates merger agreement with U.S. Foods

Sysco Corporation has announced it has terminated its merger agreement with U.S. Foods after a U.S. District Court temporarily blocked the merger last week.

Court issues preliminary order blocking Sysco-U.S. Foods merger

A U.S. District Court granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request for a preliminary injunction in the proposed merger of Sysco Corp. and U.S. Foods, at least temporarily blocking the merger ...

Regulators trying to block merger of two major private fleets over trust concerns

State attorney generals have joined the Federal Trade Commission’s effort to block a merger between Sysco Corp. and U.S. Foods Inc. they say would violate antitrust laws.
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C.H. Robinson to buy Freightquote.com for $365 million

Third party logistics giant C.H. Robinson has reached an agreement to acquire online broker Freightquote.com Inc. for $365 million in cash, the company reported Monday. The agreement is subject to ...

Descartes Systems acquires Airclic for $29M

Descartes Systems Group has acquired Airclic, a provider of mobile applications designed to reduce the cost of delivering goods by automating traditional paper-based processes.

Omnitracs and XRS get to know each other

Omnitracs will bring a wider sales and distribution footprint for XRS products and give its customers who are running its legacy XATA Turnpike, MobileMax and Xatanet fleet management applications a ...

Omnitracs completes XRS acquisition

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced it has completed the acquisition of XRS Corporation for approximately $178 million.

Celadon buys Pa.-based A&S Kinard, adds 500 trucks, warehouses in Northeast

Celadon Group Inc. has acquired New Freedom, Pa.-based A&S Services Group LLC and its 500-truck fleet, the companies reported Monday. Celadon expects the present management team will remain in place ...

Knight buys Barr-Nunn; promises no change in name, management, culture

Big carriers continue to get bigger: Knight Transportation has acquired Barr-Nunn, and the additional 550-truck fleet grows Knight's truckload capacity by 14 percent in the deal.

Comdata to be acquired by FleetCor for $3.45B

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Comdata from Ceridian LLC for $3.45 billion. The transaction is expected to close in December 2014.

A perfect union

Company: Cardinal Logistics Management Corp., Concord, N.C. 2013 CCJ Top 250 rank: 27 Industry segment: Dedicated contract carriage 2012 revenues: $850 million Power units: 4,451 Trailers: 8,949 Drivers: 4,700 It has been a busy year for Cardinal ...

Combining lanes

Company: Epes Carriers, Greensboro, N.C. 2013 CCJ Top 250 rank: 92 2012 revenues: $228.3 million Revenue change vs. 2011: 3.3 percent Power units: 1,148 Trailers: 4,422 Drivers: 1,285 Last month, Greensboro, N.C.-based Epes Carriers merged its two ...