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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 ...

More than a new name

Company: RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, Randolph, Mass. 2013 CCJ Top 250 rank: 118 Power units: 992 Trailers: 60 Drivers: 990 Earlier this year, industry entrepreneurs at RTS Holdings acquired RoadLink Transportation Solutions from a private equity firm. RTS ...

Reclaiming ownership

Company: Smith Transport, Inc., Roaring Spring, Penn. 2013 CCJ Top 250 rank: 151 Industry segment: General freight Power units: 702 Trailers: 2,550 Drivers: 734 In October 2008, Smith Transport sold a minority stake in its business ...

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Enterprise for $3.45B

Zebra Technologies Corporation and Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Zebra will acquire Motorola’s Enterprise business for $3.45 billion in an all-cash ...

Knight ends quest to buy USA Truck in lawsuit settlement

Knight Transportation announced this week it has ended its pursuit to buy USA Truck as part of a settlement reached between the two parties in a lawsuit filed by USA ...

Omnitracs acquires Roadnet

Vista Equity Partners announced the completed the acquisition of Omnitracs, Inc., formerly a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. In conjunction with this announcement, Omnitracs also signed a definitive agreement to acquire ...

Boyd Bros., Daseke announce merger that will create one of country’s largest specialty fleets

Specialty fleet Boyd Bros. Transportation (No. 97 in the CCJ Top 250) out of Clayton, Ala., and Daseke Inc., a specialty carrier out of Addison, Texas, announced Nov. 14 the ...